Tom Christensen

Professor emeritus - Institutt for Statsvitenskap
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Scientific interests

  • Theoretical basis in organization theory, including instrumental and institustional theory.
  • Long-term empirical interest in the structure and actions of the central civil service, related to larhe survey every tenth year from 1976-2016, but also to numerous case studies,
  • Case studies of reforms in governmental administration, for example reforms in ministries, agencies and state-owned enterprises, in different policy area - welfare administrative, police, military, higher education and research, health, societal security, immigration, etc.
  • Participated, through a lot of international projects and networks, in comparative studies of governmental reforms, in particular NPM and post-NPM reforms in the Nordic countries, Australia, New Zealand and China.
  • Christensen has the last 10-20 years collaborated with a lot of Chinese researchers on studies of public administration and policy.
  • Participated in a lot of studies of the handling of the COVID-19 and published intensive on teh handling in Norway, but also comparatively regarding the Nordic countries and China.

Background

Tom Christensen became magister artium at the Department of Political Science, University of Oslo in 1974. He took his Dr.Phil. degree at the University of Tromsø in 1983. He was affiliated with University of Tromsø in the period 1975-86 as research assistent, assistant professor and associate professor and later also as adjunct professor. He became associate professor at Department of Political Science, University of Oslo in 1986 and was full professor from 1993 until he retired in 2019 and became professor emeritus. He was adjunct professor at the Rokkan Center at University of Bergen for ten years endring in 2017. He is currently Visiting Professor at the School of Public Administration and Policy, Renmin University and Distinguished Visiting Professor at the School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University. Christensen has the last 30 years spent 7-8 years at Scancor (Scandinavian Consortium of Organizational Research), Stanford University. Christensen is a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

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Publications

  • Askim, Jostein & Christensen, Tom (2022). Crisis decision-making inside the core executive: Rationality, bureaucratic politics, standard procedures and the COVID-19 lockdown. Public Policy and Administration. ISSN 0952-0767. doi: 10.1177/09520767221129676.
  • Lund-Tønnesen, Jonas & Christensen, Tom (2022). The dynamics of governance capacity and legitimacy: the case of a digital tracing technology during the COVID-19 pandemic. International Public Management Journal. ISSN 1096-7494. doi: 10.1080/10967494.2022.2112328.
  • Wang, Yihuan; Ma, Liang & Christensen, Tom (2022). The hybridization of policy learning in multilevel regimes: a case study of the long-term care insurance in China. Journal of Asian Public Policy. ISSN 1751-6234. doi: 10.1080/17516234.2022.2103392.
  • Chen, Sicheng; Christensen, Tom & Liang, Man (2022). Reputation Management and Administrative Reorganization: How Different Media Reputation Dimensions Matter for Agency Termination. Journal of public administration research and theory. ISSN 1053-1858. doi: 10.1093/jopart/muac028.
  • Frank, Ohemeng & Christensen, Tom (2022). Guest editorial: Rethinking the state of the administrative state: Is the state back in? International Journal of Public Sector Management. ISSN 0951-3558. 35(4), p. 373–387. doi: 10.1108/IJPSM-05-2022-349.
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2022). Special Issue on The Scientization of Public Decision-Making Processes – the Relevance for the Handling of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Public Organization Review. ISSN 1566-7170. doi: 10.1007/s11115-022-00632-x.
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2022). Scientization under pressure—The problematic role of expert bodies during the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Public Organization Review. ISSN 1566-7170. p. 1–17. doi: 10.1007/s11115-022-00605-0.
  • Kaibing, Zhong; Yihong, Liu & Christensen, Tom (2022). Crisis coordination in centralized regimes: Explaining china's strategy for combatting the COVID-19 pandemic. International Public Management Journal. ISSN 1096-7494. doi: 10.1080/10967494.2022.2073411.
  • Xiaolong, Tian & Christensen, Tom (2022). Leading groups: public sector reform with Chinese characteristics in a post-NPM era. International Public Management Journal. ISSN 1096-7494. doi: 10.1080/10967494.2022.2046665.
  • Fan, Ziteng; Christensen, Tom & Ma, Liang (2022). Policy attention and the adoption of public sector innovation. Public Management Review. ISSN 1471-9037. doi: 10.1080/14719037.2022.2050283.
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2021). Performance management: Experiences and challenge. In W.Bartley, Hildreth (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Public Administration. Routledge. ISSN 9781498750035.
  • Liang, Ma; Christensen, Tom & Yueping, Zheng (2021). Government technological capacity and public–private partnerships regarding digital service delivery: evidence from Chinese cities. International Review of Administrative Sciences. ISSN 0020-8523. doi: 10.1177/00208523211018849.
  • Yihong, Liu & Christensen, Tom (2021). The long-term development of crisis management in China—Continuity, institutional punctuations and reforms. Review of Policy Research. ISSN 1541-132X. doi: 10.1111/ropr.12455. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2021). The Logic of Appropriateness . A Central Concept of Institutional Theory. In Christine, Beckman (Eds.), Carnegie goes to California: Advancing and Celebrating the Work of James G. March.. Emerald Group Publishing Limited. ISSN 978-1-80043-979-5. p. 179–200. doi: https%3A/doi.org/10.1108/S0733-558X20210000076008.
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2021). REPRESENTATIVE AND RESPONSIBLE BUREAUCRACY: A LONGITUDINAL STUDY OVER 40 YEARS OF NORWEGIAN CENTRAL GOVERNMENT. In Pinheiro, Romulo & Trondal, Jarle (Ed.), Organizing and Governing Governmental Institutions. Fagbokforlaget. ISSN 978-82-450-3532-2. p. 403–424.
  • Christensen, Tom (2021). The Social Policy Response to COVID-19 – The Failure to Help Vulnerable Children and Elderly People. Public Organization Review. ISSN 1566-7170. doi: 10.1007/s11115-021-00560-2. Full text in Research Archive
  • Cheng, Bo; Christensen, Tom; Ma, Liang & Yu, Junli (2021). Does public money drive out private? Evidence from government regulations of industrial overcapacity governance in urban China. International Review of Economics and Finance. ISSN 1059-0560. doi: 10.1016/j.iref.2021.07.012.
  • Christensen, Tom & Ma, Liang (2021). Comparing SARS and COVID-19: Challenges of Governance Capacity and Legitimacy. Public Organization Review. ISSN 1566-7170. 21(4), p. 629–645. doi: 10.1007/s11115-021-00510-y.
  • Klausen, Jan Erling; Askim, Jostein & Christensen, Tom (2021). Local Government Reform: Compromise Through Cross-Cutting Cleavages . Political Studies Review. ISSN 1478-9299. doi: 10.1177/1478929919887649. Full text in Research Archive
  • Wu, Shuai & Christensen, Tom (2020). Corruption and Accountability in China's Rural Poverty Governance: Main Features from Village and Township Cadres. International Journal of Public Administration. ISSN 0190-0692. p. 1–11. doi: 10.1080/01900692.2020.1765799. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2020). ICT use in central government: Scope, predictors and effects on coordination quality. International Journal of Public Administration. ISSN 0190-0692. p. 1–14. doi: 10.1080/01900692.2020.1851256. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2020). The Norwegian Government Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. In Paul, Joyce; Fabienne, Maron & Purshottama Sivanarain, Reddy (Ed.), Good Public Governance in a Global Pandemic. IIAS Public Governance Series. ISSN 978-2-931003-02-2. p. 339–348. doi: doi/org/10.46996/pgs.v1e1.
  • Khan, Tayyeb Ali & Christensen, Tom (2020). Challenges of Implementing a Performance and Reward System in Higher Education Institutions in Pakistan: Perceptions of Top Leaders in Contending Regulatory Bodies. Public Organization Review. ISSN 1566-7170. doi: 10.1007/s11115-020-00486-1. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2020). The coronavirus crisis—crisis communication, meaning-making, and reputation management. International Public Management Journal. ISSN 1096-7494. 23(5), p. 713–729. doi: 10.1080/10967494.2020.1812455. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom & Ma, Liang (2020). Chinese University Administrations: Chinese Characteristics or Global Influence? International Public Management Journal. ISSN 1096-7494. doi: 10.1057/s41307-020-00208-8. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2020). Balancing Governance Capacity and Legitimacy: How the Norwegian Government Handled the COVID-19 Crisis as a High Performer. Public Administration Review. ISSN 0033-3352. doi: 10.1111/puar.13241. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom; Gavrila, S.Gabriela; Ma, Liang & Ramirez, Francisco O. (2020). Reputation management by Chinese universities: Primary profile and comparative features. Public Administration. ISSN 0033-3298. doi: 10.1111/padm.12679. Full text in Research Archive
  • Xiaolong, Tian & Christensen, Tom (2020). Ambiguous hybridity? Main features of China's service-oriented government reform. International Journal of Public Sector Management. ISSN 0951-3558. 33(4). doi: 10.1108/IJPSM-09-2019-0241. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2020). The Demise of an Agency Director – A Puzzling Saga of Political Control and Professional Autonomy. International Journal of Public Administration. ISSN 0190-0692. doi: 10.1080/01900692.2019.1707224. Full text in Research Archive
  • Xiaolong, Tian & Christensen, Tom (2020). Myths, instrumental reality, or cultural change? Modern service-oriented government reforms in China. International Public Management Journal. ISSN 1096-7494. doi: 10.1080/10967494.2019.1710311. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2019). Coordination Quality:Perceptions and Drivers Among Civil Servants. In Farazmand, Ali (Eds.), Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance 2019. Springer. ISSN 978-3-319-20928-9. doi: https%3A/doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_3829-1.
  • Christensen, Tom (2019). Organization Theory and Public Administration. In Thompson, William R. (Eds.), Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. Oxford University Press. ISSN 9780190228637. doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190228637.013.1439. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom; Yamamoto, Kiyoshi & Aoyagi, Saizo (2019). Trust in Local Government: Service Satisfaction, Culture, and Demography. Administration & Society. ISSN 0095-3997. p. 1–29. doi: 10.1177/0095399719897392. Full text in Research Archive
  • Liu, Siyu & Christensen, Tom (2019). All Roads Lead To Rome? The Contingency Factors Of Institutional Integration. A Comparative Case Study On Environmental Institutional Reform In Guangdong, China. International Public Management Journal. ISSN 1096-7494. p. 1–28. doi: 10.1080/10967494.2019.1663327.
  • Chen, Sicheng; Christensen, Tom & Ma, Liang (2019). Competing for father's love? The politics of central government agency termination in China. Governance. An International Journal of Policy, Administration and Institutions. ISSN 0952-1895. p. 1–17. doi: 10.1111/gove.12405. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom & Gornitzka, Åse (2019). Reputation Management in Public Agencies: The Relevance of Time, Sector, Audience, and Tasks. Administration & Society. ISSN 0095-3997. 51(6), p. 885–914. doi: 10.1177/0095399718771387. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Ole Martin & Lægreid, Per (2019). Administrative coordination capacity; does the wickedness of policy areas matter? Policy and Society: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Policy Research. ISSN 1449-4035. p. 237–254. doi: 10.1080/14494035.2019.1584147. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per & Rykkja, Lise H. (2019). The Co-evolution of Reputation Management, Governance Capacity, Legitimacy and Accountability in Crisis Managment. In Gephart, Robert P.; Miller, C.Chet & Helgesson, Karin Svedberg (Ed.), The Routledge Companion to Risk, Crisis and Emergency Management. Routledge. ISSN 9781138208865. p. 177–191. doi: 10.4324/9781315458175-15. Full text in Research Archive
  • Tian, Xiaolong & Christensen, Tom (2019). Beyond NPM to Post-NPM? A Study of China’s Government Reforms Over the Past 40 Years . American Review of Public Administration. ISSN 0275-0740. 49(7), p. 855–865. doi: 10.1177/0275074019849122. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per & Rykkja, Lise H. (2019). How to Balance Individual Rights and Societal Security? The View of Civil Servants. Studies in Conflict and Terrorism. ISSN 1057-610X. doi: 10.1080/1057610X.2018.1538187. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2019). Coordination quality in central government – the case of Norway. Public Organization Review. ISSN 1566-7170. p. 1–18. doi: 10.1007/s11115-018-00434-0. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom & Klemsdal, Lars (2019). Social Science Disciplines in Complex Development Contexts - the Professional Dimension of Reputation Management. In Christensen, Tom; Gornitzka, Åse & Ramirez, Francisco O. (Ed.), Universities as Agencies. Reputation and Professionalization. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 978-3-319-92712-1. p. 117–154. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-92713-8_5. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ma, Liang & Christensen, Tom (2019). Reputation Profiles of Chinese Universities - Converging with Global Trends or National Characteristics? In Christensen, Tom; Gornitzka, Åse & Ramirez, Francisco O. (Ed.), Universities as Agencies. Reputation and Professionalization. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 978-3-319-92712-1. p. 93–116. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-92713-8_4. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom & Gornitzka, Åse (2019). Reputation Management in Nordic Universities - Profile and Development over Time. In Christensen, Tom; Gornitzka, Åse & Ramirez, Francisco O. (Ed.), Universities as Agencies. Reputation and Professionalization. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 978-3-319-92712-1. p. 43–66. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-92713-8_2. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom; Gornitzka, Åse & Ramirez, Francisco O. (2019). Reputation Management, Social Embeddedness, and Rationalization of Universities. In Christensen, Tom; Gornitzka, Åse & Ramirez, Francisco O. (Ed.), Universities as Agencies. Reputation and Professionalization. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 978-3-319-92712-1. p. 3–42. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-92713-8_1. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom (2019). Blind Spots: Organizational and Institutional Biases in Intra- and Inter-organizational Contexts. In Bach, Tobias & Wegrich, Kai (Ed.), The Blind Spots of Public Bureaucracy and the Politics of Non‐Coordination. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 978-3-319-76671-3. p. 49–68. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-76672-0_3. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom (2018). Komparative reformtrender og norsk politireform - strukturelle trekk og kulturelle brudd? In Sørli, Vanja Lundgren & Larsson, Paul (Ed.), Politireformer: Idealer, realiteter, retorikk og praksis. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISSN 9788202609016. p. 57–72.
  • Christensen, Tom; Yamamoto, Kiyoshi & Aoyagi, Saizo (2018). Hybridity in the Public Sector?Comparing Development Features in Municipalities in Japan and Norway. International Journal of Public Administration. ISSN 0190-0692. p. 1–14. doi: 10.1080/01900692.2018.1524410. Full text in Research Archive
  • Weng, Shihong & Christensen, Tom (2018). The community philanthropic foundation: A new form of independent public service provider in China? Public Policy and Administration. ISSN 0952-0767. doi: 10.1177/0952076718784642. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2018). Crisis Management Capacity in Central Government: The Perceptions of Civil Servants in Norway. In Lægreid, Per & Rykkja, Lise H. (Ed.), Societal Security and Crisis Management. Governance Capacity and Legitimacy. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 978-3-319-92302-4. p. 225–246. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-92303-1_12.
  • Ma, Liang & Christensen, Tom (2018). Government Trust, Social Trust, and Citizens’ Risk Concerns: Evidence from Crisis Management in China. Public Performance and Management Review. ISSN 1530-9576. doi: 10.1080/15309576.2018.1464478. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ma, Liang & Christensen, Tom (2018). Same Bed, Different Dreams? Structural Factors and Leadership Characteristics of Central Government Agency Reform in China. International Public Management Journal. ISSN 1096-7494. doi: 10.1080/10967494.2018.1450311. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ma, Liang & Christensen, Tom (2018). Mapping the evolution of the central government apparatus in China. International Review of Administrative Sciences. ISSN 0020-8523. doi: 10.1177/0020852317749025. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom & Ma, Liang (2018). Coordination Structures and Mechanisms for Crisis Management in China: Challenges of Complexity. Public Organization Review. ISSN 1566-7170. p. 1–18. doi: 10.1007/s11115-018-0423-9. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per & Rykkja, Lise H. (2018). Organizing for Societal Security and Crisis Management: Governance Capacity and Legitimacy . In Lægreid, Per & Rykkja, Lise H. (Ed.), Societal Security and Crisis Management. Governance Capacity and Legitimacy. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 978-3-319-92302-4. p. 1–23. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-92303-1_1. Full text in Research Archive
  • Frølich, Nicoline; Christensen, Tom & Stensaker, Bjørn (2018). Strengthening the strategic capacity of public universities: The role of internal governance models. Public Policy and Administration. ISSN 0952-0767. 34(4), p. 475–493. doi: 10.1177/0952076718762041. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per & Rykkja, Lise H. (2018). Reforming the Norwegian police between structure and culture: Community police or emergency police. Public Policy and Administration. ISSN 0952-0767. 33(3), p. 241–259. doi: 10.1177/0952076717709523.
  • Christensen, Tom & Fan, Yongmao (2018). Post-New Public Management: a new administrative paradigm for China? International Review of Administrative Sciences. ISSN 0020-8523. 84(2), p. 389–404. doi: 10.1177/0020852316633513.
  • Christensen, Tom & Lodge, Martin (2018). Reputation Management in Social Security: A Comparative Analysis. American Review of Public Administration. ISSN 0275-0740. 48(2), p. 119–132. doi: 10.1177/0275074016670030.
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2017). An Organizational Approach to Public Administration. In Ongaro, Edoardo & van Thiel, Sandra (Ed.), The Palgrave Handbook of Public Administration and Management in Europe. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 978-1-137-55268-6. p. 1087–1105.
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2017). An Organization Approach to Public Administration. In Ongaro, Edoardo & van Thiel, Sandra (Ed.), The Palgrave Handbook of Public Administration and Management in Europe. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 978-1-137-55268-6. p. 1087–1104. doi: 10.1057/978-1-137-55269-3_55.
  • Bjurstrøm, Karl Hagen & Christensen, Tom (2017). Government Institutions and State Reforms. In Knutsen, Oddbjørn P. (Eds.), The Nordic Models in Political Science : Challenged, but Still Viable?. Fagbokforlaget. ISSN 978-82-450-2175-2. p. 149–169.
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2017). An Organizational Approach to Public Administration. In Ongaro, Edoardo & van Thiel, Sandra (Ed.), The Palgrave Handbook of Public Administration and Management in Europe. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 978-1-137-55268-6. p. 1087–1104.
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per & Rykkja, Lise H. (2017). Establishing a National Police Emergency Response Center: How Urgency Led to Delay. Risk, Hazards & Crisis in Public Policy (RHCPP). ISSN 1944-4079. doi: 10.1002/rhc3.12132.
  • Ying, Qianwei; Fan, Yongmao; Luo, Danglun & Christensen, Tom (2017). Resources allocation in Chinese universities: hierarchy, academic excellence, or both? Oxford Review of Education. ISSN 0305-4985. 43(6), p. 659–676. doi: 10.1080/03054985.2017.1295930.
  • Christensen, Tom (2017). Strategisk kompetanseledelse som fenomen: mote eller ny substans? In Heier, Tormod (Eds.), Kompetanseforvaltning i Forsvaret. Fagbokforlaget. ISSN 978-82-450-2117-2. p. 53–68.
  • Wang, Bing & Christensen, Tom (2017). The Open Public Value Account and Comprehensive Social Development: An Assessment of China and the United States. Administration & Society. ISSN 0095-3997. 49(6), p. 852–881. doi: 10.1177/0095399715587522. Full text in Research Archive
  • Aberbach, Joel D. & Christensen, Tom (2017). Academic Autonomy and Freedom Under Pressure: Severely Limited, or Alive and Kicking? Public Organization Review. ISSN 1566-7170. p. 1–20. doi: 10.1007/s11115-017-0394-2. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom & Gornitzka, Åse (2017). Reputation Management in Complex Environments — A Comparative Study of University Organizations. Higher Education Policy. ISSN 0952-8733. 30(1), p. 123–140. doi: 10.1057/s41307-016-0010-z.
  • Samset, Knut Fredrik & Christensen, Tom (2017). Ex Ante Project Evaluation and the Complexity of Early Decision-Making. Public Organization Review. ISSN 1566-7170. 17(1). doi: 10.1007/s11115-015-0326-y. Full text in Research Archive
  • Christensen, Tom & Lodge, Martin (2016). Accountability, transparency and societal security. In Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (Ed.), The Routledge Handbook to Accountability and Welfare State Reforms in Europe. Routledge. ISSN 978-1-472-47059-1. p. 165–179.
  • Christensen, Tom; Larsen, Flemming & Vrangbæk, Karsten (2016). Hybrid welfare administrative systems and changing accountability relations: comparing the development of the Danish and Norwegian systems. In Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (Ed.), The Routledge Handbook to Accountability and Welfare State Reforms in Europe. Routledge. ISSN 978-1-472-47059-1. p. 61–74.
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2016). Accountability relations in unsettled situations: administrative reform and crisis. In Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (Ed.), The Routledge Handbook to Accountability and Welfare State Reforms in Europe. Routledge. ISSN 978-1-472-47059-1. p. 165–179.
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2016). Introduction: accountability and welfare state reforms. In Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (Ed.), The Routledge Handbook to Accountability and Welfare State Reforms in Europe. Routledge. ISSN 978-1-472-47059-1. p. 1–12.

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  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per & Røvik, Kjell Arne (2021). Organisasjonsteori for offenlig sektor. Universitetsforlaget. ISBN 9788215045559. 256 p.
  • Christensen, Tom; Egeberg, Morten; Lægreid, Per & Aars, Jacob (2021). Forvaltning og politikk. Universitetsforlaget. ISBN 9788215045351. 282 p.
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per & Røvik, Kjell Arne (2020). Organization Theory and Public Sector. Routledge. ISBN 978-0-367-42890-7. 206 p.
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2020). Political Control or Professional Autonomy? A Case of Agency Director Resignation . Springer. ISBN 978-3-319-20928-9. 6 p.
  • Christensen, Tom; Gornitzka, Åse & Ramirez, Francisco O. (2019). Universities as Agencies. Reputation and Professionalization. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-3-319-92712-1. 220 p.
  • Christensen, Tom; Egeberg, Morten; Lægreid, Per & Trondal, Jarle (2018). Sentralforvaltningen. Stabilitet og endring gjennom 40 år. Universitetsforlaget. ISBN 9788215029245. 168 p.
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2016). The Routledge Handbook to Accountability and Welfare State Reforms in Europe. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-472-47059-1. 294 p.

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  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2022). Author Correction: Special Issue on The Scientization of Public Decision-Making Processes – the Relevance for the Handling of the COVID-19 Pandemic (Public Organization Review, (2022), 22, 2, (215-221), 10.1007/s11115-022-00632-x). Public Organization Review. ISSN 1566-7170. 22(2). doi: 10.1007/s11115-022-00640-x.
  • Lægreid, Per & Christensen, Tom (2021). Crisis Management of the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Nordic Way.
  • Lægreid, Per & Christensen, Tom (2021). The changing politics of vaccines – main principles and challenges of actual allocation.
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2021). ICT tools in central government: Scope, predictors and effect on coordination quality. In Farazmand, Ali (Eds.), Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance 2021. Springer. ISSN 978-3-319-31816-5. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_4270-1.
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2020). The Norwegian Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic .
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2019). ICT use in central government. Scope, predictors and effect on coordination quality.
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2019). Representative Bureaucracy in Norwegian Central Government.A longitudinal study over 40 years.
  • Christensen, Tom (2018). Christopher Pollitt - an excellent scholar and a dear colleague. Public Administration. ISSN 0033-3298. 96, p. 433–434. doi: 10.1111/padm.12526.
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2018). Coordination quality in central government - the case of Norway.
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2018). Governance coordination capacity in wicked policy areas - the case of Norway.
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2018). The demise of an agency director - is it really about political control and professional autonomy?
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per & Rykkja, Lise H. (2017). Reputation Management, Governance Capacity, Legitimacy and Accountability in Crisis.
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2017). Crisis management capacity in central government: The perceptions of civil servants in Norway.
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per & Rykkja, Lise H. (2017). Bulding a National Emergency Center for the Police. Instrumentality, Garbage can and Attention Shifts.
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per & Rykkja, Lise H. (2017). How to Balance individual rights and societal Security? The view of civil servants.
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per & Rykkja, Lise H. (2017). The co-evolution of reputation management, governance capacity, legitimacy and accountability in crisis management.
  • Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per & Rykkja, Lise H. (2017). How to Balance Individual Rights and Societal Security? The View of Civil Servants.
  • Christensen, Tom & Lægreid, Per (2016). Accountability in Unsettled situations: Reforms and Crises.
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