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The book is edited by Per Lægreid with the Department of Administration and Organization Theory and Tom Christensen with the University of Oslo. Several of the authors contributing in the book are amongst the internationally leading scholars within the field. Contributors from the Department of Adminsitration and Organization Theory are Paul G. Roness, Ivar Bleiklie and Haldor Byrkjeflot.
New article by Per Lægreid og Tom Christensen in Public Organization Review.
Paola Mattei is a University Lecturer in Comparative Social Policy and Fellow of the European Studies Centre, St Antony's College, Oxford University. She has previously held postdoctoral research fellowship appointments at the University of Bremen, Germany, and London School of Economics
The Standing Group on Regulatory Governance of the European Consortium for Political Research awarded its second Giandomenico Majone Prize during its third biennial Conference held at the University College in Dublin, June 17-19. The prize commetee, composed of Prof. Per Lægreid (University of Bergen) Chair, Prof. Bronwen Morgan (University of Bristol) and Prof. Kutsal Yesilkagit (University of... Read more
Linda Sangolt with the Department of Administration and Organization Theory is the editor of the new book "Between Enlightenment and Disaster - Dimensions of the political Use of Knowledge". The book is number 19 in the series "Philosophy and Politics" published at the Peter Lang Publishing Group.
Scandinavian Consortium for Organizational Research (SCANCOR) at Stanford has since 1987 been an important resource for Norwegian and Scandinavian organization researchers. The Center was established as a result of a collaboration between Jim March and Johan P. Olsen. Today it is led by Professor Walter Powell, one of the world's leading organization researchers.
The workshop will take place from August 30 - September 3 2010 at Aalto University, Helsinki. Deadline for application for the course is June 1, 2010.
SOG is the Structure and Organization of Government Group of the International Political Science Association, which sponsors Governance: An International Journal of Policy, Administration and Institutions
Paul G.Roness and Kristin Rubecksen are two of the writers of the new book "Autonomy and Control of State Agencies. Comparing States and Agencies", published at Palgrave Macmillan
The article "How to assess administrative reform? Investigating the adoption and preliminary impacts of the Norwegian welfare administration reform", where Anne Lise Fimreite and Per Lægreid are co-writers, is published in the Journal of Public Administration.
New article from Per Lægreid and Tom Christensen published in the Journal of Information Technology & Politics, Volume 7, Issue 1 January 2010.
The working paper, “Giardiasaken i Bergen - Krisehåndtering, samordning og flernivåstyring”, is part of the project "Flernivåstyring i spenningsfeltet mellom funksjonell og territoriell spesialisering " by Rokkansenteret. It is based on Eirik Dalheims’ thesis "Kommunal krise, nasjonal vekker – en studie av Bergen kommunes håndtering av giardiautbruddet høsten 2004" at the Department of... Read more
"Coordinating "Wicked issues": The country Governor's Role in Norwegian Internal Security" is part of the research project «Multi-level governance in the tension between functional and territorial specialization». The paper examines the Norwegian County Governor’s role in internal security and civil protection, based on survey data from 2008.