Search for dissertations about: "Institutional Influence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 197 swedish dissertations containing the words Institutional Influence.

  1. 1. Military intelligence analysis : institutional influence

    Author : Martin Bang; Juha-Matti Lehtonen; Gunnar Hult; Martin Norsell; Philip Davies; Försvarshögskolan; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; intelligence analysis; military intelligence; institutions and threat assessments; Försvarssystem; Military Technology;

    Abstract : Intelligence is vital for the outcome of battles. As long as humans wage war, there will be a need for decision support to military and civilian leaders regarding adversaries or potential adversaries. However, the production of intelligence is neither easy nor without pitfalls. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stakeholder Influence in Higher Education : Old Ideas in New Bottles?

    Author : Catharina Bjørkquist; Michele Micheletti; Göran Sundström; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; higher education; stakeholding; influence; policy; practice; university; university college; institutional change; continuity; historical institutionalism; institutional legacy; Statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with how national higher education policy affects stakeholder influence in practice, i.e. how two selected higher education institutions, the University of Oslo and Telemark University College, have interpreted and adapted to national policy reforms. The aim of this dissertation is threefold. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing a cross-institutional setting : a case study of a Western firm's subsidiary in the Ukraine

    Author : Peter Hultén; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Boundary Spanning; Consonance; Cross-Institutional; Dissonance; Filtering; Filtering Conditions; Identity Identification; Institutional Influence; Networks; Norms; Post-Soviet Market; Power; Screening; Socialisation; Vacuum; Företagsetablering; Ukraina; Nätverksplanering; Multinationella företag; Dotterbolag; Postkommunism;

    Abstract : This study explores the development of a Western firm's subsidiary in the Ukraine and sets out to contribute to the theoretical development about the managing of subsidiaries in the Post-Soviet market. The cross-institutional approach to analyse the subsidiary has been adopted to explore influence from the institutional setting of the parent firm and from local institutions. READ MORE

  4. 4. From Friends to Foes : Institutional Conflict and Supranational Influence in the European Union

    Author : Ludvig Norman; Stefano Guzzini; Johan Eriksson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; European Union; supranational influence; institutional conflict; process-tracing; mechanisms; JHA; CFSP; small arms and light weapons; EU criminal law; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to rethink the way we study supranational influence in the European Union. Through an in-depth engagement with the processes which led to two of the most controversial rulings of the European Court of Justice in the 2000s the thesis seeks to redefine the analytical tools we bring to the study of institutional conflict and supranational influence in the EU. READ MORE

  5. 5. Improving IT Integration for Higher Education Institutional Performance : Towards a Contextualised IT-Institutional Alignment Model

    Author : Jean Claude Byungura; Henrik Hansson; Ulf Olsson; Masengesho Kamuzinzi; Jimmy Jaldemark; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; IT integration; IT alignment; Alignment practices; Design science research; Innovation diffusion; Technology adoption; Institutional performance; Higher education; Artefact Evaluation; data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences;

    Abstract : The integration of information technology (IT) into service delivery is currently seen as an innovative strategy to support the modernising of universities worldwide. However, in some institutions in developing countries, including Rwanda, IT has failed to add the intended value to university services, despite huge associated investments in IT. READ MORE