The DSB, Corporatization and Coordination


This paper deals with reforms of the organisation of transport in Denmark. More specifically, I centre on corporatization, although tendering as well as decentralization to regions and municipalities are also important elements in a coherent picture of interorganisational NPM reforms in the sector. Corporatization goes hand in hand with the division of large organisations into smaller ones. The aim of the paper is to discuss two questions:

  • How coordination is achived
  • If coordination today is more difficult than in the previous situation

The empirical part of the paper concern changed conditions for coordination as it looks from the point of view of persons of central important in the DSB and the Ministry of Transport.



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