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Morten Birkeland Nielsen

Adjunct Professor
  • E-mailMorten.Nielsen@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 23 35+47 986 41 125
  • Visitor Address
    Christiesgt. 12
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7807
    5020 BERGEN
  • Risks and safety in the offshore industry
  • Workplace bullying and destructive leadership in organisations
  • Organisational whistleblowing
  • Research methodology and design
Books
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2006. Innføring i SPSS. Øvingsoppgaver for bruk av programvare og grunnleggende statistiske analyser. 30 pages. ISBN: 82-91713-37-5.
Journal articles
  • Bjørkelo, Brita; Matthiesen, Stig Berge; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2018. Innenfor eller utenfor? En studie av varslingens ettervirkninger blant personer med varslererfaring i og utenfor arbeidslivet. Magma - Tidsskrift for økonomi og ledelse. 3. 57-67.
  • Brunes, Audun; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Heir, Trond. 2018. Bullying among people with visual impairment: Prevalence, associated factors and relationship to self-efficacy and life satisfaction. World Journal of Psychiatry. 22: 43-50. doi: 10.5498/wjp.v8.i1.43
  • Christensen, Jan Olav; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Finne, Live Bakke; Knardahl, Stein. 2018. Comprehensive profiles of psychological and social work factors as predictors of site-specific and multi-site pain. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health. 44: 291-302. doi: 10.5271/sjweh.3706
  • Glambek, Mats; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Gjerstad, Johannes; Einarsen, Ståle. 2018. Gender differences in the relationship between workplace bullying and subjective back and neck pain: A two-wave study in a Norwegian probability sample. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 106: 73-75. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2018.01.010
  • Indregard, Anders; Knardahl, Stein; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2018. Emotional dissonance, mental health complaints, and sickness absence among health- and social workers. The moderating role of self-efficacy. Frontiers in Psychology. 9. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00592
  • Indregard, Anne Marthe Rustad; Ulleberg, Pål; Knardahl, Stein; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2018. Emotional Dissonance and Sickness Absence Among Employees Working With Customers and Clients: A Moderated Mediation Model via Exhaustion and Human Resource Primacy. Frontiers in Psychology. 9. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00436
  • Jacobsen, Daniel Pitz; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Einarsen, Ståle; Gjerstad, Johannes. 2018. Negative social acts and pain. Evidence of a workplace bullying and 5-HTT genotype interaction. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health. 44: 283-290. doi: 10.5271/sjweh.3704
  • Jaradat, Yousef; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Bast-Pettersen, Rita. 2018. Psychosomatic symptoms among Palestinian nurses exposed to workplace aggression. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 61: 533-537. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22851
  • Jaradat, Yousef; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Kristensen, Petter; Bast-Pettersen, Rita. 2018. Job satisfaction and mental health of Palestinian nurses with shift work: a cross-sectional study. The Lancet. 391: S50-S50. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30416-1
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Christensen, Jan Olav; Finne, Live Bakke; Knardahl, Stein. 2018. Are leadership fairness, psychological distress, and role stressors interrelated? A two-wave prospective study of forward and reverse relationships. Frontiers in Psychology. 9. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00090
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Einarsen, Ståle. 2018. What we know, what we do not know, and what we should and could have known about workplace bullying. An overview of the literature and agenda for future research. Aggression and Violent Behavior. 42: 71-83. doi: 10.1016/j.avb.2018.06.007
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Gjerstad, Johannes; Frone, Michael. 2018. Alcohol use among Norwegian workers: Associations with health and well-being. Occupational Medicine. 68: 96-98. doi: 10.1093/occmed/kqy014
  • Visted, Endre; Vøllestad, Jon; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Schanche, Elisabeth. 2018. Emotion regulation in current and remitted depression: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Frontiers in Psychology. 9:756. 20 pages. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00756
  • Andreassen, Cecilie Schou; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Pallesen, Ståle; Gjerstad, Johannes. 2017. The Relationship Between Psychosocial Work Variables and Workaholism: Findings From a Nationally Representative Survey. International Journal of Stress Management. 15 pages. doi: 10.1037/str0000073
  • Bergheim, Kjersti; Eid, Jarle; Hystad, Sigurd William; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2017. Does psychological capital moderate the relationship between worries about accidents and sleepiness? International Maritime Health. 68: 245-251. doi: 10.5603/IMH.2017.0043
  • Birkeland, Marianne Skogbrott; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Hansen, Marianne; Knardahl, Stein; Heir, Trond. 2017. The impact of a workplace terrorist attack on employees' perceptions of leadership: A longitudinal study from pre- to postdisaster. Leadership Quarterly. 28: 659-671. doi: 10.1016/j.leaqua.2017.01.002
  • Birkeland, Marianne Skogbrott; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Hansen, Marianne; Knardahl, Stein; Heir, Trond. 2017. Like a bridge over troubled water? A longitudinal study of general social support, colleague support, and leader support as recovery factors after a traumatic event. European Journal of Psychotraumatology. 8. doi: 10.1080/20008198.2017.1302692
  • Emberland, Jan Shahid; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Knardahl, Stein. 2017. Psychological, social, and mechanical work exposures and disability retirement: A prospective registry study. BMC Public Health. 17:56: 1-11. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3921-0
  • Hystad, Sigurd William; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Eid, Jarle. 2017. The impact of sleep quality, fatigue and safety climate on the perceptions of accident risk among seafarers [L'impact de la qualite du sommeil, de la fatigue et du climat de securite sur la perception des risques d'accidents chez les marins]. Revue européenne de psychologue appliquée. 67: 259-267. doi: 10.1016/j.erap.2017.08.003
  • Jaradat, Yousef; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Kristensen, Petter; Bast-Pettersen, Rita. 2017. Shift work, mental distress and job satisfaction among Palestinian nurses. Occupational Medicine. 67: 71-74. doi: 10.1093/occmed/kqw128
  • Nielsen, Karina; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Ogbonnaya, Chidieber; Känsälä, Marja; Saari, Eveliina; Isaksson, Kerstin. 2017. Workplace resources to improve both employee well-being and performance: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Work & Stress. 31: 101-120. doi: 10.1080/02678373.2017.1304463
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Birkeland, Marianne Skogbrott; Hansen, Marianne; Knardahl, Stein; Heir, Trond. 2017. Victimization from workplace bullying after a traumatic event: time-lagged relationships with symptoms of posttraumatic stress. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 90: 411-421. doi: 10.1007/s00420-017-1204-4
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Emberland, Jan Shahid; Knardahl, Stein. 2017. Workplace Bullying as a Predictor of Disability Retirement: A Prospective Registry Study of Norwegian Employees. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 59: 609-614. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001026
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Gjerstad, Johannes; Frone, Michael. 2017. Alcohol use and psychosocial stressors in the Norwegian workforce. Substance Use & Misuse. 53: 574-584. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2017.1349797
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Gjerstad, Johannes; Jacobsen, Daniel Pitz; Einarsen, Ståle Valvatne. 2017. Does ability to defend moderate the association between exposure to bullying and symptoms of anxiety? Frontiers in Psychology. 8:1953: 1-11. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01953
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Glasø, Lars; Einarsen, Ståle. 2017. Exposure to workplace harassment and the Five Factor Model of personality: A meta-analysis. Personality and Individual Differences. 104: 195-206. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2016.08.015
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Knardahl, Stein. 2017. Does human resource primacy moderate the impact of psychological distress on subsequent risk for disability retirement? Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health. 43: 187-190. doi: 10.5271/sjweh.3621
  • Pallesen, Ståle; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Magerøy, Nils; Andreassen, Cecilie Schou; Einarsen, Ståle. 2017. An experimental study on the attribution of personality traits to bullies and targets in a workplace setting. Frontiers in Psychology. 8. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01045
  • Einarsen, Ståle; Skogstad, Anders; Rørvik, Erlend; Lande, Åshild; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2016. Climate for conflict management, exposure to workplace bullying and work engagement: a moderated mediation analysis. International Journal of Human Resource Management. 29: 549-570. doi: 10.1080/09585192.2016.1164216
  • Hem, Camilla; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Hansen, Marianne; Heir, Trond. 2016. Effort-reward imbalance and post-traumatic stress after a workplace terror attack. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 10: 219-224. doi: 10.1017/dmp.2015.158
  • Indregard, Anne-Marthe Rustad; Knardahl, Stein; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2016. Emotional dissonance and sickness absence. A prospective study of employees working with clients. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 90: 83-92. doi: 10.1007/s00420-016-1176-9
  • Jaradat, Yousef; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Kristensen, Petter; Nijem, Khaldoun; Bjertness, Espen; Stigum, Hein; Bast-Pettersen, Rita. 2016. Workplace aggression, psychological distress, and job satisfaction among Palestinian nurses. A cross-sectional study. Applied Nursing Research. 32: 190-198. doi: 10.1016/j.apnr.2016.07.014
  • Knardahl, Stein; Sterud, Tom; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Nordby, Karl-Christian. 2016. Arbeidsplassen og sykefravær : arbeidsforhold av betydning for sykefravær. Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning. 14: 179-199. doi: 10.18261/issn.2464-3076-2016-02-05
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Christiansen, Solveig Tobie Glestad; Rustad Indregard, Anne Marthe; Emberland, Jan Shahid; Elka, Shahrooz; Knardahl, Stein. 2016. The new workplace II: protocol for a prospective full-panel registry study of work factors, sickness absence, and exit from working life among Norwegian employees. SpringerPlus. 5:243. doi: 10.1186/s40064-016-1896-z
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Einarsen, Ståle; Notelaers, Guy; Nielsen, Geir Høstmark. 2016. Does exposure to bullying behaviors at the workplace contribute to later suicidal ideation? A three-wave longitudinal study. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health. 42: 246-250. doi: 10.5271/sjweh.3554
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Indregard, Anne-Marthe Rustad; Øverland, Simon Nygaard. 2016. Workplace bullying and sickness absence: A systematic review and meta-analysis of the research literature. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health. 42: 359-370. doi: 10.5271/sjweh.3579
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Knardahl, Stein. 2016. The healthy worker effect: Do health problems predict participation rates in, and the results of, a follow-up survey? International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 89: 231-238. doi: 10.1007/s00420-015-1066-6
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Skogstad, Anders; Matthiesen, Stig Berge; Einarsen, Ståle. 2016. The importance of a multidimensional and temporal design in research on leadership and workplace safety. Leadership Quarterly. 27: 142-155. doi: 10.1016/j.leaqua.2015.08.003
  • Bergheim, Kjersti; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Mearns, Kathryn; Eid, Jarle. 2015. The relationship between psychological capital, job satisfaction, and safety perceptions in the maritime industry. Safety Science. 74: 27-36. doi: 10.1016/j.ssci.2014.11.024
  • Birkeland, Marianne Skogbrott; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Knardahl, Stein; Heir, Trond. 2015. Time-lagged relationships between leadership behaviors and psychological distress after a workplace terrorist attack. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 89: 689-697. doi: 10.1007/s00420-015-1106-2
  • Birkeland, Marianne Skogbrott; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Knardahl, Stein; Heir, Trond. 2015. Associations between work environment and psychological distress after a workplace terror attack: The importance of role expectations, predictability and leader support. PLoS ONE. 10. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119492
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Finne, Live Bakke; Christensen, Jan Olav; Knardahl, Stein. 2015. Job demands and alcohol use: Testing a moderated mediation model. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health. 41: 43-53. doi: 10.5271/sjweh.3455
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Hystad, Sigurd William; Eid, Jarle. 2015. The Brief Norwegian Safety Climate Inventory (Brief NORSCI) - Psychometric properties and relationships with shift work, sleep, and health. Safety Science. 83: 23-30. doi: 10.1016/j.ssci.2015.11.004
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Knardahl, Stein. 2015. Is workplace bullying related to the personality traits of victims? A two-year prospective study. Work & Stress. 29: 128-149. doi: 10.1080/02678373.2015.1032383
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Nielsen, Geir Høstmark; Notelaers, Guy; Einarsen, Ståle. 2015. Workplace bullying and suicidal ideation: A 3-wave longitudinal Norwegian study. American Journal of Public Health. 105: e23-e28. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2015.302855
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Tangen, Tone; Idsøe, Thormod; Matthiesen, Stig Berge; Magerøy, Nils. 2015. Post-traumatic stress disorder as a consequence of bullying at work and at school. A literature review and meta-analysis. Aggression and Violent Behavior. 21: 17-24. doi: 10.1016/j.avb.2015.01.001
  • Nissen, Alexander Frantz William; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Solberg, Øivind; Hansen, Marianne; Heir, Trond. 2015. Perception of threat and safety at work among employees in the Norwegian ministries after the 2011 Oslo bombing. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping. 28: 650-662. doi: 10.1080/10615806.2015.1009831
  • Visted, Endre; Vøllestad, Jon; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Nielsen, Geir Høstmark. 2015. The Impact of Group-Based Mindfulness Training on Self-Reported Mindfulness: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Mindfulness. 6: 501-522. doi: 10.1007/s12671-014-0283-5
  • Einarsen, Ståle; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2014. Workplace bullying as an antecedent of mental health problems: a five-year prospective and representative study. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 88: 131-142. doi: 10.1007/s00420-014-0944-7
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Knardahl, Stein. 2014. Coping strategies: A prospective study of patterns, stability, and relationships with psychological distress. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 55: 142-150. doi: 10.1111/sjop.12103
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Magerøy, Nils; Gjerstad, Johannes; Einarsen, Ståle. 2014. Mobbing i arbeidslivet og senere helseplager. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 134: 1233-1238. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.13.0880
  • Skogstad, Anders; Aasland, Merethe Schanke; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Hetland, Jørn; Matthiesen, Stig Berge; Einarsen, Ståle. 2014. The relative effects of constructive, laissez-faire, and tyrannical leadership on subordinate job satisfaction: Results from two prospective and representative studies. Zeitschrift für Psychologie. 222: 221-232. doi: 10.1027/2151-2604/a000189
  • Bergheim, Kjersti; Eid, Jarle; Hystad, Sigurd William; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Mearns, Kathryn; Larsson, Ulf Gerry; Luthans, Brett. 2013. The Role of Psychological Capital in Perception of Safety Climate Among Air Traffic Controllers. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies. 20: 232-241. doi: 10.1177/1548051813475483
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2013. Bullying in work groups: The impact of leadership. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 54: 127-136. doi: 10.1111/sjop.12011
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Bergheim, Kjersti; Eid, Jarle. 2013. Relationships between work environment factors and workers’ well-being in the maritime industry. International Maritime Health. 64: 80-88.
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Eid, Jarle; Hystad, Sigurd William; Sætrevik, Bjørn; Saus-Rose, Evelyn. 2013. A brief safety climate inventory for petro-maritime organizations. Safety Science. 58: 81-88. doi: 10.1016/j.ssci.2013.04.002
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Eid, Jarle; Mearns, Kathryn; Larsson, Gerry. 2013. Authentic leadership and its relationship with risk perception and safety climate. Leadership & Organization Development Journal. 34: 308-325. doi: 10.1108/LODJ-07-2011-0065
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Einarsen, Ståle. 2013. Can observations of workplace bullying really make you depressed? A response to Emdad et al. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 86: 717-721. doi: 10.1007/s00420-013-0868-7
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Glasø, Lars; Matthiesen, Stig Berge; Eid, Jarle; Einarsen, Ståle. 2013. Bullying and risk-perception as health hazards on oil rigs. Journal of Managerial Psychology. 28: 367-383. doi: 10.1108/JMP-12-2012-0395
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Tvedt, Sturle Danielsen; Matthiesen, Stig Berge. 2013. Prevalence and occupational predictors of psychological distress in the offshore petroleum industry: a prospective study. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 86: 875-885. doi: 10.1007/s00420-012-0825-x
  • Van De Vliert, Evert; Einarsen, Ståle; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2013. Are national levels of employee harassment cultural covariations of climato-economic conditions? Work & Stress. 27: 106-122. doi: 10.1080/02678373.2013.760901
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2012. Byllying in work groups: the impact of leadership. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 54: 127-136. doi: 10.1111/sjop.12011
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Einarsen, Ståle. 2012. Outcomes of exposure to workplace bullying: a meta-analytical review. Work & Stress. 26: 309-332. doi: 10.1080/02678373.2012.734709
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Einarsen, Ståle. 2012. Prospective relationships between workplace sexual harassment and psychological distress. Occupational Medicine. 62: 226-228. doi: 10.1093/occmed/kqs010
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Finne, Live Bakke; Knardahl, Stein. 2012. Helseproblemer og frafall fra arbeidslivet som følge av mobbing. Arbeid og helse. 01. 10-11.
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Hetland, Jørn; Matthiesen, Stig Berge; Einarsen, Ståle. 2012. Longitudinal relationships between workplace bullying and psychological distress. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health. 38: 38-46. doi: 10.5271/sjweh.3178
  • Vøllestad, Jon; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Nielsen, Geir Høstmark. 2012. Mindfulness- and acceptance-based interventions for anxiety disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal of Clinical Psychology. 51: 239-260. doi: 10.1111/j.2044-8260.2011.02024.x
  • Bjørkelo, Brita; Einarsen, Ståle; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Matthiesen, Stig Berge. 2011. Silence is golden? Characteristics and experiences of self-reported whistleblowers. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. 20: 206-238. doi: 10.1080/13594320903338884
  • Glasø, Lars; Bele, Edvard Velsvik; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Einarsen, Ståle. 2011. Bus drivers' exposure to bullying at work: An occupation-specific approach. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 52: 484-493. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9450.2011.00895.x
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2011. På helsen løs? Perspektiver på sikkerhet og ledelse i Forsvaret. Pacem : militært tidsskrift for etisk og teologisk refleksjon. 14: 57-64.
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Mearns, Kathryn; Matthiesen, Stig Berge; Eid, Jarle. 2011. Using the Job Demands-Resources model to investigate risk perception, safety climate and job satisfaction in safety critical organizations. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 52: 465-475. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9450.2011.00885.x
  • Aasland, Merethe Schanke; Skogstad, Anders; Notelaers, Guy; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Einarsen, Ståle. 2010. The prevalence of destructive leadership behaviour. British Journal of Management. 21: 438-452. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8551.2009.00672.x
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Bjørkelo, Brita; Notelaers, Guy; Einarsen, Ståle. 2010. Sexual harassment: Prevalence, outcomes, and gender differences assessed by three different estimation methods. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma. 19: 252-274. doi: 10.1080/10926771003705056
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Matthiesen, Stig Berge; Einarsen, Ståle. 2010. The impact of methodological moderators on prevalence rates of workplace bullying. A meta-analysis. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology. 83: 955-979. doi: 10.1348/096317909X481256
  • Glasø, Lars; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Einarsen, Ståle. 2009. Interpersonal problems among perpetrators and targets of workplace bullying. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 39: 1316-1333. doi: 10.1111/j.1559-1816.2009.00483.x
  • Glasø, Lars; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Einarsen, Ståle; Haugland, Katharina; Matthiesen, Stig Berge. 2009. Grunnleggende antagelser og symptomer på posttraumatisk stresslidelse blant mobbeofre. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 46: 153-160.
  • Nielsen, Geir Høstmark; Vøllestad, Jon; Schanche, Elisabeth; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2009. Får jeg det til? en kartlegging av studentterapeuters bekymringer. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 46: 240-245.
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Skogstad, Anders; Matthiesen, Stig Berge; Glasø, Lars; Aasland, Merethe Schanke; Notelaers, Guy; Einarsen, Ståle. 2009. Prevalence of workplace bullying in Norway: Comparisons across time and estimation methods. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. 18: 81-101. doi: 10.1080/13594320801969707
  • Einarsen, Ståle; Glasø, Lars; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2008. Mobbing i arbeidslivet: En litteraturoversikt. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 45: 308-317.
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Einarsen, Ståle. 2008. Sampling in research on interpersonal aggression. Aggressive Behavior. 34: 265-272.
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Matthiesen, Stig Berge; Einarsen, Ståle. 2008. Sense of coherence as a protective mechanism among targets of workplace bullying. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. 13: 128-136. doi: 10.1037/1076-8998.13.2.128
  • Glasø, Lars; Matthiesen, Stig Berge; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Einarsen, Ståle. 2007. Do targets of workplace bullying portray a general victim personality profile? Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 48: 313-319. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9450.2007.00554.x
  • Glasø, Lars; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Einarsen, Ståle. 2007. Mobbing og trakassering i arbeidslivet: Forekomst, årsaker og konsekvenser. Søkelys på arbeidslivet. 24: 83-94.
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Einarsen, Ståle. 2007. Kartlegging av mobbing i arbeidslivet: Negative Acts Questionnaire. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. 44: 151-153.
  • Einarsen, Ståle; Hoel, Helge; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2005. Mobbing i arbeidslivet: Et vanskelig begrep på et utbredt fenomen. Magma - Tidsskrift for økonomi og ledelse. 8: 34-44.
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Matthiesen, Stig Berge; Einarsen, Ståle. 2005. Ledelse og personkonflikter: Symptomer på posttraumatisk stress blant ofre for mobbing fra ledere. Nordisk Psykologi: teori, forskning, praksis. 57: 391-415.
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2004. Bokanmeldelse: Ny personalpsykologi for et arbeidsliv i endring. Psykologisk tidsskrift. 7.
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Aasland, Merethe Schanke; Matthiesen, Stig Berge; Einarsen, Ståle. 2004. Mobbing i arbeidslivet. Psykologisk tidsskrift. 2. 8-13.
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Aasland, Merethe Schanke; Matthiesen, Stig Berge; Skogstad, Anders; Einarsen, Ståle. 2004. Destruktiv ledelse. Magma - Tidsskrift for økonomi og ledelse. 7. 80-90.
Reports and theses
  • Johannessen, Håkon Andre; Løchting, Ida; Bakke, Berit; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Skyberg, Knut; Mehlum, Ingrid Sivesind. 2017. Effekter av myndighetstiltak på arbeidsmiljø og helse. En systematisk kunnskapsoppsummering. STAMI-rapport. Årg.18: Nr.5. Statens arbeidsmiljøinstitutt, Oslo. 65 pages.
  • Nielsen, Karina; Lackmaker, Joshua; Känsälä, Marja; Saari, Eveliina; Isaksson, Kerstin; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2015. Resource. A literature review on the relationship between resources, employees well-being and performance with specific attention to Nordic issues. TemaNord. 2015:507. Nordisk Ministerråd, Copenhagen. 138 pages.
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Knardahl, Stein. 2013. Questionnaire for diving personnel working on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.  Documentation and manual. STAMI-rapport. 14: Nr.8. Statens arbeidsmiljøinstitutt, Oslo.
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2009. Methodological issues in research on workplace bullying. Operationalisations, measurements and samples. 184 pages.
  • Berthelsen, Mona; Skogstad, Anders; Hauge, Lars Johan; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Einarsen, Ståle. 2008. Mobbing og utstøting i arbeidslivet: Resultater fra en landsrepresentativ undersøkelse. Det psykologiske fakultet, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 125 pages.
  • Matthiesen, Stig Berge; Bjørkelo, Brita; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2008. Klanderverdig atferd og varsling i norsk arbeidsliv. Avdeling for samfunnspsykologi, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 156 pages.
  • Einarsen, Ståle; Tangedal, Målfrid; Skogstad, Anders; Matthiesen, Stig Berge; Aasland, Merethe Schanke; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Bjørkelo, Brita; Glasø, Lars; Hauge, Lars Johan. 2007. Et brutalt arbeidsmiljø? En undersøkelse av mobbing, konflikter og destruktiv ledelse i norsk arbeidsliv. Institutt for samfunnspsykologi, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 83 pages.
  • Einarsen, Ståle; Hoel, Helge; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2005. Mobbing i arbeidslivet. Jobbing uten mobbing, Moss. 40 pages.
  • Einarsen, Ståle; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2004. The Fourth International Conference on Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace. Proceedings. Department for Psychosocial Science, Bergen. 135 pages.
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2003. Når mobberen er leder. En studie av sammenhengen mellom lederstiler og psykiske traumereaksjoner hos et utvalg mobbeofre. NTNU, Trondheim. 138 pages.
Book sections
  • Skogstad, Anders; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Einarsen, Ståle. 2017. Destructive Forms of Leadership and Their Relationships with Employee Well‐Being. 9, pages 163-196. In:
    • Kelloway, E. Kevin; Nielsen, Karina; Dimoff, Jennifer K. 2017. Leading to Occupational Health and Safety: How Leadership Behaviours Impact Organizational Safety and Well-Being. 344 pages. ISBN: 978-1-118-97370-7.
  • Idsøe, Thormod; Dyregrov, Atle; Idsøe, Ella Maria Cosmovici; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2016. Bullying and PTSD symptoms in children and adolescents. Kap.1, pages 1-12. In:
    • Martin, Colin R.; Preedy, Victor R.; Patel, Vinood B. 2016. Comprehensive Guide to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Springer. 2000 pages. ISBN: 978-3-319-08358-2.
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Einarsen, Ståle; Raknes, Bjørn Inge; Skogstad, Anders. 2016. Den destruktive medarbeider: utro tjener, slitsom kollega eller notorisk unnasluntrer. 11, pages 245-276. In:
    • Einarsen, Ståle; Skogstad, Anders. 2016. Den dyktige medarbeider. Behov og forventninger. 2.utgave. Fagbokforlaget. 500 pages. ISBN: 978-82-450-1986-5.
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Hoel, Helge; Zapf, Dieter; Einarsen, Ståle. 2016. Exposure to aggression in the workplace. Part II, 10, pages 205-227. In:
    • Clarke, Sharon; Probst, Tahira M.; Guldenmund, Frank W.; Passmore, Jonathan. 2016. The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Occupational Safety and Workplace Health. Wiley-Blackwell. 560 pages. ISBN: 978-1-118-978986.
  • Einarsen, Ståle; Glasø, Lars; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland. 2011. Mobbing i arbeidslivet-ytringsformer, årsaker og tiltak. Del 2 Kapitttel 9, pages 181-198. In:
    • Einarsen, Ståle; Skogstad, Anders. 2011. Det gode arbeidsmiljø. Krav og utfordringer. Fagbokforlaget. 475 pages. ISBN: 978-82-450-0980-4.
  • Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Notelaers, Guy; Einarsen, Ståle. 2011. Measuring exposure to workplace bullying. 6, pages 149-174. In:
    • Einarsen, Ståle; Hoel, Helge; Zapf, Dieter; Cary L., Cooper. 2011. Bullying and Harassment in the workplace: Developments in Theory, Research and Practice. CRC Press. 495 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0489-6.
  • Einarsen, Ståle; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Raknes, Bjørn Inge; Skogstad, Anders. 2005. Den destruktive medarbeider: Utro tjener eller notorisk unnasluntrer? Kapittel 10, pages 249-272. In:
    • Einarsen, Ståle; Skogstad, Anders. 2005. Den dyktige medarbeider. Behov og forventninger. Fagbokforlaget. 498 pages. ISBN: 82-450-0234-8.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Bjørkelo, B., Einarsen, S., Nielsen, M. B., & Matthiesen, S. B. (2010). Silence is golden? Screening the demographic characteristics and experiences of self-reported whistleblowers in Norway. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology (Early online).

Einarsen, S., Glasø, L., & Nielsen, M. B. (2008). Mobbing i arbeidslivet: En litteraturoversikt. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening, 45(3), 308-317.

Einarsen, S., Hoel, H., & Nielsen, M. B. (2005). Mobbing i arbeidslivet: Et vanskelig begrep på et utbredt fenomen. Magma, 8, 34-44.

Glasø, L., Matthiesen, S. B., Nielsen, M. B., & Einarsen, S. (2007). Do targets of bullying portray a general victim personality profile? Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 48, 313-319.

Glasø, L., Nielsen, M. B., & Einarsen, S. (2007). Mobbing og trakassering i arbeidslivet: Forekomst, årsaker og konsekvenser. Søkelys på arbeidslivet, 24(1), 83-93.

Glasø, L., Nielsen, M. B., & Einarsen, S. (2009). Interpersonal problems among targets and perpetrators of workplace bullyinq. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 39(6), 1316-1333.

Glasø, L., Nielsen, M. B., Einarsen, S., Haugland, K., & Matthiesen, S. B. (2009). Grunnleggende antagelser og symptomer på posttraumatisk stresslidelse blant mobbeofre. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening, 46, 153-160.

Nielsen, G. H., Vøllestad, J., Schanche, E., & Nielsen, M. B. (2009). Får jeg det til? En kartlegging av studentterapauters bekymringer. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening, 46(3), 240-245.

Nielsen, M. B., Bjørkelo, B., Notelaers, G., & Einarsen, S. (2010). Sexual harassment: Prevalence, outcomes and gender differences assessed by three different estimation methods. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma, 19(3), 252-274.

Nielsen, M. B., & Einarsen, S. (2007). Kartlegging av mobbing i arbeidslivet: Negative Acts Questionnaire. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening, 44, 151-153.

Nielsen, M. B., & Einarsen, S. (2008). Sampling in research on interpersonal aggression. Aggressive Behavior, 34(3), 265-272.

Nielsen, M. B., Matthiesen, S. B., & Einarsen, S. (2005). Ledelse og personkonflikter: Symptomer på posttraumatisk stress blant ofre for mobbing fra ledere. Nordisk Psykologi, 57(4), 391-415.

Nielsen, M. B., Matthiesen, S. B., & Einarsen, S. (2008). Sense of coherence as a protective mechanism among targets of workplace bullying. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 13(2), 128-136.

Nielsen, M. B., Matthiesen, S. B., & Einarsen, S. (2010). The impact of methodological moderators on prevalence rates of workplace bullying. A meta-analysis. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology 83. 955-979.

Nielsen, M. B., Skogstad, A., Matthiesen, S. B., Glasø, L., Aasland, M. S., Notelaers, G., et al. (2009). Prevalence of workplace bullying in Norway: Comparisons across time and estimation methods. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology,18(1), 81-101.

Nielsen, M. B., Aasland, M. S., Matthiesen, S. B., Skogstad, A. & Einarsen, S. (2004). Destruktiv ledelse. Magma, 7, 80-90.

Aasland, M. S., Skogstad, A., Notelaers, G., Nielsen, M. B., & Einarsen, S. (2009). The prevalence of destructive leadership behaviour: A representative prevalence study. British Journal of Management. 21(2), 438-452.

Morten Birkeland Nielsen has a PhD from the University of Bergen (2009), and a Master degree (Cand.polit) in psychology from The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (2003).

In 2010, Nielsen was chosen as a Highly Commended Award winner of the 2009 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards in the Leadership and Organization Development category.

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