Search for dissertations about: "Local government"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 257 swedish dissertations containing the words Local government.

  1. 1. Reassembling Local E-Government : A study of actors’ translations of digitalisation in public administration

    Author : Mariana S. Gustafsson; Elin Wihlborg; Bo Persson; Antonio Cordella; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Local e-Government; digitalisation; network governance; translation; tensions; Kommunal förvaltning; digitalisering; nätverksstyrning; översättning; spänningar;

    Abstract : The digitalisation of society decidedly affects public administration. Swedish public administration has long worked with information technologies for an effective and improved management of public services. But new and increased use of information technologies in society poses new challenges. READ MORE

  2. 2. Projectification : The Trojan horse of local government

    Author : Mats Fred; Stig Montin; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Projektifiering; kommuner; institutional logic; översättning; action net; Projectification; local goverment; institutional logic; translation; action net; projectification; local government;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to conceptualize local government projectification by answering the questions of how projectification is manifested in practice, and what the consequences of the project logic are for local government organizations and their employees. An institutional ethnography is conducted in the Swedish municipality of Eslöv and its organizational and institutional surroundings. READ MORE

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

    Author : Lisa Hansson; Jenny Palm; Stig Montin; Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

  4. 4. E-government and E-governance : Local Implementation of E-government Polices in Sweden

    Author : Irene Bernhard; Hans Westlund; Jonathan Metzger; Sara Eriksén; Sara Eriksen; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; e-governance; e-government; implementation; policy entrepreneurs; municipal contact centres; policy networks; New Public Management; Sweden; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; E-governance; Informatik; Informatics;

    Abstract : It is recognized in international research that the public sector has been transformed into a networked, open and more flexible, informal and interactive governance structure. This is described as a transition from “government to governance”. Sweden is one of the international leaders with regards to e-government development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Against all odds : local economic development policies and local government autonomy in Sweden and Britain

    Author : Christine Hudson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; local government; autonomy; local economic development policies; comparative perspective; policy area approach;

    Abstract : This thesis makes a comparative study of local government autonomy in Britain and Sweden within the local economic development policy area. It argues for local government autonomy to be viewed in terms of both a vertical dimension concerning local government's autonomy vis-à-vis national government (national context) and a horizontal dimension relating to its autonomy vis-à-vis local social and economic forces (local context). READ MORE