Is Oslo recruiting foreign talent?

The World Economic Forum’s Report on Global Competitiveness for 2012-13 sees Norway’s lack of competitiveness as an obstacle to future growth.  Its ageing workforce, coupled with inflexible labor rules compound the problem. The report ranked three out of the four Nordic nations, namely Sweden, Norway and Finland, in the bottom twentieth percentile of the 144 countries surveyed … Continue reading Is Oslo recruiting foreign talent?

How to: change behavior with design part 2 – Fogg’s behavior model

If a person is motivated, has enough ability, and a trigger is presented at the right time, it’s highly likely that that person will perform the task you want them to perform. If you follow this formula. If you missed part 1 you might be interested in reading that one first. Behavior threshold Fogg’s model emphasizes … Continue reading How to: change behavior with design part 2 – Fogg’s behavior model

How to: change behavior with design part 1 – elements of behavior

Human behavior is complex. What motivates someone to do something? How can we influence a person or change behavior? Every behavior is influenced by 3 basic elements. For decades we believed that people choose one behavior over another as a result of a rational evaluation. Turns out people don’t weigh out costs and benefits. Their rational … Continue reading How to: change behavior with design part 1 – elements of behavior