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Anställd av en - Arbeta för två: En studie om konsulters tillhörighetskänsla och socialisering inom kundföretag
Örebro University, School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences.
Örebro University, School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences.
2018 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Temporary work agents (TWA) are placed in a peculiar situation since they could change customer companies and thus workplaces and colleagues at any time. That puts the TWA in situations where they are forced to socialize with new coworkers far more than the average employees. The purpose with this study is to see how TWA experience socialization in customer organizations and their employees as hired staff in their current work life settings. We also wanted to highlight how the temporary work agents experience belonging in the customer organizations they work in. Our mainly theories for this study is about socialization, established & outsiders, and Simmels stranger. The previous research focuses on TWA socialization, their social work and social work life settings. During the course of the study seven interviews were conducted, six of the interviews were conducted with TWA and one with a staff manager to gather information to show how consultants largely feel towards socialization in the customer organization and with its employees.  The result we found showed that consultants do not identify with customers or their employees to a great extent, nor do they feel a need or compulsion to socialize with the customer. The result also showed that the consultants perceive to have a lower position than employees who carry out the same tasks.

Abstract [sv]

Konsulter hamnar i en speciell position då de när som helst kan byta kundföretag och därmed arbetsplats samt kollegor. Detta leder till att konsulter behöver socialisera sig med nya medarbetare i större utsträckning än många andra anställda. Syftet med studien var att se hur konsulter i lagerbranschen socialiserar och upplever socialisering på sina arbetsplatser under rådande arbetsförhållanden. Specifikt i egenskap av inhyrd arbetskraft, hur konsulter och kundorganisationer upplever socialisering och omständigheter. Huvudsakligen har teorier om socialisering, etablerade & outsiders samt Simmels främling använts till studien. Den tidigare forskning som använts handlar om konsulters social- och arbetssituationer. Under studiens gång genomfördes sju intervjuer, sex av intervjuerna utfördes med konsulter och en med en personalchef för att samla in information som visade att konsulter i stor grad känner ett utanförskap gentemot kundorganisationen och dess anställda. Resultatet vi kom fram till visade att konsulter inte identifierar sig med kundföretagen eller deras anställda i någon större

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2018. , p. 49
Keywords [en]
Temporary Work Agents, Socialization, Groups, Customer Organisation, Consultants
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Sociology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-65847OAI: oai:DiVA.org:oru-65847DiVA, id: diva2:1191185
Subject / course
Sociologi
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Available from: 2018-03-22 Created: 2018-03-16 Last updated: 2018-03-22Bibliographically approved

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