Search for dissertations about: "cultural economy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 76 swedish dissertations containing the words cultural economy.

  1. 1. Industrial Phantasmagoria Subcultural Interactive Cinema Meets Mass-Cultural Media of Simulation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Mikolaj Dymek; KTH.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; video game industry; computer game industry; video games; computer games; cultural industries; media industries; cultural economy; game studies; literary theory; ludology; narratology; interactive cinema; simulational media; ergodic literature; cybertext; interactive narrative; business studies; industrial economy; hardcore gaming; casual gaming; subcultural industries; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi;

    Abstract : The video game industry has in three decades gone from a garage hobby to a global multi-billion euro media industry that challenges the significantly older and established cultural industries. After decades of explosive growth the industry surprisingly finds itself in a crisis – in terms of sales, future trajectories and creative paradigms. READ MORE

  2. 2. Geographies of the Japanese Cultural Economy Innovation and Creative Consumption

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Jakob Nobuoka; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Japan; Cultural Economy; Innovation; Consumption; Manga; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : What is the role of the consumer in the contemporary cultural economy? Where are culturaleconomy innovations and competitiveness created? This thesis aims to provide tentativeanswers to these questions by focusing on some illustrative examples from the Japanesecultural economy. However, rather than primarily describing firm strategies or industrialdynamics, emphasis is put on the places and practices of users. READ MORE

  3. 3. Political Economy and Social Relations of Cocaine Production in Southern Colombia

    University dissertation from Institutionen för Kulturantropologi och Etnologi

    Author : Oscar Jansson; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Political economy; Peasant economy; Cocaine production; Relations of Production; AUC; FARC; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi;

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

    University dissertation from Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Mi Sook Park; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Competence; Competence Development; Competence Development Programs; Culture; Cultural Diversity; Southeast Asia Case Study; Cross-Cultural Organisation; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy Industrial organisation; administration and economics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi 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

  5. 5. The cultural context of business : A study of firms in a northern Nigerian society

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Yakubu Zakaria; Uppsala universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; Culture; Values; Norms; Behaviour; Rationality; Cross-cultural; Islam; Modernization; Entrepreneur; Manager; Trust; Risk; Organization; Control; Strategy; Perception; Business; Profit; Success; Development; Sociologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This study is about entrepreneurial adaptations to modem manufacturing activities in a semi-industrial society of Northern Nigeria. It embodies both general and micro-institutional perspectives of business behaviour and seeks to examine the multidimensional influences ofcultural values on business patterns. READ MORE