Search for dissertations about: "hierarchy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 337 swedish dissertations containing the word hierarchy.

  1. 1. Multi-Agent Systems Supported Collaboration in Diabetic Healthcare

    Author : Peng Zhang; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Multi-agent Systems MAS ; agent architecture; coordination; Diabetic healthcare collaboration; Activity Theory; holistic; hierarchy;

    Abstract : This thesis proposes a holistic and hierarchical architecture to Multi-agent System design, in order to resolve the collaboration problem in diabetic healthcare system. A diabetic healthcare system is a complex and social system in the case that it involves many actors and interrelations. READ MORE

  2. 2. On the Limits of Nonprofit Firms

    Author : Manuel Echeverria; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Hierarchy; Nonprofits; Intrinsic Motivation; Culture;

    Abstract : DescriptionThis thesis consists of two papers. The first gives a game-theoretical treatment of the institutional homogenization of value-oriented firms. It explains why intrinsically motivated, value-oriented firms like non-profits may become similar to for-profit firms in terms of organization and norms. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Uncertain Dichotomous Choice Model - Some Results

    Author : Antonio Maranon; Statistiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; hierarchy; chairman decisive rule; majority function; uncertain dichotomous choice model; collective decisional skill; Statistics; operations research; programming; actuarial mathematics; Statistik; operationsanalys; programmering; aktuariematematik;

    Abstract : A probabilistic framework used in studying collective decision making is the uncertain dichotomous choice model. The model is essentially characterized by two components: the organizational structure and the voting process. READ MORE

  4. 4. The University and the Demand for Knowledge-based Growth : The hegemonic struggle for the future of Higher Education Institutions in Finland and Estonia

    Author : Adrià Alcoverro; Fredrika Björklund; Hans Andersson; Kristina Boréus; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Totalising; Post-Fordist capitalism; KBE; Gramsci; Bourdieu; solutionism; debauched meritocracy; science; market orientation; relational; hierarchy; autonomy; de-antagonise; competitiveness; legitimation.; Totalisering; post-fordistisk kapitalism; KBE; Gramsci; Bourdieu; lösningsorientering; tygellös meritokrati; vetenskap; marknadsorientering; relation; hierarki; autonomi; av-antagonisera; konkurrenskraft; legitimering.; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : In recent decades, Higher Education Institutions have been reformed worldwide so that they may exert a greater influence in the production of knowledge within Knowledge-based Economies (KBEs). This transformation is often explained in terms of how advanced capitalist economies need to secure a prosperous future within post-Fordist capitalism. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Institutions", What Is In a Word? A Critique of the New Institutional Economics

    Author : Daniel Ankarloo; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic history; history matters as if-economic history ; hierarchy; market; capitalism; transactions costs; Institutions; property rights; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Abstract : This thesis is a critique of the New Institutional Economics (NIE) in economic history. The focus is on explanations to the origin and development of capitalist institutions within NIE. After a methodological discussion in chapter 1 the author investigates into how well NIE succeeds in explaining capitalist institutions. READ MORE