Search for dissertations about: "hiring practices"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words hiring practices.

  1. 1. Employee selection Mechanisms behind practitioners’ preference for hiring practices

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Kristina Langhammer; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; employee selection decision making; employee data collection methods; hiring practices; self-efficacy; causal attribution; behavioral intention; agency; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Despite the great advances science has made in developing selection decision aids practitioners’ generally remain reluctant to adopt them. This phenomenon is considered today one of the greatest gaps in industrial, work and organizational psychology. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Discrimination in Hiring

    University dissertation from Växjö : Växjö University Press

    Author : Magnus Carlsson; Växjö universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ethnic discrimination; sex discrimination; sex segregation; correspondence testing; situation testing; field experiments; hiring; job search; exit from unemployment; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays on discrimination in hiring.Essay I (co-authored with Dan-Olof Rooth) present evidence of ethnic discrimination in the recruitment process by sending fictitious applications to real job openings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Playing the Matching Game An Institutional Analysis of Executive Recruitment and Selection in Software Start-ups: Silicon Valley and Stockholm

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Tiziana Sardiello; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; job-matching; executive recruitment; executive selection; entrepreneurship; start-up; software; institutionalism; institutional logics; Silicon Valley; Stockholm; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Software start-ups make media headlines daily, suggesting that it may take only a garage and two engineering students to begin such companies, and that these same people will constitute the core of the executive team until these organizations become multinational giants. Despite these spontaneous starts, newly formed entrepreneurial ventures have many obstacles to overcome in their resource and cultural environments when establishing their practices. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mind the Gap - Ethnography about the cultural reproduction of difference and disadvantage in urban education

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Osa Lundberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cultural racism; color-blindness; `Othering´; pedagogical discourse; formulation-; realization-; transformation-; recontextualization arenas;

    Abstract : This thesis examines cultural reproduction of difference and disadvantage in the pedagogical content and practices in urban education. Cultural differentiation is seen as a social and ideological practice that is constructed institutionally in the organization and structure of pedagogy. The objectives of this study are threefold. READ MORE

  5. 5. Criminal Records in Sweden. Regulation of access to criminal records and the use of criminal background checks by employers

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Christel Backman; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Criminal records; criminal background checks; surveillance; function creep;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the regulation of access to criminal records in Sweden and the actual and potential use of criminal background checks by employers in hiring processes. In recent years, more and more Swedish employers have been required by law to check their job applicants’ criminal records. READ MORE