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Verksamhetsförändring: Sociologiska perspektiv på implementeringen av barnkonventionen inom BVC
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Studies.
2014 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This study aims to create an understanding of how employees relate to directives that come from a level above them in the hierarchy and is to be implemented in their working activities. This is studied by examining a case where a work group has tried to implement orders, given to them by the government and through a work group in the level above them in the organizations, concerning how employees working with child health care is to educate parents regarding the child convention. The method that have been use in this study is group interviews with 19 child health care nurses and the two main questions that are asked is why has it been difficult to implement the orders and how have the child health care nurses expressed their resistance to the changes, this since only five of the nurses had begun working with the child convention. The theories that have been used focus on how resistance towards change is expressed, organizational incapability and reluctance towards change, as well as how grass root bureaucrats relates to change. The conclusion that can be drawn from this study is that it is important to let the concerned parties participate from the beginning of the process, to minimize their reluctance to the changing process. The result also showed that it’s not easy for them to change the way they work, since they also value the parents interests to be educated. In a future studies it will be of interest to ask why they value the parents interest as much as they do.

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2014.
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Social Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-35234OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-35234DiVA: diva2:725763
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Sociologi
Educational program
Sociology Programme, 180 credits
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Available from: 2014-06-17 Created: 2014-06-17 Last updated: 2014-06-17Bibliographically approved

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