Search for dissertations about: "different people"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1939 swedish dissertations containing the words different people.

  1. 1. Different Voices - Different Stories : Communication, identity and meaning among people with acquired brain damage

    Author : Eleonor Antelius; Lars-Christer Hydén; Marja-Liisa Honkasalo; Andrew Sparkes; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Acquired brain damage; body; communication; dependence; disability; embodiment; enactment; ethnography; identity; language use; meaning-making practices; narratives; normality; personhood; power relations; self-determination; social interaction; stories; storytelling; story-making; videoethnography; voice; Beroende; berättande; berättelser; etnografi; funktionshinder; förkroppsligande; förvärvad hjärnskada; identitet; kommunikation; kropp; maktrelationer; meningsskapande praktiker; narrativer; normalitet; personskap; röst; självbestämmande; social interaktion; språkanvändning; videoetnografi; Disability research; Handikappsforskning;

    Abstract : The main purpose of the dissertation is to understand meaning-making practices used by people suffering from acquired brain damage with severe physical and communicative disabilities, in order to create and sustain their identity and personhood in relation to other people. The study emanates from the idea that identity and personhood, also in relation to disability, are created/sustained in ongoing interaction between people in everyday situations, and that the ability to narrate is central to such a creation of identity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Activating People : Physical activity in the general population and referral schemes among primary health care patients in a Swedish county

    Author : Matti Leijon; Preben Bendtsen; Agneta Ståhle; Per Nilsen; Bernt Lindahl; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : In this thesis the need for physical activity interventions is investigated in a general adult population, the characteristics of physical activity referral (PAR) scheme recipients and referral practitioners, and the effectiveness of PAR in a routine primary health-care (PHC) setting in the county of Östergötland, Sweden. The thesis consists of four papers: three papers are based on a quantitative, uncontrolled prospective PAR study and one paper is based on a population survey in the county of Östergötland, Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Respect for People : Developing alternative understandings and relationships to ethics, leadership, and culture in Lean implementations

    Author : Mia Ljungblom; Thomas Taro Lennerfors; Maria Fredriksson; Su Mi Dahlgaard-Park; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Culture; Developmental Leadership; Ethics; Leadership; Lean Management; Real Lean; Respect; Respect for people; Virtue ethics; Dygdeetik; Etik; Kultur; Ledarskap; Lean Management; Respekt; Respekt för männskan; Utvecklande Ledarskap; Äkta Lean; Engineering Science with specialization in industrial engineering and management; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot industriell teknik;

    Abstract : Successful Lean implementation is a combination of both technology and culture, using bothkey principles of continuous improvement (CI) and respect for people (RFP). However, manyorganizations fail to implement Lean and critical factors in this failure are leadership, cultureand the lack of RFP. READ MORE

  4. 4. People in Between : Ethncity and Material Identity, a New Approach to Deconstructed Concepts

    Author : Charlotta Hillerdal; Frands Herschend; Johan Rönnby; Neil Price; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ethnicity; materiality; cultural identity; cultural practice; Viking Age; Varangians; Russia; Métis; Canada; colonialism; post-colonial; Romantic philosophy; indigenous; Ruhnu; Estonia; authenticity; national identity; Viking Age towns; Scandinavia; town formation; discontinuity; Archaeology; Arkeologi; arkeologi; Archaeology; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning;

    Abstract : In questions concerning ethnicity and cultural identity in prehistory, there is a great divide between the conclusions maintained on a theoretical level of discussion and the interpretations given to material remains, when these theories are practiced on the archaeological material. Inherited scientific and political structures, usage and ideas contribute to our understanding of ethnicity and the everyday use of the concept, and influence archaeological interpretations. READ MORE

  5. 5. The people dimension in manufacturing strategy: operators and managers

    Author : Nina Edh; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; People; Strategic consensus; Managers; Operators; Behavioral operations; Manufacturing strategy;

    Abstract : The manufacturing strategy (MS) field has largely focused on the MS content, and not so much on the people dimension of MS or on the process of bringing the MS out in organizations. Within companies, there is often a lack of a joint view of MS; different hierarchical levels view the strategy differently. READ MORE