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Showing result 1 - 5 of 460 swedish dissertations containing the words dissertation on concept.

  1. 1. The Lure of Origins : An Inquiry into Human-Environmental Relations, Focused on the ”Neolithization” of Sweden

    Author : Per Johansson; Humanekologi; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Neolithization; Origins research; Organism concept; Artifact concept; Person concept; Ecological relations; Human-environment relations; Human ecology; Umwelt concept; Symbolism; Archaeology; Tim Ingold; Early Neolithic in Sweden; Cultural anthropology; ethnology; Arkeologi; Kulturantropologi; etnologi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this dissertation is to contribute to the discussion of the deeper meaning, in our contemporary context, of the ”neolithization” of Sweden. The basis for the investigation is twofold: * a critical examination of recent research reports dealing mostly with the Early Neolithic of (Middle) Sweden which shows, inter alia, that ”agriculture” was of marginal importance for a very long time from about 4000 BC onwards, while, at the same time, the idea of ”the transition to farming” dominates discourse. READ MORE

  2. 2. Costs and Benefits of Delegation : Managerial Discretion as a Bridge between Strategic Management and Corporate Governance

    Author : Yuliya Ponomareva; Sven-Olof Yrjö Collin; Ruth Aguilera; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Managerial discretion; board of directors; agency theory; delegation; control; transition economy; Sweden; Ekonomistyrning; Ekonomistyrning;

    Abstract : This dissertation addresses the question of effective delegation, exploring it through the concept of managerial discretion (i.e., a latitude of managerial actions, which lie in the zone of shareholders’ acceptance). READ MORE

  3. 3. On Parameter Estimation : Applications in Radio Astronomy and Power Networks

    Author : Jonas Lundbäck; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Parameter estimation; Antenna arrays; FMCW-radar; Polarization estimation; Fault locator;

    Abstract : Signal processing is a common part of the modern society used to obtain high functionality in a vast number of applications. As the development of advanced electronics and powerful computers continue, the limit of the functionality in many systems is increased. READ MORE

  4. 4. On Energy Efficient Mobile Hydraulic Systems : with Focus on Linear Actuation

    Author : Kim Heybroek; Petter Krus; Jan-Ove Palmberg; Torben Ole Andersen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : In this dissertation, energy efficient hydraulic systems are studied. The research focuses on solutions for linear actuators in mobile applications, with emphasis on construction machines. Alongside the aspect of energy efficiency, the thesis deals with competing aspects in hydraulic system design found in the development of construction machines. READ MORE

  5. 5. On childhood and the good will : thoughts on ethics and early childhood education

    Author : Johan Dahlbeck; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : ethics; early childhood education; education for sustainable development; Kant; Deleuze; Nietzsche; affect; immanence; transcendence; paradigmatic examples;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to critically examine how ethical principles are conceptualized and applied in educational contexts, focusing on the intersection of early childhood education and education for sustainable development. Its contribution to educational research in general, and to philosophy of education in particular, is to; first, discuss the presumed relation between ethical principles and individual actions and events, and to illustrate how this connection frames the understanding and application of ethics in educational situations. READ MORE