Search for dissertations about: "Social Networks and Survival Strategies"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Social Networks and Survival Strategies.

  1. 1. ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CRISES IN SIERRA LEONE: The Role of Small-scale Entrepreneurs in Petty Trading as a Strategy for Survival 1960-1996

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Fouday Kamara; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; Sierra Leone.; Social Networks and Survival Strategies; Family Business; Poverty alleviation; Petty Trading; Entrepreneurship; Business Culture; Development Issues; Economic Political and Social crises; Sociologi; Social economics; Social ekonomi; Economics of development; Utvecklingsekonomi;

    Abstract : Sierra Leone is a small country with rich mineral resources such as diamonds, bauxite, gold and iron ore. Other resources include fishing, forestry and fertile agricultural land, which enable people to farm without any sophisticated methods of mechanization. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hunting for development. People, land and wildlife in southern Zimbabwe

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Department of Social Anthropology, University of Gothenburg

    Author : Per Zachrisson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Anthropology; Zimbabwe; Gwanda; land; wildlife; livelihood; CAMPFIRE; development; globalisation;

    Abstract : Local communities in Africa, particularly southern Africa with its racially divided land pattern, have seen few economic benefits, apart from subsistence ones, from the region's wildlife during the twentieth century. Commercial, tourist and wildlife interests in the West have part in this development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lost in Mobility? Labour Migration from Baltic Lithuania to Sweden

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Indre Genelyte; Branka Likic-Brboric; Charles Woolfson; Annette Thörnquist; Jolanta Aidukaite; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Intra-EU mobility; East-West labour migration; Lithuania; Sweden; social transformation; Hirschmanian model.; rörlighet inom EU; öst-västlig arbetskraftsmigration; Litauen; Sverige; social omvandling; Hirschmans modell.;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to make both theoretical and empirical contributions to the understanding of intra-EU mobility, with a focus on labour migration from Lithuania to Sweden. Inspired by a critical realist perspective, the thesis aims to help to explain the dynamics and individual decision-making behind mass labour emigration from the Baltic states, its socioeconomic consequences and policy responses. READ MORE

  4. 4. Organizational resilience through crisis strategic planning

    University dissertation from Tampere University of Technology

    Author : Rudrajeet Pal; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Organizational resilience; crisis strategic planning; economic crisis; Sweden; textile and clothing; small and medium -sized enterprise;

    Abstract : Resilience, in an organizational sense meaning the ability to withstand crises and disturbances, has become a keyword during the last ten years. It is associated with established activities like risk and crisis management and business continuity planning or with strategic management, but it allows for new perspectives and insights into the conditions for doing business. READ MORE

  5. 5. Born Globals Rapid International Growth in New Ventures

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping International Business School

    Author : Ingemar Wictor; Svante Andersson; Tomas Müllern; Sören Sören Kock; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Born Global; internationalisation; entrepreneur; network; vision; value chain; growth; management; leadership; entrepreneurial teams;

    Abstract : The traditional theories developed by Johanson and Vahlne (1977, 1990) and other researchers ofinternationalisation have long been questioned because of the fast-changing environment and deregulations. In particular, for Born Global firms, namely a company that has achieved a foreign sales volume of at least 25% within three years of its inception and that seeks to derive significant competitive advantage from the use of resources and the sales of outputs in multiple countries (Andersson and Wictor, 2003, p. READ MORE