Search for dissertations about: "transactional leadership"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words transactional 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. 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

  3. 3. The Role of Principals in Government Secondary Schools in Cameroon: Demands, Constraints and Choices : A Case Study of Eight Secondary Schools

    Author : Cresantus Nombo Biamba; Holger Daun; Teshome Nektabib; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; principal roles; leadership; secondary school; developing countries management; tasks; deputy principals; students; Cameroon; International and Comparative Education; internationell och jämförande pedagogik;

    Abstract : The main aim of this research was to explore the present role of the secondary school principals and the challenges they face in carrying out their duties in the Northwest region of Cameroon. The research, which was exploratory and conducted in the interpretive paradigm, is a case study which was carried out at eight secondary schools. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Psychological perspectives on performance-based compensation : Implications for work-related and health-related outcomes

    Author : Alexander Nordgren Selar; Magnus Sverke; Helena Falkenberg; Johnny Hellgren; Tomas Jungert; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; compensation; financial incentives; health; income; job performance; need satisfaction; pay dispersion; performance-based pay; self-determination theory; turnover intention; well-being; work motivation; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : In the past decades, the contributions of individuals have come into greater focus on all levels of employment in many types of organizations. For example, this is manifested through an increased use of individual performance-based pay setting, where individual evaluations of employees’ contributions lead to diversified pay raises among peers. READ MORE