Search for dissertations about: "new public management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 251 swedish dissertations containing the words new public management.

  1. 1. Icons of New Public Management : four studies on competition, contracts and control

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Roland M Almqvist; Ernst Jonsson; Björn Brorström; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; competition; decentralization; management by contract; management control system; mechanisms of change; new public management; organizational reform; threat of competition; transformation; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Public organizations have undergone major changes over the past few decades. The umbrella term used to characterize these changes in the style of public administration is ‘New Public Management’ (NPM). READ MORE

  2. 2. Co-creation of Value in Public Transportation - A Quality Management Perspective

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Åsa Rönnbäck; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; public transportation; quality management systems; self-assessment; public procurement; value creation; quality management; Action research;

    Abstract : Outsourcing service provision as a business strategy has become increasingly popular. This has resulted in new managerial challenges in terms of creating value for customers. The establishment of these inter-organisational relationships has resulted in additional actors, who perform a greater number of increasingly complex activities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Changing practices for public facilities management

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ingrid Svensson; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; public facilities management; sociomateriality.; institutional logics; institutional work; changing practices;

    Abstract : Public facilities management organizations are currently facing several challenges both external and internal. New regulations regarding sustainability (including energy efficiency targets), a transition to a business-like approach/form of governance and changing demographical conditions are examples of outer challenges. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stories of Achievements - Narrative Features of Organizational Performance

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Hervé Corvellec; [1996]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Narrative; Organizational performance; Management of enterprises; Annual reports.; Public Libraries; Sport; Management literature; Management terminology; Företagsledning; management;

    Abstract : Stories of achievements is a study concerning uses of the notion of organizational performance. It shows the variety of meanings given the notion in dictionaries, management literature, sports, and performance indicators; it also explores how such meanings are constructed and how they are attached to this notion in new contexts, such as in the activity reports of public libraries. READ MORE

  5. 5. What logics drive the choices of public decision-makers?

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Jens Nilsson; Carina Lundmark; Annica Sandström; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Decision-making; new institutionalism; rational choice; sociological institutionalism; values; public administration; wildlife management; local parliaments; collaborative management; Political Science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis explores what logics drive the decisions of public decision-makers. More specifically, and drawing on new institutional theory, this topic is investigated from the perspective of how institutions, i.e. the formal and informal patterns of rules and practices, influence public decision-makers. READ MORE