Search for dissertations about: "Workforce management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Workforce management.

  1. 1. Improvement of Labour Performance and Productivity in Uganda´s Building Industry

    University dissertation from Construction Management

    Author : Henry Mwanaki Alinaitwe; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2008]
    Keywords : Labour productivity; performance improvement; building industry; Uganda; TEKNIKVETENSKAP; TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : Productivity of labour is particularly important especially in developing countries where most of the building work is still carried out on manual basis. Previous research has pointed out that productivity in the building industry is low and in some cases declining. READ MORE

  2. 2. Downsizing: Personnel Reductions at the Swedish Tobacco Monopoly, 1915-1939

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Tobias Karlsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2008]
    Keywords : human capital; severance pay; internal labour markets; economic history; tobacco industry; state-owned enterprises; the Swedish Tobacco Monopoly; the Swedish Tobacco Workers’ Union; gender; male-breadwinner norm; mechanization; workforce reductions; hours-reductions; layoffs; inter-war period; Historisk-filosofiska ämnen; History and philosophy subjects;

    Abstract : Downsizing is a phenomenon that remarkably seldom has been the subject of historical inquiry. This study investigates how a state-owned enterprise, the Swedish Tobacco Monopoly, reduced its labour inputs because of changed consumer preferences and mechanization in the 1920s and 1930s. READ MORE

  3. 3. Labour Productivity in the Building Industry – Studies of Uganda

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Henry Mwanaki Alinaitwe; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2006]
    Keywords : Building industry; Uganda; Labour Productivity; TEKNIKVETENSKAP; TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : Research has been pointing out that productivity in the building industry is stagnant and in some cases declining. Poor productivity of craftsmen is one of the causes of cost and time overruns on building projects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Harnessing Handheld Computing - Framework, Toolkit and Design Propositions

    University dissertation from Tryckeriet i E-huset

    Author : Bo Andersson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : Design Science; Mobile Computing; Digital Ranger; Handheld Computing; Informatics; Informatik; System Development; Handheld Information Systems; Accentuated Factor Framework; Ekonomi; Business and economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIKVETENSKAP; TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : The rapid development of handheld technologies such as smartphones and personal digital assistants in recent years has created opportunities for the mobile workforce to take advantage of computerised information systems. To apprehend and harness the opportunities of computerised information systems implemented on handheld devices it is crucial to fully understand the user group and the handheld technology. READ MORE

  5. 5. Off the Edge of the Map: A Study of Organizational Diversity as Identity Work

    University dissertation from Lund Business Press, P.O. Box 7080, SE-220 07, Lund Sweden

    Author : Viktorija Kalonaityte; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2008]
    Keywords : mock bureaucracy; feminist theory; identity work; Organizational diversity; identity construction; postcolonial theory; institutional process; Ekonomi; Business and economics;

    Abstract : “Diversify or die” is a recurring and rather dramatic call for organizations to recruit, retain and manage a demographically diverse workforce, advocated by the business case for diversity, also known as diversity management philosophy. Diversity management places diverse social identities at the heart of organizational success and has gained much attention from management consultants and managers in North America and Europe. READ MORE