Search for dissertations about: "early adoption"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 70 swedish dissertations containing the words early adoption.

  1. 1. Explaining Early Adoption : National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights

    Author : Ian Higham; Jonas Tallberg; Thomas Sommerer; Mark Rhinard; David Vogel; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; early adopters; diffusion of innovations; business and human rights; regulation; human rights; international norms; public policy; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Diffusion of innovations theory concerns the process by which innovations are communicated through the members of a social system. Previous research has shed significant light on how public policies diffuse across governments over time, but there is little understanding of why they diffuse. The answer may lie in the motivations of early adopters. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adoption studies on psychiatric illness : epidemiological, environmental and genetic aspects

    Author : Anne-Liis von Knorring; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adoption; adoption outcome; psychiatric illness; gene-environment; early experience; somatoform disorders; affective disorders; substance abuse; sick-leave;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to evaluate the outcome of adoptions and to study the gene-environment influences on psychiatric illness as well as sick-leave patterns. The material consists of 2 966 adopted persons born between 1917 and 1949, their 5 932 adoptive parents and 5 438 identified biological parents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Car(ing) for our environment? : Consumer eco-innovation adoption and curtailment behaviors: The case of the alternative fuel vehicle

    Author : Johan Jansson; Agneta Marell; Annika Nordlund; John Thøgersen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Diffusion of innovations DOI ; value-belief-norm VBN theory; alternative fuel vehicles AFV ; eco-innovation; early adoption; curtailment behaviors; proenvironmental attitudes; innovation characteristics; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : Determinants influencing consumer eco-innovation adoption and green curtailment behaviors in a travel context are at the center of this thesis. Previous research on green consumer behavior has uncovered that internalized personal attitudinal factors such as values, beliefs, and norms are influential in determining mainly non-consumption and post-purchase behaviors. READ MORE

  4. 4. Early Pottery Use among Hunter-Gatherers around the Baltic Sea

    Author : Vasiliki Papakosta; Sven Isaksson; Ole Stilborg; Åsa Maria Larsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Early Pottery Use; Hunter-Gatherers; Baltic; Late Mesolithic; Ceramics; Ertebølle; Narva; Early Comb Ware; Lipid Extraction; Lipid Residue Analysis; Molecular Analysis; Stable Carbon Isotope Analysis; Elemental Analysis; Mineralogical Analysis; arkeologi med inriktning mot laborativ arkeologi; Scientific Archaeology;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to provide an understanding of the dynamics underlying the adoption of pottery by pre-agrarian hunter-gatherer cultural groups around the Baltic Sea. The focus is on three approximately contemporaneous early pottery traditions of the region (ca. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ophthalmologic characteristics andneuropediatric findings. With special emphasis on children adopted from eastern Europe

    Author : Marita Andersson Grönlund; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : ; adoption; eastern Europe; visual function; ocular dimensions; pre-and perinatal; neuropediatric; attention deficit hyperactivity disorder AD HD ; fetal alcohol syndrome FAS ;

    Abstract : Aim: To evaluate and relate visual function and ocular features to neuropediatric findings in a population-based group of children adopted from eastern Europe (Papers I-III) and in children with attentiondeficit hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD), with and without treatment with stimulants (Paper IV).Methods: 99 children born 1990 1995 in eastern Europe and adopted to western Sweden during1993 1997 were invited to participate. READ MORE