From the Expertise Database

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Rolv Petter Amdam
Professor. BI Norwegian Business School
Research Interests: Executive education, Business education, Industrial clusters, Maritime industry, Mulitinationals

Amdam is Professor of Business History at BI Norwegian Business School and was in 2015 (fall) The Alfred D. Chandler International Visiting Scholar in Business History at Harvard Business School.  He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Oslo on a study on the history of business education in...

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Interest Groups of the BHC

In recent years, the Business History Conference has sprouted several interest groups that have coalesced around perceived needs. The first two, "Women in Business History" and "Business Historians at Business Schools," meet informally over lunch at the annual meeting to discuss issues in the profession and to network. The "Emerging Scholars" group began informally, but its leadership now constitutes one of the BHC standing committees.