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Betydelsen av ledarskap för jämställdhetsintegration - En studie gjord på Sydöstra Skånes Samarbetskommittés kommuner

Kelmendi, Sadija LU (2010) SOPA63 20092
School of Social Work
Abstract (Swedish)
My intentions with this essay are to highlight the importance of leadership for gender integration. Some professions have big differences in the distribution between men and women, for example in social work. What opportunities and constraints do we have to affect the equality between men and women? And maybe a more important question –What can leaders do to increase equality?
My purpose is to analyze what managers in South East Skåne think about this issue. The study is based on interviews with five managers from different municipalities. I have also used previous research and different theories.
The conclusion is that it is very difficult to have any influence in gender integration. There was no one among the managers who... (More)
My intentions with this essay are to highlight the importance of leadership for gender integration. Some professions have big differences in the distribution between men and women, for example in social work. What opportunities and constraints do we have to affect the equality between men and women? And maybe a more important question –What can leaders do to increase equality?
My purpose is to analyze what managers in South East Skåne think about this issue. The study is based on interviews with five managers from different municipalities. I have also used previous research and different theories.
The conclusion is that it is very difficult to have any influence in gender integration. There was no one among the managers who believed that the method would improve the process. The answer to this is that quality is valued higher than the uneven distribution between men and women, according to the managers. Other factors were also the lacking of interest among men to work with healthcare, and a lower status. The final factor was the difference in culture between men and women. (Less)
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author
Kelmendi, Sadija LU
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organization
alternative title
The importance of leadership for gender integration - a study made in the municipalities of Southeast Skåne.
course
SOPA63 20092
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
equality, social work, manager, leadership, gender integration, healthcare
language
Swedish
id
1529338
date added to LUP
2010-01-19 15:09:17
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2010-01-19 15:09:17
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  abstract     = {My intentions with this essay are to highlight the importance of leadership for gender integration. Some professions have big differences in the distribution between men and women, for example in social work. What opportunities and constraints do we have to affect the equality between men and women? And maybe a more important question –What can leaders do to increase equality? 
   My purpose is to analyze what managers in South East Skåne think about this issue. The study is based on interviews with five managers from different municipalities. I have also used previous research and different theories. 
   The conclusion is that it is very difficult to have any influence in gender integration. There was no one among the managers who believed that the method would improve the process. The answer to this is that quality is valued higher than the uneven distribution between men and women, according to the managers. Other factors were also the lacking of interest among men to work with healthcare, and a lower status. The final factor was the difference in culture between men and women.},
  author       = {Kelmendi, Sadija},
  keyword      = {equality,social work,manager,leadership,gender integration,healthcare 

},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Betydelsen av ledarskap för jämställdhetsintegration - En studie gjord på Sydöstra Skånes Samarbetskommittés kommuner},
  year         = {2010},
}