Search for dissertations about: "organizational emergence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the words organizational emergence.

  1. 1. Complex methods of inquiry: structuring uncertainty

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Peter Bednar; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Contextual Analysis; information system; Contextual Dependencies; Systems Approaches; Systems Thinking; Organizational change; Complex adaptive systems; Uncertainty management; Organizational Emergence; Change Management; Organizational Learning; Human Activity Systems;

    Abstract : Organizational problem spaces can be viewed as complex, uncertain and ambiguous. They can also be understood as open problem spaces. As such, any engagement with them, and any effort to intervene in order to pursue desirable change, cannot be assumed to be just a matter of ‘complicatedness’. READ MORE

  2. 2. Digital innovation and changing identities investigating organizational implications of digitalization

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Daniel Nylén; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Digital innovation; digitalization; platforms; media industry; organizational identity; Computer and Information Science; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : The emergence of digital technology represents a paradigmatic historical shift. As a process transforming sociotechnical structures, digitalization has had pervasive effects on organizing structures and business logics, as well as contemporary society as a whole. In recent years, these effects have been particularly salient in the content-based (e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Size Matters Ostensive and performative dimensions of organizational size

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Anette Hallin; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy Industrial organisation; administration and economics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi Industriell organisation; administration och ekonomi; organizational size; action net; action; ostensive; performative; borders; actions of narrativization; actions of realizations;

    Abstract : Organizational size is a common way to describe and understand organizations invarious settings: in every-day situations as well as in organizational research. Withinorganization theory, organizational size has been seen variously as a basic feature ofthe organization (an independent variable); as a result of a reaction to the environmentof the organization (a dependent variable); or as a basic criterion for the selectionand categorizing of empirical cases (a selective variable). READ MORE

  4. 4. The drive for change putting the means and ends of sport at stake in the organizing of Swedish voluntary sport

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Cecilia Stenling; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; organizational institutionalism; institutional logics; community sport clubs; voluntary organizations; civil society; governance; organizational change; public policy; sport policy; policy implementation; popular movements; institutionell teori; institutionella logiker; föreningsidrott; idrottsföreningar; idrottsrörelsen; folkrörelse; organisatorisk förändring; idrottspolitik; policy-implementering; civilsamhället; tredje sektorn; Education; pedagogik;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to create knowledge on processes of change in the contemporary organizing of Swedish voluntary sport and the systems of meaning at work in these processes. The thesis proceeds from the assumption that the contemporary public sport policy climate is characterized by a pressure on organized sport to change in order for sport to better serve as an implementer of non-sport goals. READ MORE

  5. 5. Developing Entrepreneurial Behavior

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Karen Williams Middleton; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Pedagogik; Education; Forskning om offentlig sektor; Public sector research; Industriell organisation; administration och ekonomi; Industrial organisation; administration and economics; entrepreneurial behavior; nascent; venture creation; university; interaction; facilitation; pre-emptive action; self-efficacy; entrepreneurial education;

    Abstract : Can nascent entrepreneurs learn how to behave so as to achieve their ambition of creating new ventures? This thesis explores how the development of entrepreneurial behavior can be facilitated through investigating nascent entrepreneurship taking place at the university. The focus is on the influence of environmental factors and the processes involved as a new opportunity-based venture is created need to be considered when addressing entrepreneurial behavior development. READ MORE