Search for dissertations about: "IS and organization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1604 swedish dissertations containing the words IS and organization.

  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. Essays on Spatial Economies and Organization

    Author : Marcus Sundberg; Lars Lundqvist; Geoffrey J.D. Hewings; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; spatial computable general equilibrium; monopolistic competition; dynamic; organization; new economic geography; fragmentation; production chains; vertical; horizontal; regional economics; trade.; Business and economics; Ekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economic geography; Ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns both static and dynamic modeling in a spatial computable general equilibrium setting. First, we have applied a static framework for the assessment of economic impacts of the Öresund bridge. Secondly, we make an attempt to enhance the static framework through the introduction of economic dynamics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Enabling Media : Infrastructures, imaginaries and cultural techniques in Swedish and Estonian visual arts education

    Author : Ingrid Forsler; Michael Forsman; Staffan Ericson; Geoffrey Bowker; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; visual arts education; teacher training; educational technology; Sweden; Estonia; infrastructures; cultural techniques; sociotechnical imaginaries; visual methods; infrastructural imagination; media literacy; infrastructure literacy; bildämnet; lärarutbildning; utbildningsteknologier; Sverige; Estland; infrastrukturer; kulturtekniker; sociotekniska föreställningar; visuella metoder; infrastrukturell föreställningsförmåga; mediekunnighet; infrastrukturlitteracitet; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the media environments of visual arts education in Sweden and Estonia and how educators understand, negotiate and enable this infrastructure. Based on the notion that the ongoing digitalization of the educational system in these countries makes established practices appear, it further discusses how visual arts education as a school subject is shaped in relation to different technologies for image making and school administration. READ MORE

  4. 4. Industrialization of Services : Technology and Routinization in the 21st Century

    Author : Richard Backteman; Niklas Arvidsson; Eric Giertz; Anna Jonsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Industrialization; services; knowledge; technology; Industrialisering; tjänster; kunskap; teknologi; Industriell ekonomi och organisation; Industrial Economics and Management;

    Abstract : Sweden has a long tradition of process improvements, productivity increments, waste reduction in manufacturing, continuing a mode of industrialization that helped achieve prosperity. With growing urban centers, mechanization of agriculture, outsourcings by manufacturing and the public sector with subsequent acquisitions, large service firms have appeared in an ever-growing service sector. READ MORE

  5. 5. Planned Change and Inertia : Integrating Technology, Organization and Human Aspects

    Author : Eva Lovén; Horst Hart; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : New work organization and new computer-based tools can save costs and improve quality. A fact that often is not acknowledged is that new work organization and new computer-based tools take resources from the organization.Three empirical studies were performed in production, concerning changed work organization and managerial innovation. READ MORE