Search for dissertations about: "Economy and the Organization of Society"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 swedish dissertations containing the words Economy and the Organization of Society.

  1. 1. Corporate Hegemony through Sustainability : A Study of Sustainability Standards and CSR Practices as Tools to Demobilise Community Resistance in the Albanian Oil Industry

    Author : Sara Persson; Malin Gawell; Peter Dobers; Alison Pullen; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; hegemony; Gramsci; Political Discourse Theory; autoethnography; community grievances; sustainability standards; CSR; Albania; Patos-Marinza; oil industry; Gramsci; teori e ligjërimit politik; autoetnografi; ankesa të komunitetit; standarde të qëndrueshmërisë; PSHK; Shqipëri; Patos-Marinëz; industria e naftës; hegemoni; Gramsci; politisk diskursteori; autoetnografi; klagomål från lokalsamhället; hålbarhetsstandards; CSR; Albanien; Patos-Marinza; oljeindustrin; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Many critical business scholars have disregarded sustainability standards and corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities as mere window dressing, operating as a smokescreen to hide illegitimate corporate practices. Others have pointed to these activities as hegemonic articulations, as a way to strengthen corporate alliances with and dominance over other actors in society. READ MORE

  2. 2. Co-Creators of Scope of Action : An exploration of the dynamic relationship between people, IT, and work in a nursing context

    Author : Veronica Köhler; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Industrial engineering and economy; Industriell teknik och ekonomi; Computer science; Datavetenskap; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Datateknik; Computer engineering; Computer and Systems Science; Data och Systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : Information Technology (IT) is today widespread in our work places, in our spare time and in our society overall. Implementations of IT in organizations come with high expectations on effectiveness, revenue, smoother work processes and so on. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Challenge of ‘Stateness’ in Estonia and Ukraine

    Author : Olena Podolian; Joakim Ekman; Fredrika Björklund; Thomas Sedelius; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; post-communism; regime change; state-building; stateness; the international actors; post-kommunism; regimförändring; stats- och nationsbyggande; stateness; internationella aktörer; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to examine the influence of the international actors i.e. the OSCE, Council of Europe, EU and Russia, on policy and legislative adaptation in two post-Soviet countries since 1991. These are Estonia and Ukraine. READ MORE

  4. 4. The use of stone and hunting of reindeer : a study of stone tool manufacture and hunting of large mammals in the central Scandes c. 6000-1 BC

    Author : Lena Holm; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; High mountains; hunter-gatherers; use of resources; stone tool manufacture; reindeer hunting; landscape use; seasonality;

    Abstract : The thesis raises questions concerning prehistoric conditions in a high mountain region in central Scandinavia; it focuses on the human use of stone and on hunting principally of reindeer. An analysis of how the stone material was utilized and an approach to how large mammals were hunted result in a synthesis describing one interpretation of how the vast landscape of a region in the central Scandinavian high mountains was used. READ MORE

  5. 5. Organizing the Voice of Women : A study of the Polish and Swedish women's movements' adaptation to international structures

    Author : Eva Karlberg; Adrienne Sörbom; Apostolis Papakostas; Håkan Johansson; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Organizing; Social Movements; Meta-Organization; Social Movement Coalitions; Decided Order; Resource Mobilization; the Women’s Movement; Interest Representation; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : The European Union has become an important arena for international politics. Various actors try to influence the European-level executive and legislative authorities. Lobbyists in Brussels are not the only type of actors promoting the interests of others. READ MORE