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  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-11)
    Dette notatet beskriver utbredelse og bruk av ulike IKT verktøy i norsk sentraladministrasjon. Det fokuseres på «e-government» og «e-domocracy» og på opplevde effekter av IKT på økonomi, kvalitet, åpenhet, samordning, ...
  • Christensen, Dag Arne; Ervik, Rune; Helgøy, Ingrid (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2003-12)
    Increasingly international organisations, national governments and social actors all over the Western world have embraced the concept of «active ageing». The associated policy packages are seen as better ways to address ...
  • Askim, Jostein; Christensen, Tom; Fimreite, Anne Lise; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-08)
    This paper aims to contribute to scholarly knowledge about public-sector mergers by analyzing a recent merger in the Norwegian welfare bureaucracy. The merger studied is one of the largest oriented reforms in recent ...
  • Neby, Simon (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2012-12)
    The Norwegian hospital field is subject to a series of continuous change processes. The comprehensive reforms introduced over the two last decades coincide with a clear increase in the number of information and communication ...
  • Olsen, Ole Johnny (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-05)
    In the last decade’s educational reforms apprenticeship has developed into a general template for all qualification processes in Norwegian VET leading up to a formal certificate as a skilled worker. As a result the ...
  • Bleiklie, Ivar (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-11)
    The focus of the paper is on institutional values and organizational forms in universities. Before starting the analysis, a theoretical framework for understanding institutional change is outlined. It is based on a ...
  • Østergren, Katarina (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-11)
    This paper provides a critical analysis of the linkages between rising consumerism and the development of performance measurement practices in the Norwegian health care sector. Addressing this issue, we draw on Hensman’s ...
  • Lima, Ivar Andreas Åsland; Vabø, Agnete (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2005-05)
    At an inter-faculty meeting in the spring of 2004, The Faculty of Arts (HF) at the University of Bergen (UiB) took the initiative to evaluate the institute structure. Today’s organisation of institutes was last changed ...
  • Lien, Renate Storetvedt; Taksdal, Arnhild (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-05)
    Local authorities of the city of Bergen and the county of Hordaland have cooperated in a pilot project: To adjust services to women and men – developing methods for better user contentment. The aim of the project has ...
  • Tjomsland, Marit (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-04)
    The Quality Reform of Norwegian higher education has been fully implemented since January 2004. One of the major features of the reform is the radical aims it sets for internationalization at institutions of higher ...
  • Vrangbæk, Karsten; Østergren, Katarina (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-03)
    This paper describes a comparative study between free choice of hospital in Denmark and Norway. The starting point for the study is that the Scandinavian health care system has historically been dominated by a decentralized ...
  • Christensen, Tom; Fimreite, Anne Lise; Lægreid, Per (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2012-09)
    The merger of the employment and national insurance administrations and the collaboration between this new administration and local social services is one of the largest public-sector reforms ever to take place in Norway. ...
  • Holmås, Tor Helge (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-06)
    A shortage of nurses is currently a problem in several countries, and an important question is therefore how one can increase the supply of nursing labour. In this paper we focus on the issue of nurses leaving the public ...
  • Neby, Simon; Rykkja, Lise Hellebø; Olsen, Henning Stokkeland; Hope, Kristin L. (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2012-04)
    The working paper summarizes data collected in a pre-project on strategies and measures for climate change adaption in the western part of Norway. The project was financed by Regionalt forskningsfond Vestlandet and had as ...
  • Grove, Hjørdis (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-12)
    This paper discusses the relationship in conduct and organisation between private and municipal works in Århus, Denmark from 1850 to ca. 1940. It outlines the historical background of this Danish city community, ...
  • Zeiner, Hilde Hatleskog (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2003-08)
    The establishment of the Internal Market in 1992 marked the starting point of a political and theoretical debate concerning the implementation and application of European law, a debate that has been labelled the «new ...
  • Byrkjeland, Martin (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2006-08)
    The report presents an overview of the process of reducing working time in Norway from the 1880-ies until today. Before 1920 this was mainly a process that reduced the the length of the working day and introduced Sunday ...
  • Haug, Sindre Andre (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2009-05)
    This paper is based on an in-depth study of the Norwegian Food Safety Authority’s management of the E.coli crisis in the spring of 2006. The study examines crisis management from sense making through decision making to ...
  • Høst, Håkon (Working paper, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2006-06)
    The background for making a knowledge status concerning recruitment and education of care and nursing personnel in the Nordic countries is the problems of stabilizing and increasing the number of educated in this field ...

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