Search for dissertations about: "civil society"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 248 swedish dissertations containing the words civil society.

  1. 1. Standardizing Civil Society : Interpreting Organizational Development in the Tension Between Instrumentalism and Expressivism

    Author : Ola Segnestam Larsson; Bengt Kristensson Uggla; Lars Svedberg; Christina Garsten; Ersta Sköndal högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This book focuses on empirical phenomenon of organizational development, which seems to be trusted as the solution to many problems in civil society and the key to ‘the good society’. But can organizational development fulfil such expectations?As civil society becomes increasingly prominent in local struggles, national debates, and international politics, scholars are paying attention to how it should be promoted and developed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Civil structural health monitoring : strategies, methods and applications

    Author : Arvid Hejll; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Structural Engineering; Konstruktionsteknik;

    Abstract : This thesis describes a Civil Structural Health Monitoring (CSHM) method for assessment of civil structures by using a combination of advanced monitoring equipment with probabilistic based assessment. The numbers of civil structures such as bridges, tunnels, retaining walls, dams, etc. READ MORE

  3. 3. Multi-organizational Emergency Response Management - A Framework for Further Development

    Author : Christian Uhr; Avdelningen för Brandteknik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis suggests a framework for how multi-organizational emergency response management can be understood. A method for collecting and analyzing data on individuals and their interactions has been developed and tested. READ MORE

  4. 4. Designing preparedness – Emergency preparedness in a community context

    Author : Kerstin Eriksson; Avdelningen för Brandteknik; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : There has been an increased focus in society on preparedness for emergency response in recent years. Today there is legislation that requires all Swedish authorities at the local, regional and national levels to prepare for emergency management and response. Since the task is rather new, most authorities are just beginning to address it. READ MORE

  5. 5. Preparing for Preparedness - Shaping Crisis Planning Processes in Local Authorities

    Author : Kerstin Eriksson; Avdelningen för Brandteknik; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ability to respond to crises; Preparedness planning process; Crisis management; Local authority; Municipality;

    Abstract : In the developed countries the public expect society to be prepared for, and step in, if something out of the ordinary happens. This public pressure appears to have increased the demand for crisis preparedness planning. READ MORE