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Browsing by Author "Lægreid, Per"

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Browsing by Author "Lægreid, Per"

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  • Christensen, Tom; Jantz, Bastian; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2014-11)
    This paper starts with a theoretical discussion on the relationship between performance and accountability in public organizations with a special focus on administrative reforms. Accountability theory is discussed and ...
  • Lægreid, Per; Rubecksen, Kristin (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2014-12)
    The paper addresses the balance between different accountability relations as perceived from the top of the central government in the aftermath of administrative reforms of welfare/labour and hospital/health in Norway, ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-06)
    This paper focuses on administrative competence in the Norwegian central government and its relationship to administrative reforms. Four different types of competence are addressed: Fachkompetenz, policy advice skills, ...
  • Rykkja, Lise Hellebø; Fimreite, Anne Lise; Lango, Peter; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2011-10)
    I dette notatet ser vi nærmere på den norske befolkningens holdninger til antiterrortiltak i to spørreundersøkelser, en fra 2006 og en fra august 2011. I begge undersøkelsene ble et representativt utvalg spurt om ...
  • Lægreid, Per; Roness, Paul G.; Rubecksen, Kristin (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2005-09)
    This paper describes the degree of perceived autonomy and control in Norwegian state agencies, examines the relationships between different dimensions of autonomy, and analyzes the variations in perceived autonomy and ...
  • Fimreite, Anne Lise; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-05)
    This paper addresses coordination challenges in the Norwegian welfare state by focusing on the tension between different principles of specialization and mechanisms of coordination in a multi-level governance system. The ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2007-10)
    This paper addresses the coordination problems in central government by focusing on the Norwegian case. The main research questions are: What are the experiences of civil servants concerning the main aspects of coordination ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Fimreite, Anne Lise; Lægreid, Per; Askim, Jostein (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-08)
    This paper addresses the effects and implications of one of the largest public-sector reforms in recent Norwegian administrative history. The reform is a merger of the employment and national insurance administrations in ...
  • Byrkjeflot, Haldor; Lægreid, Per; Christensen, Tom (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2011-11)
    In this paper we investigate how two major reforms in the Norwegian welfare sector changed accountability relationships. The reforms in question were the NAV reform of the welfare administration that Norway passed in ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2011-06)
    In this paper we investigate how a major reform in the civil service changed accountability relationships. We seek to explain these changes using a transformative approach that combines structural, cultural and environmental ...
  • Bleiklie, Ivar; Lægreid, Per; Wik, Marjoleine Hooijkaas (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2003-03)
    The topic of this paper is the changing relations of control between the legislative and executive bodies, within executive and within public administration. We outline the traditional way of controlling public sector ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2011-10)
    This paper focuses on the following research questions: a) What are the principles of structural organization evident in the welfare administrative reform adopted by Norway in 2005? b) How was this complex mix of ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Peer reviewed; Journal article, Springer, 2010-10-07)
    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 ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-10)
    In this paper we describe the influence of Norwegian executive political and administrative leaders on salient policy issues, based on a structural, a culturalinstitutional and an exposure perspective. The data used are ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2009-06)
    Public organizations are increasingly hybrid and complex, trying to attend to numerous and partly conflicting structures and cultural elements at the same time. The different generations of public sector reforms – NPM and ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per; Rykkja, Lise Hellebø (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2014-12)
    This paper addresses the question of what makes a well‐functioning governmental crisismanagement system. A core argument is that such a system needs both governance capacity and legitimacy. To achieve an institutional ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Fimreite, Anne Lise; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2007-12)
    This paper describe and explain citizens’ and civil servants’ perceptions of how able government bodies are to prevent and handle crises. The explanatory factors are trust, cultural, political, structural and demographic ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2009-11)
    This paper put together an analytical platform for discussing and analyzing administrative reforms in terms of democracy. First, we present the fundamental positions of democratic theory represented by output-democracy ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2009-06)
    Ethics in public organizations have received more attention in recent decades, partly as a result of waves of public reforms. In this paper we first define ethics in public organizations taking a broad approach based on ...
  • Lægreid, Per; Steinthorsson, Runolfur Smari; Thorhallsson, Baldur (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2005-11)
    This paper first describes the degree of EU regulation in the Nordic countries by focusing on the scope of EU rules and regulations in domestic administration, the monitoring and control, and the compliance and enforcement. ...

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