Search for dissertations about: "agencies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 294 swedish dissertations containing the word agencies.

  1. 1. Users' agencies : juxtaposing public portrayals and users' accounts of app-mediated cardiac arrest volunteer work in Sweden

    Author : Malgorzata Ryczer-Dumas; Catherine Le Galès; Alf Westelius; Anita Mirijamdotter; Nathalie Pelletier-Fleury; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health and medical mobile app; Cardiac-Arrest assistance app; Lifesaving app; CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation ; Pre-Hospital emergency; Out-Of-Hospital cardiac arrest; On-Call volunteering work; Use; Users; Discourse; Co-Construction; Practices; Affective engagement; Emotion work; App dependency; App demands;

    Abstract : This thesis embraces a social science research perspective to examine uses of the app SMSlivräddare (eng. SMSlifesaving), now Heartrunner, dedicated to alert volunteers nearby to assist people suspected to suffer from a cardiac arrest outside hospital. READ MORE

  2. 2. The agencification of Europe: explaining the establishment of European Community agencies

    Author : Helena Ekelund; Jan-Hinrik Meyer-Sahling; Paul Heywood; University of Nottingham; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; european union; eu; agency; agencies; administrative; governance; public management;

    Abstract : Governance in the European Union is being transformed through the increased use of agencies to perform a range of functions in a variety of policy areas. The European Commission believes that agencies can add value but admits that their establishment has not been accompanied with a “common understanding” of their roles and purposes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Delegated Search and Temporary Work Agencies

    Author : Tomas Raattamaa; Magnus Wikström; Thomas Aronsson; Mats Bergman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; delegated search; principal-agent; matching; transition probability; temporary work agencies; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : Paper [I] models a game, where two temporary work agencies (TWAs) compete to fill a vacancy at a client firm (CF). They simultaneously choose how much effort to expend, based on their expectation of how good their opponent’s best candidate will be. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Liability of Credit Rating Agencies to Investors – A Swedish Perspective

    Author : Emil Nästegård; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; private law civilrätt ; penal law straffrätt ; financial market law finansmarknadsrätt ; tort law skadeståndsrätt ; credit rating agencies kreditvärderingsinstitut ; negligent misstatement oaktsamt vilseledande ; EU law EU-rätt ;

    Abstract : Credit rating agencies are vital to the operation of the global financial markets. They rate the ability of debtors to make timely interest payments and the likelihood of default. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Communicative State : Political Public Relations and the Rise of the Innovation Hype in Sweden

    Author : Jacob Stenberg; Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; public relations; Strategic Communication; Governmentality; discourse; government communication; government agencies; Public relations; political public relations; critical public relations; strategic communication; discourse; governmentality; government communication; political hype; government agencies;

    Abstract : Government agencies in Sweden are experiencing a communicative turn where notions concerning branding, image and identity have become standardized tools and concerns. Public relations, with its focus on persuasion and creating relations with external actors, is part of this communicative turn. READ MORE