Webpages tagged with «organization theory»

Published Dec. 19, 2018 12:30 PM

Morten Egeberg and Inger Marie Stigen use organizational position, demographic background and political attitudes to explain government bureaucrats’ behaviour in the journal Public Policy and Administration.  

The four editions of the book 'the Reforming ORganization' by Johan P. Olsen standing in a row in a book shelf.
Published June 11, 2018 2:35 PM

Johan P. Olsen’s ‘The Reforming Organization’ has been published in a new edition by Routledge. The book is increasingly relevant, following a revived interest in formal reform and their impact on practical organizational outcomes.

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

This paper presents some insights from an organisational approach to European integration. For exemplification, focus is put on (i) committees and (ii) Commission work; a key observation is that manner of organisation bears heavily on the extent to which institutions shape individual actors.

ARENA Working Paper 19/2002 (html)

Morten Egeberg

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

This paper outlines an organisational approach to European integration, arguing that organisation affects behaviour, loyalty and role enactment in ways that are too frequently ignored by neogovernmental and institutionalist contributions.

ARENA Working Paper 18/2001 (html)

Morten Egeberg

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

Approaching from a middle-range institutional perspective, this paper investigates the putative transformation of loyalties of national civil servants contracted by the EU administration.

ARENA Working Paper 25/2001 (html)

Jarle Trondal

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

This paper outlines an organisational approach to the study of European integration; it is argued that while institutions matter in and by themselves, organisation theory may add important insights as to how individual behaviour is shaped and constrained by organisational characteristics.

ARENA Working Paper 10/2000 (html)

Morten Egeberg

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

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

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

The extent to which political cleavages are cross-cutting national boundaries is seen as an indicator of system transformation in the EU. In this paper cleavage patterns are seen as partly reflecting the EU's institutional architecture.

ARENA Working Paper 19/2004 (pdf)

Morten Egeberg

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

This paper accounts for the logic of appropriateness, a perspective that sees human action as driven by rules of appropriate or exemplary behavior, embedded in institutions.

ARENA Working Paper 09/2004 (pdf)

Johan P. Olsen and James G. March

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

This paper investigates the dynamics of national officials involved in EU committee work. Drawing on organizational theory it is argued that the co-ordinative role of foreign ministries depends crucially on the framing of interaction in Brussels.

ARENA Working Paper 32/1999 (html)

Jarle Trondal

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

What are the role perceptions of national officials in EU policy-making? Drawing on extensive interview data, this paper seeks to apply key organisational and institutional insights to the EU setting.

ARENA Working Paper 24/1998 (html)

Morten Egeberg

Published Nov. 9, 2010 10:52 AM

What are the organisational logics underpinning relations between the national level and the EU? This paper illuminates EU-nation-state dynamics by contrasting the EEA affiliation of Norway to full-fledged membership membership. Where the latter is characterised by equilibrium between sectoral and territorial concerns (Commission vs. Council), the Norwegian case is somewhat different.

ARENA Working Paper 21/1997 (html)

Morten Egeberg and Jarle Trondal