Publications Conferences

2023: publications

Bertella, G. (2023). Telling the story of a sustainable business mdel in Arctic luxury food tourism. Journal of Gastronomy and Tourism

Bertella, G. (2023). Cross-community enactive research: a relational practice-based approach to academic engagement. Current Issues in Tourism, DOI: 10.1080/13683500.2023.2185505

Bertella, G. (2023). Small tourism providers' stories about sustainability. Annals of Tourism Research Empirical Insights4(1), 100085.

Ferrara, A., Ferrara, C., Tomasi, S., Paviotti, G., Bertella, G., & Cavicchi, A. (2023). Exploring the Potential of Social Farmers’ Networking as a Leverage for Inclusive Tourism. Sustainability, 15, x.

Gullmark, P., & Clausen, T. H. (2023). In search of innovation capability and its sources in local government organizations: a critical interpretative synthesis of the literature. International Public Management Journal26(2), 258-280.

Jørgensen, E. J., & Mathisen, L. (2023). The nature of entrepreneurs’ engagement with a layered rural context. The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation,

2023: conferences / outreach

Elmi, M., Bertella, G., & Castriotta, M. (2023). Startup Competitions Decoded: Unpacking the Phenomenon's Dimensions. 8th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 21-22 September, Porto (Portugal)

Elmi, M., Bertella, G., & Castriotta, M. (2023). Startup Competitions: An Interactionist Lens. EGOS (European Group Organisational Studies), 6th - 9th July, Cagliari (Italy)

2022: publications

Agwu, U. J., Oftedal, E. M., & Bertella, G. (2022). Why not the sea? A shared values approach to sustainable value creation when using carbon dioxide as a valuable resurce in manufacturing. Frontiers in Sustainability. DOI: 10.3389/frsus.2022.910966

Bertella, G. (2022) Discussing tourism during a crisis: resilient reactions and learning paths towards sustainable futures, Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, DOI: 10.1080/15022250.2022.2034527

Bertella, G. (2022). Care-full academic activism for sustainable transformations in tourism, Current Issues in Tourism, DOI: 10.1080/13683500.2022.2030305

Bertella, G. & Legernes, M. (IN PRESS).  Green entrepreneuring in tourism experiences design for behaviour change. In Ramkissoon, H. (ed.) Handbook on tourism and behaviour change, Edward Elgar’s Research Handbooks in Tourism series.

Jørgensen, E. J. B. (2022). Combining local and international embeddedness in a rural context. Routledge  ISBN 9780367471873.

Mathisen, L. & Søreng S.U. (IN PRESS). Governing co-creative behaviour: The salience of destination community’s wellbeing for nudging a sustainable tourism future, in Ramkissoon, H. (ed.) Handbook on tourism and behaviour change, Edward Elgar’s Research Handbooks in Tourism series.

Mathisen, L. & Søreng S.U. (IN PRESS). Exploring layers of place attachment to a tourist site, Norway: Co-creating and governing places, in Ramkisson, H. & Counted, V. (eds.) Place, spirituality and health, Springer Nature.

Mathisen, L. & Søreng, S. U. (IN PRESS). The Significance of Emotional Capital for Entrepreneurship in Tourism: Stories from Female Entrepreneurs in Arctic Norway, in Ramkisson, H. & Mavondo, F. (eds.) Gender and entrepreneurship in tourism, Edward Elgar.

Mathisen, L., Søreng, S.U., & Lyrek, T. (2022), "The reciprocity of soil, soul and society: the heart of developing regenerative tourism activities", Journal of Tourism Futures, Vol. 8 No. 3, pp. 330-341.
Sahebalzamani, S., Jørgensen, E. J. B., Bertella, G. & Nilsen, E. R. (2022). A Dynamic Capabilities Approach to Business Model Innovation in Times of Crisis. Tourism Planning & Development, DOI: 10.1080/21568316.2022.2107560 

Tomasi, S., Ferrara, C., Paviotti G., Aleffi, Cavicchi A. , & Bertella, G. (2022). Exploring the role of the university in the creation of knowledge networks in the Aso Valley, a rural area in Marche Region (Italy). In T., A., Iakovleva, L., M., Nordstrand Berg, E., Thomas, R., Pinheiro, and  P. Benneworth (Eds.) (pp. XXX). Universities and regional engagement, Routledge, London.


 2022: conferences / oureach

Bertella, G., & Lupini, S. (2022). Playing our way to a more sustainable future. Forskerhjørnet / UiT:  AFINO / NTNU:

Lupini, S. & Bertella, G. (2022). Game-based learning for sustainable businesses. ØA Konferanse, 27.04.2022 Bodø


2021: publications

Halland, H., Lamprinakis, L., Kvalvik, I., & Bertella, G. (2021). Learning for Sustainability in Horticultural Production in Arctic Norway. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems10.3389/fsufs.2021.686104

Bertella, G., Lupini, S., Romanelli, C. R., & Font, X. (2021). Workshop methodology design: Innovation-oriented participatory processes for sustainability. Annals of Tourism Research89, 103251.

Agwu, U., Bessant, J. R. (2021). Sustainable Business Models: A Systematic Review of Approaches and Challenges in Manufacturing. Revista de Administração Contemporânea., 25 (3). ISSN 1415-6555.

Ferrara, C., Tomasi, S., Aleffi, C., Ferrara, A., Bertella, G., Paviotti, G.,Cavicchi, A. (2021). Relationships Matter. New Paths for Tourism Beyond COVID-19 Pandemic. An Exploratory Research from Italy. In W Leal Filho (Ed) COVID-19: Paving the Way for More Sustainable World. Springer, Cham. ISBN 978-3-030-69286-5.s 349 - 370.

Jaber, T. (2021). A surge toward a sustainable future: Organizational change and transformational vision by an oil and gas company. Revista de Administração Contemporânea, 25(3).

Lamprinaks, L. & Bertella, G. (2021). Book Review: The Value Orientations of Buddhist and Christian Entrepreneurs: A Comparative Perspective on Spirituality and Business Ethics. Journal of Management, Spirituality, and Religion, 18(1):71-73.

Mathisen, L. & Jørgensen, E. J. B. (2021). The significance of knowledge readiness for co-creation in university industry collaborations. Innovation: Organization and Management. doi: 10.1080/14479338.2021.1882862.

Oftedal, E. M., Bertella, G., Lanka, S., Grzegorczyk, M., & Molthan-Hill, P. (2021). Perspectives of Sustainability. Journal of Contemporary Administration, 25(3), e200413.

Sahebalzamani, S. (2021). Driving Business Models Toward Sustainability in Arctic Nature Tourism. Revista de Administração Contemporânea,25(3). ISSN 1415-6555.


2021: conferences

Lupini, S,  & Bertella, G.  (2021), Tools for Sustainable Transformations in Tourism. 29th Nordic Symposium on Tourism and Hospitality Research: Shaping mobile futures: challenges and possibilities in precarious times, Icelandic Tourism Research Centre, 21.09.2021.


2020: publications

Bertella, G. and Rinaldi M. D. (2020). Learning communities and tourism co-creative practices in NGDO projects. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 1-19.

Bertella, G., Halland, H., Reykdal, O., & Martin, P. (2020). Sustainable value: the perspective of microbreweries in peripheral northern areas. Chapter 16 in R. Capitello and N. Maehlr (eds) Case Studies in the Beer Sector. Elsevier

Bertella, G. (2020). Re-thinking sustainability and food in tourism. Annals of Tourism Research.

Dick-Forde, E. G., Oftedal, E. M., & Bertella, G. (2020). Fiction or reality? Hotel leaders’ perception on climate action and sustainable business models. Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes; Volum 12 (3). ISSN 1755-4217.s 245 - 260.

Halland, H., Bertella, G. and Kvalvik, I. (2020). Sustainable value: the perspective of stakeholders in the horticulture value chain in Arctic Norway. IFAMR International Food and Agribusiness Management.

Jaber, T., & Oftedal, E. M. (2020). Legitimacy for Sustainability: A Case of A Strategy Change for An Oil and Gas Company. Sustainability, 12 (2).

Jørgensen, E. B., & Novotny, A. (2020). The university ecosystem and the internationalization of spin-off firms. In A. Novotny, E. , Rasmussen, T. H. Clausen, & j. Wiklund (eds). Research Handbook on start-up incubation ecosystems. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Strøm, H., Olsen, T. H., Foss, L. (2020) Tensions for Cultural Entrepreneurs Managing Continuous Innovation: A Systematic Literature Review. International Journal of Arts Management, 23 (1). ISSN 1480-8986.s 61-78


2020: conferences/outreach

Bertella, G (november 2020). Kunnskap om bærekraft i turistnæringen i nord, og kan vi se inn i glasskula?. UiT Vin & Viten

Bertella, G., & Lupini, S. (2020) In Mr Wolf we trust.


2019: publications

Bertella, G., & Vidmar, B. (2019). Learning to face global food challenges through tourism experiences. Journal of Tourism Futures, 5(2): 168-178.

Bertella, G. (2019). Adding an Ethical and Spiritual Dimension to Sustainable Business Models. Journal of Sustainable Research,1:e190011

Bertella, G., Tomasi, S, Cavicchi, A., & Paviotti, G. (2019). Community-Based Tourism engagement and wellbeing from a learning perspective. In P. Wiltshier & Clarke, A. (eds) Community-Based Tourism in the Developing World: Community Learning, development and enterprise. Routledge.

Bessant J. Iakovleva, T., Oftedal, E. and (2019) “The Future of Responsible Innovation”    in Iakovleva. T. Oftedal. E. and Bessant J. (eds) Responsible Innovation in Digital Health: Empowering the Patient, Edward Elgar Publisher.

Henry, C., Lawton Smith, H., Meschitti, V., Foss, L. and McGowan, P. (2019) “Gender, networking and academic: An ecosystems approach” in Lawton Smith, H., Henry, C., Etzkowitz, H. and Poulovassilis, A. (eds), New Perspectives in Gender, Science and Innovation. Edward Elgar.

Iakovleva, T., Oftedal, E. and Bessant, J. (2019) Responsible Innovation in Digital Health: Empowering the Patient, Edward Elgar Publisher

Iakovleva, T. Oftedal, E.,  and Bessant J. (2019). “Responsible Innovation in Digital Health” in Iakovleva. T. Oftedal. El. and Bessant J. (eds) Responsible Innovation in Digital Health: Empowering the Patient, Edward Elgar Publisher.

Iakovleva, T., Oftedal, E. and Bessant J. (2019) “Responsible innovation as a catalyst of the firm innovation process” in Iakovleva. T. Oftedal E. and Bessant J. (eds) Responsible Innovation in Digital Health: Empowering the Patient, Edward Elgar Publisher.

Jaber, T and Oftedal, E (2019) 'Energy companies in transition: seeking legitimacy or legitimation?', in Nuttall, W et al.Eds. Energy and Mobility in Smart Cities. ICE Publishing, London (pp. 187-209).

Jørgensen, E; Novotny, A. (2019-2020). The university ecosystem and the internationalization of spin-off firms. Bok kap. Edward Elgar Publishing  ISBN 9781788973526.

Naughton, B. and Foss, L. (2019). Responsible Innovation and Commercialisation in the University Context: A case study of an academic entrepreneur in digital health care, in Iakovleva, T., Oftedal, E.M., Bessant, J. (2019) Empowering the patient – responsible innovation in digital health, Edward Elgar, pp 197-220.

Oftedal, E.M.; Foss, L.; Iakovleva, T. (2019) Responsible for Responsibility? A Study of Digital E-health Startups. Sustainability , 11, 5433.

Oftedal, E., Iakovleva, T. and Bessant J. (2019) “Challenges in healthcare - the changing role of patients” in Iakovleva. T. Oftedal El. and Bessant J. (eds) Responsible Innovation in Digital Health: Empowering the Patient, Edward Elgar Publisher.

Oftedal, EM, Foss, L. (2019). “Meeting the Institutional wall.”    in Iakovleva. T. Oftedal. E. and Bessant J. (eds)Responsible Innovation in Digital Health: Empowering the Patient, Edward Elgar Publisher.

Pogessi, S., Mari, M., De Vita, L. and Foss, L. (2019). Women Entrepreneurship in STEM fields: Literature Review and Future Research Avenues, International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, pp 1–25.

Thapa, R., Iakovleva, T. and Foss, L. (2019). Responsible Research and Innovation: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Future Research Agenda, European Planning Studies, 27:12, pp 2470-2490.

Tomasi, S., Cavicchi, A., Paviotti, G., Bertella, G., & Santini, C. (2019).  Assessing the Learning Outcomes of Food-related Educational Tourism Events for University Students: The Case of the International Student Competition of Fermo, Italy. International Studies: Interdisciplinary Political and Cultural Journal, 2, 95-125. 

Solnørdal, M. T., & Thyholdt, S. B. (2019). Absorptive capacity and energy efficiency in manufacturing firms – An empirical analysis in Norway. Energy Policy, 132, 978-990.


2019: conferences

Strøm, H. A. (2019). How Cultural Entrepreneurs Manage the Tensions of Continuous Innovation - A Systematic Literature Review. The 15th International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management, AIMAC 2019 2019-06-23. Best doctoral student paper award at the 15th International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management, AIMAC 2019 2019-06-23.

Tomasi, S., Bertella, G., Cavicchi, A. (2019) Tourism engagement and wellbeing from a learning perspective. AIEAA Tomorrow's food. Economic and social aspects of agritourism and its impact on the territory 2019-06-13 - 2019-06-14 2019.

Foss, L. and de Paoli, D. (2019) ISBE Conference, how does network funding enhance cultural and artistic collaboration? Newcastle, 6-8 November.

INVITED TALK: Foss, L. (2019). “Gode gründere og innovatører – universitetenes samfunnsoppdrag” [Great entrepreneurs and innovators - the universities social mission], Fyrtårnkonferansen, Tromsø, 14 May.


2018: publications

Bertella, G. (2018). Participatory action research and collaboration in CSR initiatives by DMOs. Journal of Ecotourism. DOI: 10.1080/14724049.2018.1482904.

Bertella,G. (2018).Sustainability in wildlife tourism: challenging the assumptions and imagining alternatives. Tourism Review. Special issue on Sustainability and Innovation,

Bertella, G. & Droli, M. (2018). Creative practices of local entrepreneurs reinventing built heritage. In C. Palmer & J. Tivers (eds). Creating heritage for tourism. Routledge

Bertella, G., Santini, C. & Cavicchi, A. (2018). Bringing together tourism practices: Experiences from the International Student Competition of Fermo (Italy). In L. James, C. Ren & H. Halkier (eds). Theories of Practice in Tourism. Routledge.

Bertella, G. (2018). Vegetarian Ecofeminism in toruism: emerging tourism practices by institutional entrepreneurs. In B. S. R. Grimwood, K. Caton & L. Cooke (eds). New Moral Natures in Tourism. Routledge.

Ghassim, B. (2018). Sustainability-Oriented Innovation in the minerals industry: An empirical study on the effect of non-geographical proximity dimensions. Sustainability, 10, 282-

Jørgensen, E. J. B. & Mathisen, L.(2018).Speed of innovation and proximity in a rural context: the case of a manufacturing SME. In “Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Education. Frontiers in European Entrepreneurship Research" (Eds: Hytti, Blackburn and Laveren). Edward Elgar Publishing (forthcoming November 2018)

Solnørdal, M. & Foss, L. (2018). Closing the energy efficiency gap—A systematic review of empirical articles on drivers to energy efficiency in manufacturing firms. Energies, 11, 518.

Sahebalzamani, S. & Bertella, G. (2018). Business models and sustainability in nature tourism: A systematic review of the literature. Sustainability, 10 (9).


2018: conferences

Nilsen, E. R., Olafsen, A. H. & Jørgensen, E. J. B. (2018). The show must go on – Resilience, design and proximity in public organizations in transition. LAEMOS 2018-03-22 - 2018.

Olafsen, A. H., Nilsen, E. R. & Jørgensen, E. J. B. (2018). The show must go on - the implications of changes in design on proximity, motivation and well-being in organizations in transition. OS Summer workshop 2018 2018-05-23 - 2018-05-26 2018.

Jørgensen, E. J. B.(2018). Developing research-entrepreneurship linkages: the case of business professors. FiBe 2018-01-04 - 2018-01-05 2018.

Solnørdal, M. (2018). Closing the Energy Efficiency Gap—A Systematic Review of Empirical Articles on Drivers to Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing Firms. NORSI Research School Conference, 11-12/01/2018.


2017: publications

Bertella, G. (2017). The emergence of Tuscany as a wedding destination: the role of local wedding planners. Tourism Planning & Development, 14(1), 1 – 14.

Bertella, G. & Cavicchi, A. (2017). From sharecroppers to “flying farmers” in Marche Region: a multiple case study on new forms of tourism entrepreneurship in rural areas. E-Review of Tourism Research, 4 (3/4), 133 - 148.

Bertella, G. & Rossi Romanelli, C. (2017). Tourism initiatives developed through collaboration with foreign organizations: The emergence of responsible practices in Cuba. Tourism Planning & Development. doi: 10.1080/21568316.2017.1349688.

Foss, L. (2017). Revisiting research on gender in entrepreneurial networks, in Henry, C., Nelson, T. and Lewis, K.V. (eds). The Global Companion to Female Entrepreneurship. Routledge, p. 214-232.

Gibson, D. V. & Foss, L. (2017). Developing the entrepreneurial university: Architecture and institutional theor. World Technopolis Review, p.45-59.

Henry, C., Orser, B., Coleman, S., Foss, L. & Welter, F. (2017) Women’s entrepreneurship policy: a 13- nation cross-country comparison. In T. S. Manolova, C. G. Brush, C.G., L. F. Edelman, A. Robb & F. Welter (eds.). Entrepreneurial Ecosystems ad Growth of Women’s Entrepreneurship. A Comparative Analysis. Edward Elgar, Chapter 11, p. 244-278.

Kamovich, U. & Foss, L. (2017). In search of alignment: A review of impact studies in entrepreneurship education. Education Research International,

Oftedal, E.M, Iakovleva, T. & Foss, L. (2017). University context matter: A new structuration perspective on entrepreneurial intentions of students. Education+Training.

Solnørdal, M.T. & Thyholdt, S.B. (2017). Drivers for energy efficiency: an empirical analysis of Norwegian manufacturing firms. Energy Procedia, 142, 2802-2808. doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2017.12.425


2017: conferences

Ghassim, B. (2017). Attributes of external stakeholder engagement and sustainability-oriented innovation: lessons from the Norwegian minerals industry. NORSI Research School Conference. 11 -12/01/2017.

Ghassim, B. (2017). When innovation meets green transition of the minerals industry: an exploratory capability-based study in Norway. The 24th Nordic Academy of Management Conference. 23-25/08/2017.

Ghassim, B. (2017). Effect of non-spatial proximities on sustainability-oriented innovation in peripheral regions: Evidence from Norway’s minerals industry. Regional Innovation Policies Conference. 26-27/10/2017.

Jørgensen, E. J. B. (2017). Internasjonalisering i et kompetanseperspektiv: norske småbedrifter i Russland. Norsk næringsliv i Russland i et historisk og samtidig perspektiv 2017-02-08 - 2017-02-09 2017.

Longva, K. K. & Foss, L.. (2017). A systematic literature review of experimental impact studies on entrepreneurship education. ISBE 2017 Conference proceedings

Sahebalzamani, S. & Bertella , G. (2017). Emerging Business models and sustainability in whale-watching: The case of Northern Norway. Encuentros/AIRTH 2017 Conference. Portorož, Slovenia. 23-25/03/2017.

Solnørdal, M. (2017). Drivers for energy efficiency: an empirical analysis of Norwegian manufacturing firms. ICAE2017. 21-24/08/2017.

Strøm, H. A. (2017). The up and coming – Cultural entrepreneur project and institutional logics. British Academy of Management Conference 2017. Track: The Cultural and Creative Industries (CCI). 5-7/09/2017.

Tomasi, S., Bertella, G. & Cavicchi, A. (2017). The role of higher education learning communities in enhancing the attractiveness of rural areas. Culinary and Wine Tourism Conference. Krems (Austria), 18-20/10/2016


2016: publications

Foss, L. (2016). Revisiting research on gender in entrepreneurial networks, gender and entrepreneurship: A never changing discourse?  C. Henry, T., Nelson, & K. V. Lewis (eds). The Global Companion to Female Entrepreneurship. Routledge. 

Foss, L. & Henry, C. (2016). Doing gender in innovation: A thematic review and critique of the literature. In G. Alsos, I., Hytti & E. Ljunggren  (eds). Research Handbook on Gender and Innovation. Edward Elgar.

Henry, C., Foss, L. & Ahl. H. (2016). Gender and entrepreneurship research: A review of methodological  approaches. International Small Business Journal, pp. 1-25. 

 Foss, L., Henry, C., Ahl, H. & Mikalsen, G. (2016). Women’s Entrepreneurship Policy Research: A 30-year review of the evidence, Small Business Economics      

Jørgensen, E. J. B. & Rasmussen, E. (2016). The creation and internationalization of border firms. Edward Elgar Publishing  ISBN 9781783479832.s 231 - 251.s doi: 10.4337/9781783479849.00018.

Vinogradov, E. & Jørgensen, E. J. B. (2016). Differences in international opportunity identification between native and immigrant entrepreneurs. Journal of International Entrepreneurship, Vol. 15 (2). ISSN 1570-7385.s 207 - 228.s doi: 10.1007/s10843-016-0197-5


2016: conferences

Bertella, G. (2016). The student competition as a temporary collective learning environment to foster communities of practice. International Student Competition of Fermo. Fermo (Italy). 03-08/05/2016.

Bertella, G. (2016). Innovating under the Tuscan sun: the emergence of a tour operator network re-inventing the tourism experience. ECONA bedriftsøkonomisk forening, Tromsø (Norway). 02/11/2016.

Pierdicca, R., Frontoni, E., Cavicchi, A., Santini, C., Rinaldi, C. & Bertella, G. (2016). Experiences from the first international student competition in Fermo (Italy) on “Place branding and Mediterranean Diet”. Enhancing Sustainable Tourism in Adriatic-Ionian Region through co-creation: the role of Universities and Public-Private Partnerships. Macerata (Italy), 15-16/09/2016.

Foss, L., Gibson, D. & Vorley, T. (2016). Where does the power reside? Institutionalizing the entrepreneurial turn in universities. Sub-theme 53: Power over Modern Universities, European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Conference. Naples, 7-9/07/2016.

Henry, C., Orser, B., Coleman, S., Foss, L. and Global WEP Research Team (2016). Women's Entrepreneurship Policy: A 13 nation cross-country comparison. Diana International research Conference. Bodø, 12-14/06/2016.

Foss, L. (2016). The loci of power: Developing the entrepreneurial architecture of universities. Smart Cities in Smart Regions 2016, Lahti University of Applied Sciences. Finland, 10-12/05/2016.

Jørgensen, E. J. B. (2016). Entreprenørskap på grensen. Veivalg i norsk utenriks og sikkerhetspolitikk (omtale) 2016-11-07 - 2016-11-07 2016.

Mathisen, L. & Jørgensen, E. J. B., (2016). Understanding more about speed of Innovation: the case of an SME in a rural context. RENT 2016 2016-11-16 - 2016-11-18 2016