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Becoming a Societal Developer: A quest for new strategic management control in a central government agency
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Stockholm Business School. (Akademin för ekonomistyrning i staten / The Academy of Management Accounting and Control in Central Government)
2018 (English)Conference paper, Published paper (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

A change in strategies from production orientation to customer orientation has been emphasized within Swedish central government agencies during the era of New Public Management (NPM). When both central government and citizens are asking for outcomes, a focus only on output control is insufficient in terms of accountability. As a consequence, the NPM-logic does not fit to make a modern central government agency governable. Instead, a strategic shift towards Public Value Management can be traced, driven by a New Public Governance logic. This paper presents an empirical case study of such a strategic shift at the Swedish Transport Administration – a government agency responsible for national transport systems.

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2018.
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Management control, Public Value Management, Transport sector
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Business Administration
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-154862OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-154862DiVA, id: diva2:1195396
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International Research Society for Public Management - IRSPM 2018, Edinburgh, Scotland
Available from: 2018-04-05 Created: 2018-04-05 Last updated: 2018-04-05

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