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Konstruktionen av ledare: Hur konstrueras ledare i SME-företag?
Linnaeus University, School of Business and Economics, Department of Organisation and Entrepreneurship.
Linnaeus University, School of Business and Economics, Department of Organisation and Entrepreneurship.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
The construction of leaders : How are leaders constructed in SMEs? (English)
Abstract [sv]

Bakgrund: Det finns olika sätt för företag att konstruera sina ledare. Då Emballator Lagan Plast, ett industriföretag i Ljungby, har börjat fokusera på att utveckla sina ledare, fann vi det intressant att studera hur ledare konstrueras i SME-företag och vilka utmaningar SME- företag skulle kunna ha i detta arbete.

 

Problemformulering: Hur konstrueras ledare i SME-företag?

 

Syfte: Syftet med denna studie är att söka en förståelse hur ledare konstrueras i SME-företag utifrån deras specifika utmaningar och att samtidigt bidra med en förståelse för Emballator Lagan Plasts fortsatta arbete med ledarskapsutveckling.

 

Metod: I denna studie har vi gjort en fallstudie med en kvalitativ forskningsmetod. Vi har intervjuat och observerat olika arbetsroller för att söka en förståelse för hur ledare konstrueras i SME- företag.

 

Slutsats: Efter att tolkat det insamlade materialet och följt idéer och föreställningar om ledarskap, har vi fått en förståelse ledare konstrueras i SME- företag via en social konstruktion.

Abstract [en]

Background: There are different ways for companies to construct their leaders. Since Emballator Lagan Plast, an industry company in Ljungby, has started to focus on developing their leaders, we found it interesting to studying how leaders are constructed in SMEs and which possible challenges SMEs have in this work. 

 

Research question: How are leaders constructed in SMEs?

 

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to search an understanding how leaders are constructed in SMEs given their specific challenges, together with a contribution to an understanding for Emballator Lagan Plast’s continuing work of leadership development.

 

Methodology: In this study, we have done a case study with a qualitative research design. We have done interviews and observations on different working positions to search an understanding how leaders are constructed in SMEs.

 

Conclusion: After interpreted the collected material and followed ideas and conceptions on leadership, we reached an understanding that leaders are constructed in SMEs through a social construction.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 98 p.
Keyword [sv]
konstruktion, ledare, SME-företag
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Business Administration
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-47692OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-47692DiVA: diva2:875794
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Business Administration - Organization Leadership
Educational program
Business Administration and Economics Programme, 240 credits
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Available from: 2015-12-02 Created: 2015-12-01 Last updated: 2015-12-02Bibliographically approved

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