Search for dissertations about: "cultural differences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 209 swedish dissertations containing the words cultural differences.

  1. 1. Overcoming Cultural Ignorance Institutional Knowledge Development in the Internationalizing Firm

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jessica Lindbergh; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Institutional knowledge; market-specific experience; multiple-market experience; Business relationships; Internationalization; Cultural differences;

    Abstract : This thesis studies how experiences influence the development of institutional knowledge within business relationships. It contributes to international business research by clarifying how experience develops the institutional knowledge of firms and what outcome such knowledge development has on firms’ internationalizations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards the mitigation of cultural barriers to communication and cooperation

    University dissertation from Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling; Linköpings universitet

    Author : Ida Lindgren; Linköpings universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; multinational cooperation; cultural differences; cross-cultural psychology; emergency management; teamwork; microworlds; group faultlines; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy Manufacturing engineering and work sciences Work sciences and ergonomics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi Produktion och arbetsvetenskap Arbetsvetenskap och ergonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis combines theories from cross-cultural psychology with literature on group faultlines to understand cultural barriers to communication and cooperation experienced in multinational emergency management teams. The aim is to investigate whether the faultline concept is a viable theoretical vocabulary for addressing cultural differences in communication and cooperation (in the domain of emergency management). READ MORE

  3. 3. Impossible Interculturality? Education and the Colonial Difference in a Multicultural World

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Robert Aman; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Interculturality; multiculturalism; intercultural education; policy; postcolonialism; cultural difference; colonial difference; European Union; interculturalidad; delinking; Interkulturalitet; mångkultur; interkulturell utbildning; policy; postkolonialism; kulturella skillnader; koloniala skillnader; Europeiska Unionen; interculturalidad;

    Abstract : An increasing number of educational policies, academic studies, and university courses today propagate ‘interculturality’ as a method for approaching ‘the Other’ and reconciling universal values and cultural specificities. Based on a thorough discussion of Europe’s colonial past and the hierarchies of knowledge that colonialism established, this dissertation interrogates the definitions of intercultural knowledge put forth by EU policy discourse, academic textbooks on interculturality, and students who have completed a university course on the subject. READ MORE

  4. 4. Individual differences in the aging memory : Mediation accounts, moderators, and contextual factors

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Ola Sternäng; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cognitive aging; interactions; context; mediation accounts; cross-cultural; longitudinal; individual differences; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Within the field of cognitive aging, mediation accounts propose that age affects cognitive abilities through a mediator variable. Most of these mediation accounts are developed based on studies with cross-sectional designs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cultural Discord in a Medical Context: A Challenge for Physicians

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Caroline Wachtler; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ethnology; medical training; Allmän medicinsk utövning; medicinsk utbildning; Cultural anthropology; General practice; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; epidemiology; Public health; Equity in health; Communication; Medical education; Kulturantropologi; etnologi; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin; Cultural difference;

    Abstract : Physician and patient do not meet as equals in the consultation. It is the responsibility of the physician to actively work for better communication in order to provide equitable health care for all individuals. READ MORE