Advanced

Organizing Professionalism – New Elites, Stratification and Division of Labor

Alvehus, Johan LU ; Kastberg, Gustaf and Eklund, Sanna (2019) In Public Organization Review
Abstract
The case in this study is the introduction of a new more prominent position for teachers. The aim is to contribute to the literature on stratification and organizing of professions. This is done by addressing the question how division of labor is affected by enhanced organization of a profession? The paper illustrates how stratification took place and a new division of labor emerged. Not much conflict was observed regarding the new division of labor and it is proposed that this is because the new division of labor did not challenge the dominance over the core domain of teachers or of principals. The increase in organization did not lead to an increase in control of the profession but an increase in control by the profession. In addition,... (More)
The case in this study is the introduction of a new more prominent position for teachers. The aim is to contribute to the literature on stratification and organizing of professions. This is done by addressing the question how division of labor is affected by enhanced organization of a profession? The paper illustrates how stratification took place and a new division of labor emerged. Not much conflict was observed regarding the new division of labor and it is proposed that this is because the new division of labor did not challenge the dominance over the core domain of teachers or of principals. The increase in organization did not lead to an increase in control of the profession but an increase in control by the profession. In addition, stratification in fact led to a de-hybridization of the roles of teachers and principals. (Less)
Please use this url to cite or link to this publication:
author
organization
publishing date
type
Contribution to journal
publication status
epub
subject
keywords
Profession, Teachers, Stratification, Organizing
in
Public Organization Review
pages
15 pages
publisher
Springer
external identifiers
  • scopus:85059678801
ISSN
1573-7098
DOI
10.1007/s11115-018-00436-y
language
English
LU publication?
yes
id
30253baa-7c84-4b11-bb4c-25fa54cbca66
date added to LUP
2019-01-09 10:26:28
date last changed
2019-03-08 03:06:15
@article{30253baa-7c84-4b11-bb4c-25fa54cbca66,
  abstract     = {The case in this study is the introduction of a new more prominent position for teachers. The aim is to contribute to the literature on stratification and organizing of professions. This is done by addressing the question how division of labor is affected by enhanced organization of a profession? The paper illustrates how stratification took place and a new division of labor emerged. Not much conflict was observed regarding the new division of labor and it is proposed that this is because the new division of labor did not challenge the dominance over the core domain of teachers or of principals. The increase in organization did not lead to an increase in control of the profession but an increase in control by the profession. In addition, stratification in fact led to a de-hybridization of the roles of teachers and principals.},
  author       = {Alvehus, Johan and Kastberg, Gustaf  and Eklund, Sanna},
  issn         = {1573-7098},
  keyword      = {Profession,Teachers,Stratification,Organizing},
  language     = {eng},
  month        = {01},
  pages        = {15},
  publisher    = {Springer},
  series       = {Public Organization Review},
  title        = {Organizing Professionalism – New Elites, Stratification and Division of Labor},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11115-018-00436-y},
  year         = {2019},
}