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Organized systems and the ambiguities of behavior and change. Lessons from universities and jazz orchestras
(ISL Working Papers;, Working paper, 2013)
Institutional change entails balancing multiple competing, inconsistent and often loosely coupled demands and concerns, often simultaneously. The ambition of this chapter is to discuss how organizations balance seemingly ...
The anatomy of autonomy : reassessing the autonomy of the European Commission
(CES Working Papers;2006:2;, Working paper, 2006)
Tensions of governance in the European Commission
(CES Working Papers;2007:3, Working paper, 2007)
This article analyses tensions of governance within the core-executive of the European Union – the Commission. The applied test-bed is seconded national civil servants (SNEs) hired on short-term contracts in the Commission. ...
Re-discovering international executive institutions
(CES Working Papers;2004:5;, Working paper, 2004)
Public Administration is in an era of change. This article aims at re-discovering one underresearched part of public administration, the executive arms of International Governmental Organizations (IGOs). These are referred ...
Is the European Commission a hothouse for supranationalism? : theorising and exploring the world of Commission civil servants
(CES Working Papers;2005:7, Working paper, 2005)
Does the European Commission (Commission) manage to transform and re-direct the roles played by Commission civil servants? To test the old neo-functionalist claim on loyalty transfer among civil servants, this article ...
After hierarchy? : integration and differentiation within Scandinavian Central Administrations
(CES Working Papers;2005:3;, Working paper, 2005)
This study demonstrates that the differentiated organisatational constellation of the European Union (EU) contribute to a differentiated penetration of domestic government decision-making processes. The question posed is ...
The public administration turn in integration research
(CES Working Papers; 2006:6;, Working paper, 2006)
This article highlights how the study of public administration is brought back into the study of European integration and European Union (EU) governance. The public administration turn in integration research has brought ...
Images of Agency Governance in the European Union : Community institutions, autonomous administrative spaces, or multilevel network administrations?
(CES Working Papers;2006:5;, Working paper, 2006)
Diagnosis of the transformation of executive governance in Europe must incorporate the diverse dynamics of EU-level agencies. This paper conceptualises theoretically and explores empirically multiple images of governance ...
THE ORIGINS OF COMMON ACTION CAPACITIES IN EU FOREIGN POLICY. Observations on the recruitment to the European External Action Service (EEAS)
(ISL Working Papers;2012:9, Working paper, 2012)
The Treaty of Lisbon introduced significant institutional changes for European Union’s (EU’s) external relations administration, notably the establishment of the European External Action Service (EEAS). Beside staff ...
The Rise of a European Public Administration. European capacity building by stealth
(ISL Working Papers;, Working paper, 2012)
This paper reports the European integration of the inherent state prerogative to formulate and implement public policy. It is suggested that the European integration of core state powers necessitates the supply of independent ...