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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Law and Political Science D-index 51 Citations 13,762 179 World Ranking 105 National Ranking 1

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Management
  • Politics

Per Lægreid mainly focuses on Public administration, New public management, Public sector, Politics and Government. His studies deal with areas such as Welfare, Corporate governance and Democracy as well as Public administration. He combines subjects such as Civil service, Devolution and Explanatory power with his study of New public management.

The Public sector study combines topics in areas such as Performance management, Private sector, Outsourcing, Regulatory state and Immigration. His work deals with themes such as Service satisfaction, Blind trust, Crisis management, Autonomy and Control, which intersect with Politics. His Government research integrates issues from Quality, Economic history, Bare trust and Development economics.

His most cited work include:

  • The Whole‐of‐Government Approach to Public Sector Reform (591 citations)
  • New public management : the transformation of ideas and practice (488 citations)
  • Transcending New Public Management: The Transformation of Public Sector Reforms (324 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Public administration, Norwegian, Politics, Public sector and Accountability are his primary areas of study. His Public administration research includes themes of Administration, Government, New public management, Corporate governance and Welfare. In his articles, Per Lægreid combines various disciplines, including New public management and Transformative learning.

Agency is closely connected to Autonomy in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Politics. His research integrates issues of Economic sector, Economic system and Democracy in his study of Public sector. He has included themes like Performance management and Welfare state in his Accountability study.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Public administration (58.82%)
  • Norwegian (24.79%)
  • Politics (18.91%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Public administration (58.82%)
  • Accountability (16.81%)
  • Corporate governance (13.87%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Public administration, Accountability, Corporate governance, Central government and Crisis management. His Public administration research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of New public management, Terrorism, Politics and Organizational theory. His study with New public management involves better knowledge in Public sector.

Per Lægreid studied Accountability and Public relations that intersect with Organizational innovation, Organizational learning, Performance management, Institutional logic and Data set. He interconnects Government, Law, Argument, Legitimacy and Flexibility in the investigation of issues within Corporate governance. His work in Crisis management addresses subjects such as Field, which are connected to disciplines such as Civil defense, Public finance and Public economics.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Transcending New Public Management: The Transformation of Public Sector Reforms (324 citations)
  • Organization Theory and the Public Sector: Instrument, Culture and Myth (252 citations)
  • Organizing for Crisis Management: Building Governance Capacity and Legitimacy (103 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Management
  • Politics

His main research concerns Public administration, Accountability, Public relations, Norwegian and Government. His Public administration study incorporates themes from Public sector, Immigration, Welfare state and Organizational theory. The study incorporates disciplines such as Economic policy, Customer orientation and Nordic model in addition to Public sector.

His Accountability research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Economic system, Convergence, Whole of government and New public management. In his study, Organizational change, Public finance and Field is inextricably linked to Perception, which falls within the broad field of Public relations. His work carried out in the field of Government brings together such families of science as Legitimacy, Politics and Corporate governance.

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Best Publications

Government agencies : practices and lessons from 30 countries

Koen Verhoest;Sandra van Thiel;Geert Bouckaert;Per Lægreid.
(2012)

456 Citations

Governance of Public Sector Organizations: Proliferation, Autonomy and Performance

Koen Verhoest;Per Lægreid.
(2010)

213 Citations

Governance of Public Sector Organizations

Per Lægreid;Koen Verhoest.
(2010)

118 Citations

Explaining the Innovative Culture and Activities of State Agencies

Per Lægreid;Paul G. Roness;Koen Verhoest.
Organization Studies (2011)

112 Citations

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