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Matrixing Aid: The Rise and Fall of “Results Initiatives” in Swedish Development Aid [Stockholm Business School, Stockholm University]Vähämäki, J. - 2017
Navigating by Judgment: Organizational Structure, Autonomy, and Country Context in Delivering Foreign Aid [Doctoral dissertation, Harvard University, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences]Honig, D. - 2015
This dissertation examines when initiatives by International Development Organizations (IDOs) are more, and less, successful. The core argument is that allowing field-level agents to drive initiatives – what I call organizational Navigation by Judgment – will often be the most effective way to deliver aid. This inverts what a classical application of the principal agent model – the workhorse of studies of public management and bureaucracy – would predict, with better performance resulting...
Managing Upward and Downward Accountability in an International Development Project - A Case Study of a World Bank Telecommunications Infrastructure Project in Benin [Master’s Thesis, Stockholm School of Economics]Kolker, E., & Kulldorff, C. - 2013