Background and activities

Hans Solli-Sæther is a professor at the Department of International Business. He holds a PhD degree from BI Norwegian Business School and a MSc degree from University of Oslo. His research interests include international business, management information systems, with a particular emphasis on topics of outsourcing and offshoring.

Teaching areas

  • International business strategy
  • International organization and management
  • Global sourcing and supply chain management
  • Digitalization of value creation

Research areas

  • Multinational enterprises, mergers and acqusitions
  • Global value chains
  • Management information systems

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Solli-Sæther, Hans; Gottschalk, Petter. (2010) Managing IT Outsourcing Performance. IGI Global. 2010. ISBN 9781605667966.
  • Gottschalk, Petter; Solli-Sæther, Hans. (2009) E-Government Interoperability and Information Resource Integration -Frameworks for Aligned Development. Information Science Reference. 2009. ISBN 9781605666488.
  • Gottschalk, Petter; Solli-Sæther, Hans. (2004) Outsourcing av IT : strategi og styring ved tjenesteutsetting. Fagbokforlaget. 2004. ISBN 8245001996.

Part of book/report

  • Solli-Sæther, Hans; Gottschalk, Petter. (2020) OFFSHORE OUTSOURCING. The Routledge Companion to Managing Digital Outsourcing.
  • Halse, Lise Lillebrygfjeld; Nujen, Bella; Solli-Sæther, Hans. (2019) The role of institutional context in backshoring decisions. International business in a VUCA world : the changing role of states and firms.
  • Solli-Sæther, Hans; Flak, Leif Skiftenes. (2012) Samhandling og nytte fra e-forvaltningsprosjekter. Gevinstrealisering og offentlige IKT-investeringer.