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Oscar Rantatalo

I am an associate professor in education, with a special interest in working life, organizational education and policing

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Affiliation
Associate professor at Department of Education Role: Deputy head of department
Location
Hus Y, Beteendevetarhuset Umeå universitet, Mediagränd 14, Beteendevetarhuset, 901 87 Umeå

My research interests focus on organizational education where I studied and published on topics such as leadership, competence, organizational sensemaking, and change. I have also conducted research on policing, specifically on topics such as crime investigation and incident management. I have teaching experience from various study programmes and courses, with a few examples being the Police Education, the study program for Human Resource Management (HRM) and the Programme in Behavioural Analysis of IT Environments.

More about the research area Leadership, organisation, and working life

International Journal of Police Science and Management, Sage Publications 2021, Vol. 23, (2) : 119-132
Hällgren, Markus; Lindberg, Ola; Rantatalo, Oscar
Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice, Oxford University Press 2021, Vol. 15, (2) : 1352-1366
Rantatalo, Oscar; Lindberg, Ola; Hällgren, Markus
The Making of a Police Officer: Comparative Perspectives on Police Education and Recruitment, Routledge 2020 : 143-169
Karp, Staffan; Kohlström, Kirsi; Rantatalo, Oscar; et al.
Umeå: Enheten för polisutbildning, Umeå universitet 2020
Reflektion som professionsverktyg inom polisen, Umeå: Enheten för polisutbildning, Umeå universitet 2020 : 12-14
Karp, Staffan; Rantatalo, Oscar
Reflektion som professionsverktyg inom polisen, Umeå: Enheten för polisutbildning, Umeå universitet 2020 : 100-110
Karp, Staffan; Rantatalo, Oscar
Reflektion som professionsverktyg inom polisen, Umeå: Enheten för polisutbildning, Umeå universitet 2020 : 174-183
Karp, Staffan; Rantatalo, Oscar
Reflektion som professionsverktyg inom polisen, Umeå: Enheten för polisutbildning, Umeå universitet 2020 : 53-63
Rantatalo, Oscar; Ghazinour, Mehdi; Padyab, Mojgan
Reflektion som professionsverktyg inom polisen, Umeå: Enheten för polisutbildning, Umeå universitet 2020 : 28-41
Rantatalo, Oscar; Karp, Staffan
The international journal of information and learning technology, Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2020, Vol. 37, (5) : 375-387
Schnaider, Karoline; Gu, Limin; Rantatalo, Oscar
Journal of Vocational Education and Training, Routledge 2019, Vol. 71, (3) : 482-499
Rantatalo, Oscar; Sjöberg, David; Karp, Staffan
International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training, University of Bremen 2019, Vol. 6, (1) : 46-67
Sjöberg, David; Karp, Staffan; Rantatalo, Oscar
Abstracts: Inclusion and Exclusion, Resources for Educational Research?
Haake, Ulrika; Lindberg, Ola; Rantatalo, Oscar
Vocations and Learning, Dordrecht: Springer 2018, Vol. 11, (1) : 161-177
Rantatalo, Oscar; Karp, Staffan
Studies in Continuing Education, Taylor & Francis 2018, Vol. 40, (3) : 351-366
Rantatalo, Oscar; Lindberg, Ola
International Journal of Qualitative Methods, Sage Publications 2018, Vol. 17, (1) : 1-11
Rantatalo, Oscar; Lindberg, Ola; Kihlberg, Robert; et al.
Policing & society, Abingdon: Taylor & Francis 2017, Vol. 27, (7) : 764-778
Haake, Ulrika; Rantatalo, Oscar; Lindberg, Ola
Journal of Workplace Learning, Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2017, Vol. 29, (7/8) : 524-536
Kohlström, Kirsi; Rantatalo, Oscar; Karp, Staffan; et al.
Graduate Employability in Context: Theory, Research and Debate , London: Palgrave Macmillan 2017 : 255-272
Lindberg, Ola; Rantatalo, Oscar
Scandinavian Journal of Management, Elsevier 2017, Vol. 33, (3) : 175-184
Lindberg, Ola; Rantatalo, Oscar; Hällgren, Markus
Studies in Continuing Education, Routledge 2017, Vol. 39, (3) : 371-387
Lindberg, Ola; Rantatalo, Oscar; Stenling, Cecilia
The Police Journal, Sage Publications 2016, Vol. 89, (1) : 18-30
Rantatalo, Oscar
Policing & society, Vol. 26, (1) : 97-113
Rantatalo, Oscar
Nordiske organisasjonsstudier, Bergen: Fagbokforlaget 2016, Vol. 18, (3) : 3-29
Rantatalo, Oscar; Haake, Ulrika; Lindberg, Ola; et al.
Reflective Practice, Routledge 2016, Vol. 17, (6) : 708-723
Rantatalo, Oscar; Karp, Staffan
EuroCrim 2016: 16th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology: Abstracts
Rantatalo, Oscar; Karp, Staffan; Kohlström, Kirsi; et al.
2016 Triennial Conference European Society for Research on the Education of Adults (ESREA) - Imagining Diverse Futures for Adult Education: Questions of Power and Resources of Creativity: Book of Abstracts : 80-80
Rantatalo, Oscar; Stenling, Cecilia; Lindberg, Ola
Nordiska polisforskningsnätverkets nyhetsbrev
Sjöberg, David; Karp, Staffan; Rantatalo, Oscar
9th International Conference on Researching Work and Learning: 9-11 December 2015, School of the Arts Singapore : 1-15
Kohlström, Kirsi; Rantatalo, Oscar; Karp, Staffan; et al.
Human Relations, Sage Publications 2015, Vol. 68, (4) : 561-582
Lindberg, Ola; Rantatalo, Oscar
Working and learning in times of uncertainty: challenges to adult, professional and vocational education, Rotterdam: Sense Publishers 2015 : 103-116
Lindberg, Ola; Rantatalo, Oscar; Haake, Ulrika
The past, the present and the future of police research: proceedings from the fifth Nordic police research seminar, Växjö: Linnæus University 2015 : 171-184
Rantatalo, Oscar; Karp, Staffan; Ghazinour, Seyedmehdi; et al.
The 2nd International Conference of ESREA’s Research Network “Working Life and Learning”, Osnabrück University, Germany, March 31—April 2, 2014.
Haake, Ulrika; Rantatalo, Oscar; Lindberg, Ola
Nordic Police Research Seminar, Växjö 19th – 21st August 2014: 5 th Nordic Police Research Seminar, Seminars and Posters : 28-
Rantatalo, Oscar; Karp, Staffan; Ghazinour, Mehdi; et al.
Akademiska avhandlingar vid Pedagogiska institutionen, Umeå universitet, 106
Rantatalo, Oscar
International Journal of Emergency Management, InderScience Publishers 2012, Vol. 8, (3) : 264-279
Rantatalo, Oscar
Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism, Routledge 2012, Vol. 7, (1) : 51-65
Rantatalo, Oscar
Policing global movements: tourism, migration, trafficking, and terrorism, London: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group 2012 : 105-124
Rantatalo, Oscar
Pedagogiska rapporter från Pedagogiska institutionen, 86
Rantatalo, Oscar
ESREA Network: Working Life and Learning
Rantatalo, Oscar; Lindberg, Ola
Nordic police research seminar, Umeå University, November 17-18, 2010
Rantatalo, Oscar
Nordic Police Research Seminar, Oslo Politihögskola. Norway, September, 2009
Rantatalo, Oscar