Search for dissertations about: "developing"

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  1. 6. Developing Entrepreneurial Behavior

    Author : Karen Williams Middleton; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; nascent; entrepreneurial education; venture creation; self-efficacy; entrepreneurial behavior; pre-emptive action; interaction; facilitation; university;

    Abstract : Can nascent entrepreneurs learn how to behave so as to achieve their ambition of creating new ventures? This thesis explores how the development of entrepreneurial behavior can be facilitated through investigating nascent entrepreneurship taking place at the university. The focus is on the influence of environmental factors and the processes involved as a new opportunity-based venture is created need to be considered when addressing entrepreneurial behavior development. READ MORE

  2. 7. Caring and uncaring encounters in nursing and health care : Developing a theory

    Author : Sigiridur Halldorsdottir; Marit Kirkevold; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Nursing Theory; Nursing Care - psychological aspects; Patient Satifaction; Nurse-Patient Relations; Nursing Methodology Research Phenomenology; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The general aim of the present thesis was to develop a theory on caring and uncaring encounters within nursing and health care from the patient's perspective.Results of an analysis of two phenomenological studies (paper I), as well as research findings from five other phenomenological studies (papers II-VI), were used to develop the theory. READ MORE

  3. 8. (Investigating) MNCs' CSR-related behaviour and impacts in institutionally and culturally distant markets : African developing-countries in focus

    Author : Gideon Jojo Amos; Gabriel Baffour Awuah; Ulf Aagerup; Niklas Egels-Zandén; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; multinational enterprises MNEs ; corporate social responsibility CSR ; corporate social responsibility reporting CSRR ; African developing-countries; legitimacy; stakeholders; institutional theories; organizational learning;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to explore why and how institutional distance and contextual differences influence MNCs’ CSR-related behavior in African developing-countries. In order to achieve the purpose stated above, the thesis seeks to answer the overarching research question: How do institutional distance and contextual differences influence MNCs’ CSR-related behavior in African developing countries? To answer the research question this thesis employed an interpretive methodological approach in order to increase my understanding of the CSR phenomenon in a specific contextual environment characterized by different institutional distance through different theoretical and empirical perspectives (Guba and Lincoln, 1994; Lincoln and Guba, 2000). READ MORE

  4. 9. Essays on Health in Developing Countries

    Author : Anna Welander Tärneberg; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Child Health; Developing Countries; Globalization; Democracy; Multilateral Debt Relief; Quality of Health Care; Health Worker Competence; Patient Satisfaction;

    Abstract : Health plays an essential role for human and economic development. This thesis consists of four independent empirical papers on health and health care in developing countries. The first paper investigates the relationship between globalization, democracy, and child health in low- and middle-income countries. READ MORE

  5. 10. Co-Developing Sustainability Requirements : Exploring client and municipal perspectives in housing development

    Author : Melissa Candel; Tina Karrbom Gustavsson; Per-Erik Eriksson; Abukar Warsame; Sara Brorström; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Sustainability requirements; housing developers; municipalities; land allocation; functional conflict; value co-creation; Fastigheter och byggande; Real Estate and Construction Management;

    Abstract : Construction has major environmental, social and economic impacts. Improving sustainability both during and after the construction process is widely discussed among a slew of practitioners, governments and researchers. READ MORE