Search for dissertations about: "a study of communication"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2045 swedish dissertations containing the words a study of communication.

  1. 1. Communication as structuration : Viewing learning through the lens of communication

    Author : Cynthia Jimes; Lowe Hedman; Peder Hård af Segerstad; Bengt-Åke Gustafsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Media and communication studies; organizational communication; organizational learning; structure; agency; texts; conversations; structuration; discursive communication theory; sociocultural learning theory; theoretical study; abduction; business processes; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation is about enlightening the relationship between organizational communication and learning. In doing so, I explore and build upon existing theories that address the relationship from a structuration perspective. Specifically, I turn to discursive communication theory and sociocultural learning theory. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Sociology of Empowerment : The Relevance of Communicative Contexts for Workplace Change

    Author : Linda Weidenstedt; Charlotta Stern; Jens Rydgren; Jean Bartunek; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; empowerment; disempowerment; paradox of empowerment; empowerment orientation; human resource management; organizational behavior; psychological contract; sociological theory; communication; interaction; quantitative survey study; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Empowerment has been a popular concept in management and leadership practice and research for more than forty years. The intentions behind empowerment at the workplace are positive: empowered employees should experience a greater degree of influence, decision-making latitude, and meaningfulness. READ MORE

  3. 3. Communication space : Spatial design in manufacturing industry

    Author : Jennie Andersson Schaeffer; Yvonne Eriksson; Gabriela Goldschmidt; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Visual communication; visual management; spatial design; manufacturing industry; improvement process; Visuell kommunikation; visuelll styrning; rumslig gestalting; tillverkningsindustri; Architecture; Arkitektur; Aesthetics; Estetik; Human communication; Kommunikation mellan människor; Manufacturing engineering and work sciences; Produktion och arbetsvetenskap; Innovation and Design; innovation och design;

    Abstract : The main concern of this licentiate thesis is to discuss how built space is used for communication in the manufacturing industry, from a visual communication perspective. The thesis presents and develops the notion of 'communication space' and presents a model to describe the relation between different factors in the communication space. READ MORE

  4. 4. Globalization, Justice, and Communication : A Critical Study of Global Ethics

    Author : Jenny Ehnberg; Elena Namli; Carl-Henric Grenholm; Tina Beattie; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; global ethics; globalization; ethical theory; normative ethics; human rights; global justice; discourse ethics; universalism; contextualism; moral pluralism; communication; capabilities approach; M.C Nussbaum; S. Benhabib; D. Hollenbach; W. Schweiker; Etik; Ethics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to seek to an answer to the question of what constitutes a tenable model for global ethics. This is done in part by a critical engagement with four different models of global ethics; two proposals from political philosophy and two contributions from theological ethics. READ MORE

  5. 5. Media and the refugee camp : The historical making of space, time, and politics in the modern refugee regime

    Author : Philipp Seuferling; Heike Graf; Anne Kaun; Staffan Ericson; Myria Georgiou; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; refugee camp; media practices; media technology; refugee regime; forced migration; Germany; media history; heterotopia; space; archive; media infrastructure; memory; witnessing; resistance; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores media practices in and of refugee camps. In the wake of forced migration becoming ever more digitized both in its experiences and its governance, this thesis historicizes media practices in refugee camps as a space of the refugee regime. READ MORE