Karriärväxlande officerares kompetens och anställningsbarhet på civil arbetsmarknad.
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
The downsizing of the Swedish armed forces during the late 20th century and early 21 th century has caused several thousand people to choose a different career. This undergraduate thesis investigates the self-observed employability and work-place competence of a number of Swedish armed forces officers who has made the transition to a civil career. The thesis seeks to answer questions about how the transition is comprehended, how military merits and competences are valued in civil work places and which differences in ability to use their competences the respondents experience. The study is made using qualitative interviews, which are analysed using a miexed method inspired by phenomenological method. The findings include that the essence of the respondents emplooyability is a shared work indentity as miltary officers and a common experienced problem in translating their merits. THe essence also includes the military leadership education as being the prime source of employability while the lack of economy skill and thinking is the biggest draw back.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-100403OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-100403DiVA: diva2:792083
Subject / course
Examensarbete i pedagogik, med inriktning mot personal- och arbetslivsfrågor
Study Programme for Human Resource Management