Search for dissertations about: "Organizational science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 336 swedish dissertations containing the words Organizational science.

  1. 1. Barriers and bridges for introducing agroforestry and community-based forestry among food insecure households in eastern Africa

    University dissertation from ; The School for Forest Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Karl-Erik Johansson; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The aim of introducing agroforestry and community-based forestry is to secure and improve livelihoods, maintain and restore ecosystem services, and contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation. However, the adoption and scaling up of these systems among food insecure communities have proved to be difficult. READ MORE

  2. 2. Organizational information provision : managing mandatory and discretionary utilization of information technology

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Carl-Johan Petri; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap; Economic Information Systems; Ekonomiska informationssystem;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on the organizational units that participate in the operation of shared information systems - and especially how the codification responsibilities (information creation, collection and recording) are described in the governance models: who are supposed to perform these activities and how are they promoted or hampered by the management control systems?The IT governance model describes the patterns of authority for key IT activities in an organization, which are allocated to different stakeholders to assure that the IT resources are managed and utilized to support the organization's strategies and goals.Altogether, primary data has been compiled in eight case studies and one brief telephone survey. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring organizational translation A case study of changes toward Lean Production

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Jostein Langstrand; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Organizational change; Lean Production; Organizational translation; Organisatorisk förändring; lean; organisatorisk översättning;

    Abstract : Lean Production has received massive attention during recent years, and many organizations attempt to introduce it with an ambition to reach the radical improvement effects that are promised in the popular management literature. However, introducing a management concept can be a very challenging task, and research has shown that the majority of such initiatives fail. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Obvious & The Essential Interpreting Software Development & Organizational Change

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jenny Öhman Persson; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Human Computer Interaction; Usability; Work Environment; Organizational Change; Computer Ethics; Occupational Health; Software Development; Work Design; Organizational Culture; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Information technology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Informationsteknologi; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot människa-datorinteraktion; Computer Science with specialization in Human-Computer Interaction;

    Abstract : Examining how our basic values affect development processes is the overall theme of this thesis. In practice, the question is investigated in relation to software development and organizational change and in research, in relation to science and its relationship to common sense, specifically within the area of Human Computer Interaction. READ MORE

  5. 5. Integration of organizational workflows and the semantic web

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Cecile Åberg; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : The Internet and the Web provide an environment to do business-to-business in a virtual world where distance is less of an issue. Providers can advertise their products globally and consumers from all over the world obtain access to these products. READ MORE