Search for dissertations about: "Workforce management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 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, Department of Construction Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Henry Mwanaki Alinaitwe; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Labour productivity; performance improvement; building industry; Uganda;

    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. Labour Productivity in the Building Industry – Studies of Uganda

    University dissertation from Construction Management, Department of Construction Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Henry Mwanaki Alinaitwe; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Building industry; Uganda; Labour Productivity;

    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

  3. 3. Work in eldercare - staying or leaving Caregivers' experiences of work and support during organizational changes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska institutet

    Author : Birgitta Fläckman; Högskolan i Gävle.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing home; caregivers’ experiences and expectations; organizational climate; burnout; education and clinical supervision; cutbacks and organizational changes; termination notice; transition; nursing workforce; Caregivers’ experiences and expectations; Organizational climate; Burnout; Education and clinical supervision; Cutbacks and organizational changes; Termination notice; Transition; Nursing workforce;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the present thesis was to reveal nursing home (NH) caregivers’ work ex-periences when receiving support through education and clinical supervision over a two-year period, while the workplace was undergoing organizational changes. The studies (I-IV) com-bine qualitative and quantitative methods in a longitudinal two-year follow-up project in three Swedish NHs (NH I - III), in which support was given to the staff at NH I-II. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Tobias Karlsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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;

    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

  5. 5. Planning production and supply chain in energy intensive process industries

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Martin Waldemarsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Process industry; Energy-intensive production processes; Energy system; Energy management; Production planning; Supply chain planning; Case studies; Mixed Integer Linear Programming; Modelling; Specialty chemicals; Pulp; Steel;

    Abstract : To make a difference among the energy intensive process industries, this dissertation addresses production planning and supply chain planning problems related to industrial energy management issues. The energy issue is turning more and more important from different angles, involving price as well as environmental problems due to climate change leading to political pressure on all energy users. READ MORE