Search for dissertations about: "Holding company"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Holding company.

  1. 1. Charismatic leadership of media businesses : a case study of leaders of two media businesses in the post-Soviet states of Russia and Kyrgyzstan (1991-2016)

    Author : Dinara Tokbaeva; United Kingdom London Communication and Media Research Institute University of Westminster; []

    Abstract : This is a comparative case study of two media business leaders, one from Russia and one from Kyrgyzstan. Alexei Kharitonov of the Abak-Press and Kylychbek Sultanov of the Computer Press both started media companies after the break-up of the Soviet Union and managed to grow them from small businesses into the present media holdings. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring Responsibility : Public and Private in Human Rights Protection

    Author : Magdalena Bexell; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; transnational oil corporations; NGOs; global governance; international norms; responsibility; accountability; public-private; corporate social responsibility; human rights; international relations; Human Rights; Political and administrative sciences; förvaltningskunskap; Mänskliga rättigheter; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap;

    Abstract : The theory and practice of international relations are replete with dilemmas related to the distribution of responsibility for human rights protection. Institutionalized notions of public and private empower and shape knowledge of what the spheres of responsibility signify for different kinds of actors. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Rocky Road : Why Usability Work is so Difficult

    Author : Jeff Winter; Kari Rönkkö; Alma Culen; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Usability; User experience; UX; Wicked problems; Quality; Organizations; Institutions; Participatory design; User-centred design; Systems development; Computer software; Development; Software engineering; Human-computer interaction; Computer and Information Sciences Computer Science; Data- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Achieving product and process quality are among the central themes of software engineering, and quality is an important factor in the marketplace. Usability and user experience (UX) are two important aspects of quality, particularly for interactive products. READ MORE

  4. 4. On the use of visualisation tools in product design : exploring possibilities and problems of virtual reality techniques

    Author : Per Johansson; Simon Richir; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : The research presented in this thesis has its base in product development methodology and examines product representations and visual displays as tools for product design. New visualisation technologies, such as VR, has entered the market, but unfortunately, questions of usability and accessibility for the designer are often set aside in favour of development of the technology itself. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on systemic risk and financial market volatility

    Author : Dominika Krygier; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; systemic risk; Volatility; Volatility forecasting; Bitcoin; implicit guarantees; Financial stability; Leverage; Value-at-Risk; CoVaR; networks; Centrality; interconnectedness; Financial crisis; Stock market; Banks; Financial Markets;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis consists of four independent research papers. All papers are empirical and cover the area of financial market risk, with a particular focus on systemic risk and volatility in financial markets. READ MORE