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"Du vill inte bli konsult?" En kvalitativ studie om varför socionomer lämnat socialtjänsten för att arbeta som konsulter inom samma verksamhet

Saarikari, Elin LU and Bernspång, Annette LU (2016) SOPA63 20152
School of Social Work
Abstract
The aim of this qualitative study is to investigate of why Swedish social workers migrates from public employments to outsourced private employers in the same environment. We also looked into how the outsourced social workers perceives their new employment and how they plan their future carrier.

Our findings shows us some main theme of social workers being pushed away from bad working environments, such as high workload, poor management, slow organization and high rate of conflicts combined with low salaries. At the same time social workers are pulled by better conditions such as higher salaries, general benefits and flexibility by their new private companies. Our findings also shows that the outsourced social workers to a high degree... (More)
The aim of this qualitative study is to investigate of why Swedish social workers migrates from public employments to outsourced private employers in the same environment. We also looked into how the outsourced social workers perceives their new employment and how they plan their future carrier.

Our findings shows us some main theme of social workers being pushed away from bad working environments, such as high workload, poor management, slow organization and high rate of conflicts combined with low salaries. At the same time social workers are pulled by better conditions such as higher salaries, general benefits and flexibility by their new private companies. Our findings also shows that the outsourced social workers to a high degree are planning to keep on working as outsourced staff, not necessarily because they want it the most, the lack of attractive public employers seems to be effecting their choice. (Less)
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Saarikari, Elin LU and Bernspång, Annette LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
Social worker for rent. A qualitative study why Swedish social workers migrates from public employments to outsourced private employers in the same environment.
course
SOPA63 20152
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Socionomkonsult, socialtjänst, motivationsteori, organisationsteori, pushfaktorer, pullfaktorer
language
Swedish
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8564293
date added to LUP
2016-01-21 14:45:56
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  abstract     = {The aim of this qualitative study is to investigate of why Swedish social workers migrates from public employments to outsourced private employers in the same environment. We also looked into how the outsourced social workers perceives their new employment and how they plan their future carrier.

Our findings shows us some main theme of social workers being pushed away from bad working environments, such as high workload, poor management, slow organization and high rate of conflicts combined with low salaries. At the same time social workers are pulled by better conditions such as higher salaries, general benefits and flexibility by their new private companies. Our findings also shows that the outsourced social workers to a high degree are planning to keep on working as outsourced staff, not necessarily because they want it the most, the lack of attractive public employers seems to be effecting their choice.},
  author       = {Saarikari, Elin and Bernspång, Annette},
  keyword      = {Socionomkonsult,socialtjänst,motivationsteori,organisationsteori,pushfaktorer,pullfaktorer},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {"Du vill inte bli konsult?" En kvalitativ studie om varför socionomer lämnat socialtjänsten för att arbeta som konsulter inom samma verksamhet},
  year         = {2016},
}