• Agentbasert modellering : en del av samfunnsvitenskapenes verktøykasse 

      Tufte, Per Arne; Lyngstad, Torkild Hovde; Birkelund, Gunn Elisabeth (Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning;51 (3), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      Agentbasert modellering – en del av samfunnsvitenskapenes verktøykasse I denne artikkelen introduserer vi agentbaserte modeller og gir eksempler på hvordan slike modeller har vært brukt i analyser av sosiale fenomener. ...
    • Ambiguous indifference: fatal overdoses following treatment for drug use 

      Berg, Elin (Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs;33 (2), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      BACKGROUND – In the European context, Norway has one of the highest overdose mortality rates. Research shows that the risk of overdose mortality among marginalized drug users is particularly high during the weeks immediately ...
    • Auditors' understanding of evidence: A performance audit of an urban development programme 

      Reichborn-Kjennerud, Kristin; Johnsen, Åge (Evaluation;17 (3), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-07)
      This article uses a case study to analyse two main dilemmas that performance auditors face when auditing complex interventions in governance. The first dilemma, concerning the performance auditors’ roles as improvement ...
    • Balancing Local Interests and National Conservation Obligations in Nature Protection. The Case of Local Management Boards in Norway 

      Hovik, Sissel; Hongslo, Eirin (Journal article; Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-08-11)
      In 2010 Norway introduc ed local management of national parks and other large protected areas . B oards comprised of local politicians are delegated extended powers in the management of the protected ...
    • Ble det en bedre organisert stat? 

      Stigen, Inger Marie; Hermansen, Tormod (Nordisk Administrativt Tidsskrift;90(3), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
    • Decentralization of Conservation Management in Norway and Sweden Different Translations of an International Trend 

      Hongslo, Eirin; Hovik, Sissel; Zachrisson, Anna; Aasen Lundberg, Aase Kristine (Society & Natural Resources;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-07-13)
      International policy trends are always transformed and translated to fit the political and administrative systems in which they are introduced. An international trend of decentralization has resulted in conservation ...
    • Den nye vannforvaltningen. Nettverksstyring i skyggen av hierarki 

      Hanssen, Gro Sandkjær; Hovik, Sissel; Hundere, Gunn Cecilie (Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift;30(3), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Den nye vannforvaltningen som Norge har innført i henhold til EUs vanndirektiv, legger et økosystem basert prinsipp (nedbørsfelt) til grunne. Med utgangspunkt i et teoretisk perspektiv om institusjonell lagdeling diskuterer ...
    • EUs vanndirektiv og medvirkning - Erfaringer fra Norge 

      Hanssen, Gro Sandkjær; Hovik, Sissel (Kart og Plan;73 (5), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      This paper examines participation in water management, more specifically in implementing the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) in Norway. Attainment of the goals of the WFD depends on new ways of coordinating the ...
    • Evaluation: Method and societal phenomenon 

      Høydal, Øyunn Syrstad (Evaluation;, Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-14)
      Questions concerning influence are essential in the field of evaluation. This article argues for a dual perspective in this discussion. Theories of influence are combined with the idea of The Evaluation Society, and together ...
    • Evidence from Social Service Enhancement Projects: Selected Cases from Norway's HUSK Project 

      Johannessen, Asbjørn; Eide, Solveig Botnen (Journal of evidence-informed social work;12(1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-01-13)
      Through this article the authors describe the social service context of the HUSK (The University Research Program to Support Selected Municipal Social Service Offices) projects and briefly describe 10 of the 50 projects ...
    • From central control to local initiative: Regional development in Latvia and Norway 

      Reinholde, Iveta; Koht, Harald (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      This article discusses the development of regional policies in two countries, Latvia and Norway. The aim is to present how these policies have evolved and can be understood with the ...
    • Hva skjer i den nye lokale forvaltningsmodellen for verneområder? En forskningsstatus 

      Lundberg, Aase Kristine Aasen; Hongslo, Eirin; Hovik, Sissel; Bay-Larsen, Ingrid Agathe (Tidsskriftet UTMARK;13(1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Hva slags innflytelse får kommunene i den nye lokale forvaltningsmodellen for verneområder? Klarer Norge å innfri internasjonale forpliktelser med en slik modell? Hvordan blir rammene for naturbasert reiseliv med ny ...
    • The impact of network management and complexity on multi-level coordination 

      Hovik, Sissel; Hanssen, Gro Sandkjær (Public Administration;93(2), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-12-10)
      In order to meet the challenges of an increasingly fragmented public sector and severe wicked problems, network structures have become an important part of contemporary public administration. Thus, managing networks is a ...
    • Implementing EUs Water Framework Directive in Norway: Can the New River Basin Districts Ensure Environmental Policy Integration? 

      Hanssen, Gro Sandkjær; Hovik, Sissel; Indset, Marthe; Klausen, Jan Erling; Stokke, Knut Bjørn (Journal article, 2016)
      This article is an empirical analysis of Norway’s implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive. Aiming at achieving good environmental status in all of Europe’s waters by 2015, the Directive is seen as a case of ...
    • Implementing the EU Water Framework Directive in Norway: Bridging the gap between water management networks and elected councils? 

      Hovik, Sissel; Hanssen, Gro Sandkjær (Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-02-25)
      To handle the challenge of complex cross-sector and multilevel coordination in the implementation of the European Union Water Framework Directive, Norway has established multilevel governance networks. Observers have pointed ...
    • Individual Plan in rehabilitation processes: a tool for flexible collaboration? 

      Alve, Grete; Madsen, Vigdis Helén; Slettebø, Åshild; Hellem, Elisabeth; Bruusgaard, Kari A.; Langhammer, Birgitta (Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-04-27)
      This article explores how different collaborative strategies between clients and service providers mediate with the quality of individual plan processes in Norway. The main question concerns how clients and service providers ...
    • Kan kommuner slå seg sammen uten å avholde valg til nytt kommunestyre? 

      Sletnes, Ingun (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Forfatteren drøfter hvorvidt derogasjonsbestemmelsen i kommuneinndelingslova § 17 andre ledd åpner for å iverksette kommunesammenslåinger uten å avholde valg til kommunestyret i den nye og sammenslåtte kommunen. Bakgrunnen ...
    • Ledelse, styring og verdier 

      Ladegård, Gro; Vabo, Signy Irene (Magma - Tidsskrift for økonomi og ledelse;7 (1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Ledere som i praksis står overfor valget mellom styring og ledelse som virkemidler for koordinering i konkrete saker, vil i prinsippet først og fremst vurdere det økonomisk rasjonelle i dette valget. Men i praksis reises ...
    • Ledelsesidealer i Forsvaret 

      Johnsen, Åge; Lunde, Stig (Magma - Tidsskrift for økonomi og ledelse;14 (1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Ledelsesfaget trenger empiriske studier av ulike teoriers nedslagsfelt i praksis. Denne artikkelen analyserer ledelsesidealene i Forsvaret etter 1945 i forhold til teoriutviklingen i ledelsesfaget. Forsvaret er interessant ...
    • The life cycle approach to performance management: Implications for public management and evaluation 

      van Helden, G. Jan; Johnsen, Åge; Vakkuri, Jarmo (Evaluation;18(2), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-04-22)
      This article discusses how performance-management systems may be conceptualized as tools with a life cycle consisting of several stages. Studies on public-sector performance management generally concern the question of how ...