Search for dissertations about: "Public perspective"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 650 swedish dissertations containing the words Public perspective.

  1. 1. Gambling and gender : A public health perspective

    Author : Jessika Svensson; Mikael Nordenmark; Anna Månsdotter; Gerda Reith; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gender; problem gambling; concerned significant others; relatives; PGSI; SOGS-R; Internet; public health; social support; incidence;

    Abstract : Prevalence studies around the world show that men are the largest group at risk of becoming problem gamblers and that men gamble more than women. However, gambling research has long been gender blind. The gambling market is rapidly changing, with the Internet making gambling more accessible. READ MORE

  2. 2. Public sector branding : an internal brand management perspective

    Author : Ulrika Leijerholt; Peter Hultén; Galina Biedenbach; Lars Erling Olsen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; public sector branding; internal brand management; internal branding; organizational branding; brand commitment; brand architecture; internal communication; organizational practices; public service motivation; företagsekonomi; Business Studies; marketing; marknadsföring;

    Abstract : The increased use of branding within the public sector signifies an important area for academic research that currently lacks theory and empirical evidence; public sector branding. Extant literature paints a scattered picture. On one hand, some branding principles appear to be equally relevant in the public sector as they are in the private sphere. READ MORE

  3. 3. Costs in Swedish Public Transport : An analysis of cost drivers and cost efficiency in public transport contracts

    Author : Andreas Vigren; Svante Mandell; Johan Holmgren; Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Cost; Increase; Efficiency; Contract; Procurement; Public transport; 02 Road: Economics; 02 Road: Economics; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Abstract : During the last seven years, the total cost for Swedish public transport provision has increased by over 30 percent in real terms according to figures from the government agency Transport Analysis. A similar pattern is found if considering a longer time span. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ease-of-Use in Public Transportation : A User Perspective on Information and Orientation Aspects

    Author : Katrin Dziekan; Lars-Göran Mattsson; Brian D. Taylor; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; public transportation; user perspective; psychology; public transportation planning; evaluation; newcomers in a city; Civil engineering and architecture; Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur;

    Abstract : This interdisciplinary thesis combines psychological and transportation planning knowledge. Three main questions are investigated: 1) What concepts and ideas do people have with regard to a public transportation system (cognitive user perspective)?; 2) What orientation and information factors within the public transportation system enhance Ease-of-Use and make it simpler and more efficient to use public transportation in metropolitan areas?; 3) How can Ease-of-Use of a public transportation route be measured? A combination of qualitative and quantitative methods was used. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mass screening for celiac disease : a public health intervention from the participant perspective

    Author : Katrina Nordyke; Anneli Ivarsson; Maria Emmelin; Lars Lindholm; David Grossman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adolescents; celiac disease; children; EQ-5D; intervention; public health; narrative; screening; screening-detected; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background  Celiac disease (CD) is a chronic disorder in genetically predisposed individuals in which damage to the small intestine is caused by eating foods containing gluten. The prevalence has been shown to vary from around 1-3%, but most people with CD are undiagnosed. READ MORE