Search for dissertations about: "risk perception."

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  1. 1. Business at risk four studies on operational risk management

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Economic Research Institute, Stockholm School of Economics (EFI)

    Author : Kristian Kallenberg; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Operational risk; Environmental risk management; Risk communication; Risk regulation; Swedish industry; Risk management; Risk perception; Corporate responsibility; Risk; ekonomiska aspekter; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : For business organizations the concept of risk has always been important. Lately, this importance has been enhanced due to a number of corporate and societal circumstances. New and previously unconsidered risks are gaining increased significance in the overall risk management of many companies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Risk policy trust, risk perception, and attitudes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Economic Research Institute, Stockholm School of Economics (EFI)

    Author : Mattias Viklund; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Risk policy; Trust; Risk perception; Risk management; Attitudes; Behavior; Energy policy; Electricity saving; Energy conservation; Organizations; Nuclear power; Expectancy-value; Economic psychology; Ekonomisk psykologi; Ekonomisk sociologi; Förtroende-- ekonomiska aspekter; Risk-- ekonomiska aspekter; Riskhantering; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi;

    Abstract : The role of trust in social, economic, political, and organizational relations is a research topic that has received much attention during the last decade. Trust has been considered a key variable in various contexts, although it should be noted that many theorists pay little attention to empirically testing their arguments about the importance of trust. READ MORE

  3. 3. Perception of risk studies of risk attitudes, perceptions and definitions

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Center for Risk Research [Centrum för riskforskning, Handelshögsk.]

    Author : Britt-Marie Drottz-Sjöberg; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm.; [1991]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Risk Perception; Risk Attitudes; Risk Definitions; Nuclear Power; Nuclear Waste; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

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  4. 4. Risk denial and neglect studies in risk perception

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Economic Research Institute, Stockholm School of Economics (EFI)

    Author : Jana Fromm; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Optimistic bias; Risk denial; Neglect; Experts; Risk perception; Economic psychology; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis Risk Denial and Neglect: Studies in Risk Perception examines societal and individual attention to risks and focuses especially on the issue of neglect. Why do some risks get more attention than other risks and how is this difference in attention related to experts’ roles in society? What can explain people’s tendency to perceive risks as more pertinent to other people? These are some of the issues that are discussed in the thesis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Safety as a process : From risk perception to safety activity

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Christina Stave; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; V Medicine; V Medicine; Oha Labour and labour market; Oha Labour and labour market; Accident prevention; Occupation; Risk; Perception; Safety; Food; Industry; Övrig samhällsvetenskap; Other social sciences; Keywords: occupational injury; safety behaviour; accident; intervention; risk perception.;

    Abstract : The frequency of occupational accidents in the Swedish food industry and agriculture is high. This thesis has therefore explored the 'process of safety' in order to detect and analyse factors that either hinder or facilitate safety activity and to further develop intervention methods towards increased safety activity. READ MORE