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Ålderns påverkan ur ett rekryteringssammanhang: En experimentell studie utifrån urvalsprocessen
Halmstad University, School of Health and Welfare.
Halmstad University, School of Health and Welfare.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Age influence from a recruitment context : An experimental study on the basis of the selection process (English)
Abstract [sv]

Syftet med studien är att undersöka huruvida ålder påverkar rekryterares första urval samt få en förståelse för möjliga bakomliggande faktorer till hur åldersdiskriminering kan uppstå. Detta har utförs genom en experimentell metod där rekryterare fritt får resonera och göra urval bland fiktiva ansökningshandlingar. Studien har genomförts med en kvalitativ experimentell forskningsansats där åtta rekryterare har intervjuats på fyra olika organisationer. Studien fokuserar på vilka bakomliggande faktorer som kan bidra till hur åldersdiskriminering kan uppstå vid ett urval. De bakomliggande faktorerna som framkom i studien var att det kan bero de diskurser i form av antaganden och egna värderingar, den interna integrationen i form av företagskulturen samt den externa anpassningen som innefattas av beställaren.

Abstract [en]

The purpose of the study is to evaluate if age affects recruits first selection as well as to get an understanding of possible factors that may lead to age discrimination. This is performed by an experimental method in which recruiters may freely discuss and make selection among fictional application documents. The study was conducted with a qualitative experimental research approach in which eight recruiters were interviewed at four different organizations. The study focuses on the underlying factors that contribute to how the age discrimination may arise in a selection. The underlying factors that emerged from the study was that it could be because the discourses in the form of assumptions and own values, the internal integration in the form of business culture and the external adjustment included by the client.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 27 p.
Keyword [en]
Recruiter, selection process, diversity age, ageism, power, discourse, company culture.
Keyword [sv]
Rekryterare, urvalsprocess, mångfald, ålder, åldersdiskriminering, makt, diskurser, företagskultur.
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Work Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-29241OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hh-29241DiVA: diva2:847251
Subject / course
Work Science
Presentation
2015-06-05, Halmstad, 08:00 (Swedish)
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Available from: 2015-08-20 Created: 2015-08-19 Last updated: 2015-08-20Bibliographically approved

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