Search for dissertations about: "divergent change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 swedish dissertations containing the words divergent change.

  1. 1. Inertia and practice change related to greenhouse gas reduction Essays on institutional entrepreneurship and translation in Swedish agri-food

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Herman Stål; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Inertia; climate change; sustainability; agriculture; institutional entrepreneurship; institutional logics; convergent change; divergent change; practice; translation; Tröghet; klimatförändring; hållbarhet; jordbruk; institutionellt entreprenörskap; institutionella logiker; konvergent förändring; divergent förändring; praktik; översättning; företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : To avoid dangerous climate change a massive reduction in greenhouse gas emissions is required in a relative short time span. However, as development is moving in the wrong direction, there appears to be great inertia in changing activities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Complex methods of inquiry: structuring uncertainty

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : PETER BEDNAR; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; information system; Contextual Analysis; Contextual Dependencies; Systems Approaches; Systems Thinking; Organizational change; Complex adaptive systems; Uncertainty management; Organizational Emergence; Change Management; Organizational Learning; Human Activity Systems;

    Abstract : Organizational problem spaces can be viewed as complex, uncertain and ambiguous. They can also be understood as open problem spaces. As such, any engagement with them, and any effort to intervene in order to pursue desirable change, cannot be assumed to be just a matter of ‘complicatedness’. READ MORE

  3. 3. Consistent Inconsistency The Role of Tension in Explaining Change in Interorganizational Relationships

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Business Studies, Uppsala University

    Author : Siavash Alimadadi; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Process of change; interorganizational relationship dynamics; business networks; dialectics; contradictions; tensions; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis commences with the notion that interorganizational exchange relationships are dynamic to an unprecedented degree. It is argued that, global production networks have integrated firms into interdependent structures that blur traditional geographical and organizational boundaries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Challenging Adaptability Analysing the Governance of Reindeer Husbandry in Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Annette Löf; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; adaptability; adaptation; climate change; governance; Indigenous; interactive governance; reindeer herding; reindeer husbandry; Sami; transformation; statskunskap; statskunskap;

    Abstract : We live in a complex, interconnected and constantly changing world. Human driven global climate change is now a local reality that reinforces the inherent need for adaptability in human systems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Genetic response to pollution in sticklebacks; natural selection in the wild

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Zoology, Stockholm University

    Author : Emma Lind; Södertörns högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Population genomics; genome scan; divergent selection; Gasterosteus aculeatus; Baltic Sea; pollution; Functional Zoomorphology; funktionell zoomorfologi;

    Abstract : The last century, humans have been altering almost all natural environments at an accelerating rate, including the Baltic Sea that has highly eutrophicated areas and many coastal industries such as Pulp-mills. For animals living in a habitat that changes there are basically two alternatives, either to cope with the change or become locally extinct. READ MORE