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This course is about Leadership and Management as
actions and processes involving everyone at
workplaces, actions socially constructed. Concepts
as, empowerment and organizational citizenship
behavior are used in this course (in Swedish
medarbetarskap). The overall aim with this course
is to develop working collaboration and to enhance
students; ability for becoming reflective
practitioners, more aware of their own behavior,
attitudes and actions and their impact on others
and on the organization. Further, the aim is to
encourage students to analyze and critically
review their practices and set it in a wider
context. Summarizing, this could be achieved by
linking practice with appropriate theories, models
and concepts.


At the end of the course the student is expected
to be able to:
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate
effectively in written and oral presentation
- Develop team-building skills and participate as
a member of a team
- Think critically, plan and carrie out smaller
own project related to management in public sector
applying an understanding of basic social- and
healthcare management
- Understands major challenges public management
in Finland is facing
- Show awareness of how different disciplines
contribute to more generic management tasks and


During this course Arcadas three focus themes: 1)
participation, 2) health-promotion and 3) Safety
issues at workplaces will all be linked to emerged
relevant challenges in Finnish workplaces: a)
gender management, b) diversity management and c)
generational management.

Students then work in smaller groups (3-4/group)
around one topic linking each topic to relevant
literature and to workplaces.


Organisational studies (min.5 ECTS)


Gautam, K. 2008, "Addressing the Research-Practice
Gap in Healthcare Management", Journal of Public
Health Management & Practice, vol. 14, no. 2, pp.
Harding, N. 2007, "Essai: On Lacan and the
'Becoming-ness' of Organizations/Selves",
Organization Studies; Berlin, vol. 28, no. 11, pp.
Harding, N. & Learmonth, M. 2000, "Thinking
critically: The case of health policy research",
Technology Analysis & Strategic Management;
Abingdon, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 335.
Learmonth, M. & Harding, N. 2006, Evidence-based
management: the very idea, Public Administration;
London, vol. 84, no. 2, pp. 245.
Lorden, A. 2008, "The balanced scorecard
framework--A case study of patient and employee
satisfaction: What happens when it does not work
as planned?", Health care management review, vol.
33, no. 2, pp. 145.
Lynn, L. 2008. Public Management: Old and new.
Routledge, New York.
Walshe, K. & Smith J. 2006, Healthcare management,
Open University Press, Maidenhead.
and articles advised by the teacher


  • Föreläsningar - 10 timmar
  • Basgruppsarbete - 40 timmar
  • Projekt- och produktionsarbete/konstnärlig verksamhet - 120 timmar
  • Självstudier - 96 timmar


  • Kursens totala antal arbetstimmar: 266 timmar
  • Varav självstyrda studieformer: 266 timmar
  • Varav schemalagda studier: 0 timmar




  • Tentamina (skriftliga-, muntliga-, hem-)
  • Demonstrationer och färdighetsprov
  • Essä, rapporter, produktioner och portfolio


ASSESSMENT of a total 100 points:
WORKSHOP 20 points for students in groups
presenting scientific article
EXAM, individually written (25.10.2013) 50 points
PROJECT WORK AND REPORT 30 points, written and
presented in class

Note! For each assignment you need a minimum of 10 point in order to pass this course.


  • Gustavson Mia
  • Sigfrids Ingmar


Gustavson Maria

Antal kursplatser

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Delprestation i kraft till

12 månader efter kursens slutdatum


  • 2013-10-18 - Tentamina
  • 2013-10-11 - Demonstrationer och presentationer
  • 2013-11-08 - Rapporter och produktioner

Kurs och studieplanssökning