Search for dissertations about: "Change agents"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 175 swedish dissertations containing the words Change agents.

  1. 1. Leading IT-Enabled Change Inside Ericsson A Transformation Into a Global Network of Shared Service Centres

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Business Studies

    Author : Einar Iveroth; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; IT-enabled change; global organisational change; ERP; shared service centre; change agent; actor; structure; practice.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore—from a managerial perspective—how IT-enabled change is designed, led, and sustained from-within an organisation. This is an issue of central concern because there is a considerable lack of research that directly incorporates IT in management and organisational change studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making equality work Ambiguities, conflicts and change agents in the implementation of equality policies in public sector organisations

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Anne-Charlott Callerstig; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Change agents; equality; gender; gender mainstreaming; organisation; policy implementation; Förändringsaktörer; genus; jämställdhetsintegrering; jämlikhet; implementering av politiska strategier; organisation;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this study is to contribute to knowledge about the implementation of equality policies in public sector organisations. This is achieved through the development of a theoretical framework of feminist implementation studies. READ MORE

  3. 3. (Re-)shaping regional economies : Regional innovation system dynamics and new industrial path development

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Johan Miörner; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2019-12-17]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic geography; new path development; industrial change; regional innovation systems; reconfiguration; innovation policy; Structural change; agency; institutions; digital games; Automotive; IT; Scania; West Sweden; economic geography; new path development; industrial change; regional innovation system; reconfiguration; innovation policy; structural change; agency; institutions; digital games; automotive; IT; Scania; West Sweden;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the complexities of regional economic restructuring. It casts a light on how regional environments are ‘reconfigured’ in relation to the transformation of existing regional industries and the development of new ones. READ MORE

  4. 4. Agents of change and policies of scale A policy study of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise in Education

    University dissertation from Umeå : Svenska och samhällsvetenskapliga ämnen

    Author : Ron Mahieu; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Entrepreneurship; enterprise; Global-local nexus; structure agency; policy dissemination; policy network; policy scope; policy drive; education policy; multi-level governance; OECD; EU; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Pedgogical work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogiskt arbete;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to describe and understand the introduction of entrepreneurship and enterprise projects in primary and secondary schools in the North of Sweden and to identify and analyse the driving forces and actors behind this process. In particular the influence and significance of education policy at supranational, national and subnational level for the introduction of entrepreneurship and enterprise in education are analysed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cannabinoids as neuroprotective agents a mechanistic study

    University dissertation from Umeå : Farmakologi och klinisk neurovetenskap

    Author : Olov Nilsson; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cannabinoid; neuroprotection; inflammation; cytokine; neutrophil; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Pharmacological research Pharmacology; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Farmakologisk forskning Farmakologi;

    Abstract : Glucose and oxygen supply to the brain is critical for its proper function and when it is restricted as during a stroke, neurons and glial cells quickly become necrotic leading to structural damage as well as functional impairment and even death. To date there are few effective therapies that inhibit the neurodegenerative process and improves the outcome for the affected individual. READ MORE