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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 projects


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. r2008. Harding, N. 2007, "Essai: On Lacan and the 'Becoming-ness' of Organizations/Selves", Organization Studies; Berlin, vol. 28, no. 11, pp. 1761. 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

Kursens hemsida


Antal kursplatser

Ingen begränsning

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 studieplansökning