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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 ...
Higher education as object for corporate and nation branding: Between equality and flagships
(Taylor & Francis, 2015-10-26)
Branding has become an important issue within higher education. The use of core value statements and visions are expressions of this. To be a successful brand, organisations must also make sure they are different from ...
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 ...
Pathways to permanence in England and Norway: A critical analysis of documents and data
The English language term ‘permanence’ is increasingly used in high income countries as a ‘short-hand’ translation for a complex set of aims around providing stability and family membership for children who need child ...
Time, institutional support, and quality of decision making in child protection: a cross-country analysis
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-04)
This paper examines perceptions of time and institutional support for decision making and staff confidence in the ultimate decisions made—examining differences and similarities between and within the service-oriented Nordic ...
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 ...