Sub-theme 18: Escaping the iron cage of bureaucratic control or bringing the bureaucracy back in: New and old forms of autonomy and coordination in the public sector

Gerhard Hammerschmid, Hertie School of Governance Berlin, Germany
Per Lægreid, University of Bergen, Norway
Tamyko Ysa, ESADE Business School, Ramon Llull University, Spain
Session I: Thursday, July 02, 09:00 to 10:30, E1-1-01
Networks and collaborative arrangements and networks as source of innovation
Chair: Gerhard Hammerschmid, Per Lægreid and Tamyko Ysa
Network Structures in the Public Sector - Responding to the Problem of Transnational Organised Crime
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Rick Delbridge
Salvador Parrado
Creativity by crisis? How the financial and economic crisis affects central government coordination in Spain and Germany
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Lukas Summermatter
Session II: Thursday, July 02, 11:00 to 12:30, E1-1-01
Public private partnership arrangements as source of innovation
Chair: Tamyko Ysa
Ole Petersen, Henning Droege and Dagmar Hildebrand
Examining the Innovation Promises of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs)
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Christian Huber
Infrastructure Australia: An Exciting, Innovative, Enhancing and Autonomous New Leadership Organization for Government, or Just Another Entity Bound up in Politics, Rent-Seeking and Red Tape?
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Karen Breidahl
Bridging worlds in public-private joint ventures: overcoming sector barriers to collaborate
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Ole Helby Petersen
Session III: Thursday, July 02, 14:00 to 15:30, E1-1-01
New forms of autonomy and coordination: the intraorganizational perspective
Chair: Per Lægreid
Rick Delbridge and George Boyne
Relationships between Societal Logics and Innovation Outcomes: The Case of Local Government Reform in the UK
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Thurid Hustdedt
Frames and Counter-Frames in the Discourse on New Public Management: The German Case
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Ilpo Koskinen
Michael I. Reed
Leaderism and public strategic bureaucracy - the emerging conditions for autonomy, innovation and co-ordination in the reform of UK public services
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Brigitta Niklasson
Session IV: Friday, July 03, 09:00 to 10:30, E1-1-01
Macrolevel institutional change: institutional logics and discourses
Chair: Gerhard Hammerschmid
Changing leadership organisation and intra-departmental coordination: Re-balancing politics and administration in German and Danish ministerial Departments
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Angel Saz-Carranza
The Structures of Creativity
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Marianne van der Steen
Janne Tienari, Satu Teerikangas and Ilpo Koskinen
Merging Academic Institutions in the Periphery: A Discourse Analytical Perspective
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Harald Torsteinsen
Session V: Friday, July 03, 11:00 to 12:30, E1-1-01
Theorizing Public Sector Innovation
Chair: Walter M.J. Kickert
Theorizing the process of management innovation
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Tamyko Ysade
Kuno Schedler
Understanding management innovation in the public sector: path dependent and random decisions in accounting reforms
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Julia Fleischer
Risks in Prison Cells - The Management of Risks in Prisons as Element in the Fruitful Tension Between Public and Private Institutions
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Janne Tienari
Session VI: Saturday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, E1-1-01
Bureaucracy Revisited: a return of bureaucracy and formalization
Chair: Michael Barzelay
Why does post-bureaucracy lead to more formalization?
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Rick Vogel
Multiple Streams in Public Policy-Making and Regulation: How and Why Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) Developed so Differently in Denmark and Ireland
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Judy Johnston
Back to Basics: The Re-introduction of the Machine-Bureaucracy in the Public Sector and Belief in “One Best Way of Organizing”
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Sergio Seabra
Session VII: Saturday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, E1-1-01
Managing public sector change and innovation: holy grail or achievable quest?
Chair: Gerhard Hammerschmid, Per Lægreid and Tamyko Ysa
Organizing for Policy Entrepreneurship. Empirical Evidence from The Netherlands
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Dermot O´Reilly
Civil service reform in The Netherlands. Planned or emergent change
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): John Brocklesby