Search for dissertations about: "contingency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 87 swedish dissertations containing the word contingency.

  1. 1. Consequences of contingency : the pragmatism and politics of Richard Rorty

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Magnus Reitberger; Marion Smiley; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

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  2. 2. Contingency in high-school students’ reasoning about electrochemical cells Opportunities for learning and teaching in school science

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Karim Hamza; Per-Olof Wickman; Gregory J. Kelly; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; electrochemistry; laboratory work; concept mapping; high-school; learning; teaching; pragmatism; practical epistemology analysis; contingency; discourse; misconceptions; alternative ideas; curricular materials; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education Subject didactics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik Ämnesdidaktik; naturvetenskapsämnenas didaktik; Science Education;

    Abstract : The thesis takes its departure from the extensive literature on students’ alternative ideas in science. Although describing students’ conceptual knowledge in many science areas, the literature offers little about how this knowledge enters into the science learning process. READ MORE

  3. 3. Entrepreneurial orientation reflections from a contingency perspective

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Gabriel Linton; Jonas Gerdin; Christina Öberg; Linda Höglund; Per Frankelius; Hans Landström; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Entrepreneurial orientation; contingency theory; configuration theory; firm-level entrepreneurship; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : Entrepreneurship has been argued to be a key driver of the economy by creating jobs, turning inventions to innovations, and also improving the overall standard of life. A firm’s entrepreneurial orientation (EO) indicates the degree to which a firm is entrepreneurial. READ MORE

  4. 4. Organizing project-based operations The interplay of content, context and social processes

    University dissertation from Stockholm, Sweden : Kungliga Tekniska högskolan

    Author : Maxim Miterev; Mats Engwall; Anna Jerbrant; Joana Geraldi; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; project-based operations; project-based organization; PBO; contingency; new institutionalism; organization theory; organization design; Industrial Economics and Management; Industriell ekonomi och organisation;

    Abstract : Project-based organizations (PBOs) are becoming increasingly widespread and important for the modern economy and society. Thus, they attact significant scholarly attention to their distinctive features. The unit of analysis employed by the majority of the studies is the project-based organization as a whole. READ MORE

  5. 5. IT Design for Amateur Communities

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Cristian Bogdan; [2003]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; amateur; volunteer; community; work; amateur work; participatory design; software development; challenge; contingency; pioneering; public; personal development; learning; hands-on learning; self-sustainability; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The concept of community is receiving increasing attentionacross organizations and throughout the entire society.Voluntary association, creation of value, and solidarity incommunity contexts get more and more appreciated and nurturedwithin companies and other organizations. READ MORE