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: Finns det en relation mellan medarbetarens prokrastinering och en effektiv organisation ?

Translated title of the thesis: To postpone work tasks: Is there a relationship between employees' procrastination and an efficient organisation?
  • Anna Bergquist Fransson

    Student thesis: Bachelor

    Abstract

    Why do some people postpone tasks until the last moment, even though it may have negative consequences? Previous studies on procrastination has been mostly focused on students and school work, but this behaviour and approach are also in other life and professional field and to get a broader picture of how these are affected further research is needed. This study examines whether there is a relationship between procrastination and effective organizations. The study was conducted through a questionnaire answered by 157 people divided between two companies, working with technology and process in Sweden and Norway. The questionnaire consisted of questions from Pure Procrastination Scale (PPS), as well as questions concerning factors related to an organization's efficiency. The study's main results showed that organizational goals and opportunity have a relation to procrastination and that males have a higher tendency to procrastinate than women.

    Date of Award2016-Jun-27
    Original languageSwedish
    SupervisorLilly Augustine (Supervisor) & Anna Kemdal Pho (Examiner)

    Courses and Subjects

    • Psychology

    University credits

    • 15 HE credits

    Swedish Standard Keywords

    • Psychology (501)

    Keywords

    • procrastination
    • organization
    • goal
    • motivation
    • possibility

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