Search for dissertations about: "Transformational leadership"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words Transformational leadership.

  1. 1. Safety leadership in the construction industry : Managing safety at Swedish and Danish construction sites

    Author : Martin Grill; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; occupational safety; safety leadership; construction manager; participative leadership; rule-oriented leadership; transformational leadership; transactional leadership; passive leadership; safety climate;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to identify and describe essential components of safety leadership behavior in the construction industry in Sweden and Denmark. The methods used were semi-structured interviews, cross-sectional and longitudinal questionnaire studies, and behavioral observations. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Transformational Leadership Process : Antecedents, Mechanisms, and Outcomes in the Social Services

    Author : Susanne Tafvelin; Kristina Westerberg; Karina Nielsen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; transformational leadership; social services; well-being; climate for innovation; leader continuity; co-worker support; mediation; boundary conditions; antecedents; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Social service organizations have changed dramatically during the last decade in an effort to increase effectiveness and control. This has placed new demands on those in leadership roles, and the need for knowledge of how to lead these transformed organizations has increased. READ MORE

  3. 3. Promoting safety in organizations : The role of leadership and managerial practices

    Author : Malin Mattson; Johnny Hellgren; Ingemar Torbiörn; Magnus Sverke; Gudela Grote; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Transformational leadership; transactional leadership; safety-specific leadership; workplace safety; injuries; accidents; safety compliance; safety initiative; organizational citizenship behavior; communication; incident reporting; patient safety; incentive program; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Workplace accidents and injuries are a growing problem for organizations in Sweden as well as in many other countries. As a consequence, improving workplace safety has become an area of increasing concern for employers and politicians as well as researchers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Designing for Transformational Change in School : Digitalizing the Digitized

    Author : Annika Agélii Genlott; Åke Grönlund; Annika Andersson; Olga Viberg; Ulf Melin; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Design Science Research; Digitalization; Information Systems artifact; School organization; School leadership;

    Abstract : Digital technologies have gained a prominent role in education and schools, but research concerning how digital technologies can create better conditions for improved teaching and enhanced learning for students is scarce and inconclusive. Successful use of digital technologies requires a complex combination of interacting factors, including integrating technology and pedagogy as well as organizing and leading a structured transformation process. READ MORE

  5. 5. Senior Managers and Lean- The importance of becoming a practitioner

    Author : Jonas Renström; Lars Bengtsson; Jörgen Eklund; Camilla Niss; Lars Medbo; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Lean; leadership; management; Lean management; senior managers; Lean implementation;

    Abstract : Considered to be one of the most influential paradigms in manufacturing, Lean has developed and expanded beyond the shop floor and manufacturing environment of the auto industry. Lean is considered to be applicable throughout organizations and other industries besides manufacturing. READ MORE