Search for dissertations about: "liminality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the word liminality.

  1. 1. Liminality at Work Mobile Project Workers In-Between

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Elisabeth Borg; Jonas Söderlund; Karin Bredin; Torbjörn Stjernberg; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mobile project workers; liminality; project-based work; contingent workers; liminality practices; liminality competence; Mobila projektarbetare; liminalitet; projektbaserat arbete; konsulter; liminalitetspraktiker; liminalitetskompetens;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis addresses how mobile project workers; technical consultants working in projects, experience and deal with project-based work. The thesis consists of a compilation of five papers and an extended summary. It is based on three qualitative studies including methods like interviews, diaries, and observations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Work Liminality and Liminality Competence : a study of mobile project workers

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Elisabeth Borg; Jonas Söderlund; Karin Bredin; Eskil Ekstedt; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Liminality; Work liminality; Mobile Project Workers; Technical consultants; Project-Based Work; Competence;

    Abstract : This thesis is about people engaged in project-based work, a work context that is becoming increasingly common since more and more firms are relying on project-based forms of organization. More specifically, the thesis deals with a specific condition arising in projectbased work, namely that of ‘work liminality’. READ MORE

  3. 3. The interplay between organizational capabilities and individual skills Studies of technical and engineering consulting firms

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Svjetlana Pantic-Dragisic; Jonas Söderlund; Cecilia Enberg; Frida Pemer; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; technical and engineering consulting firm; professional service firm; technical consultants; mobile engineers; engineering knowledge; knowledge transfer; organizational capabilities; individual skills; liminality; liminality competence; teknikkonsultföretag; professionellt tjänsteföretag; teknikkonsulter; mobila ingenjörer; ingenjörskunskap; kunskapsöverföring; organisatoriska förmågor; individuella färdigheter; liminalitet; liminalitetskompetens;

    Abstract : The number of professional service firms has increased rapidly in the recent decades. This thesis focuses on a type of professional service firm that has, thus far, been under-researched, namely the technical and engineering consulting (TEC) firm. READ MORE

  4. 4. In search of Dionysos. Reassessing a Dionysian context in early Rome

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Acta universitatis Gothoburgensis

    Author : Carina Håkansson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Dionysos; Dionysus; Roman religion; Archaic religion; paradigm shift; satyrs; liminality; iconography; ritual; cult; performance; Fufluns; Liber; Bacchus; oral tradition; antefix; small finds; intercontextual;

    Abstract : In the present study the possibility of an early appearance of the god Dionysos and his sphere in archaic Rome, in the decades around 500 BC, will be examined. In early scholarship, rooted in the 19th century, the phenomenon of Dionysian ecstatic rites, cults, and satyr-plays in Roman society was denied. READ MORE

  5. 5. The dynamics of second language learning a longitudinal and qualitative study of an adult's learning of Swedish

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Acta universitatis Gothoburgensis

    Author : Nils Granberg; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; second language learning; second language acquisition; individual differences; attitude; motivation; learning strategies; communication strategies; identity; liminality; case study; Grounded Theory; hermeneutic; qualitative; holistic; longitudinal; Swedish;

    Abstract : An often discussed issue in the field of second language learning is the influence and importance of individual differences, IDs, such as motivation, personality, previous learning experiences and learning strategies. It has been claimed that IDs form a complex system in the learner, but little consensus has been reached as regards definitions of constructs or their relative importance. READ MORE