Øyvind Lund Martinsen

Øyvind Lund Martinsen

Øyvind L. Martinsen is currently professor in organizational psychology at BI Norwegian School of Management. He took his PhD in motivational psychology at the Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen in 1995, where he was employed from 1990 until 2008(20% position from 1999). In 1999 he took a position as associate professor in leadership and organizational psychology at BI Norwegian School of Management in Oslo, Norway. Here he was Associate Dean for BI's Master of Management programs from 2003 to 2006. He has also been associated with the Norwegian Defense University College for several years, initially as head of the Leadership Research Institute. Martinsen has published in national and international research journals on personality, leadership, motivation, and creativity, and several book chapters and reports on leadership, personnel selection, and creativity. He is the editor for the Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research. His current research projectsfocus on 360 degree measures of leadership, self-leadership, personality, motivation and personality influences on creativity.