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Arbetssituationen som den upplevs av den enskilda individen : en studie i arbetsförhållanden på Försäkringskassan

Asztalos, Hanna and Neuman, Carolina (2006)
Department of Psychology
Abstract
The aim of this study was to acquire knowledge about the working conditions of people's gainful employment. The research was conducted at one of the regional social insurance offices of Malmö with participation of ten of their employees. The research method of choice was a phenomenological approach. One open question about the working situation was answered freely. The results indicate a rather severe discontent about the workplace. However one positive aspect, that frequently recurrs among the answers of the participants, is the social atmosphere at the workplace. Among those factors that appear to appeal most dissatisfaction were a hierarchical organization, deficient management, monotonous assignments and insufficient payment. The... (More)
The aim of this study was to acquire knowledge about the working conditions of people's gainful employment. The research was conducted at one of the regional social insurance offices of Malmö with participation of ten of their employees. The research method of choice was a phenomenological approach. One open question about the working situation was answered freely. The results indicate a rather severe discontent about the workplace. However one positive aspect, that frequently recurrs among the answers of the participants, is the social atmosphere at the workplace. Among those factors that appear to appeal most dissatisfaction were a hierarchical organization, deficient management, monotonous assignments and insufficient payment. The weakness of the study is that the assumptions and interpretations that have been made are subjective and hence doubtable since they have not been confirmed by the participants, which could be an interesting follow-up study. (Less)
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author
Asztalos, Hanna and Neuman, Carolina
supervisor
organization
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
arbetssituation, upplevelse, arbetsmiljö, Psychology, Psykologi
language
Swedish
id
1328805
date added to LUP
2006-11-01
date last changed
2006-11-01
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  abstract     = {The aim of this study was to acquire knowledge about the working conditions of people's gainful employment. The research was conducted at one of the regional social insurance offices of Malmö with participation of ten of their employees. The research method of choice was a phenomenological approach. One open question about the working situation was answered freely. The results indicate a rather severe discontent about the workplace. However one positive aspect, that frequently recurrs among the answers of the participants, is the social atmosphere at the workplace. Among those factors that appear to appeal most dissatisfaction were a hierarchical organization, deficient management, monotonous assignments and insufficient payment. The weakness of the study is that the assumptions and interpretations that have been made are subjective and hence doubtable since they have not been confirmed by the participants, which could be an interesting follow-up study.},
  author       = {Asztalos, Hanna and Neuman, Carolina},
  keyword      = {arbetssituation,upplevelse,arbetsmiljö,Psychology,Psykologi},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Arbetssituationen som den upplevs av den enskilda individen : en studie i arbetsförhållanden på Försäkringskassan},
  year         = {2006},
}