Search for dissertations about: "adoption"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 485 swedish dissertations containing the word adoption.

  1. 1. Rethinking adoption : information and communications technology interaction processes within the Swedish automobile industry

    Author : Jens Hultman; Helén Anderson; Jan Damsgaard; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Business and economics; Ekonomi;

    Abstract : On different levels and with different strategic importance, business managers face technology decisions every day. These decisions concern not only which technologies to use, but also which ones not to use. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adoption studies on psychiatric illness : epidemiological, environmental and genetic aspects

    Author : Anne-Liis von Knorring; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adoption; adoption outcome; psychiatric illness; gene-environment; early experience; somatoform disorders; affective disorders; substance abuse; sick-leave;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to evaluate the outcome of adoptions and to study the gene-environment influences on psychiatric illness as well as sick-leave patterns. The material consists of 2 966 adopted persons born between 1917 and 1949, their 5 932 adoptive parents and 5 438 identified biological parents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Organisational Adoption of Innovations : Management Practices and IT

    Author : Erik Lundmark; Alf Westelius; Nils-Göran Olve; Pär Mårtensson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Innovation; adoption; Non Profit Organisations; NPO; SME; ISO 9000; information technology; IT; ICT; communication; Technology Acceptance Model; TAM; Sport; Information technology; Informationsteknik; Economic Information Systems; Ekonomiska informationssystem;

    Abstract : This thesis describes effects of use and reasons for using three different organisational innovations: ISO 9000, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and an administrative tool (the YAF-module) in the Swedish Sports Confederation’s system Swedish Sports Online. This is done through three separate studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Analyzing Groupware Adoption : A Framework and Three Case Studies inLotus Notes Deployment

    Author : Ulf Essler; Claudio Ciborra; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Computer and systems science; Data- och systemvetenskap; data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences;

    Abstract : The (business) value of information technology (IT) usage is debatable. The "computer paradox" is still in force. There is no demonstrable relationship between computer spending and organization profit. The purpose of this thesis is to analyze the critical first step in generating value through IT, i. READ MORE

  5. 5. Explaining Early Adoption : National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights

    Author : Ian Higham; Jonas Tallberg; Thomas Sommerer; Mark Rhinard; David Vogel; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; early adopters; diffusion of innovations; business and human rights; regulation; human rights; international norms; public policy; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Diffusion of innovations theory concerns the process by which innovations are communicated through the members of a social system. Previous research has shed significant light on how public policies diffuse across governments over time, but there is little understanding of why they diffuse. The answer may lie in the motivations of early adopters. READ MORE