Search for dissertations about: "Singapore"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the word Singapore.

  1. 1. Swedish management in Singapore: a discourse analysis study

    Author : Cheryl Marie Cordeiro-Nilsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Swedish management; discourse analysis; grounded theory; critical discourse analysis; Singapore management; Sweden; Singapore; systemics functional linguistics;

    Abstract : The concept of Scandinavian management as a specialized field of interest, began in the early 1980s with a variety of methods, including quantitative questionnaires, surveys, case studies and narratives within the organization. This dissertation uses discourse analysis as a tool for studying Swedish management characteristics outside of Scandinavia, mainly in Singapore. READ MORE

  2. 2. Conflicts and Contracts: Chinese Intergenerational Relations in Modern Singapore

    Author : Kristina Göransson; Socialantropologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociologi; Sociology; Southeast Asia; Anthropology; Social change; Modernity; Filial piety; Intergenerational contract; Chinese families; Generations; Singapore; Cultural anthropology; ethnology; Kulturantropologi; etnologi;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this thesis is to examine the impact of social change on Chinese intergenerational relations in contemporary Singapore. Within only three decades, Singapore has turned into a wealthy and sophisticated metropolis with a highly educated labor force. READ MORE

  3. 3. Blurring the Colonial Binary : Turn-of-the-Century Transnational Entertainment in Southeast Asia

    Author : Nadi Tofighian; John Fullerton; Charles Musser; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; colonial history; early cinema; film history; distribution; transnational networks; entertainment culture; Southeast Asia; Singapore; postcolonial theory; colonial discourse; ethnicity; race; whiteness; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines and writes the early history of distribution and exhibition of moving images in Southeast Asia by observing the intersection of transnational itinerant entertainment and colonialism. It is a cultural history of turn-of-the-century Southeast Asia, and focuses on the movement of films, people, and amusements across oceans and national borders. READ MORE

  4. 4. Global Shift in the Aircraft Industry : A study of airframe manufacturing with special reference to the Asian NIEs

    Author : Sören Eriksson; University of Gothenburg Departments of Geography; []
    Keywords : aircraft industry; airframe; Asian NIEs; China; East and Southeast Asia; global shift; India; Indonesia; international division of labour; international subcontracting; Singapore; South Korea; Taiwan; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

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  5. 5. Hedonic prices and center accessibility : conceptual foundations and an empirical hedonic study of the market for condominium housing in Singapore

    Author : David E. Andersson; KTH; []
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    Abstract : One aim of this study is to compare and evaluateprespecified and data-specific functional forms for theestimation of hedonic price functions. One prespecifiedfunction and three types of data-specific Box-Cox functions areused to estimate hedonic price functions. READ MORE