Department of Government

Accountability Post-NPM

Tom Christensen and Per Lægreid have contributed a chapter to the forthcoming book "Enhancing Public Innovation by Transforming Public Governance". Jacob Thorfing and Peter Triantafillou are the editors of the book wich will be published August 31st.

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Christensen and Lægreid have contributed the chapter Organizational Innovations and Multiple Forms of Accountability in the Post-New Public Management Era. The chapter describes and compares three organizational innovations of the Norwegian welfare administration that can be described as "hybrid" organizational innovations following NPM and Post-NPM reforms. The chapter then discuss the implications of these organizational innovations, and their possible implications for accountability.