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About Birgitte Grøgaard

Birgitte Grøgaard holds a PhD from the Norwegian Business School BI, an MBA from University of Colorado at Boulder and a BA in Political Science from Vanderbilt University. Birgitte teaches courses in the Strategy and Global Management program, including: strategic management, international strategic management and strategic management in the global energy industry.

Prior to her PhD studies, Birgitte held various commercial positions in Norway’s largest oil and gas company Statoil. Her experience from working with headquarter-subsidiary relations in international exploration and production has particularly influenced her subsequent research focus. Birgitte also worked as a management consultant for Gemini Consulting, primarily targeting strategic challenges in multinationals. Birgitte has published/forthcoming work in the Journal of International Business StudiesInternational Business ReviewInternational Studies of Management and Organization, and the Edward Elgar Handbook of Research on International Strategic Management. She has also presented her research at conferences such as the Academy of Management, Academy of International Business, Strategic Management Society, and European Academy of International Business.

Dr. Grøgaard’s research interests regarding energy include: international strategies and subsidiary roles; energy firms; firms’ international strategies and subsidiary roles and subsequent performance consequences; and environmental influences on subsidiary roles and industry effects on firm strategies.