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Det Duala Ledarskapet - den heteronormativa strukturens upplösning

By Jeanette Löfström Howe


The purpose of this investigation is to reveal those hidden factors, which influence how leadership is practised, as well as the roles male and female play in their professions. Furthermore this investigation aims to elude the expectations and demands that leaders experience and their origin. The investigation is based on six interviews of senior managers, two male and four female. A qualitative approach has been utilized to penetrate the subject and understanding of the identified phenomenon. The theories employed to analyse the finding are Lincoln, Gerth & Mills and Merton. To further highlight certain specific results parts of Ahrne, Beck & Beck-Gernsheim theories have also been empoyeed. This study has generated a new concept, “Dual Leadership”, with the aim of understanding the more diffuse concept of “Female Leadership”. Via investigating how and if the respondents interact between their rolls, an understanding of the Socialisationprocesse significance identified factors that indirectly influence the shaping of leadership. The primary conclusion is that via disregarding the epithet female leadership and instead introduces the concept of Dual Leadership, both leaders and organisations despite gender can benefit and generate a richer and more equal society where experiences and knowledge are adopted

Topics: Leadership, Organisation
Publisher: Högskolan i Halmstad/Sektionen för Hälsa och Samhälle (HOS)
Year: 2006
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