Carolin Schütze

Carolin Schütze is a Postdoc at Copenhagen Business School. Her research interests include racial attitudes, welfare organization, welfare practices with migrants and the intersection of organizational factors and employee’s attitudes. You can find her on twitter: @caroschuetze and more information about Carolin can be found here.


Contributions to nordics.info

Looking at the ontological security - or insecurity - of workers can help analyse how they work. Photo: Colourbox.

2021.08.30 | Article, Carolin Schütze, Multiculturalism, Research, Copenhagen Business School

Workplace challenges in a shifting world

Working with migrants can challenge the usual expectations and routines of the workforce in welfare institutions. Bureaucrats respond differently depending on their own background and they can resort to different coping strategies, such as, ‘othering’ their migrant clients. Organizational pressures such as integrating new public management…

Attitudes of welfare professionals are not only shaped by societal or macro processes but also organisational conditions. Photo: colourbox.dk.

2019.10.31 | Article, Carolin Schütze, Labour markets, Research, Copenhagen Business School

It's relational: Racial attitudes in Swedish welfare institutions

Racial bias of staff at welfare institutions can result in negative outcomes for minority clients. Staff are not only professionals, but also individuals with personal beliefs and values. While the overriding organisational culture may be to give equal services to all clients, the attitude of staff and other work pressures might influence their…