Search for dissertations about: "Least developed Countries"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 74 swedish dissertations containing the words Least developed Countries.

  1. 1. The perceptions of managers of SMEs on sustainable tourism development in least developed countries (LDCs), using The Gambia as a case study

    Author : Foday Drammeh; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Least Developed Countries; Small scale and medium size enterprises; destination capital; indigenous local knowledge; sustainable tourism development;

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  2. 2. (Investigating) MNCs' CSR-related behaviour and impacts in institutionally and culturally distant markets : African developing-countries in focus

    Author : Gideon Jojo Amos; Gabriel Baffour Awuah; Ulf Aagerup; Niklas Egels-Zandén; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; multinational enterprises MNEs ; corporate social responsibility CSR ; corporate social responsibility reporting CSRR ; African developing-countries; legitimacy; stakeholders; institutional theories; organizational learning;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to explore why and how institutional distance and contextual differences influence MNCs’ CSR-related behavior in African developing-countries. In order to achieve the purpose stated above, the thesis seeks to answer the overarching research question: How do institutional distance and contextual differences influence MNCs’ CSR-related behavior in African developing countries? To answer the research question this thesis employed an interpretive methodological approach in order to increase my understanding of the CSR phenomenon in a specific contextual environment characterized by different institutional distance through different theoretical and empirical perspectives (Guba and Lincoln, 1994; Lincoln and Guba, 2000). READ MORE

  3. 3. A Theoretical Model for Telemedicine : Social and Value Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Author : Mengistu Kifle Gelan; Lars Asker; Philip F. Musa; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Telemedicine e-health; Sub-Saharan Africa; Least developed Countries; Visually based Clinical Applications; Information and Communication Technology ICT Transfer; Partial Least Squares; Culture; Computer and systems science; Data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : The Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region is faced with limited medical personnel and healthcare services to address the many healthcare problems of the region. Poor health indicators reflect the overall decline in socio-economic development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Improving Implementation of e-Government Services in Rwanda : An Organisational Perspective

    Author : Pierre Bakunzibake; Gunnar Klein; Åke Grönlund; Sirajul M. Islam; Ulf Melin; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; e-government implementation; e-government services; organisational issues; socio-technical theory; Least Developed Countries; process improvement; PDER; Rwanda;

    Abstract : As part of realising development programmes faster, developing countries have been adopting, from developed ones, modern ICTs and implementing e-government towards better public services. However, efforts of implementation of e-government services have been often resulting in unsatisfactory outcomes and even total failures. READ MORE

  5. 5. Integration of Mobile Technologies with Routine Healthcare Services in Mozambique

    Author : José António Nhavoto; Åke Grönlund; Gunnar Klein; Yunkap Kwankam; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mobile technologies; mobile health; mHealth; Least Developed Countries; Mozambique; mobile phones; information systems artefact; design science research;

    Abstract : Mobile technologies are emerging as one way to help address health challenges in many countries, including in Least Developed Countries. Mobile technology can reach a large share of the population but in order to provide effective support to healthcare services, technology, information collection and dissemination, and work processes need to be well aligned. READ MORE