Search for dissertations about: "hours of work"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 346 swedish dissertations containing the words hours of work.

  1. 1. Working out work from personal informatics to redesigning work

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Fatemeh Moradi; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Personal Informatics; Quantified Self; Redesigning Work; Contextual Design; Observational Ethnographic Studies; Concept Development; Prototyping; Design Space;

    Abstract : "Personal Informatics" (PI) and "Quantified Self" (QS) are two contemporary notions in the field of Human–Computer Interaction. Such hardware and software systems gather personalized quantified data and visualize them for the purpose of supporting self-reflection. READ MORE

  2. 2. Facets of Gender Analyses of the Family and the Labour Market

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutet för social forskning (SOFI)

    Author : Marie Evertsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender; housework; household work; gender equality; gender attitudes; dependence; labour market; children; family; on-the-job training; divorce; promotion; occupational change; division of work; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis contains four different studies on the dynamics of gender in households and workplaces. The relationship between family life and work life is in focus, particularly in the paper on labour market outcomes after divorce.In the introductory chapter, the Swedish context is briefly described. READ MORE

  3. 3. At the End of the Rainbow - Post-winning life among Swedish lottery winners

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Anna Hedenus; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; consumption; identity; lottery winning; money; work;

    Abstract : This thesis is based upon empirical data from a quantitative survey among 420 Swedish lottery winners and from qualitative interviews with fourteen individual lottery winners. By examining how winners of large lottery prizes manage and experience their situation after winning, this thesis illustrates how sudden wealth affects people‟s behaviours and sense of self. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ambulance Work Relationships between occupational demands, individual characteristics and health-related outcomes

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Ulrika Aasa; Högskolan i Gävle.; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : ambulance; autonomic reactivity; body size; cortisol; demand-controI-support; emergency personnel; fitness; gender; heart rate variability; low-back pain; neck-shoulder pain; occupational; physical capacity; work simulated test; worry; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin; demand-control-support;

    Abstract : Although musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and other health complaints are an occupational problem for ambulance personnel, there is a lack of knowledge regarding work-related factors associated with MSDs and other health complaints. The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate the relationships between occupational demands, individual characteristics and health-related outcomes among ambulance personnel. READ MORE

  5. 5. Empty Labor : Subjectivity and Idleness at Work

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala universitet

    Author : Roland Paulsen; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociologi; Sociology; organizational misbehavior; workplace resistance; slacking; simulation; cyberloafing; critical theory; sabotage; time waste; instrumental reason;

    Abstract : This thesis is about how and why employees spend large proportions of their working hours on empty labor, i.e. private activities on the job. It is written against the backdrop of a highly debated subject within critical theory, namely the possibility of individuals resisting taken-for-granted power asymmetries. READ MORE