Search for dissertations about: "Information practices"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 496 swedish dissertations containing the words Information practices.

  1. 1. Physicians‟ information practices a case study of a medical team at a Teaching Hospital

    University dissertation from Institutionen Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap/Bibliotekshögskolan Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Esther Ebole Isah; Högskolan i Borås.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; activity theory; Artefacts; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics CPT ; Contextual elements; Information practices; Information seeking; Physicians; Participation; Practice theory; Social learning theories; Work activity; Workplace learning; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is a user study within library and information science on participatory practices of a professional group in work activity. This has been investigated only to a minor extent in previous library and information science research. READ MORE

  2. 2. Design researchers' information sharing the enactment of a discipline

    University dissertation from University of Borås

    Author : Ola Pilerot; Högskolan i Borås.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; information sharing; information practices; scholarly communication; interdisciplinary research; design research; practice theory; materiality; Informationspraktiker; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is about information sharing in interdisciplinary research practices. It reports one conceptual and three empirical studies. The studies have been conducted through focusing on the field of design research, and in particular on a Nordic network of design researchers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Television Practices Ethnography, Television and User Practices

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : Elin Önnevall; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Man-Machine-Interaction MMI ; människa-maskin-interaktion MMI ;

    Abstract : This thesis explores television practices in a time when new technology has made it possible to interact with and create your own TV content. The work is focused on how user practices need to be understood in a context of chan- ging technology. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tensions and Contradictions in Information Management. An Activity-theoretical Approach to Information Activities in a Swedish Youth-Peace Organisation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Karen Nowé Hedvall; Högskolan i Borås.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; information management; information behaviour; information strategies; activity theory; voluntary organisations; peace organisations; youth organisations; Sweden; library and information science;

    Abstract : The thesis aims to contribute to the research on the management and use of information in organisations by providing a holistic understanding of the various information practices and needs as well as attitudes towards information at different levels in the broader socio-historical context of a specific organisation. To this end, findings and approaches from research traditions in library and information science, management studies and organisational theory are combined in an activity-theoretical approach with some neo-institutional aspects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Information infrastructure risk perspectives, practices & technologies

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Lars Öbrand; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Risk; risk management; practice research; information infrastructure theory;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the nature and management of information infrastructure risks in organizations. Specifically, it examines how practitioners identify and manage threats towards their organizational aims, and suggests ways of achieving sustainable risk management, in settings characterized by the integration of information technology (IT) and organizational processes. READ MORE