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Kvinnor och män på ledande positioner
University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business.
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Women and men in leading positions (English)
Abstract [sv]

I denna studie undersöks hur ledarskap bland män och kvinnor ser ut i den privata sektorn, därvi valt ett specifikt företag att studera. Frågeställningen är om det finns skillnader i hur enman respektive kvinna antar sin ledarroll och hur denna speglas i organisationen samt vad dentillför den organisatoriska framgången. Frågeställningen studeras utifrån olika ledarskapsstilardär vissa framhävs mer än andra.Fördelningen av studiens population har syftet att företräda ett kvinnligt och ett manligtledarskap för att sedan utföra en analys av hur de olika speglas i organisationen. Intervjueroch observationer utfördes i syfte av att skapa en kontakt med deras ledarroller för att få enverklig uppfattning. Med observationer menas att vi fick chansen att betrakta respektive chefunder en viss tidsperiod för att upptäcka beteendemönster.Resultatet vi fick fram var att egenskaperna inte är könsbaserade utan snarareindividorienterade. Vi kom fram till slutsatsen att en man och en kvinna speglar olika normeri samhället och förväntas ha vissa egenskaper men att det i själva verket handlar om vilkenorientering individen har. Med andra ord vad personen lägger sin allra största fokus på.

Abstract [en]

This study examines leadership among men and women in the private sector where we havechosen a specific company to study. The question is if there are differences in how a man anda woman assume its leadership role and how this is reflected in the organization. Further morewhat it may add to organizational processes. The study is examined by different leadershipstyles where some emphasized more than others.The choice of the population in this study are supposed to reflect and represent the female andmale leadership where we got an opportunity to make an analysis of how the differences arereflected in the organization. Interviews and observations were carried out with the aim ofcreating a bigger understanding of how their leadership reflects on the staff and theenvironment in general. By observing the leaders, we were able the see different patterns ofbehavior in how they talked, reacted and thinked regarding their staff and the organization. Inother words, we got to see how they really work.The results we got was that there are no differences that are based on the gender, wediscovered that the differences are individualoriented.We came to the conclusion that manand a woman reflects the different standards in society and are expected to have certaincharacteristics, but that it is in fact an individualorientedmatter and difference. In otherwords, it depends on what the person put their greatest focus on.This thesis is written in Swedish.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016.
Keyword [en]
Coaching leadership, transformational leadership, situational leadership, male, female, manager, leader
Keyword [sv]
Coachande ledarskap, transformellt ledarskap, situationsanpassat ledarskap, manligt, kvinnligt, chef, ledare
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Business Administration
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hb:diva-11121OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hb-11121DiVA: diva2:1045955
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Företagsekonomi - Civilekonom
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Available from: 2016-11-15 Created: 2016-11-11 Last updated: 2016-11-15Bibliographically approved

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