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Mellom uansvarlig og kompetent - Forståelser av barnet og rettighetspraksiser blant ansatte i barnevernsinstitusjoner
This article explores variation in social workers’ understanding and practices related to the use of coercion and the protection of children's rights within residential child care in Norway. The inspiration behind this ...
Rollebyttet: Arbeiderpartiet og Høyres endring i synet på kommunestruktur 1993-2017
(The University of Bergen, 2018-06-23)
Til tross for at Arbeiderpartiet og Høyres politikk på kommunestruktur lenge har vært sammenfallende positiv til reform har de i de to siste reformprosessene stått på motsatt side. Da Brundtland III-regjeringen forsøkte å ...
Policy Implementation of Street Level Bureaucrats: How effectively was the violence against women Act implemented in Minnesota, USA
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-01)
MPA Master's Thesis about the implementation of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 in Minnesota, United States.
Organizing for naval operations: Implementing mission command on board the Nansen-class frigates
(The University of Bergen, 2015-05-08)
The motivation for this dissertation was an empirical one; how to design an effective organization for the new state-of-the art Nansen-class frigates. There is, however, no official tool for designing and diagnosing the ...
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants? Exploring Consensus on the Validity Status of Mintzberg’s Configuration Theory After a Negative Test
(Sage Publications, 2015-10-14)
This article explores the degree of consensus on the validity status of Mintzberg’s configuration theory following a test in which the theory was refuted. The 218 articles that have cited the award-winning article by Doty, ...
Task Uncertainty and Mission Command in a Naval Context
(Sage Publications, 2013)
Mission command is a leadership philosophy that was designed to ensure that military organizations could operate effectively in uncertain situations. It has become the exemplar of military leadership. This study explores ...
Multifaglig ledelse – Hybridisering i sykehusledelse etter NPM-reformer
(The University of Bergen, 2015-06-18)
The primary concern in this paper is to understand how reforms, characterized by New Public Management, NPM, affect management in hospitals. This would be considered in the light of theories of management where the term ...
Resistance to Control—Norwegian Ministries’ and Agencies’ Reactions to Performance Audit
Ministries are increasingly subject to control, primarily by State Audit Institutions’. This control is assumed to contribute to improvement. Based on survey data from 353 civil servants in Norway this article analyses the ...
Auditors' understanding of evidence: A performance audit of an urban development programme
(SAGE Publications, 2011)
This article uses a case study to analyse two main dilemmas that performance auditors face when auditing complex interventions in governance. The first dilemma, concerning the performance auditors’ roles as improvement ...
Street-level policy aims of child welfare workers in England, Norway and the United States: An exploratory study
This study, which is based on in-depth, semi-structured interviews with a total of 92 child welfare workers in California, England and Norway conducted between January 2008 and June 2010, analyzes how child welfare workers ...