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Mobbning på arbetsplatser: ett resultat av grupprocesser?

Karlsson, Malin (2008)
School of Social Work
Abstract
Bullying is a significant workplace problem, a fact highlighted both by companies, government and social science. The purpose of this master thesis was to examine if workplace bullying is a result of group processes. This is a theory-based master thesis. A search of literature on bullying, mobbing and harassment was done in a database called ELIN, Electronic Library Information Navigator, connected to Lund University and 414 articles were singled out. The summary of the articles were studied and according to a list of criteria, I choose to study some of the articles in more depth. From the list of references used in the articles I found more literature to use in my thesis. One of the most interesting results is that I found theories in... (More)
Bullying is a significant workplace problem, a fact highlighted both by companies, government and social science. The purpose of this master thesis was to examine if workplace bullying is a result of group processes. This is a theory-based master thesis. A search of literature on bullying, mobbing and harassment was done in a database called ELIN, Electronic Library Information Navigator, connected to Lund University and 414 articles were singled out. The summary of the articles were studied and according to a list of criteria, I choose to study some of the articles in more depth. From the list of references used in the articles I found more literature to use in my thesis. One of the most interesting results is that I found theories in small group psychology that explained bullying as a group process but in the literature focusing on bullying very little of the findings made in small group psychology was used to explain bullying. The result of my paper was that yes, workplace bullying may very well be the result of group processes but further research is needed to confirm that statement. (Less)
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author
Karlsson, Malin
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Workplace, Bullying, Mobbing, Harrasment, Conflict, Sociology of labour, sociology of enterprise, Arbetslivssociologi, företagssociologi, Social psychology, Socialpsykologi
language
Swedish
id
1320880
date added to LUP
2008-12-16
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2008-12-16
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  abstract     = {Bullying is a significant workplace problem, a fact highlighted both by companies, government and social science. The purpose of this master thesis was to examine if workplace bullying is a result of group processes. This is a theory-based master thesis. A search of literature on bullying, mobbing and harassment was done in a database called ELIN, Electronic Library Information Navigator, connected to Lund University and 414 articles were singled out. The summary of the articles were studied and according to a list of criteria, I choose to study some of the articles in more depth. From the list of references used in the articles I found more literature to use in my thesis. One of the most interesting results is that I found theories in small group psychology that explained bullying as a group process but in the literature focusing on bullying very little of the findings made in small group psychology was used to explain bullying. The result of my paper was that yes, workplace bullying may very well be the result of group processes but further research is needed to confirm that statement.},
  author       = {Karlsson, Malin},
  keyword      = {Workplace,Bullying,Mobbing,Harrasment,Conflict,Sociology of labour, sociology of enterprise,Arbetslivssociologi, företagssociologi,Social psychology,Socialpsykologi},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Mobbning på arbetsplatser: ett resultat av grupprocesser?},
  year         = {2008},
}