Essays about: "Sociologi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 283 essays containing the word Sociologi.

  1. 1. WHAT DO LINE MANAGERS IN A LARGE-SCALE TRANSFORMATION NEED TO PERFORM WELL IN THEIR ROLE? A case study of a R&D department during an agile transformation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / / Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap

    Author : Tanja Jaehn; Filipa Rodrigues Simoes; [2018-09-06]
    Keywords : large-scale agile transformation; agility; line manager needs; organisational change; line manager performance; SAFe; AMO; General Change Theory;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explore the line managers’ needs to perform wellin their role in a large-scale transformation, from an individual level.Furthermore, the aim is to understand how the identified needs can be explainedfrom a theoretical perspective. READ MORE

  2. 2. IS THERE SUCH A THING AS 'OBJECTIVE RECRUITMENT’? Awareness of homosociality in the 'test tool’ industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / / Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap

    Author : Mia Taipale; Gustaf Almqvist; [2018-09-06]
    Keywords : homosociality; awareness; discrimination; test tools; formalised recruitment; similarity-attraction; migrant women;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explore test tools as a generally accepted practice used aspart of formalised recruitment processes. We strive to understand in which ways test tools aim tocounteract discrimination when introduced in the Swedish labour market and the implications oftheir use. READ MORE

  3. 3. 'Hygge racism': "noget som man nok bruger mere end man tænker over". A qualitative study of well-intentioned racism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Maja Bodkær Bodkær Black; [2018]
    Keywords : racism; hygge; Denmark; forms of power; normalisation; privileges.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to add to the body of knowledge on racisms in Denmark with the hope that further conceptual developments on ‘hygge racism’ can be made. In order to achieve this general aim, I analyse ‘hygge racism’ based on chosen concepts that show how it is reproduced and normalised in Denmark, thus dealing with it on structural and cultural levels, while also showing how it is a discursive act of ‘doing’ racism, thereby adding the personal level to the analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Investigating the Social

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Staffan Edling; [2018]
    Keywords : Trade unions; political organisations; political ontology; actor-network theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The major trade unions in Sweden have departments of investigation that gather information and write reports on issues relating to their members. This thesis is an examination of how one such trade union, Kommunal, has investigated the issue of temporary and precarious employment over the last several years. READ MORE

  5. 5. Inconspicuously foreign: Everyday identity work within the Faroese diaspora in Copenhagen

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Brandur Nolsøe; [2018]
    Keywords : Presentation of self; symbolic interactionism; situational ethnicity; impression management; ethnic identity; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to explore the identity work of members of the Faroese diaspora in Copenhagen from a sociological perspective. Building on a symbolic interactionist view of social interaction, I explore the strategies of presentation of self in a diasporic environment, in which members adapt their role performances according to ongoing changes to rules of interaction. READ MORE