Search for dissertations about: "Risk management and fashion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Risk management and fashion.

  1. 1. Safety in the making : studies on the discursive construction of risk and safety in the chemical industry

    Author : Joel Rasmussen; Birgitta Höijer; Åsa Kroon Lundell; Mark Elam; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; safety; risk; occupational health and safety; organizations; chemical industry; discourse; discursive practices; discursive strategies; power; governmentality; responsibilization; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This compilation thesis aims to analyse how risk and safety are constructed, reproduced, and negotiated by communicative means in safety-critical workplaces. It conceptualizes these communicative moments of shaping and reshaping risk and safety as enmeshed in multiple forms of governing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Portfolio management under transaction costs: Model development and Swedish evidence

    Author : Rickard Olsson; Lars Hassel; David Johnstone; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Portfolio performance evaluations indicate that managed stock portfolios on average underperform relevant benchmarks. Transaction costs arise inevitably when stocks are bought and sold, but the majority of the research on portfolio management does not consider such costs, let alone transaction costs including price impact costs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Poland under pressure 1980-81 : crisis management in state-society conflict

    Author : Witold Patoka; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Crisis management; Solidarity; State authorities; Super Powers; Polish Crisis 1980-81; Cold War; Political Decision-making;

    Abstract : The primary purpose of this study is to describe and analyze the crisis management strategies used by Solidarity and state authorities during the Polish Crisis 1980-81. These key domestic actors adjusted their actions in response to the international context of the crisis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Atrial fibrillation : clinical presentation and management, with special emphasis on magnesium therapy

    Author : Mats Frick; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; atrial fibrillation; magnesium; arrhythmias; cardioversion; sotalol;

    Abstract : Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia, causing disabling symptoms, risk of thromboembolic events and increased mortality. Some patients with AF are asymptomatic, but to what extent these patients differ from patients with symptoms is unclear. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vital exhaustion and coronary artery disease in women : Biological correlates and behavioral intervention

    Author : Jenny Koertge; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Vital exhaustion; coronary artery disease; women; behavioral intervention;

    Abstract : Background: Vital exhaustion - a state characterized by unusual fatigue, irritability, and demoralization - is a predictor of coronary heart disease (CHD). The physiological mechanisms mediating this effect are not fully understood. Vital exhaustion may be decreased by means of behavioral modification. READ MORE