Search for dissertations about: "Discretion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 77 swedish dissertations containing the word Discretion.

  1. 1. Discretion an art of the possible : education committees in the Swedish system of government

    Author : Anders Lidström; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Discretion; autonomy; central-local government relations; local government; education policies; Education Committees; actors perspective;

    Abstract : Discretion is commonly analyzed as the scope for choice set by formal superiors. This study aims at developing an alternative theory of discretion which also takes into account the assumptions of the actors in implementing positions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Public Procurement at the Local Government Level Actor roles, discretion and constraints in the implementation of public transport goals

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Lisa Hansson; Jenny Palm; Stig Montin; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Tender; Contract; Decision process; Administration; Planning; Public transport; Local authority; Public procurement; Competitive tendering; Local government; Implementation; Public transport; Principal–Agent theory; Discretion; Public administration; Offentlig upphandling; Implementering; Kollektivtrafik; Principal-Agent teori; Handlingsutrymme; Lokal nivå; Offentlig förvaltning; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Railway: Economics; Railway: Economics; Road: Economics; Road: Economics;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to gain further knowledge of how the Swedish local government level is affected by requirements to use public procurement through competitive tendering and, more specifically, understand the actions taken by included actors when public procurement is required in implementation of public transport goals. Through case study method, an in specific process tracing, various implementation processes have been examined. READ MORE

  3. 3. Public Procurement at the Local Government Level Actor roles, discretion and constraints in the implementation of public transport goals

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Lisa Hansson; Jenny Palm; Stig Montin; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public procurement; Competitive tendering; Local government; Implementation; Public transport; Principal–Agent theory; Discretion; Public administration; Offentlig upphandling; Implementering; Kollektivtrafik; Principal-Agent teori; Handlingsutrymme; Lokal nivå; Offentlig förvaltning; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to gain further knowledge of how the Swedish local government level is affected by requirements to use public procurement through competitive tendering and, more specifically, understand the actions taken by included actors when public procurement is required in implementation of public transport goals. Through case study method, an in specific process tracing, various implementation processes have been examined. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Art of Discretion Essays on Earnings Management, Governance, and Capital Structure

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Business School, Stockholm University

    Author : Amir Kheirollah; Lars Nordén; Michael Graham; Minna Martikainen-Peltola; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; earnings management; accruals modelling; corporate governance; industry regulation; capital structure; bounded rationality; substitution effect; complement effect; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a compilation of three articles on earnings management, governance and capital structure. In addition to these three articles, the introductory chapter establishes the link between these articles and summarizes them.Article I investigates the joint effect of governance mechanisms on earnings management. READ MORE

  5. 5. For the Benefit of Everyone? Explaining the Significance of Swedish Public Housing for Urban Housing Inequality

    University dissertation from Malmö University

    Author : Martin Grander; David Clapham; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Housing; Inequality; Social Housing; Universalism; Discretion; Structures of Housing Provision; Public Housing; Housing Regimes;

    Abstract : Housing has a special place in the Swedish welfare state. Ever since Gustav Möller, Minister for Social Affairs, in 1945 was handed the result of Bostadssociala utredningen, a state investigation on housing from a social perspective, housing has been a bearing pillar in the Swedish ‘Folkhem’. READ MORE