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Djursholm: A Study of an Executive Community
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, School of Business.
2012 (English)In: Scandinavian Journal of Management, ISSN 0956-5221, E-ISSN 1873-3387, Vol. 28, no 3, 257-263 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This project explores the community of Djursholm that is situated some 10 km north of Stockholm as an example of an ‘executive community’. A key argument of the project is that the ideals and norms of contemporary ‘executive behavior’ can no longer be sought within the world of professional bureaucracies only. Since August 2010 I have been conducting an ethnographic study of Djursholm. I have approached this community inductively where my theoretical ideas on the construction of executive values-in-use have informed my preliminary research questions. Based on my observations Djursholm appears to be a good environment to explore the phenomenon of executive community in terms of nurturing or resisting an executive culture expressed through such phenomena as responsibility, discipline, organization and order; not only because there is a relatively large number of executives living there but primarily because it appears to be a community that is intensely the subject to the ideology of management.

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2012. Vol. 28, no 3, 257-263 p.
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Executives, Communities, Morals. Values, Culture
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Sociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology) Business Administration
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-80777DOI: 10.1016/j.scaman.2012.03.007ISI: 000308902600008OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-80777DiVA: diva2:557296
Available from: 2012-09-27 Created: 2012-09-27 Last updated: 2017-12-07Bibliographically approved

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