Search for dissertations about: "Well-being"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 498 swedish dissertations containing the word Well-being.

  1. 1. Entrepreneurial Well-Being : The Payoff Structure of Business Creation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm School of Economics

    Author : Nadav Shir; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm.; [2015]
    Keywords : Social Sciences Economics and Business Business Administration; Samhällsvetenskap Ekonomi och näringsliv Företagsekonomi; Entrepreneurship; Psychology; Economics; Work; Well-being; Mental Health; Happiness; Satisfaction; Self-organization; Self-determination; Selfregulation; Needs; Goals; Motives; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Given the importance of entrepreneurship to individuals and to society, and given that the individual has come to be seen as not only an important function of social and economic processes but also as an important end of these processes, the link between entrepreneurship and well-being requires further investigation. To that end, this thesis provides a solid framework for understanding and measuring well-being in entrepreneurship, and a comprehensive theoretical and empirical examination of the intimate relationship between these two phenomena. READ MORE

  2. 2. Alternative employment and well-being : Contract heterogeneity and differences among individuals

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Claudia Bernhard-Oettel; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : Social Sciences Psychology; Samhällsvetenskap Psykologi; Employment contract; temporary work; part-time work; individual characteristics; contract motives; work involvement; job characteristics; work-related attitudes; well-being; health; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : The increasing use of temporary and part-time employment in recent decades was initially expected to lead to negative effects for the individual. The empirical evidence, however, has been equivocal and the consequences are therefore still unclear. READ MORE

  3. 3. Unemployment, Employment Commitment and Well-being : The Psychosocial Meaning of (Un)employment among Women and Men

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå univ

    Author : Mikael Nordenmark; Umeå universitet.; Mittuniversitetet.; [1999]
    Keywords : Social Sciences Sociology; Samhällsvetenskap Sociologi; Arbetslöshet-- psykologiska aspekter; Arbetsmotivation; Social Sciences Other Social Sciences Gender Studies; Samhällsvetenskap Annan samhällsvetenskap Genusstudier; Social Sciences Psychology; Samhällsvetenskap Psykologi; Social Sciences Economics and Business Economics; Samhällsvetenskap Ekonomi och näringsliv Nationalekonomi; Medical and Health Sciences Health Sciences Nursing; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Hälsovetenskaper Omvårdnad; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Gender studies; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Genus; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Business and economics Economics; Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Sociology; Sociologi; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Unemployment; Employment; Psychosocial; Employment Commitment; Well-being; Women; Men; Family;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis is to study the psychosocial meaning of (un)employment among women and men. This is mainly done by analysing employment commitment, or non-financial employment motivation, and mental well-being among a random sample of 3 500 Swedes that were interviewed in the beginning of 1996, when all were unemployed, and then again in the end of 1997, when the labour market situation varied. READ MORE

  4. 4. Office type, performance and well-being : A study of how personality and work tasks interact with contemporary office environments and ways of working

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Aram Seddigh; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : Social Sciences Psychology; Samhällsvetenskap Psykologi; Office type; open-plan office; flex office; cell office; performance; job satisfaction; distraction; self-rated health; well-being; cognitive stress; exhaustion; individual differences; personality; concentration; stim-ulus screening ability; memory; Kontorstyp; kontorslandskap; flexkontor; cellkontor; produktivitet; arbetstillfredsställelse; distraktion; självskattat hälsa; trivsel; kognitiv stress; utmattning; individuella skillnader; personlighet; koncentration; arbetsminne; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Today, many organisations are adopting offices that have an open design with or without flexible seating. While advocates of open-plan offices propose that these office types lead to cost savings and aid inter and intra-team communication, opponents argue that these office types are associated with decreased performance and worsened health among employees. READ MORE

  5. 5. Making sense : design for well-being

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Sara Ilstedt Hjelm; KTH.; [2004]
    Keywords : Engineering and Technology; Teknik och teknologier; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The theme of this dissertation is the design of IT artefactsfor increased well-being in the home. The goal has been toprovide a better understanding of the coupling between designand health, and to give examples of how to design for increasedwell-being. READ MORE