Search for dissertations about: "Annika Härenstam"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Annika Härenstam.

  1. 1. Proactivity at work

    Author : Kin Andersson; Annika Lantz; Kerstin Isaksson; Annika Härenstam; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Job design; work task analysis; proactivity; unemployment; attitudes; personal initiative; job-search behaviour; group initiative; group processes; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Proactive behaviour implies taking initiative and mastering unexpected situations, and hence, is desirable in different situations. The present thesis includes three empirical studies intended to understand the consequences of proactive behaviour, as well as the factors that contribute to proactive behaviour at work and when facing unemployment. READ MORE

  2. 2. The importance of organizational characteristics for psychosocial working conditions and health

    Author : Malin Bolin; Björn Halleröd; Staffan Marklund; Annika Härenstam; Birgitta Eriksson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Organization; workplace; bureaucracy; post-bureaucracy; psychosocial working conditions; JDC model; multilevel analysis; health; sickness absence; Sociology; Sociologi; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : The importance of organizations for understanding differences in the working conditions and health of employees is often emphasized but rarely explored empirically. The general aim of this thesis is to describe organizational characteristics of workplaces, and to assess their impact on the psychosocial working conditions and health of employees. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender equality and health experiences : workplace patterns in Northern Sweden

    Author : Sofia Elwér; Anne Hammarström; Annika Härenstam; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; gender equality; workplace; health experiences; focus groups; cluster analysis; gender; work environment; gender regimes; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Gendered practices of working life create gender inequalities through horizontal and vertical gender segregation in work, which may lead to gender inequalities in health experiences. The workplace is an important part of the social circumstances under which health opportunities and constraints are shaped. READ MORE

  4. 4. Organisational characteristics and psychosocial working conditions in different forms of ownership

    Author : Chatrine Höckertin; Jonas Höög; Annika Härenstam; Roine Johansson; Rafael Lindqvist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychosocial working conditions; Prerequisites for management; Management control strategies; Cooperative; Public sector; Ownership; Welfare services; Geriatric care; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : The main aim of this thesis has been to compare psychosocial working conditions in workplaces with different forms of ownership, i.e. public, private and cooperative. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing workplace health promotion in municipal organizations

    Author : Robert Larsson; Hélène Sandmark; Jonas Stier; Ingemar Åkerlind; Annika Härenstam; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; arbetslivsvetenskap; Working Life Studies;

    Abstract : The workplace is a suitable setting for health promotion, not least due to the amount of time employees spend at work. Previous research indicates large variations in employers' handling of workplace health promotion (WHP) efforts. However, more empirical knowledge of how WHP is handled in public sector organizations is needed. READ MORE