Search for dissertations about: "public administration"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 476 swedish dissertations containing the words public administration.

  1. 1. What happened with the leviathan of the Public Sector? : The challenges of vertical coordination in regional public organizations and its effect on public value

    Author : Sara Davoudi; Mikael Johnson; Martin Löfgren; Anders Fundin; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Coordination; Citizen Needs; Organizational Learning; Public Reform; Public Value; Regional Public Organizations; Business Administration; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Putting the capability to satisfy citizens’ needs at the heart of public organizations, public value has been argued to be the ultimate goal of public sector programs and policies. However, the contemporary public sector’s complex and multilevel structures has led to limited information processing between the various levels within organizations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Building Design Capability in the Public Sector : Expanding the Horizons of Development

    Author : Lisa Malmberg; Stefan Holmlid; Fredrik Tell; Johan Åberg; Per-Anders Hillgren; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Design capability; organizational learning; absorptive capacity; public sector;

    Abstract : Public sector organizations are in need of new approaches to development and innovation. There is a need to develop a capability to better understand priorities, needs and wishes of public sector service users and become more proactive, in order to meet the demands on keeping costs down and quality high. READ MORE

  3. 3. Local Values and e-Government - Continuity and Change in Public Administration : Implementing Public e-Services in Two Swedish Municipalities

    Author : Gabriella Jansson; Elin Wihlborg; Gissur Ó Erlingsson; Joachim Åström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; e-government; public e-services; ICT; IT; public administration; public organization; municipality; reform; implementation; institutionalism; values; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : E-government, the use of information and communication technology in public administration, is often presented as a multifaceted reform with powerful transforming potential. E-government currently embodies both hopes of more efficient public administration and fears that an overemphasis on efficiency will neglect the democratic values of public administration. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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