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En svensk tiger? - en kvalitativ studie om yttrandefrihet inom svensk förvaltning

Langner, Christine LU and Martinsson, Carina LU (2013) SOPA63 20131
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this study was, from a structural perspective, with emphasis on democratic values such as openness, reciprocity, communication and responsibility, to examine factors in the social Service that may affect freedom of speech and how freedom of speech was understood by the employees. The study has a qualitative approach, based on semi-structured interviews. Six interviews were conducted with employees from the public social Service. The questions in the study were:
- What organizational factors may influence the freedom of speech?
- What problems can be identified in the social Service when it comes to freedom of speech?
- What reactions have the respondents met when they express criticism?
The results showed that... (More)
The purpose of this study was, from a structural perspective, with emphasis on democratic values such as openness, reciprocity, communication and responsibility, to examine factors in the social Service that may affect freedom of speech and how freedom of speech was understood by the employees. The study has a qualitative approach, based on semi-structured interviews. Six interviews were conducted with employees from the public social Service. The questions in the study were:
- What organizational factors may influence the freedom of speech?
- What problems can be identified in the social Service when it comes to freedom of speech?
- What reactions have the respondents met when they express criticism?
The results showed that organizational factors that affect the freedom of speech are leadership and lack of communication. Patterns and policies affecting the freedom of speech are rhetorical reasoning and individualization. Reactions employees could meet and experience were many and varied. However, the most prominent was reprisals in the form of marginalization and exclusion. (Less)
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author
Langner, Christine LU and Martinsson, Carina LU
supervisor
organization
course
SOPA63 20131
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Freedom of speech, public sector, loyalty, communication
language
Swedish
id
3812353
date added to LUP
2013-06-14 16:08:08
date last changed
2013-06-14 16:08:08
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study was, from a structural perspective, with emphasis on democratic values such as openness, reciprocity, communication and responsibility, to examine factors in the social Service that may affect freedom of speech and how freedom of speech was understood by the employees. The study has a qualitative approach, based on semi-structured interviews. Six interviews were conducted with employees from the public social Service. The questions in the study were: 
-	What organizational factors may influence the freedom of speech? 
-	What problems can be identified in the social Service when it comes to freedom of speech? 
-	What reactions have the respondents met when they express criticism? 
The results showed that organizational factors that affect the freedom of speech are leadership and lack of communication. Patterns and policies affecting the freedom of speech are rhetorical reasoning and individualization. Reactions employees could meet and experience were many and varied. However, the most prominent was reprisals in the form of marginalization and exclusion.},
  author       = {Langner, Christine and Martinsson, Carina},
  keyword      = {Freedom of speech,public sector,loyalty,communication},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {En svensk tiger? - en kvalitativ studie om yttrandefrihet inom svensk förvaltning},
  year         = {2013},
}