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Comparison of Work Values between Pakistani and Swedish Managers
Mälardalen University, School of Sustainable Development of Society and Technology.
Mälardalen University, School of Sustainable Development of Society and Technology.
Mälardalen University, School of Sustainable Development of Society and Technology.
2010 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Human resource management and work values specifically have become a core element to organizations success and achieving their aims. The two countries taken into consideration in our dissertation (Sweden & Pakistan) both have a high percentage of work being done in the service sector. Sweden is one of the most developed countries in the world where the service sector plays a fundamental part in its GDP and Pakistan is a developing country on the rise where again the service sector plays a major role in the country's GDP. Sweden has an edge over most countries in the world when it comes to infrastructure and Pakistan has its own plus points with a wide range of work force thus opening new horizons for Pakistani workers to move into Sweden for work and for Pakistani managers to gain skills and expertise from there Swedish counterparts. This dissertation analyze, what aspects of work value are similar or different between managers in Sweden and Pakistan, this includes reviewing the findings from different case studies and of interview conducted with managers of different organizations in Sweden and Pakistan. The dissertation is qualitative in nature and theoretical cultural aspects in the lights of work values are used along with articles and books on management styles of managers in both the respective countries.

 

 

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2010. , 45 p.
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Economics and Business
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URN: urn:nbn:se:mdh:diva-11863OAI: oai:DiVA.org:mdh-11863DiVA: diva2:399358
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Social and Behavioural Science, Law
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