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The importance of attitudes, capabilities and values in management: Minor Field Study in the discipline of industrial engineering
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Technology, Department of Engineering Sciences.
2019 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This study explores the capabilities, attitudes and values of a Norwegian salmon producing company in Chile. The study was carried out as a minor field study in Chile, with the purpose to highlight areas of importance for continuous improvement. Based on a sample of 45 questionnaire responses from employees and managers in the Chilean organization. This study highlights inclusion, commitment, motivation and gender equality. The study highlights the importance of engaged leadership, opportunities for participation and commitment, as the result was put in context to modern organization theories. The study concludes that the studied organization has committed employees which is a great asset for continuous improvement. However, there is a minority of women which can be considered as an area of attention.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2019. , p. 34
Series
TVE-LKF ; 19 032
Keywords [en]
Management-Commitment- Attitudes- Values- Gender- Ethics- Workplace-Organizational relationships.
National Category
Engineering and Technology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-385208OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-385208DiVA, id: diva2:1323410
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Bachelor Programme in Leadership - Quality Management - Improvement
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Available from: 2019-06-25 Created: 2019-06-12 Last updated: 2019-06-25Bibliographically approved

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