Essays about: "accountability"

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  1. 1. SOCIETAL ACCOUNTABILITY AND CORRUPTION IN CHINA. An sub-national quantitative analysis on the role of societal accountability in reducing corruption in China

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Quan Zhou; [2017-05-22]
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  2. 2. How managers, academics and students use performance information under conditions of conflicting institutional logics and ambiguity : A case study of a Swedish university

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Sektionen för hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Mattias Sandgren; [2017]
    Keywords : Public sector; management control systems; university sector; higher education; performance information; institutional logic; ambiguity; decision-making;

    Abstract : A “new public sector” arose during 1980-1990s because of the pressure to utilize public funds more efficiently. The change is commonly known as New Public Management (NPM) and initiated a change towards private sector accounting technology, logics and a series of other management tools. READ MORE

  3. 3. The paradox of anarchy : Why anarchy is a rational choice

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Martin Lundqvist; [2017]
    Keywords : World government; anarchy; security dilemma; rational choice realism; delegation constraint;

    Abstract : A central paradox in neorealism is that the absence of world government is assumed to imply a dangerous security dilemma, and yet few realists have argued in favor of world government while great powers have historically resisted delegation of military force to supranational institutions. If international anarchy causes costly security competition and war, powerful states should have a strong incentive to unify and neorealist explanations for why states resist peaceful unification are either underdeveloped or implicit. READ MORE

  4. 4. After the Critique of New Public Management - A Discourse Analysis of Problematizations Within Public Administration in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Anna Emanuelsson; [2017]
    Keywords : New Public Management NPM ; Professionalism; Public Administration; Welfare Policy; Discourse Analysis; Political Science; Sweden; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : There has been a large critique towards NPM in Swedish media during the past couple of years. This study analyzes what the problems and solutions associated with NPM are represented to be. READ MORE

  5. 5. Public Expenditure Tracking Survey - A tool for empowerment?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Emmanuel Munga; [2017]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Empowerment is a well-known slogan that symbolizes the struggle of marginalized groups against social injustices. This thesis is another contribution to the field of empowerment, addressing the issue of misusing public funds. Public Expenditure Tracking Survey, PETS, is a methodology that has been carried out in order to fight against this issue. READ MORE