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Sociological Perspectives on Organization and Leadership

This master’s level course aims to introduce advanced students to a range of sociological theories, concepts and empirical studies in the field of organizations, leadership and labor markets.

We review, analyze, and discuss theories relating to the macro level (labor market), the micro level (employers/employees, leadership), and the meso level (organizations), as well as how these different levels are interconnected.

  • Course structure

    For students at Master’s programme Personnel, Work and Organization studying full time this course is on their first term and for students studying half time this course goes on their third term. This course is also open for Master´s programme students at the Department of Sociology.

    Teaching format

    The course is organized as a sequence of lectures, held by experts in the different fields, and student-led seminars in connection with each lecture.


    Sociological Perspectives on Organization and Leadership 2020 (918 Kb) Updated 14 October


    Please see course PM for detailed information.


    Dr Linda Weidenstedt, Department of Sociology

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.

    Schedule 2020

  • Contact

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