Search for dissertations about: "Sensemaking"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 swedish dissertations containing the word Sensemaking.

  1. 1. IT-adaptation as sensemaking inventing new meaning for technology in organizations

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Ola Henfridsson; Umeå universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; IT-adaptation; sensemaking; information systems; ambiguity; identity; meaning; interpretive case study; email and conference systems; software support systems;

    Abstract : Noting how organizations today are increasingly dependent on IT for a broad range of organizational activities, the thesis starts from the observation that many IT-related endeavors nevertheless fail. In tracing part of the problem to the inability of many organizations to cope with changes in the surrounding material and social context, the emphasis is put on the processes by which IT-artifacts are adapted and re-adapted, after they have been put into daily use. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sensemaking and management : a theoretical discussion with research implications

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Christian Ifvarsson; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Accounting and Control; Redovisning och styrning;

    Abstract : The general interest of this research is problems concerned with new information and technology, and their development and use in the management context. One important aspect of this problem has been argued to be how people come to make sense of new information and technology. READ MORE

  3. 3. The emerging role of advisory boards in strategizing in family firms A sensemaking perspective

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping University, Jönköping International Business School

    Author : Judith Van Helvert-Beugels; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the emerging role of advisory boards in strategizing in privately held family firms. The thesis focuses on the period in which family firms start considering to work with an advisory board through the board’s first several years of existence. READ MORE

  4. 4. Species Aid : Organizational Sensemaking in a Preservation Project in Albania

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University

    Author : Peter Green; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Conservation; social anthropology; ecological anthropology; global environmental issues; Albania; sensemaking; organisational theory.; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : In 1994 a Hungarian fisheries biologist specialised on sturgeons revealed that there was at least one population of sturgeons belonging to the threatened sturgeon species Ac. Naccari still present in the Albanian aquatic fauna. The stage was now set for an international conservation initiative. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sensemaking and organising in the policing of high risk situations Focusing the Swedish Police National Counter-Terrorist Unit

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Oscar Rantatalo; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Specialised police units; sensemaking; high reliability organising; organisation; counter-terrorism policing; incident management; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : Specialised policing of critical incidents has previously been underexplored within scholarly research. Simultaneously, this type of policing has been recognised as a highly complex endeavour which hinges on an organisationalability to make sense of uncertainty and external contingencies. READ MORE