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Political accountability and performance audit: the case of the auditor general in Norway
Performance audit is widely used in public administration, but, at present, little empirical evidence exists on its usefulness and contribution to accountability. Based on survey data from 353 civil servants in Norway, ...
Complexity and Hybrid Public Administration—Theoretical and Empirical Challenges
This article provides a greater understanding of hybrid public administration. Different generations of public sector reforms have accentuated hybrid and complex features of public organizations, resulting in multiple-layer ...
Fra kollegafellesskap til ledelseshierarki? De pedagogiske lederne i barnehagens ledelsesprosess
(Institutt for barnehagelærerutdanning ved Fakultet for lærerutdanning og internasjonale studier, Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus, 2014-08-04)
In this article, it is argued that Early Childhood Education and Care management can be distributed on more persons than the director. Attention is directed towards the educational managers in the ECEC center departments ...
Hvordan institusjoner forklarer handling John Searles bidrag
The relation between institutions and rational action is a major theme in the social sciences. To what degree and in case how is action determined by rules? To what degree is rational action original, not to be predicted ...
Performance audit and the importance of the public debate
The purpose of this article is to explore the impact of performance audit on public policy. The article investigates performance audit reports and the debates they initiate in the public realm. The case of Norway is ...
Auditee Strategies - An Investigation of Auditees’ Reactions to the Norwegian State Audit Institution’s Performance Audits
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
This article contributes to theory on accountability – how it is played out and responded to. It uses the Norwegian State Audit Institution (SAI) as an illustration. The responses of the audited entities to the SAI’s ...
Hybrid ledelse i sykehus – en gjennomgang av litteraturen
Management in hospitals – a career track and a career trap. A comparison of physicians and nurses in Norway
(Emerald Publishing, 2014)
Purpose – The hospital sector has expanded in Norway with reforms and a strong demand for better management. In this article, we examine: 1) how this has affected physicians and nurses in management, 2) how management ...
Between diverging discourses of the child: juveniles’ self-construction in coercive residential care
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
Based on a qualitative study, this article explores how Norwegian juveniles construct themselves through stories of everyday life in coercive residential care and how this is related to diverging discourses of the child’s ...
Discourses in Residential Child Care and Possibilities for Evidence-Based Practice
(Nordic network of researchers in the study of professions (NORDPRO), 2016)
This article explores professional discourses in the Norwegian residential child care system. It discusses how the discourses serve as constraints on and possibilities for evidence-based practice when different definitions ...