Search for dissertations about: "action"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2856 swedish dissertations containing the word action.

  1. 1. Thinking Doing : The Politicisation of Thoughtless Action

    Author : Alexandra Segerberg; Bo Lindensjö; Diane Sainsbury; Christine Chwaszcza; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Action; Political action; Collective action; Hannah Arendt; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Scholarly disputes about the concept of political action commonly centre on what can be regarded as political. By contrast, Hannah Arendt suggests that the concept of action itself is an equally significant component and consequently bids us to ‘think what we are doing’. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social action : Variations, dimensions and dilemmas

    Author : Mohammadrafi Mahmoodian; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This study focuses on several key dimensions and types of social action. It examines variousconceptions of action within sociology: in particular, Marx's labour, Durkheim's normativelyregulated action, Weber's typology of instrumentally rational, value-rational, affectual andtraditional action, as well as Goffman's dramaturgical and Habermas's communicative action. READ MORE

  3. 3. Predictive Eye Movements During Action Observation in Infancy : Understanding the Processes Behind Action Prediction

    Author : Dorota Green; Gustaf Gredebäck; Claes von Hofsten; Bennet I. Bertenthal; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Action prediction; action understanding; eye movements; eye-tracking; culture; infnacy; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Being able to predict the goal of other people’s actions is an important aspect of our daily lives. This ability allows us to interact timely with others and adjust our behaviour appropriately.The general aim of the present thesis was to explore which processes best explain our ability to predict other people’s action goals during development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Implementation Methodology in Action : A Study of an Enterprise Systems Implementation Methodology

    Author : Daniela Mihailescu; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Enterprise Systems; implementation methodology; AcceleratedSAP; Implementation methodology; Action framework; Software engineering; Programvaruteknik; Economic Information Systems; Ekonomiska informationssystem; iplementation methodology; method in action; Informatics; Informatik;

    Abstract : Enterprise Systems create new opportunities but also new challenges and difficulties for implementers and users. The clear distinction between the development and the implementation of Enterprise Systems Software seems to influence not only the characteristics of methodologies but also how implementers use the Enterprise Systems implementation methodologies. READ MORE

  5. 5. 'Getting' it Together In Joint Directed Action

    Author : Christina Mauléon; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; emotion; interpretational-relational; language discourse; Joint Directed Action; meaning making sensemaking; quality sciences; relational landscape; identity; action.;

    Abstract : This thesis is focused upon investigating how come activities in organizations are sometimes not aligned with an objective at hand, be it a project goal, safety, quality or other. When something goes wrong, where are the answers to be found? In the pursuit to examine these questions further, the aim of the thesis has been to investigate meaning making in action as this can increase an understanding of how actors may continuously align their actions, collective and/or individual, with a common goal – this process here being called Joint Directed Action (JDA). READ MORE