Search for dissertations about: "a survey of literature"

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  1. 16. Logistics Collaboration in Supply Chains : A Survey of Swedish Manufacturing Companies

    Author : Erik Sandberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Business and economics; logistics; supply chains; chain management; questionnaire; Ekonomi; Business and economics; Ekonomi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to describe logistics collaboration in supply chains. During the past two decades, a new trend towards integration and collaboration in supply chains has been recognised among researchers as well as among business practitioners. READ MORE

  2. 17. The introductory it pattern in academic writing by non-native-speaker students, native-speaker students and published writers : A corpus-based study

    Author : Tove Larsson; Merja Kytö; Erik Smitterberg; Randi Reppen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; The introductory it pattern; stance markers; non-native-speaker students; native-speaker students; published expert writing; learner language; corpus linguistics; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : The present compilation thesis investigates the use of a pattern that is commonly found in academic writing, namely the introductory it pattern (e.g. it is interesting to note the difference). The main aim is to shed further light on the formal and functional characteristics of the pattern in academic writing. READ MORE

  3. 18. Determinants of exploitation of innovative venture ideas : A study of nascent entrepreneurs in an advisory system

    Author : Zarina Osmonalieva; Esbjörn Segelod; Tommy D. Andersson; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : nascent entrepreneurship; entrepreneurial self-efficacy; opportunity variation; exploitation; industriell ekonomi och organisation; Industrial Economics and Organisations;

    Abstract : This study contributes to nascent entrepreneurship research by investigating factors on the individual and opportunity levels of analysis that determine the exploitation of innovative venture ideas. As a result of the literature review three theoretical perspectives were chosen to organize the factors: human and social capital, entrepreneurial self-efficacy, and domain definition strategy. READ MORE

  4. 19. Gender and its interaction with number and evaluative morphology : An intra- and intergenealogical typological survey of Africa

    Author : Francesca Di Garbo; Maria Koptjevskaja Tamm; Ljuba Veselinova; Vladimir Plungian; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Gender; number; evaluative morphology; interaction; grammatical complexity; Africa; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates interactions between gender and number and gender and evaluative morphology in a sample of 100 African languages, and provides a method for assessing the role that these interactions play in the grammatical complexity of gender systems. The dissertation is organised around three research foci. READ MORE

  5. 20. What is a life worth? : methodological issues in estimating the value of a statistical life

    Author : Mikael Svensson; Lars Hultkrantz; Magnus Johannesson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Value of a statistical life; scale bias; cognitive ability; hypothetical bias; cost-benefit analysis; calibration; certainty approach; attitude theory; seat belt use; bicycle helmet use; altruism; mortality rates; acute myocardial infarction; unemployment.; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses methodological issues in estimating the value of a statistical life (VSL). Two main approaches have been used to estimate the VSL, the indirect and direct methods; the indirect method is based on revealed preferences, such as the wage premium demanded for a risky job. READ MORE