Digital distanceledelse – det kræver mere end strøm at holde forbindelsen

  • Mathilde Winsløw Institut for Statskundskab, Aarhus Universitet
  • Caroline Howard Grøn Institut for Statskundskab, Aarhus Universitet
Nøgleord: Digital distanceledelse, Offentlig ledelse, Digitalisering, Distance, Kompetencer

Resumé

Coronakrisen har sendt mange offentlige ledere på et crash course i at lede på distancen igennem digitale teknologier. Men det er uklart, hvad man præcist skal gøre for at lykkes. Det viser både dansk og international forskning. Ud fra en interviewundersøgelse belyser vi, hvilke muligheder og udfordringer offentlige ledere oplever, når de interagerer med deres medarbejdere digitalt på distancen. På den baggrund udvikler vi en ny konceptualisering af digital distanceledelse. Vi argumenterer for, at tre typer ledelsesadfærd tilsammen kan håndtere de muligheder og udfordringer, lederne oplever: styrkelse af digitale kompetencer samt tilrettelæggelse af rutiner og italesættelse af normer for digital interaktion på distancen.

Forfatterbiografier

Mathilde Winsløw, Institut for Statskundskab, Aarhus Universitet

Mathilde Albertsen Winsløw har en kandidat i Statskundskab fra Aarhus Universitet og er nu ph.d.-studerende samme sted. Som en del af forskningsprojektet REPLACE undersøger hun, hvordan offentlige ledere og medarbejdere kommunikerer igennem digitale teknologier, særligt når de er på distancen. Til det formål anvender Mathilde etnografiske metoder, herunder interviews og observationer. Andre interesseområder inkluderer faglig ledelse, faglig sparring og teknologibrug i den offentlige forvaltning mere generelt. Mathilde har undervist i offentlig forvaltning på bacheloren i Statskundskab og har desuden afholdt flere oplæg og workshops igennem Kronprins Frederiks Center for Offentlig Ledelse.

Caroline Howard Grøn, Institut for Statskundskab, Aarhus Universitet

Caroline Howard Grøn, Kronprins Frederiks Center for Offentlig Ledelse, Institut for Statskundskab, Aarhus Universitet. Caroline Howard Grøn har en PhD i offentlig forvaltning fra Københavns Universitet og arbejder i dag som lektor på Institut for Statskundskab, Aarhus Universitet. Caroline forsker i offentlig ledelse og styring. Hun har publiceret om emnet både på dansk og internationale tidsskrifter som Review of Public Personnel Administration og Public Management Review og leder pt. forskningsprojektet REPLACE, der undersøger betydningen af digitale medier for ledelse og faglig sparring i fysisk spredte organisationer. Caroline underviser på den fleksible master i offentlige ledelse og er en ofte benyttet foredragsholder.

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Digital distanceledelse – det kræver mere end strøm at holde forbindelsen
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