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Contextualizing managerial work in local government organizations

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Title: Contextualizing managerial work in local government organizations
Authors: Björk, Lisa
Issue Date: 21-Nov-2013
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Sociology ; Sociologiska institutionen
Parts of work: 1) Björk, L., Bejerot, E., Jacobshagen, N. & Härenstam, A. (2013). I shouldn’t have to do this:Illegitimate tasks as a stressor in relation to organizational control and resource deficits. Work & Stress, 27, 3, 262-277. 2) Björk, L., Szücs, S. & Härenstam, A. (Forthcoming). Measuring capacity to perform across local government services- managers’ perceptions. International Journal of Public Sector Management. 3) Björk, L., Forsberg Kankkunen, T. & Bejerot, E. (2011). Det kontrollerade chefskapetvariationer i genusmärkta verksamheter. Arbetsmarknad och arbetsliv, 17, 4, 79-95. 4) Björk, L. & Härenstam, A. (2013). Conditions for managerial work in gendered organizations. Manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2013-12-13
Disputation: Fredagen den 13 december 2013, kl. 9.30, Torgny Segerstedt salen, Vasaparken, universitetsbyggnaden.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Gothenburg Studies in Work Science
Keywords: managerial work
local government
Abstract: This thesis is about managerial work in local government organizations. The purpose is to explain important aspects of managerial work with the help of a contextual perspective. The focus is on managers at the operational level of education, health and social care services, and technical services. Two research questions are raised. The first question considers the relationship between context and managerial work: how does organizational context influence managerial work, and how does manage... more
ISBN: 978-91-981195-3-4
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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