Search for dissertations about: "Family Strategies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 383 swedish dissertations containing the words Family Strategies.

  1. 1. Family business portfolios : Enduring entrepreneurship and exit strategies

    Author : Naveed Akhter; Francesco Chirico; Marcela Ramirez-Pasillas; Peter Rosa; Jönköping University; []

    Abstract : This dissertation examines how family business portfolios endure across time and investigates the entrepreneurial strategies that they engage in. The goal of this dissertation is addressed through five appended papers in which I have argued for the importance of business families owning multiple firms, that is, portfolio entrepreneurship. READ MORE

  2. 2. Strategies of entrepreneurship : Understanding industrial entrepreneurship and structural change in northwest Tanzania

    Author : Per Trulsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Entrepreneurship; Structural adjustment; Institutional theory; Trust; Strategy; Unintended consequences; Societal change; Extended family; Tanzania; Industry; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This study addresses the problem of entrepreneurial activity in an environment of institutional change. The focus is on industrial entrepreneurs in northwest Tanzania. Like many other African countries, Tanzania is today undergoing a process of structural transformation. Significant changes are introduced in the formal institutional framework. READ MORE

  3. 3. "Wait for us to catch up" : Aspects of family functioning after gastric bypass surgery

    Author : Ami Bylund; Eva Benzein; Marie Oscarsson; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Family functioning; Family system theory; Obesity; Gastric bypass; Family Interviews; Self-reported Questionnaires; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Science;

    Abstract : Aim: To investigate aspects of family functioning when a family member has undergone Gastric Bypass surgery (GBP).Methods: Study I explored experiences of family functioning three months after GBP, based on nine family interviews, analyzed using Gadamerian hermeneutics. READ MORE

  4. 4. Success at work and in family life : studies in selected Western fertility and family dynamics

    Author : Diana Corman; Elizabeth Thomson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Nativitet; Familjebildning; Invandrare; Sverige; Frankrike; 1970-talet; 1980-talet; 1990-talet; Nativity; Family structure; Immigrants; Sweden; France; demografi; Demography;

    Abstract : This thesis contains three studies that address the issues of childbearing and working life and the connection between working life and success in family life. The first two studies investigate third-birth rates in two West-European countries, based on two national surveys concerning the family and working life. READ MORE

  5. 5. Education and the Family : Essays in Empirical Labour Economics

    Author : Helena Holmlund; Anders Björklund; Sandra Black; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economics of education; family economics; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Estimating Long-Term Consequences of Teenage Childbearing: An Examination of the Siblings Approach In the study of the consequences of teenage motherhood, the siblings approach has been proposed as a strategy to control for unobserved family background. Revisiting this literature, my contribution in adopting the siblings approach lies in controlling for heterogeneity within the family by using pre-motherhood school performance, a characteristic that differs across sisters. READ MORE