David Hedlund

Doctoral Student


My thesis, which I began working on in the autumn of 2013, is focused on studying what happens when the management philosophy LEAN-production is implemented in municicpal eldercare. The main method in my dissertation work is ethnographic method. 

My research interests mainly concern: management; implementation and organization in social welfare; evaluation methodology and the role of evaluation in society and in social work; the formation, spread and institutionalization of systems of thought in politics, science, public sector and social work practice; documentation and the emergence of documentation; quality and quality management.

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Recent research outputs

David Hedlund, 2014, In : Socialvetenskaplig tidskrift. 21, 3-4, p. 285-309

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

David Hedlund, 2013, In : Socialvetenskaplig tidskrift. 20, 3-4, p. 253-257

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