Nettsider med emneord « public administration»

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper gives a shorthand account of the approach of new institutionalism, illuminating its view of political institutions as endogenous and self-containing to explain political performance and change.

ARENA Working Paper 11/2005 (pdf)

James G. March & Johan P. Olsen

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper sketches an organization theory-based approach to the study of public administrative behavior, institutions and developments in the context of democratic governance.

ARENA Working Paper 01/2007 (pdf)

Johan P. Olsen

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper evaluates the balance of power between member states and the Commission and observes that the former contrary to expectations enhanced their relative influence during the 1990s. On the basis of this observation, the paper gives a critique of neo-institutionalism and the multi-level governance perspective, which failed to predict member-state tenacity in this defining period.

ARENA Working Paper 06/2004 (pdf)

Hussein Kassim and Anand Menon

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

In this paper the authors document that agency officials pay significantly less attention to signals from executive politicians than their counterparts within ministerial departments.

ARENA Working Paper 09/2009 (pdf)

Morten Egeberg and Jarle Trondal

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper discusses the universal public service approach in the light of internationalization and deregulation of telecom regimes.

ARENA Working Paper 11/1998 (html)

Eli Skogerbø & Tanja Storsul

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

What are the variables primarily affecting bureaucrats' autonomy in decision-making and recruitment? This paper directs our focus towards institutional features in an attempt to define the conditions stimulating - or countering - bureaucratic autonomy.

ARENA Working Paper 15/1998 (html)

Morten Egeberg

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper draws out an institutional perspective of political relations along two theoretical assumptions: (i) that identity and logic of appropriateness mitigates rational choice and (ii) that history is path-dependent and subject to fluctuating interests and institutional dynamics rather than being linear and predictable.

ARENA Working Paper 05/1998 (html)

James G. March and Johan P. Olsen

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

In spite of relentless criticism over many years bureaucracies and bureaucrats are possibly experiencing a renaissance. The aim of this paper is to make sense of this puzzle by exploring bureaucracy as a specific way of organizing public administration in democratic societies. Through what processes and under what conditions is administrative organization likely to come close to the Weberian ideal type?

ARENA Working Paper 14/2007 (pdf)

Johan P. Olsen