Clients

International gov. & non-governm.: 

WHO, World Bank, ILO, UNDP, SADC.

Ministries:

Foreign Affairs, Maritime Affairs, Local  Government, Administration, Science and Culture, Education.

Central Gov. Agencies/directorates:

  • Water resources and Energy
  • (NVE), Rikstrygdeverket, Statskonsult., NORAD, UDI, State of Madagascar.

Local and regional governments: (several) – i.e.  

  • Oslo, Buskerud, Lørenskog, Oppegård, Ås, Narvik; The Waterworks of Oslo (VAV),
  • Child and Juvenile Psychiatry of Oslo (BUP), Oslo Police, Asker and
  • Bærum Police

Others:

  • Oslo College (HiO), trade unions, Norwegian Ship-owners  Association, University of Tromsø, Process Industry’s National Ass.
  • (PIL), Taiwan Education Network, Consortium for coordination of
  • Higher Education in California, Ålesund College (HiÅ), The Norwegian School of Ballet, Dooley and Ass., Palestinian Water Authority (PWA),      Dir. of Good Governance, Presidency World Bank/ NDP, Madagascar,
  • Petrad and Dirctorate of Oil, Stavanger, Utdanningsforbundet

Private Sector: 

  • Shell, United Can (LA & Oakland, California),
  • Western Digital), (San Francisco), Kværner (hydro-energy), NSB,
  • Norsk Hydro, several hotels, Aschehough Publishing House,
  • University Press (U-forlaget), Norwegian Bookmerchants Ass.
  • (Bokhandlerforeningen), Statoil (Deutschland), Specifique, Teco Maritim, Gateway College

Private consultancies: 

  • Samset & Stokkeland Consulting 1978 – 1992
  • Clients: NORAD, YS

Former work as employee:

  • Senior consultant/ Norwegian Council for Management Development 1990 – 1994
  • Professional head: (“Lederopplæringsrådet”/LOR – later STILO)
  • Management World Health Organisation, HQ, Geneva 1988 – 1990 Dev. Officer: Program coordinator for seven projects  in three countries: Pakistan, Tanzania and Jordan

 Lecturer: 

  • NKSH/ Norwegian School of Local Government, Public & Social  Administration 1977 – 1988
  • (Later HiOA and OsloMet University)       
  • Courses and program design and implementation in the fields of  political science, local government, organisation theory, HRD and management/leadership development

Research fellow:

  • Norwegian Council for Management Development 1983 – 1985     Several publications (LOR – later STILO)

Officer: 

  • UNIFIL – UN peacekeeping forces in Lebanon 1978

Lecturer: 

  • SSBU- Child and Juvenile Psychiatry (Sogn Ungdomskole) 1976 – 1977 – therapy team (Statens Senter for Barne og Ungdomsspsykiatri)
  • Research assistant:
  • Institute of Political Science, University of Oslo 1975 – 1976

Sailor/cook: 

  • Norwegian merchant marine, Brøvig Rederi 1969 – 1970

Publications: 

  • Several – Member of NFF. (The Norwegian Writers Association for Professional Literature)  
  • LOS i ledelse, organisasjon og styring  – et essay  om de viktigste ordene og tradisjonene på fagfeltet. (165 sider, Adm. Dept. 1994, ISBN 82-0-993157-0-0).
  • Fra begrep til grep – 31 nøkler til lederskapet. (253 sider, Tano-Asch, 1998, ISBN 82-518-3748-0)
  • Management Development – A guide to the profession. (Chapter)  (ILO, Geneve, 1998, ISBN 92-2-109196-1)
  • 31 nøkler til godt kommunalt lederskap. (m. Agnar Kaarbø (Kom. Forlag, 2014)
  • Vel Møtt. Mye Bedre Møter. (250 sider, U-forlaget/ Aschehoug, 2012)
  • Lederskapet – 31 nøkler: Oslo (240 sider 2017, Universitetsforlaget)

 Small books

  • Fra lede til glede. SiCs lille lilla.
  • The Water Leadership Challenge. With Jakki Jakki Moore, Gaza/ Ramallah
  • Let it be Le-Be. With Jakki Jakki Moore, Madagascar
  • Diplomatic Quotes. (For MFA. Min. of Foreign Affairs, UKS, Oslo)