Search for dissertations about: "public sector"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 465 swedish dissertations containing the words public sector.

  1. 1. Public sector branding : an internal brand management perspective

    Author : Ulrika Leijerholt; Peter Hultén; Galina Biedenbach; Lars Erling Olsen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; public sector branding; internal brand management; internal branding; organizational branding; brand commitment; brand architecture; internal communication; organizational practices; public service motivation; företagsekonomi; Business Studies; marketing; marknadsföring;

    Abstract : The increased use of branding within the public sector signifies an important area for academic research that currently lacks theory and empirical evidence; public sector branding. Extant literature paints a scattered picture. On one hand, some branding principles appear to be equally relevant in the public sector as they are in the private sphere. READ MORE

  2. 2. In the age of IoT : exploring public sector smartness

    Author : Ott Velsberg; Katrin Jonsson; Ulrika H. Westergren; Ulf Melin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Internet of Things; Smartness; Public sector; data- och systemvetenskap; computer and systems sciences;

    Abstract : Smartness, which is emerging as a desirable attribute of governments, cities, and communities, has received heightened attention from researchers and practitioners. Smartness is a technology-centric view in which it is postulated that the public sector can become more resilient by adopting emergent technologies that improve efficiency, equality, citizen-centricity, transparency, collaboration, and security, thereby shaping the public sector to meet new demands and expectations. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Green Public Procurement : Legal Instruments for Promoting Environmental Interests in the United States and European Union

    Author : Jason J. Czarnezki; Jan Darpö; Roberto Caranta; Katerina Mitkidis; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; environmental law; procurement law; green public procurement; sustainable public procurement; eco-labels; life-cycle costing; comparative law; Public Sector Directive 2014 24 EU; neoliberal regulation; sustainability; private environmental governance; public procurement; market participant exception; commerce clause; dormant commerce clause;

    Abstract : While public environmental law, regulation and governance have paved the traditional road towards environmental and natural resource protection, the pathway has been expanded to include a broader orbit of interest areas and regulatory tools in an effort to achieve sustainability. Through the lens of comparative law and policy, this thesis evaluates one such expansion of environmental law—attempts to further environmental interests through public procurement in the European Union (EU) and United States (U. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards a framework for analyzing IT strategy management in public sector : a case for IT organisations in the public sector

    Author : Anayanci López Poveda; Paul Johannesson; Lazar Rusu; Anne Håkansson; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; IT strategy management; strategic management of IT; IT service management; public sector; small medium sized IT organizations.; SRA - ICT; SRA - Informations- och kommunikationsteknik;

    Abstract : Small/medium sized public sector IT organisations combine several characteristics that difficult the effective use of an IT strategy. Research has reported small/medium sized organisations as using unstructured and informal IT management initiatives, which frequently leads to inexistent or incipient use of IT strategy. READ MORE