Recent Submissions

  • Mulighetsrommet i Nav-partnerskapet 

    Hellang, Øyvind; Jentoft, Nina; Ricke, Michael Aloysius; Fossestøl, Knut; Bakkeli, Vidar; Borg, Elin; Legard, Sveinung (Rapport Norge;34, Research report, 2019)
    Denne rapporten omhandler partnerskapet i Nav-kontor, hvordan det fungerer, hvilke mulighetsrom det har og hvordan et fungerende partnerskap kan bidra til å utvikle Nav-kontorene. KS har satt i gang dette FoU-prosjektet ...
  • Evaluation in Norway: A 25-year assessment 

    Askim, Jostein; Døving, Erik; Johnsen, Åge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    This article analyses the Norwegian government’s evaluation practice over the 25-year period 1994–2018. Evaluations are mandatory for governmental ministries and agencies in Norway, and the government conducts about 100 ...
  • Et mer inkluderende arbeidsliv?: En kritisk analyse av diskursen om midlertidige ansettelser i forbindelse med innføringen av arbeidsmiljølovens §14-9 (2) bokstav f 

    Valum, Maria Spitalen (Bachelor thesis, 2021)
    I norsk arbeidsliv er fast ansettelse hovedregelen, med kununntaksvisanledning tilå ansette arbeidstakere i en midlertidig stilling. I 2015 ble det innført en utvidet, generelladgang til midlertidige ansettelser, som ble ...
  • Endringeri Nav: «Hvordan forholder mellomledere i Nav seg til organisasjonsendringer?» 

    Naeema, Aisha Maryam (Bachelor thesis, 2021)
    I min avsluttende oppgave på OsloMet har jeg valgt å gjøre en studie på hvordan mellomledere i Nav forholder seg til organisasjonsendringer. Nav er enstorsektor som har vært preget av kontinuerlige endringer siden etaten ...
  • Klimapolitikk: Europeisering av norsk klimapolitikk 

    Løberg, Oda Christine (Bachelor thesis, 2021)
    Formålet med denne oppgaven er å få en forståelse av hvordan norsk klimapolitikk påvirkes av EU sine retningslinjer. Hensikt med oppgaven er å svare på problemstillingen som spør hvordan norsk klimapolitikk blir europeisert? ...
  • Endringsmotivasjon: Hvordan kan ledere og medarbeidere skape og oppleve endringsmotivasjon 

    Sebakk, Synne (Bachelor thesis, 2021)
    Denne bacheloroppgaven har til hensikt å bidra til økt kunnskap i hva som motiverer medarbeidere til endring. Oppgaven tar utgangpunkt i en virksomhet innenfor offentlig sektor som kontinuerlig arbeider med endringer. ...
  • Work overload and leader–member exchange: The moderating role of psychological flexibility 

    Kopperud, Karoline; Buch, Robert; Skogen, Christina (Journal of General Management (JGM);Volume: 46, issue: 3, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-04-07)
    Due to the strong focus on dyadic relationships in leader–member exchange (LMX) theory, it is vital to investigate the predictors of the types of relationships that leaders and subordinates develop. This study explores the ...
  • The Systemic Turn and Participatory Budgeting: The Case of Rio Grande do sul 

    Legard, Sveinung; Goldfrank, Benjamin (Journal of Latin American Studies;Volume 53, Issue 1, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-10-09)
    Participatory budgeting (PB) has been one of the most popular local democratic reforms in Latin America in recent decades. This article examines what happened to PB when it was scaled up to the state level and integrated ...
  • Administrative Breakdown: Causal Attributions in Governmental Investigative Commission Reports 

    Koht, Harald (HiO-rapport;, Book; Doctoral thesis, 2000)
    The dissertation analyzes public investigation reports from Norway and the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries using psychological attribution theory.
  • Choral singers' perceptions of musical leadership 

    Jansson, Dag (Chapter, 2019)
    This chapter is about musical leadership and specifically the role of the choral conductor. The conductor role is familiar to anyone who has been singing in a school choir or have been the audience of live or televised ...
  • The construction of leadership practice: Making sense of leader competencies 

    Jansson, Dag; Døving, Erik; Elstad, Beate (Leadership;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-02-24)
    The notion of leadership competencies is a much-debated issue. In this article, we propose that how the leader makes sense of his or her competencies is key to leadership practice. Specifically, we look at how leaders ...
  • Sentiments–Risk Relationship across the Corporate Life Cycle: Evidence from an Emerging Market 

    Minhas, Akbar; Ahsan, Akbar; Qureshi, Muhammad Azeem; Poulova, Petra (Economies;Volume 9, Issue 3, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-08-11)
    The influence of market sentiments on the bankruptcy risk propensity of firms has been extensively explored in the literature. However, less attention has been paid to whether the corporate life cycle plays any role in ...
  • The impact of transformational leadership and interactional justice on follower performance and organizational commitment in a business context 

    Thompson, Geir; Buch, Robert; Thompson, Per-Magnus Moe; Glasø, Lars (Journal of General Management (JGM);Volume: 46, issue: 4, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-06-30)
    The relationships between transformational leaders and several follower outcomes have been well investigated, but the mechanism through which these leadership behaviors relate to such outcomes is relatively unexplored. By ...
  • Call the midwife. Health personnel and mortality in Norway 1887–1920 

    Kotsadam, Andreas; Lind, Jo Thori; Modalsli, Jørgen (Cliometrica;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-05-18)
    At the turn of the twentieth century, Norway, like many other countries, experienced a decrease in mortality and a substantial increase in the number of health personnel. In order to assess how these changes were connected, ...
  • Age of marriage and women's political engagement: Evidence from India 

    Jensenius, Francesca Refsum; Carpena, Fenella (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Although decades have passed since most women in the democratic world gained the right to vote and run for election, a large gender gap in political participation persists, particularly in developing countries. This short ...
  • Partial information disclosure in a contest 

    Clark, Derek John; Kundu, Tapas (Economics Letters;Volume 204, July 2021, 109915, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-05-18)
    Zhang and Zhou (2016) use the concept of Bayesian persuasion due to Kamenica and Gentzkow (2011) to analyze information disclosure in a contest with one-sided asymmetric information. They show that an effort-maximizing ...
  • The gesture enigma: Reconciling the prominence and insignificance of choral conductor gestures 

    Jansson, Dag; Balsnes, Anne Haugland; Durrant, Colin (Research Studies in Music Education;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-08-02)
    Curious as to why conducting gesture are both acknowledged and ignored by choral singers, this article investigates the enigmatic nature of the act of conducting. Education and research are biased toward gestural aspects ...
  • Perspectives on the Public Sector and Social Policy for the 21st Century 

    Koht, Harald; Young, Lawrence (HiO-rapport;, Book; Chapter, 2005)
    This book provides fourteen articles by Norwegian and Latvian social scientists and social workers. Six of the articles discuss matters within public policy and public administration. Themes in these articles include: ...
  • On the Differences between Lithuanian and Norwegian Models of Social Welfare Provision 

    Guogis, Arvydas; Koht, Harald (Chapter; Conference object, 2007)
    The article compares the Norwegian and Lithuanian models of welfare state provision and seeks to identify factors that may influence the choice of a particular model. This paper offers an overview of social policy in Norway ...
  • Audit Quality and Corporate Governance: Evidence from the Microfinance Industry 

    Beisland, Leif Atle; Mersland, Roy; Strøm, R. Øystein (International Journal of Auditing;Volume 19, Issue 3, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-05-19)
    This study uses a unique, hand-collected sample of microfinance institutions from 73 countries that typically are not investigated in accounting research to analyze the relationships between audit quality and governance ...

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