0
Jump to main content

Tor Helge Aas

Professor

 
Office:
9I272 ( Universitetsveien 19, Kristiansand )

Tor Helge Aas serves as a full professor at University of Agder and as a research professor at NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS. He holds a PhD in Strategy and Management from Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and a MSc in Information and Communication Technology Management from University of Agder. He has also graduated from the Royal Norwegian Air Force Academy.

Tor Helge Aas is researching innovation management, and his research concentrates on topics such as the organizational effects of innovation, innovation processes and capabilities, collaboration for innovation, and management control of innovation. 

The research conducted by Tor Helge Aas has been published in international journals such as Technovation, International Journal of Innovation Management, Service Industries Journal and Journal of Service Theory and Practice among others. He has also co-authored book chapters in books published by, among others, Routledge and Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Tor Helge Aas is the leader of the research group Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Agder. He is also a member of ISPIM’s (International Society for Professional Innovation Management) Scientific Panel.  

Tor Helge Aas is currently co-editing a book entitled Managing Open Service Innovation that will be published by World Scientific Publishing.

Tor Helge Aas has previously served as a post doctor at Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). He also has managerial experience from the Royal Norwegian Air Force.

Academic interests

Tor Helge Aas is researching innovation management, particularly in services, and his research concentrates on topics such as 1) the organizational effects of innovation, 2) innovation processes and capabilities, 3) collaboration for innovation, and 4) management control of innovation. 

Teaching includes:

  • Innovation Management (in Master of Science, Industrial Management and Executive education)
  • Strategic Management (in Bachelor of Science, Business Administration)

Projects

  • Leader of the research group Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Agder
  • Member of the research team in the RCN (Research Council of Norway) project TSEBI (Transforming Shipping through Ecosystem Business Model Innovation)  

Scientific publications

  • Aas, Tor Helge; Breunig, Karl Joachim; Hellström, Magnus Mikael; Hydle, Katja Maria (2020). Business Models in the Digital Era: Toward a New Typology. Proceedings of the 2020 ISPIM Innovation Conference (Virtual) Event "Innovating in Times of Crisis". ISBN: 978-952-335-466-1. ISPIM Lappeenranta University of Technology Press. 2.
  • Högberg, Johan; Wästlund, Erik; Aas, Tor Helge; Hjemdahl, Kirsti Mathiesen; Nordgård, Daniel (2020). Herding the Hordes: Using Location-Based Services and Mobile Messaging to Affect Visitor Behavior. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research. ISSN: 1096-3480. doi:10.1177/1096348020912449.
  • Hydle, Katja Maria; Breunig, Karl Joachim; Aas, Tor Helge; Hellström, Magnus Mikael (2019). Digitally enabled servitization strategy in manufacturing firms. Knowledge ecosystems and growth. ISBN: 978-88-96687-12-3. Institute of Knowledge Asset Management (IKAM). Digital Transformation Contingencies across Knowledge Ecosystems. s 16 - 29.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Breunig, Karl Joachim; Hellström, Magnus Mikael; Hydle, Katja Maria (2019). Managing Innovation Processes: The Case of Integrated Product-Service Systems. Proceedings of the XXX ISPIM Innovation Conference. ISBN: 978-952-335-351-0. ISPIM Lappeenranta University of Technology Press. 3.
  • Hjemdahl, Kirsti Mathiesen; Aas, Tor Helge (2018). Doing research on, for and with tourism organizations during innovation processes. Co-creating tourism research: Towards collaborative ways of knowing. ISBN: 978-1-138-22819-1. Routledge. 8. s 111 - 130.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Kvåle, Tone; Tørressen, Karoline Lønning (2018). Inbound open innovation practices: The forgotten case of process innovation. Proceedings of ISPIM Connects Fukuoka 2018. ISBN: 978-952-335-221-6. ISPIM/ Lappeenranta University of Technology Press. 1.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Breunig, Karl Joachim; Hydle, Katja Maria; Hellström, Magnus Mikael (2018). Stages in transforming product- to service-oriented business models. Proceedings of ISPIM Connects Fukuoka 2018. ISBN: 978-952-335-221-6. ISPIM Lappeenranta University of Technology Press. 8.
  • Hydle, Katja Maria; Hellström, Magnus Mikael; Aas, Tor Helge; Breunig, Karl Joachim (2018). Strategizing for servitization: From products to innovating in services. Proceedings of ISPIM Connects Fukuoka 2018. ISBN: 978-952-335-221-6. ISPIM Lappeenranta University of Technology Press. 32.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Alaassar, Ahmad (2018). The Impact of Visual Performance Management on Decision-making in the Entrepreneurial Process. International Journal of Innovation Management. ISSN: 1363-9196. 22 (5). doi:10.1142/S1363919618400029.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Breunig, Karl Joachim (2017). Conceptualizing Innovation Capabilities: a Contingency Perspective. Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Innovation (JEMI). ISSN: 2299-7075. 13 (1). s 7 - 24.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Breunig, Karl Joachim; Hydle, Katja Maria (2016). Exploring New Service Portfolio Management. International Journal of Innovation Management. ISSN: 1363-9196. 21 (6). s 1 - 31. doi:10.1142/S136391961750044X.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Breunig, Karl Joachim (2017). Innovation Capabilities: Affirming an Oxymoron? From the Editors. Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Innovation (JEMI). ISSN: 2299-7075. 13 (1). s 3 - 6.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Breunig, Karl Joachim (2017). Innovation capabilities: What are their characteristics and how can they be conceptualized?. Proceedings IFKAD.... ISSN: 2280-787X.
  • Aas, Tor Helge (2017). Managing New Service Development Processes: The Case of Experiential Services. XXVIII ISPIM Conference Proceedings. ISBN: 978-952-335-021-2. ISPIM/ Lappeenranta University of Technology Press. 1.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Alaassar, Ahmad (2017). The Impact of Visualisation on Decision-making in Entrepreneurial Processes. Proceedings of the ISPIM Innovation Summit 2017 (Melbourne). ISBN: 978-952-335-083-0. ISPIM/ Lappeenranta University of Technology Press. 1.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Jørgensen, Geir (2016). Business models for new experiential services. Applied social science research in a regional knowledge system. ISBN: 978-1-4724-8782-7. Routledge. Chapter 15. s 252 - 266.
  • Shneor, Rotem; Aas, Tor Helge (2016). Folkefinansiering: Status og fremtidsutsikter. Praktisk økonomi & finans. ISSN: 1501-0074. 32 (1). s 43 - 51. doi:10.18261/issn.1504-2871-2016-01-06.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Hjemdahl, Kirsti Mathiesen; Kjær, Sarah Holst (2016). Innovation practices in cultural organisations: Implications for innovation policy. International Journal of Tourism Policy. ISSN: 1750-4090. 6 (3/4). s 212 - 234. doi:10.1504/IJTP.2016.081524.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Jentoft, Nina; Vasstrøm, Mikaela (2016). Managing innovation of care services: An exploration of Norwegian municipalities. Cogent Business & Management. ISSN: 2331-1975. 3 (1). doi:10.1080/23311975.2016.1215762.
  • Breunig, Karl Joachim; Aas, Tor Helge; Hydle, Katja Maria (2016). Open Innovation or Innovation in the Open? An Exploration of the Strategy–Innovation Link in Five Scale-Intensive Services. Open Innovation: Bridging Theory and Practice, Vol. 1: A Open Innovation: Multifaceted Perspective. ISBN: 978-981-4719-20-9. World Scientific. Ch. 4. s 67 - 87.
  • Aas, Tor Helge (2016). Open service innovation: The case of tourism firms in Scandinavia. Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Innovation (JEMI). ISSN: 2299-7075. 12 (2). s 53 - 75. doi:10.7341/20161223.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Pedersen, Per Egil (2016). The Feasibility of Open Service Innovation. Open Innovation: Bridging Theory and Practice, Vol. 1: A Open Innovation: Multifaceted Perspective. ISBN: 978-981-4719-20-9. World Scientific. Chapter 12. s 287 - 314.
  • Hydle, Katja Maria; Aas, Tor Helge; Breunig, Karl Joachim (2016). Towards a framework for new service development practices. Journal of Innovation Management. ISSN: 2183-0606. 4 (4). s 55 - 67.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Breunig, Karl Joachim; Hydle, Katja Maria; Pedersen, Per Egil (2015). Innovation Management Practices in Production-Intensive Service Firms. International Journal of Innovation Management. ISSN: 1363-9196. 19 (5). doi:10.1142/S1363919615500553.
  • Rubin, Tzameret H.; Aas, Tor Helge; Stead, Andrew (2015). Knowledge flow in Technological Business Incubators: Evidence from Australia and Israel. Technovation. ISSN: 0166-4972. 41-42s 11 - 24. doi:10.1016/j.technovation.2015.03.002.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Hjemdahl, Kirsti Mathiesen (2015). Service Innovation Practices in Tourism: The Case of Hotel Chains. Proceedings of the The XXVI ISPIM Innovation Conference. ISBN: 978-952-265-779-4. Lappeenranta University of Technology Press. paper.
  • Hydle, Katja Maria; Aas, Tor Helge; Breunig, Karl Joachim (2014). Characteristics of Intrapreneurs in Scale-Intensive Service Firms. Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Innovation (JEMI). ISSN: 2299-7075. 10 (2). s 89 - 118. doi:10.7341/20141024.
  • Breunig, Karl Joachim; Aas, Tor Helge; Hydle, Katja Maria (2014). Incentives and performance measures for open innovation practices. Measuring Business Excellence. ISSN: 1368-3047. 18 (1). s 45 - 54. doi:10.1108/MBE-10-2013-0049.
  • Breunig, Karl Joachim; Aas, Tor Helge; Hydle, Katja Maria (2014). Open Service Innovation or Service Innovation in the Open?. Innovation for Sustainable Economy & Society. ISBN: 978-952-265-591-2. International symposium of product innovation management. Service innovation.
  • Hydle, Katja Maria; Aas, Tor Helge; Breunig, Karl Joachim (2014). Strategies for Financial Service Innovation: Innovation becomes Strategy-Making. Innovation in Financial Services: A Dual Ambiguity. ISBN: 1-4438-6676-8. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Chapter Ten. s 239 - 259.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Hydle, Katja Maria; Breunig, Karl Joachim (2014). Toward a Framework of New Service Development Practices. Innovation for Sustainable Economy & Society. ISBN: 978-952-265-591-2. International symposium of product innovation management. Service innovation.
  • Wallevik, Kristin; Aas, Tor Helge; Hjemdahl, Kirsti Mathiesen (2013). Hvordan lykkes bedrifter med innovasjon?. Innovasjon - organisasjon, region, politikk. ISBN: 978-82-02-38331-2. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. Kapittel 2. s 45 - 67.
  • Breunig, Karl Joachim; Aas, Tor Helge; Hydle, Katja Maria (2013). Innovation incentives or performance measures for improved innovation practices: The case of scale intensive service firms. Smart Growth: Organization, Cities and communities. ISBN: 978-88-96687-01-7. Institute of Knowledge Asset Management (IKAM). 28. Innovation. s 1846 - 1858.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Breunig, Karl Joachim; Hydle, Katja Maria (2013). Managing the Portfolio of New Service Development Projects. Innovating in Global Markets: Challenges for Sustainable Growth. ISBN: 978-952-265-421-2. Lappeenranta University of Technology Press. Research. s 13 - 23.
  • Aas, Tor Helge (2013). The antecedents of successful employee involvement in innovation processes. Proceedings of the 6th ISPIM Innovation Symposium, Melbourne, Australia, 8-11 December. ISBN: 978-952-265-423-6. Lappeenranta University of Technology Press. paper.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Pedersen, Per Egil (2013). The usefulness of componentization for specialized public service providers. Managing Service Quality. ISSN: 0960-4529. 23 (6). s 513 - 532. doi:10.1108/MSQ-10-2012-0138.
  • Aas, Tor Helge (2012). Open Service Innovation in Experiential Tourism Firms: An Explorative Study. The 5th ISPIM Innovation Symposium - Stimulating Innovation: Challenges for Management, Science & Technology. ISBN: 978-952-265-317-8. Lappeenranta University of Technology Press. kapittel.
  • Aas, Tor Helge (2012). Specialized Public Service Providers' Innovativeness: The Usefulness of Componentization. XXIII ISPIM conference 2012 Proceedings: Action for innovation: Innovating from experience. ISBN: 978-952-265-243-0. International Society for Professional Innovation Management. kapittel.
  • Aas, Tor Helge (2011). Management control of service innovation activities: an exploratory investigation of best practice. International Journal of Services Technology and Management. ISSN: 1460-6720. 16 (3/4). s 318 - 336.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Pedersen, Per Egil (2011). The impact of service innovation on firm- level financial performance. Service Industries Journal. ISSN: 0264-2069. 31 (13). s 2071 - 2090. doi:10.1080/02642069.2010.503883.
  • Aas, Tor Helge (2010). IMPLEMENTING A VALUE ASSESSMENT TOOL FOR SERVICE INNOVATION IDEAS. International Journal of Innovation Management. ISSN: 1363-9196. 14 (6). s 1149 - 1167.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Pedersen, Per Egil (2010). THE FIRM-LEVEL EFFECTS OF SERVICE INNOVATION: A LITERATURE REVIEW. International Journal of Innovation Management. ISSN: 1363-9196. 14 (5). s 759 - 794.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Pedersen, Per Egil (2010). The impact of service Innovation on Firm Level Financial Performance. Service Industries Journal. ISSN: 0264-2069.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Breunig, Karl Joachim; Hellström, Magnus Mikael; Hydle, Katja Maria (2020). Servation: Avsluttende prosjektpresentasjon, NYMO, mai 2020.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Breunig, Karl Joachim; Hellström, Magnus Mikael; Hydle, Katja Maria (2020). Servation: Avsluttende prosjektpresentasjon MHWirth, mai 2020.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Breunig, Karl Joachim; Hellström, Magnus Mikael; Hydle, Katja Maria (2020). Servation: Avsluttende prosjektpresentasjon Mandals, mai 2020.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Breunig, Karl Joachim; Hellström, Magnus Mikael; Hydle, Katja Maria (2020). Servation: Avsluttende prosjektpresentasjon, mai 2020.
  • Aas, Tor Helge; Breunig, Karl Joachim; Hellström, Magnus Mikael; Hydle, Katja Maria (2020). Fra produkt- til tjenestefokus.
  • Aas, Tor Helge (2020). Hvilke kapabiliteter trenger organisasjoner for å lykkes med digitalisering?.
  • Aas, Tor Helge (2020). Innovation Management: A (very) short introduction.

Last changed: 14.06.2020 17:06