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Cross-Sector Strategists. Dedicated Bureaucrats in Local Government Administration

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Title: Cross-Sector Strategists. Dedicated Bureaucrats in Local Government Administration
Authors: Svensson, Petra
Issue Date: 29-Nov-2017
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: School of Public Administration ; Förvaltningshögskolan
Date of Defence: 2018-01-19
Disputation: Fredagen den 19 januari 2018, kl. 13.15, hörsal Sappören, Sprängkullsgatan 25
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: public administrators
horizontal governance
administration traditions
value conflict
situated agency
Abstract: It is argued that political-administrative organizations are becoming increasingly complex with more horizontal governance required. In Swedish municipal administration, there is a group of administrators assigned the task of monitoring and promoting strategic topics that should be integrated horizontally within the organization. Examples of strategic topics are sustainability, safety/security, diversity, children/youth, public health, human rights, and gender equality. In the thesis, these admi... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0341-1
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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