Search for dissertations about: "Work activity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1646 swedish dissertations containing the words Work activity.

  1. 1. Knowing at work A study of professional knowledge in integration work directed to newly arrived immigrants

    University dissertation from Trollhättan : University West

    Author : Marie Vesterlind; Högskolan Väst.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Professional knowledge; integration work; civic orientation; work integrated learning; meaning-making; standardization; quality; cultural brokers; Arbetsintegrerat lärande; Work Integrated Learning;

    Abstract : Currently, new knowledge domains and professions emerge as a consequence of societal changes that transform that conditions for work and work integrated learning. Integration work directed to newly arrived immigrants is one example of such a new professional knowledge domain. READ MORE

  2. 2. To work or not to work in an extended working life? Factors in working and retirement decisions

    University dissertation from Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

    Author : Kerstin Nilsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ageing; older worker; retirement planning; retirement decision; motivation; meaningful activity; social inclusion; macro; meso; micro; work environment; working life; work ability; work injury; health; public health; diagnosed disease; self-rated health; organisation; basic premises for work; hardware in work; software in work; age; Success and failure factors; folkhälsa; demographic shifts; healthy ageing; healthy work places; retirement; successful ageing; occupational environment; Occupational medicine; work motivation; demografy; men and women;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Antalet äldre i befolkningen ökar i förhållande till andra åldersgrupper. Detta beskrivs medföra en ekonomisk utmaning för samhället och att fler äldre behöver skjuta upp sin ålderspension. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Quest for the Room of Requirement - Why Some Activity-based Flexible Offices Work While Others Do Not

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Maral Babapour Chafi; [2019]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Workspace design.; Occupational Health Safety OHS ; Process evaluation; Activity-based working ABW ; Activity Theory; Office ergonomics; Appropriation and adoption of innovations;

    Abstract : The overarching purpose of this thesis is to develop further knowledge of the consequences of relocating to Activity-based Flexible Offices (AFOs). As workspace design innovations, AFOs are increasingly implemented in organisations. AFOs comprise a variety of workspaces for employees to choose from depending on their preferences or activities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Working out work from personal informatics to redesigning work

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Fatemeh Moradi; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Personal Informatics; Quantified Self; Redesigning Work; Contextual Design; Observational Ethnographic Studies; Concept Development; Prototyping; Design Space;

    Abstract : "Personal Informatics" (PI) and "Quantified Self" (QS) are two contemporary notions in the field of Human–Computer Interaction. Such hardware and software systems gather personalized quantified data and visualize them for the purpose of supporting self-reflection. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ambulance Work Relationships between occupational demands, individual characteristics and health-related outcomes

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Ulrika Aasa; Högskolan i Gävle.; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : ambulance; autonomic reactivity; body size; cortisol; demand-controI-support; emergency personnel; fitness; gender; heart rate variability; low-back pain; neck-shoulder pain; occupational; physical capacity; work simulated test; worry; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin; demand-control-support;

    Abstract : Although musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and other health complaints are an occupational problem for ambulance personnel, there is a lack of knowledge regarding work-related factors associated with MSDs and other health complaints. The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate the relationships between occupational demands, individual characteristics and health-related outcomes among ambulance personnel. READ MORE