Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Swedish management style perceived by Chinese employees
University of Borås, School of Business and IT.
2011 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year))Student thesis
Abstract [en]

With the economic and technology development, International Corporation among countries becomes increasingly popular. All countries become an entire unit, therefore understanding among different cultures is important. Different cultural background leads to different management style. The cultural diversity is needed to cooperate globally. Chinese management style and Swedish management style has its own characteristics. Study the differences between these two different management styles can offer an opportunity for understanding each other. The purpose of this thesis is to compare and analyze the differences between Chinese management style and Swedish management style. Empirical data is collected from individual interviews with five Chinese employees who work in Sweden and under Swedish manager. The result of the study reveals that Swedish management style is people-oriented, empowerment and small hierarchy. Swedish manager achieve their goal by “loose” management while Chinese manager is more in control and focus on relationship building between manager and employees.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
University of Borås/School of Business and IT , 2011.
Series
Magisteruppsats ; VT2011MF11
Keywords [en]
cultural difference, chinese management style, swedish management style
National Category
Social Sciences
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:hb:diva-20840Local ID: 2320/9203OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hb-20840DiVA, id: diva2:1312774
Available from: 2019-04-30 Created: 2019-04-30

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(1131 kB)242 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 1131 kBChecksum SHA-512
a26fc294ef501cfebb725aafc89eca48f390dfd275b80c51fdda5621d83cda1b6a7aff98bf303ab262b0ce842b2f5695140f7008b78624459a493f9707f1e92b
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
School of Business and IT
Social Sciences

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 242 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 53 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf