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  • 1.
    Aarrevaara, Timo
    et al.
    Helsingfors Universitet.
    Berg, Elisabeth
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Introduction2014In: Higher Education and Research in Academe: Who should pay?, Luleå: Luleå tekniska universitet, 2014, 11-17 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 2.
    Abdollahpour, Nosrat
    et al.
    Department of Occupational Health, School of Health, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz.
    Dastranj, Farahnaz
    Occupational Health, International Campus of Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences (IC-SSUMS) Yazd – Iran.
    Helali, Faramarz
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Ziarani, M. Hamzeian
    Zeiaei, M.
    Stress Prevention at Work Checkpoints: Practical improvements for stress prevention the workplace2016 (ed. Free)Book (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 3.
    Abdollahpour, Nosrat
    et al.
    Department of Occupational Health Engineering, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences Tabriz, Iran.
    Helali, Faramarz
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Implementing 'Awakened Need of Change' for Applying Ergonomics to Work System with Macroergonomics Approach in an Industrially Derveloping Country and its Meta-Reflection2016In: Journal of Ergonomics, ISSN 2165-7556, Vol. 6, no 6, 182Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 4.
    Abeysekera, John D.A.
    et al.
    Luleå tekniska universitet.
    Shahnavaz, Houshang
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    A brief guide to questionnaire design: with examples from ergonomics1985Report (Other academic)
  • 5.
    Abeysekera, John D.A.
    et al.
    Tekniska högskolan i Luleå, CEDC.
    Shahnavaz, Houshang
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    A head-model reconstruction based upon photogrammetric data from Sri Lankan adult males relevant to the design of headgear1989In: Journal of Human Ergology, ISSN 0300-8134, Vol. 18, no 2, 199-211 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Due to the large variability in heads and faces in one population, the standard anthropometric dimensions of the head, measured from anatomical landmarks alone, may not suffice for the design of fitting headgear, e.g., helmets. To provide adequate data of the shapes and contours of the head to the designer, appropriate head models sculptured using comprehensive head dimensions, must be developed. This paper describes (a) a procedure of collecting comprehensive anthropometric data of the head using a photogrammetric method and (b) a simple sculpturing technique to reconstruct a head model of the user population

  • 6.
    Abeysekera, John D.A.
    et al.
    Luleå University of Technology.
    Shahnavaz, Houshang
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Body size data of Sri Lankan workers and their variability with other populations in the world: its impact on the use of imported goods1987In: Journal of Human Ergology, ISSN 0300-8134, Vol. 16, no 2, 193-208 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 7.
    Abeysekera, John D.A.
    et al.
    Tekniska högskolan i Luleå, CEDC.
    Shahnavaz, Houshang
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Body size variability between people in developed and developing countries and its impact on the use of imported goods1989In: International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, ISSN 0169-8141, E-ISSN 1872-8219, Vol. 4, no 2, 139-149 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The Industrially Developing Countries (IDC) today, to a great extent, depend on Industrialized Countries (IC) for the supply of most industrial goods. An attempt has been made to ascertain the degree of design incompatibility experienced by users of these imported goods due to differences in the body sizes of people in producer and user countries. A comparative study of variations in body sizes is made from data available in literature and from anthropometric surveys. The results reveal differences in almost every part of the human body. The need for reliable anthropometric data in respect of IDC is stressed. Urgent measures are required to introduce changes in equipment, particularly for the benefit of users in IDC.

  • 8.
    Abeysekera, John D.A.
    et al.
    Tekniska högskolan i Luleå, CEDC.
    Shahnavaz, Houshang
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Effect of the hot environment on man1988In: International Symposium on Work in a Hot Environment and Heat Related Disorders, Khartoum 27-31 Jan. 1988, 1988Conference paper (Other academic)
  • 9.
    Abeysekera, John D.A
    et al.
    Tekniska högskolan i Luleå, CEDC.
    Shahnavaz, Houshang
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Ergonomic evaluation of modified industrial safety helmets for use in tropical environments1988In: Ergonomics International 88: proceedings of the tenth congress of the International Ergonomics Association, 1-5 August 1988, Sydney, Australia / [ed] Austen S. Adams, London: Taylor and Francis Group , 1988, 212-214 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 10.
    Abeysekera, John D.A.
    et al.
    Tekniska högskolan i Luleå, CEDC.
    Shahnavaz, Houshang
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Ergonomics aspects of personal protective equipment: its use in industrially developing countries1988In: Journal of Human Ergology, ISSN 0300-8134, Vol. 17, no 1, 67-79 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 11.
    Abeysekera, John D.A.
    et al.
    Tekniska högskolan i Luleå, CEDC.
    Shahnavaz, Houshang
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Ergonomics assessment of selected dust respirators: their use in the tropics1987In: Applied Ergonomics, ISSN 0003-6870, E-ISSN 1872-9126, Vol. 18, no 4, 266-72 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The suitability and effectiveness of four different types of British made respirators were studied with respect to comfort, convenience and fit on wearers in Sri Lanka (a developing country). Objective and subjective assessments were made to evaluate the degree of discomfort and interferences to the use of senses. The study revealed that factors such as breathing resistance, work-rate and activity period affected the physiological responses. The weight of the respirator and the skin temperature had no direct relationship with the cardiovascular stress. Positive-pressure respirators that gave lower face temperatures than negative-pressure masks gave this type of respirator an additional advantage in hot environments. Respirators that restricted jaw movement affected the speech intelligibility of the wearer. Orinasal masks restricted vision more than the other types. The problem of fit was found negligible though head and face dimensions significantly differed between the British and the Sri Lankans. Subjective assessment correlated well with objective tests.

  • 12.
    Abeysekera, John D.A.
    et al.
    Tekniska högskolan i Luleå, CEDC.
    Shahnavaz, Houshang
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Ergonomics evaluation of modified industrial helmets for use in tropical environments1988In: Ergonomics, ISSN 0014-0139, E-ISSN 1366-5847, Vol. 31, no 9, 1317-1329 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Hotness, weight, fitting problems etc., have been found to be the chief causes of the unpopularity of industrial safety helmets in tropical environments in developing countries (DC). Some selected safety helmets manufactured in industrialized countries (IC) were modified to provide extra head ventilation and to reduce weight, in order to make them more acceptable to users in hot environments. The modified helmets were subjected to ergonomics evaluation both objectively and subjectively in the laboratory (in simulated tropical conditions) as well as in the field situation. There was evidence that white helmets had some advantages in comfort, viz. reduction of hotness, compared to the other colours, e.g. red, green etc., when worn in the presence of radiant heat in the laboratory. Ventilation holes provided at the top of the shell seemed to reduce the greenhouse effect within the helmet shell which therefore felt less uncomfortable than a fully covered helmet. Even with a small reduction of weight, such as 45 g in helmets weighing about 350g, the difference in weight was perceived by the wearers. In adapting helmets made in IC for use in tropical climates, head ventilation and low weight perception are important aspects in comfort which need to be considered. In addition to low cost, a harness material suitable for sweat absorption is required. Adjustability and sizing to fit 90% of the user population also needs to be considered in the design and manufacture of safety helmets for people in DC.

  • 13. Abeysekera, John D.A.
    et al.
    Shahnavaz, Houshang
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Ergonomics of technology transfer1987In: International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, ISSN 0169-8141, E-ISSN 1872-8219, Vol. 1, no 4, 265-272 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    It is beyond doubt that high technology has elevated the standards of living of mankind. The modern technology created and developed to a great extent by Western or developed societies is now in great demand in Eastern and developing societies who are trying to leap-frog towards advancement. But unfortunately, in the transfer of technology, both the giver and the receiver seem to make many mistakes. A technology transferred without considering the ethnic variables in the societies and differences in the climates, has found to cause problems to the acquirer. Due to the basic human factor differences such as sizes of people, physical environment, physical capacities and organizational and cultural differences, a technology which is unadapted has found to be inappropriate, harmful, hazardous and unsuccessful. In the areas of health, working conditions, production and finance, undesirable effects have resulted through haphazard technology transfer, For a successful transfer, it is therefore stressed that technology has to be adapted or modified taking into consideration the technological, anthropological and socio-economic factors of the acquiring population

  • 14.
    Abeysekera, John D.A.
    et al.
    Tekniska högskolan i Luleå, CEDC.
    Shahnavaz, Houshang
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Ergonomics problems in the use of personal protective wear in industrially developing countries1987In: Proccedings of the XIth World congress on the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases: Stockholm, Sweden, 24-29 May 1987, 1987, 422-424 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 15.
    Abeysekera, John D.A.
    et al.
    Luleå tekniska universitet.
    Shahnavaz, Houshang
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Thermal environment and man1986Report (Other academic)
  • 16. Abeysekera, John D.A.
    et al.
    Shahnavaz, Houshang
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Chapman, Larry J.
    Ergonomics in developing countries1990In: Advances in industrial ergonomics and safety 2: proceedings of the annual International Industrial Ergonomics and Safety Conference held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 10-13 June 1990 / [ed] Biman Das, Taylor and Francis Group , 1990, 771-778 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 17.
    Abeysekera, John
    et al.
    Luleå tekniska universitet.
    Shahnavaz, Houshang
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Adaptation to discomfort in personal protective devices: an example with safety helmets1990In: Ergonomics, ISSN 0014-0139, E-ISSN 1366-5847, Vol. 33, no 2, 137-145 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Discomfort in the use of personal protective devices (PPD) has been one of the chief causes of their non-use. A field trial using industrial helmets was carried out to ascertain whether by training and repeated wearing subjects could experience a significant adaptation to discomfort. Ten subjects took part in the trial in a tropical environment by wearing helmets repeatedly (6 h a day) for one month. Subjective evaluations of discomfort were made at the end of the 1st, 3rd, 5th, 14th and 30th day. It was revealed that complaints of discomfort, viz. hotness, heaviness, bad fit, etc., decreased markedly throughout the 30 day period. Though positive responses of adaptation to discomfort seem to reach an optimum towards 30 days, it is difficult to draw any conclusions on the optimum period of adaptation for each discomfort factor. In relation to inherent discomforts that are extremely difficult to overcome without compromising the protection efficiency of a PPD, the principle of adaptation seems to be a very important facet which has to be developed for an effective PPD programme.

  • 18.
    Abrahamsson, Kenneth
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Activity: European conference on promoting workplace health2006Conference paper (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 19.
    Abrahamsson, Kenneth
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Activity: International Conference on Vocational Education and Training Reform: comments on current policies and development2005Conference paper (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 20.
    Abrahamsson, Kenneth
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Aktivitet: EDEN 2005 Annual Conference: reflections on overeducation, underlearning and anorectic work organisations2005Conference paper (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 21. Abrahamsson, Kenneth
    et al.
    Abrahamsson, LenaLuleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.Björkman, TorstenLuleå tekniska universitet.Ellström, Per-ErikLuleå tekniska universitet.Johansson, Jan
    Utbildning, kompetens och arbete2002Collection (editor) (Other academic)
  • 22. Abrahamsson, Kenneth
    et al.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Johansson, Jan
    De la "sobreeducación" al "infraaprendizaje": panorama de la investigación sueca sobre las relaciones entre educación, trabajo y aprendizaje2004In: Formación profesional : revista europea, ISSN 0258-7483, no 31, 19-31 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 23. Abrahamsson, Kenneth
    et al.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Johansson, Jan
    De la suréducation au sousapprentissage: état des lieux de la recherche suédoise sur l'interaction entre éducation, travail et apprentissage2004In: Formation professionnelle : bulletin d'information du Centre Européen pour le Developpment de la Fromation Professionelle, ISSN 0378-5092, no 31, 18-31 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 24. Abrahamsson, Kenneth
    et al.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Johansson, Jan
    Excesso de educação e défice de aprendizagem: estudo de investigação sueco sobre a interacção existente entre educação, trabalho e aprendizagem2004In: Formación profesional : revista europea, ISSN 0258-7483, no 31, 18-31 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 25. Abrahamsson, Kenneth
    et al.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Johansson, Jan
    From overeducation to underlearning: a survey of Swedish research on the interplay between education, work and learning2004In: European Vocational Training Journal, ISSN 0378-5068, no 31, 15-26 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 26. Abrahamsson, Kenneth
    et al.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Johansson, Jan
    From overeducation to underlearning: qualification structures, changing job skill requirements and work place learning2003In: Work and lifelong learning in different contexts: 3rd international Conference on researching work and learning, Tampere: Tampere University of Technology, 2003Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 27. Abrahamsson, Kenneth
    et al.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Johansson, Jan
    Lärande i arbete och vardag som utbildningsvetenskaplig diskurs2005In: Utbildningsvetenskap: ett kunskapsområde under formering, Stockholm: Carlsson Bokförlag, 2005Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 28. Abrahamsson, Kenneth
    et al.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Johansson, Jan
    Von der Überqualifikation zur Lerninsuffizienz: Ein Überblick über die schwedische Forschung zu den Wechselbeziehungen zwischen Ausbildung, Arbeit und Lernen2004In: Berufsbildung (Berlin), ISSN 0378-5106, no 31, 19-33 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 29.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Arbetssituation och kompetens: enkätundersökning vid Uponor, Fristad1994Report (Other academic)
  • 30.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Arbetssäkerhetsanalys som ett redskap i en lärande organisation1997In: Arbete, människa, miljö och Nordisk ergonomi, ISSN 1402-859X, no 2, 84-92 p.Article in journal (Other academic)
  • 31.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Att återställa ordningen: könsmönster och förändring i arbetsorganisationer1999Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)
    Abstract [sv]

    Avhandlingen är en könsteoretisk studie av organisationsförändringar i industrin - med fokus på kvinnor som arbetar med produktionsarbete. Avhandlingen beskriver vad som händer med organisationsstrukturen och med genusordningen i organisationen när företaget försöker införa en platt integrerad arbetsorganisation. Empirin omfattar åtta svenska industriföretag: fem massa- och papper, ett tvätteri, ett charkuteri och ett elektronikföretag. Resultaten visar att återställare och dämpande krafter ute i lokala arbetsorganisationer drar organisationen tillbaka till sitt ursprungliga utseende. Många av återställarna har koppling till "kön" och genusordningen. De lokala organisationernas utgångsläge inför organisationsförändringarna bygger ofta på en struktur som ger olika villkor för kvinnor och för män. Denna könsordning är en förklaring till många återställare och det är dessutom ofta just den som återställs. Genusordningens segregerande och hierakiserande krafter gör att människor lätt återskapar gamla könsmönster i nya organisationer. Detta innebär att de nya organisationsmodellernas strävan efter integrering, tillplattning, kompetensutveckling och flexibilitet riskerar att motarbetas. En stark och omfattande könsmärkning och könsuppdelning i utgångsläget inför organisationsförändringen innebär många återställare och därmed svårare att införa den platta integrerade arbetsorganisationen.

  • 32.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Att återställa ordningen: könsmönster och förändring i arbetsorganisationer2009 (ed. Ny, bearb.)Book (Other academic)
  • 33.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Att återställa ordningen mellan könen: organisationsförändringar och jämställdhet2000In: Kvinnoforskningsnytt : nyhetsblad från Centrum för kvinnoforskning, Luleå tekniska universitet, ISSN 1401-5390, no 3Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 34.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Bevara bredden i svensk arbetslivsforskning2015In: Arbetsmarknad & Arbetsliv, ISSN 1400-9692, Vol. 21, no 2, 74-80 p.Article in journal (Other academic)
    Abstract [sv]

    Det finns positiva tecken på att något ska hända med arbetslivsforskningensvillkor. Mer bekymmersamt är att facket och arbetsgivarna vill återskapaett nationellt centrum för arbetslivsforskning i Stockholm. Vi börinte fortsätta att reproducera bilden av att svensk arbetslivsforskningförsvann när Arbetslivsinstitutet lades ned. Det finns många starkaforskargrupper på universiteten ute i landet. Nu är det viktigt att vi ser tillatt de positiva signalerna blir verklighet på ett klokt sätt så att bredden iarbetslivsforskningen säkras.

  • 35.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Bidra till jämställdheten!1996In: Förskolan, ISSN 0015-5292, 48-49 p.Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 36.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Det mesta är sig likt, men ändå inte: en uppföljningsstudie av förändringsprojekt och jämställdhet i industriföretag2006In: Vad hände sen?: långsiktiga effekter av jämställdhetssatsningar under 1980- och 90-talen, Stockholm: Vinnova , 2006, 95-117 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 37.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Det mesta är sig likt, men ändå inte: om jämställdhet och genus i arbetslivet2005In: Thule: Kungliga Skytteanska samfundets årsbok 2005, Umeå: Kungl. Skytteanska samfundet , 2005, 47-61 p.Chapter in book (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 38.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Erfarenheter från en genusanalys av läget inför den nya gruvan i Pajala2011Conference paper (Other academic)
  • 39.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Exploring construction of gendered identities at work2007In: Work, subjectivity and learning: understanding learning through working life, Dordrecht: Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology/Springer Verlag, 2007, 105-121 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 40.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    From underground to level seven: a study of transforming technology, work and gender at the iron ore mine in Kiruna2006Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 41.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Frågor om arbetssituation och kompetens: resultat från enkätundersökning på Rifa AB i Kalmar1995Report (Other academic)
  • 42.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Gender and The Modern Organization, Ten Years After2014In: Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies, ISSN 2245-0157, E-ISSN 2245-0157, Vol. 4, no 4, 109-136 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    This empirical article presents a gender analysis of long-term impacts of some of the many organizational change projects in Swedish industrial work organizations during the 1990s. Based on the results of return visits to three industrial companies and their change projects (implementation of Lean Production or other modern organizational models) that I studied more than a decade earlier, I discuss how the work organizations eventually had changed and specifically how and whether organizational internal gender patterns had changed. The initial study showed gender-based restoring responses to strategic organizational changes, especially in the gender-segregated and gender-homogeneous work organizations. These responses conserved gender patterns as well as the organizations’ culture in general, resulting in less productive work as well as a problematic work environment. The follow-up study showed that the organizations slowly changed according to the modern organizational models (e.g., Lean Production), but at the same time, in some cases, keeping the same gender segregation and stereotypical gender markings of skills and work tasks or with new variants of unequal gender order. In addition, the follow-up study showed other and more positive results with emerging pattern of gender equality, at least in the form of reduced gender segregation and less stereotypical ideas concerning gender. The material indicates that the studied companies, in some aspects, developed into less gendered production organizations while taking some steps toward a modern organization and this was done without gender equality interventions. Therefore, the material indicated that, at least in part, gender equality could be seen as a prerequisite or perhaps even a side effect of modern organizational concepts. This article contributes to the emerging literature on an organizational theory of undoing gender as well as to the research of conditions and consequences of the modern organizational models.

  • 43.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Gender based learning dilemmas in work organisations2001In: 2nd International conference on researching work and learning: proceedings: conference proceedings, University of Calgary, 26-28 July 2001., Calgary: Faculty of continuing education, University of Calgary , 2001Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 44.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Gender perspectives on the new organizational models1998In: Manufacturing agility and hybrid automation-II: proceedings of the 6th International conference on human aspects of advanced manufacturing: agiligy & hybrid automation / [ed] Waldemar Karwowski, IEA press , 1998Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 45.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Gender-based learning dilemmas in organizations2001In: Journal of Workplace Learning, ISSN 1366-5626, E-ISSN 1758-7859, Vol. 13, no 7/8, 298-307 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Raises questions about the links between gender and organizational changes, and between gender and learning at work. The empirical base is a qualitative study of organizational changes in the pulp and paper industry, electronics industry, food industry, and laundry industry in Sweden during the late 1990s. In the studied companies, restoration responses in the work organizations brought the organization back its original form and function. Shows that gender exerts an influence on the existing work organization and on the organizational change. The learning organization, with its focus on integration and decentralization, challenges gender order, which is a strong system, built on segregation and hierarchy. Concludes that gender segregating and stereotypic gender-coding of workplaces and work tasks were strong restoring mechanisms and obstacles to strategic organizational changes, and to individual and to organizational learning.

  • 46.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Gruvarbetets historia ur ett genusperspektiv: hur gruvarbetet blev och förblev manligt2007In: Oplogat: spår av kvinnors liv och arbete i Norrbotten, Luleå: Oplogat produktion , 2007, 130-158 p.Chapter in book (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 47.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Improved working environment can be a profitable investment1993In: Steel Times, ISSN 0039-095X, Vol. 221, no 6, 264-266 p.Article in journal (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    On the advice of an independent consultancy specialising in ergonomics and man management, a new ladle preparation station was designed for SSAB in Lulea. Quantifiable savings close to £0.5M have resulted, plus less tangible benefits arising from a more satisfied work force

  • 48.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Improved working environment: investments or costs1998In: Global ergonomics: proceedings of the Ergonomics Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 9-11 September 1998 / [ed] P.A. Scott; R.S. Bridger; J. Charteris, Elsevier, 1998Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 49.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Just när det blev viktigt blev det manligt2002In: Kvinnovetenskaplig tidskrift, ISSN 0348-8365, Vol. 23, no 1, 37-52 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 50.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.
    Kvinnor, män och ledarskap2004In: Ledarskap i kommuner: forskningsfrukter och tankeföda från chefsberättelser, Stockholm: Svenska kommunförbundet , 2004Chapter in book (Other academic)
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