Search for dissertations about: "human value"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 783 swedish dissertations containing the words human value.

  1. 1. Deliberating value : On the theory and practice of valuation of nature from neoclassical to ecological economics

    Author : Lina Isacs; Cecilia Håkansson; Jasper Kenter; Therese Lindahl; Ulrika Gunnarsson-Östling; Neil Ravenscroft; KTH; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ecological economics; neoclassical environmental economics; value; valuation; deliberative democracy; green GDP; alien invasive species; social cost of carbon; SCC; carbon values; stated preferences; trade-offs; Alan Holland; Dasgupta; ontology; epistemology; critical realism; autoethnograhpy; critical theory; reflexive methodology; ekologisk ekonomi; neoklassisk miljöekonomi; värde; värdering; deliberativ demokrati; grön BNP; invasiva arter; skadekostnader; klimat; modeller; SP; preferenser; trade-offs; ontologi; epistemologi; kritisk realism; autoetnografi; kritisk teori; reflexiv metodologi; Miljöstrategisk analys; Environmental Strategic Analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis is about whether it is a good idea to place monetary value on nature, to remedy the fact that we treat it as having no particular value to us humans, although it clearly has. The thesis is based on five research papers that can be said to position themselves on opposite sides in the debate on monetisation of nature. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards a Pluralistic Epistemology: Understanding the Future of Human-Technology Interactions in Shipping

    Author : Yemao Man; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Human Factors; Decision Making; Automation; Human-Technology Interaction; Psychology; Human Errors; Multidisciplinary; Sociotechnical System; Human-Computer Interaction; Ecology; Epistemological Pluralism; Situation Awareness; Situated Learning; Knowledge Management; Complexity; Maritime; Distributed Cognition; Sociology; Activity Theory;

    Abstract : The rapid advance of technologies is revolutionizing the way people work and transforming society into a digital world. In the shipping domain, many innovative technical systems have been designed and developed in the past decades, aiming to enable the maritime users to achieve the goal of safety, efficiency and effectiveness. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pricing value and selling value : A view on individuals within organizations

    Author : Mario Kienzler; Christian Kowalkowski; Daniel Kindström; Risto Rajala; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : At the heart of long-term success lies firms’ ability to provide customers with products and services that enable customer value creation and firms’ ability to capture value in the form of profits. To this effect, managers and salespeople have an impact on a firm’s value creation and value capture ability through their pricing and selling behavior and decisions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Human Value Structure and Emotions

    Author : William Montgomery; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Value structure; emotions; circumplex structure; multivariate statistical methods;

    Abstract : In this dissertation Shalom Schwartz’ theory of the structure of basic human values is developed. A partially new structure is proposed consisting of pairs of contrastive values (Security – Courage, Manage by yourself – Get help, Adaptation – Own will, and Prioritize yourself – Prioritize others) and non-contrastive values (Happiness, Meaningfulness, Love, Enjoyment, Respect, Deeper understanding of the world, Achievement, and Health). READ MORE

  5. 5. Human cytokeratins : their use as targets in cancer management

    Author : Birgitta Sundström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Cytokeratins, biochemically related to intermediate filaments (IF), form an intracellular network of filaments which contributes to the mechanical stabilizing of the cell. 19 individual polypeptides, divided into two groups, constitute the cytokeratin family. READ MORE