Search for dissertations about: "VALUES"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 4106 swedish dissertations containing the word VALUES.

  1. 1. Comparing values : essays on comparability, transitivity, and vagueness

    Author : Nicolas Espinoza; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : The primary aim of this thesis is to examine some of the arguments that have been leveled against the idea that all value bearing entities are comparable. A secondary aim is to investigate some putative properties of the relation ‘better than', especially transitivity and (to some degree) vagueness. READ MORE

  2. 2. Creating a Quality Management Culture : Focusing on Values and Leadership

    Author : Pernilla Ingelsson; Håkan Wiklund; Ingela Bäckström; Stefan Lagrosen; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Quality Management; Organizational culture; values; leadership; Lean; TQM; Kvalitetsledning; organisationskultur; värderingar; ledarskap; Lean; TQM;

    Abstract : When applied successfully, the QM initiatives TQM and Lean enhance an organization´s ability to meet and exceed the expectations of the customers as well as co-workers and other stakeholders. There are however also QM initiatives that fail and one reason for this is the organization’s inability to create a supportive culture, a culture that rests on a number of values which aim at improving the quality and thereby customer satisfaction. READ MORE

  3. 3. Values and Attitudes across Peace Operations : Change and Stability in the Political Psychology of Swedish ISAF Soldiers

    Author : Ralph Sundberg; Kristine Höglund; Erik Melander; Karen Brounéus; Christopher Cohrs; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; peace support operations; peacekeeping; soldiers; ISAF; Afghanistan; political psychology; combat exposure; values; value change; attitudes toward violence; attitude change; personality; Big Five; person-environment fit; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Participation in Peace Support Operations (PSOs) is one of the most common military duties assigned to present-day Western soldiers. Previous research concerned with the psychological effects of these missions on the individual soldier has focused on issues of mental health and how to ensure military effectiveness. READ MORE

  4. 4. Values and welfare state attitudes : The interplay between human values, attitudes and redistributive institutions across national contexts

    Author : Joakim Kulin; Mikael Hjerm; Stefan Svallfors; Michael Shalev; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Basic human values; attitudes; welfare state; institutions; Europe; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : While there is much research aiming to assess the determinants of welfare state attitudes, there are not many studies focussing on how human values influence attitude formation. This thesis explores the relationship between values and welfare state attitudes across national contexts. READ MORE

  5. 5. How to create a commercial experience : Focus on Leadership, Values and Organizational Culture

    Author : Pernilla Ingelsson; Håkan Wiklund; Pia Sandvik Wiklund; Stefan Lagrosen; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Commercial experience; leadership; values; organizational culture; TQM; Kommersiell upplevelse; ledarskap; värderingar; organisationskultur; TQM; Other industrial engineering and economics; Övrig industriell teknik och ekonomi;

    Abstract : A new kind of commercial offer is on the rise, that of a commercial experience. It is said to be the next progression of value after a service and that it is distinct from a service in several ways, two important being a) the provider having to create something new or memorable to the customer, i.e. READ MORE