Search for dissertations about: "administrative traditions"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words administrative traditions.

  1. 1. The Governance Gap : Central–local steering & mental health reform in Britain and Sweden

    Author : Wendy Katherine Maycraft Kall; Shirin Ahlbäck Öberg; Paula Blomqvist; B. Guy Peters; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mental health; public management reform; governance; hard and soft governance; policy steering instruments; administrative traditions; institutional legacies; professions; social work; policy framing; municipal government; care ideology; medical model; disability; risk; welfare policy; Britain; Sweden.; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Why do governments choose certain types of governance strategies to steer the lower level agencies such as municipalities, health services and other welfare agencies? This is a problem facing many governments in the era of public management reforms, where policies are decided at national level while service responsibilities are decentralised and implemented by lower levels. Thus the main mechanism for governments to influence the implementation of these national reforms is through its choice of strategies and instruments to fill the governance gap between national policy-making and local government. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cross-sector strategists. Dedicated bureaucrats in local government administration

    Author : Petra Svensson; Sweden Gothenburg University of Gothenburg; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; public administrators; horizontal governance; administration traditions; value conflict; situated agency; Public administrators;

    Abstract : It is argued that political-administrative organizations are becoming increasingly complex with more horizontal governance required. In Swedish municipal administration, there is a group of administrators assigned the task of monitoring and promoting strategic topics that should be integrated horizontally within the organization. READ MORE

  3. 3. 'The Emperor's New Clothes' Recordkeeping in a New Context

    Author : Maria Kallberg; Karen Anderson; Göran Samuelsson; Elizabeth Shepherd; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; recordkeeping; e-government; recordkeeping awareness; information management; continuum; public archive; archivists; registrars; local government; Sweden;

    Abstract : This thesis examines if and how information capture and documentation practices and the function of the public archive are changing in relation to archival concepts in contemporary administrative settings, as a result of e-government strategic development. The study aims for a holistic approach from the beginning of the life of the records to their long-term preservation. READ MORE