Search for dissertations about: "Organizational science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 272 swedish dissertations containing the words Organizational science.

  1. 1. Explaining Civil Society Core Activism in Post-Soviet Latvia

    Author : Tove Lindén; Anders Uhlin; Jonas Tallberg; Lars Johannsen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Civil society activism; post-Soviet Latvia; NGO activism; women; Latvian citizenship; high education; empathy; civic literacy; role model s ; positive support; organizational competence; organizational leadership experience; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Civil society activism in traditional non-governmental organizations (NGOs) is seen as one of the cornerstones of a vibrant participatory liberal democracy in most Western democratic states. Whereas this issue has been explored from a variety of perspectives in a Western context, only limited research has been carried out in a post-Soviet context. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards Institutional Stabilization and Development? : A Study of Inter-Organizational Cooperation in the Tajik Cotton Industry

    Author : Anna C. Spånning; Curt Räftegård; Susan Marton; Daniele Caramani; Bo Petersson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cooperation; cotton industry; institutional stability and instability; Farmers’ Ownership Model project; inter-organizational collective activities; Tajikistan.; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Close to two decades after the break-up of the Soviet Union, there is still a marked difference in developmental paths, including institutional as well as economic development and performance among the states emerging from the ruins of the vast empire. Turning attention to the least successful post-Soviet region, Central Asia, and Tajikistan in particular, this thesis provides a contribution to the discussion of how to institutionalize social power and build the foundations for political community in post-colonial societies. READ MORE

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

    Author : Jostein Langstrand; Mattias Elg; Bo Bergman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; 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 Rise and Fall of the Submarine Threat : Threat Politics and Submarine Intrusions in Sweden 1980-2002

    Author : Fredrik Bynander; Walter Carlsnaes; Bengt Sundelius; Adrian Hyde-Price; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; Security; submarine incidents; crisis management; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Statskunskap; Political Science; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan;

    Abstract : This dissertation analyzes the submarine problem in Sweden as an object of security politicization. It investigates how politicians and military officers dealt with the submarine incidents of the 1980s and 1990s, and how their actions were portrayed in the media. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cross-Pressure and Political Representation in Europe : A comparative study of MEPs and the intra-party arena

    Author : Magnus Blomgren; Torbjörn Bergman; David Farrell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; European integration; European Parliament; Members of the European Parliament; MEPs voting behavior; party delegations; party groups; political parties; Political representation; representative roles; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; politikvetenskap; political science;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores political representation and its manifestation within the European Union (EU). The main purpose is to examine the representative roles of Members of the European Parliament (MEP) in the context of cross–pressure between the national level and the EU level. READ MORE