Search for dissertations about: "cross-cultural research"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 swedish dissertations containing the words cross-cultural research.

  1. 1. Cross-cultural knowledge development : the case of collaboraitve planning in Egypt

    Author : Zeinab Noureddine Tag-Eldeen; Inga Britt Werner; Nabeel Hamdi; KTH; []
    Keywords : Cross-cultural transfer of knowledge; Knowledge development; dual role action research practitioner; social learning; Zifta context; Egyptians social philosophy; role of the planner; SRA - E-Science SeRC ; SRA - E-vetenskap SeRC ;

    Abstract : Planning has lent legitimacy to the development of society through the application of different theories and practices. With its embodied concepts and values, planning influences the direction of change that a society may achieve. READ MORE

  2. 2. Managing Competence Development Programs in a Cross-Cultural Organisation : What are the barriers and enablers?

    Author : Mi Sook Park; Birger Rapp; Ethel Brundin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Competence; Competence Development; Competence Development Programs; Culture; Cultural Diversity; Southeast Asia Case Study; Cross-Cultural Organisation; Industrial organisation; administration and economics; Industriell organisation; administration och ekonomi; Economic Information Systems; Ekonomiska informationssystem;

    Abstract : During the past decade, research on competence development and cross-cultural organisation has been acknowledged both in academic circles and by industrial organisations. Cross-cultural organisations that have emerged through globalisation are a manifestation of the growing economic interdependence among countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing Quality in Cross-cultural Settings

    Author : Promporn Wangwacharakul; Bonnie Poksińska; Martina Berglund; Anders Fundin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : As companies become multinational with subsidiaries in different countries and global customers, they face challenges in managing quality related to cultural diversity. During the past decades, cross-cultural quality management research has emerged, aiming to understand the link between culture and quality management, and to provide support for quality management in different cultural contexts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cross-Cultural Challenges in Product Realization Process

    Author : Promporn Wangwacharakul; Bonnie Poksinska; Martina Berglund; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : With increased global competition, companies need to diversify their product realization process to gain advantages offered by different geographical areas. However, different cultural backgrounds of people and companies situated around the world can lead to challenges in crosscultural collaboration. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cross-cultural differences in patients with temporomandibular disorders-pain : a multi-center study

    Author : Mohammad H. Al-Harthy; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; TMD-smärta; Sverige; Saudiarabien; Italien; Kvinnliga patienter; Behandling;

    Abstract : The overall objective of this thesis was to investigate patients with TMD-pain and TMD-free controls in three cultures (Saudi Arabia, Sweden, and Italy) to determine the influence of culture on and crosscultural differences in pain prevalence and intensity, sensitivity to mechanical and electrical stimulation, pain-related disability for four comorbid pain conditions (back, head, chest, and stomach pain) in the last 6 months, and the type of treatment that patients with TMD pain received. The specific aims were: (i) To determine the frequency of TMD pain in Saudi Arabians (I). READ MORE