A Norwegian perspective
Lægreid with chapter on public administration research in Norway.
In the book “European Perspectives for Public Administration: The Way Forward” edited by Geert Bouckaert og Werner Jann, professor emeritus Per Lægreid has contributed with the chapter: «Public administration research in Norway: An Organizational and Institutional Approach to Political Organizations».
In the chapter, Lægreid examines substantial trends in Public Administration research from a Norwegian perspective, focusing especially on administrative reforms and the central government level. His focus is on, among other thing, the theoretical development, the development towards more time series and comparative data and he discuss the trend towards effects and impact studies and the vision of public administration as an architectonic discipline.
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