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Public administration and policy, political science, organizational theory, multi level governance, public sector reform, coordination and collaboration in the public sector, government digitalisation, societal security and crisis management

Introduction to Administration and Organization Theory, and Approaches to Social Sciences

AORG 100 Examen facultatum - Innføring i administrasjon og organisasjonsvitskap og samfunnsvitskaplege tenkjemåtar, UiB


Selected publications


Christensen, T. P. Lægreid and L.H. Rykkja 2019. “How to Balance Individual Rights and Societal Security? The View of Civil Servants” Studies in Conflict and Terrorism http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1057610X.2018.1538187

Christensen, T., P. Lægreid and L.H. Rykkja 2019. "The Co-evolution of Reputation Managment, Governance Capacity, Legitimacy and Accountability in Crisis Managment". in The Routledge Companion to Risk, Crisis and Emergency Managment. Routledge 2019 ISBN 9781138208865. p. 177-191



Lægreid, P. and L.H. Rykkja (eds.) 2018. Societal Security and Crisis Management. Governance Capacity and Legitimacy. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-92303-1



Christensen, T. P. Lægreid and L.H. Rykkja 2017. “Reforming the Norwegian Police Between Structure and Culture: Community Police or Emergency Police?” Public Policy and Administration, DOI: 10.1177/0952076717709523



Christensen, T., P. Lægreid and L.H. Rykkja 2016. “Organizing for Crisis Management: Building Governance Capacity and Legitimacy.” Public Administration Review, 76(6): 887-897.

Christensen, T., P. Lægreid and L.H. Rykkja 2016. ”Ambiguities of Accountability and Attention – Analyzing the Failure of a Preventive Security Project.” Scandinavian Journal of Public Administration 20 (1):21-44.Greve, C. P. Lægreid and L.H. Rykkja (Eds.) 2016. Nordic Administrative Reforms – Lessons for Public Management, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.



Christensen, T. O. Danielsen, P. Lægreid and L.H. Rykkja 2015. “Comparing Coordination Structures for Crisis Management in Six Countries” Public Administration 94 (2):316-332.



Lægreid, P., T. Randma-Liiv, L.H. Rykkja, and K. Sarapuu (Eds.) 2014. Organizing for Coordination in the Public Sector. Practices and Lessons from 12 European Countries. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

TROPICO – Transforming into Open, Innovative and Collaborative Governments


Coordination, Capacity and Legitimacy Organizing for Climate Change, Immigration, and the Police (COCAL)


Calibrating Public Accountability (NWO Vidi Grant)


Governance Capacity and Legitimacy for Societal Security (GOVCAP)


Coordination for Cohesion in the Public Sector (COCOPS)