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På tal om Lean inom den offentliga sektorn - en diskursanalys av hur Lean presenteras inom Sveriges kommuner och landsting

Sandberg, Linda LU and Vennerdahl, Maria LU (2014) SOPA63 20132
School of Social Work
Abstract
The main purpose of the study was to show how the work model lean is depicted within the public sector and, for the discourse, the actual roles constructed by people working with lean. The relevant questions for the study were: What central concepts are presented within lean, and how these are constructed and what the consequences might be. The empirical basis for this study was a brochure with twelve statements by people who in some way work within lean. The method for this paper is based on a discourse analysis which is also a part of the theoretical section. Furthermore the understanding of our study where advanced by the use of the social constructivist and postmodernist theories where Foucaults theories about power became central in... (More)
The main purpose of the study was to show how the work model lean is depicted within the public sector and, for the discourse, the actual roles constructed by people working with lean. The relevant questions for the study were: What central concepts are presented within lean, and how these are constructed and what the consequences might be. The empirical basis for this study was a brochure with twelve statements by people who in some way work within lean. The method for this paper is based on a discourse analysis which is also a part of the theoretical section. Furthermore the understanding of our study where advanced by the use of the social constructivist and postmodernist theories where Foucaults theories about power became central in the analysis. The study resulted in an understanding that the linguistic formulations create an unequal power balance between the different participants, managers, personnel and citizens. Where the citizen's power is weak and its influence restricted. (Less)
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Sandberg, Linda LU and Vennerdahl, Maria LU
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SOPA63 20132
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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Lean, public sector, critical discourse analysis, power
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Swedish
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4255672
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2014-01-29 14:44:54
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  abstract     = {The main purpose of the study was to show how the work model lean is depicted within the public sector and, for the discourse, the actual roles constructed by people working with lean. The relevant questions for the study were: What central concepts are presented within lean, and how these are constructed and what the consequences might be. The empirical basis for this study was a brochure with twelve statements by people who in some way work within lean. The method for this paper is based on a discourse analysis which is also a part of the theoretical section. Furthermore the understanding of our study where advanced by the use of the social constructivist and postmodernist theories where Foucaults theories about power became central in the analysis. The study resulted in an understanding that the linguistic formulations create an unequal power balance between the different participants, managers, personnel and citizens. Where the citizen's power is weak and its influence restricted.},
  author       = {Sandberg, Linda and Vennerdahl, Maria},
  keyword      = {Lean,public sector,critical discourse analysis,power},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {På tal om Lean inom den offentliga sektorn - en diskursanalys av hur Lean presenteras inom Sveriges kommuner och landsting},
  year         = {2014},
}