Sökning: "discretion"

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  1. 1. Discretion : an art of the possible : education committees in the Swedish system of government

    Författare :Anders Lidström; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Discretion; autonomy; central-local government relations; local government; education policies; Education Committees; actors perspective;

    Sammanfattning : Discretion is commonly analyzed as the scope for choice set by formal superiors. This study aims at developing an alternative theory of discretion which also takes into account the assumptions of the actors in implementing positions. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Public Procurement at the Local Government Level : Actor roles, discretion and constraints in the implementation of public transport goals

    Författare :Lisa Hansson; Jenny Palm; Stig Montin; Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Tender; Contract; Decision process; Administration; Planning; Public transport; Local authority; Public procurement; Competitive tendering; Local government; Implementation; Public transport; Principal–Agent theory; Discretion; Public administration; Offentlig upphandling; Implementering; Kollektivtrafik; Principal-Agent teori; Handlingsutrymme; Lokal nivå; Offentlig förvaltning; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Railway: Economics; Railway: Economics; Road: Economics; Road: Economics;

    Sammanfattning : The overall purpose of this thesis is to gain further knowledge of how the Swedish local government level is affected by requirements to use public procurement through competitive tendering and, more specifically, understand the actions taken by included actors when public procurement is required in implementation of public transport goals. Through case study method, an in specific process tracing, various implementation processes have been examined. LÄS MER

  3. 3. The Art of Discretion : Essays on Earnings Management, Governance, and Capital Structure

    Författare :Amir Kheirollah; Lars Nordén; Michael Graham; Minna Martikainen-Peltola; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; earnings management; accruals modelling; corporate governance; industry regulation; capital structure; bounded rationality; substitution effect; complement effect; företagsekonomi; Business Administration;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation is a compilation of three articles on earnings management, governance and capital structure. In addition to these three articles, the introductory chapter establishes the link between these articles and summarizes them.Article I investigates the joint effect of governance mechanisms on earnings management. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Vad händer i själva verket? : Om styrning och handlingsutrymme i Skolverket under åren 1991–2014

    Författare :Eva Maria Magnusson; Anders Forssell; Anders Ivarsson Westerberg; Magnus Frostenson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Governance; control; discretion; state agencies; Skolverket; old public management; new public management; new public governance; agents; actors; arenas; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with questions of governance, control and discretion in state agencies. It is grounded on a case study of the Swedish National Agency for Education (Skolverket), from its prelude in the late 1980s, to its start in 1991, through several governments, seven ministers and four direktor generals, up tp 2014. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Rätt, norm och tillämpning : En studie av normativa mönster vid beslut enligt LSS på tre arenor

    Författare :Lennart Erlandsson; Rättssociologiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Institutional norms; Discretion; Law in action; Legal norms; LSS; Sociology of Law; Social and welfare law; rättsliga normer; välfärdsrätt; Rättssociologi; rättstillämpning; diskretionär prövning; interna styrdokument; normer;

    Sammanfattning : The focus of this study is on the application of the Swedish Act concerning Support and Service for Persons with Certain Functional Impairments (LSS), and the gap between law in books and law in action. The methodology of the thesis involves empirical studies founded in social science theory. LÄS MER