Search for dissertations about: "Regional Cooperation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 54 swedish dissertations containing the words Regional Cooperation.

  1. 1. Dressed for success designing and managing regional strategic networks

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Edith Andresen; Lars Hallén; Martin Johanson; Lars Silver; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; RSNs; regional development; actors; resources; activities; performance; commitment; hub-tasks; communication strategy; cooperation; entrepreneurship; Regionala strategiska nätverk; regional utveckling; aktörer; resurser; aktiviteter; resultat; engagemang; navets uppgifter; kommunikationsstrategi; samarbete; entreprenörskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Inter-organizational network initiatives such as regional strategic networks (RSNs) are often used by firms and public agencies to support regional development and competitiveness. RSNs are designed networks managed by a hub and financed by public or private means. READ MORE

  2. 2. Regional cooperation and conflict management: Lessons from the Pacific Rim

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Niklas Swanström; Tom Hart; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; Regional cooperation; formal; informal; conflict management; Pacific Rim; East Asia; Northeast Asia; Southeast Asia; Americas; North America; South America; regional organizations; conflict resolution; regionalism.; Freds- och konfliktforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Regional cooperation is increasingly important as a means to create peaceful relations and improve economic development. The problem today is not to initiate cooperation, but rather how to handle disputes and maintain good relations. This is done through conflict management mechanisms (CMMs) in most regional cooperation structures. READ MORE

  3. 3. Learning Destinations The complexity of tourism development

    University dissertation from Fakulteten för samhälls- och livsvetenskaper

    Author : Laila Gibson; Sven-Erik Karlsson; Lars Aronsson; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; learning; destinations; collaboration; competition; tourism development; learning destinations; Leith; Industrial Development Centres; IDC; local development; regional development; socio-spatial; culture; entrepreneurship; tourism; development; complexity; networks; globalization; networking; places; projects; social capital; entrepreneurs; social relations; cultural capital; attitudes; cooperation; lärande; destinationer; turismutveckling; turism; komplexitet; globalisering; platser; projekt; entreprenörer; sociala relationer; kultur; utveckling; nätverk; nätverkande; socialt kapital; kulturellt kapital; attityder; samarbete; samverkan; konkurrens; lärande destinationer; Kiruna; Jukkasjärvi; Skellefteå; Guldriket; Tornedalen; Sundsvall; Åre; Industriella utvecklingscentra; IUC; lokal utveckling; regional utveckling; socio-spatial; entreprenörskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Our world is becoming increasingly complex, and is rapidly changingwith distances being reduced. Societies today are also in atransition from traditional production industries to increasingreliance on communication, consumption, services and experience. Asone of these emerging ‘new industries’, tourism is part of thismovement. READ MORE

  4. 4. Conflict and Cooperation over Shared Water Resources - In Search of Security for the Lower Mekong River Basin

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Joakim Öjendal; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mekong; Water Conflicts; Development; Southeast Asia; Cambodia; Regional Cooperation;

    Abstract : The assumption in the thesis is that water has been a common good which is becoming scarce, therefore, it is fought over by many different actual and potential users. Water is, moreover, a life necessity which renders it, in the face of shortage, into a conflict prone issue. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Gulf Cooperation Council : Its Nature and Achievements

    University dissertation from Department of Political Science, Lund University

    Author : Reyadh Alasfoor; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political and administrative sciences; Politisk historia; Political history; Arabian Gulf; integrative and disintegrative factors; regional hegemons; integration; Tribal Structure; democracy; Peace and conflict research; polemology; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : When Britain decided, in 1968, to terminate its official colonial presence in the Persian (Arabian) Gulf as of 1971, this action prompted the Gulf Arab States (Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, and Oman) to start the search for a form of partnership that would bring them together to better cope with the insecurity and danger surrounding them and their regimes. A key problem after the British withdrawal has been the notable military weakness of these states and the inability to effectively defend themselves against aggressive action. READ MORE