Search for dissertations about: "knowledge work"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3255 swedish dissertations containing the words knowledge work.

  1. 1. Controlled by Knowledge : A Study of two Clinical pathways in Mental Healthcare

    Author : Mona Jerndahl Fineide; Lena Gonäs; Helge Ramsdal; Eva Bejerot; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Organisation theory; scientific bureaucratic medicine; health policy; governance; New Public Management; regulatory tools; control; management; standardisation; rule production; instrumentation; clinical pathways; lean; work; professions; professionals; autonomy; discretion; power; knowledge; legitimacy; evidence based medicine; mental health care; hospital; child and youth psychiatry; psychiatrist; psychologist; jurisdiction; legitimacy; soft bureaucracy; hybridisation; Working Life Science; Arbetsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Standardisation of professional work is a major policy concern to ensure quality and efficiency of services and a number of hospitals are now focusing on the use of clinical pathways as an important tool to standardise their work. This study sheds light on the processes set in motion when notions of standardisation meet local practice. READ MORE

  2. 2. Knowing at work : A study of professional knowledge in integration work directed to newly arrived immigrants

    Author : Marie Vesterlind; Inga Wernersson; Thomas Winman; Anita Norlund; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Professional knowledge; integration work; civic orientation; work integrated learning; meaning-making; standardization; quality; cultural brokers; Work Integrated Learning; Arbetsintegrerat lärande; Socialt arbete; Social work;

    Abstract : Currently, new knowledge domains and professions emerge as a consequence of societal changes that transform that conditions for work and work integrated learning. Integration work directed to newly arrived immigrants is one example of such a new professional knowledge domain. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluations that matter in social work

    Author : Anna Petersén; Jan Olsson; Anders Bruhn; Per-Åke Karlsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; evaluation; evaluation use; knowledge use; phronesis; scientific knowledge; praxis-based knowledge; Social Work; Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : A great deal of evaluations are commissioned and conducted every year in social work, but research reports a lack of use of the evaluation results. This may depend on how the evaluations are conducted, but it may also depend on how social workers use evaluation results. READ MORE

  4. 4. Making sense of knowledge work

    Author : Anna Rylander; Tore J. Larsson; Per-Olov Berg; KTH; []
    Keywords : embodiment; emotion; intellectual capital; knowledge-intensive firms; knowledge work; organizational identity; physical setting; place; work environment; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : According to a dominant discourse in contemporary writings and research, we are living in a Knowledge Economy where knowledge is seen as the pre-eminent resource and the key to success for individuals as well as organizations and nations. Consequently, much effort in management research has been dedicated to devising new concepts and theories such as the knowledge-based theory of the firm and the intellectual capital perspective, all premised on the assumption that knowledge work is somehow different from other forms of work. READ MORE

  5. 5. To work or not to work in an extended working life? Factors in working and retirement decisions

    Author : Kerstin Nilsson; Avdelningen för arbets- och miljömedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ageing; older worker; retirement planning; retirement decision; motivation; meaningful activity; social inclusion; macro; meso; micro; work environment; working life; work ability; work injury; health; public health; diagnosed disease; self-rated health; organisation; basic premises for work; hardware in work; software in work; age; Success and failure factors; folkhälsa; demographic shifts; healthy ageing; healthy work places; retirement; successful ageing; occupational environment; Occupational medicine; work motivation; demografy; men and women;

    Abstract : In most of the industrialised world, the proportion of older and retired people in the population is continuously increasing. This will have budgetary implications for maintaining the welfare state, because the active working section of the population must fund the non-active and old population. READ MORE