Examensarbete i management för masterexamen (EXMAN)


Typo corrected 15 January 2020

There was a typo  in the study guide re. the second exam period. A corrected version of the stydy guide has now been uploaded in fastreg.

Spring 2020

Information to students of EXMAN spring 2020

A lecture in December 4th

December 4th at 15.00-17.00 you are welcome to a lecture with professor Torkild Thanem in Gröjer, Kräftriket. An introduction for the master thesis course of spring 2020.

A recording of the lecture is available in a shared dropbox folder titled 'Thesis startup'. Please email me <tt@sbs.su.se> or student rep Guilherme Tácito <guilherme.tacito@gmail.com> and we will grant you access to the folder.


Deadline for Idea paper 

January 9th 2020 at 13.00 you need to send in the Idea paper to coursecoordinator@sbs.su.se.

The semester of spring then starts January 20th. During this period you will get information about your spring schedule by your supervisor. Important, you need to write the thesis in pairs. 

Final submission

Submission of Thesis from May 28 th at 9.00 until final submission in Fastreg June 4th at 13.00.

Second submission of Thesis is Oct 5th at 9.00 until October 8 th at 13.00. 

Before the submission it is mandatory to submit your thesis in Forum for Text Comparison Tool /Urkund. Urkund will be open in Fastreg forum the same time as the date of Final submission. 

Recommended literature for EXMAN master thesis course spring 2020

Bryman, Alan (2012) Social Research Methods. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Burrell, Gibson & Morgan, Glenn (1979) Sociological Paradigms and Organisational Analysis: Elements of the Sociology of Corporate Life. Aldersot: Ashgate. (ch. 1, 2, 12). 

Farquhar, Jillian Dawes (2012), Case Study Research for Business. London: Sage.

Mills, C. Wright (1959) The Sociological Imagination. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Swanborn, Peter (2010), Case Study Research, What, Why and How? London: Sage. 

Thanem, Torkild & Knights, David (2019), Embodied Research Methods: London: Sage.


Please Note !

There will be no new admissions to this course.

Course title:
Examensarbete i management för masterexamen
Semester: Spring term 2020
Study period: 1 2 3 4
Rate of studies: 100%
Level: Graduate level (second cycle)
Credits: 30.0
Language of instruction: English


Course coordinator:
Ezra Alexander
Head of course:
Torkild Thanem