Search for dissertations about: "management and motivation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 127 swedish dissertations containing the words management and motivation.

  1. 1. Sensemaking and management : a theoretical discussion with research implications

    Author : Christian Ifvarsson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Redovisning och styrning; Accounting and Control;

    Abstract : The general interest of this research is problems concerned with new information and technology, and their development and use in the management context. One important aspect of this problem has been argued to be how people come to make sense of new information and technology. READ MORE

  2. 2. Affective motivation : Studies of its importance for entrepreneurial activities

    Author : Adesuwa Omorede; Luleå tekniska universitet; []

    Abstract : Motivation is a significant concept within the entrepreneurial process, referring to everything from identifying opportunities and generating or articulating ideas to evaluating opportunities and planning steps to form or launch an enterprise and then grow and develop that enterprise. Motivational drivers can be classified as non-affective (i.e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Food and Fashion : Water Management and Collective Action among Irrigation Farmers and Textile Industrialists in South India

    Author : Anna Blomqvist (Jonsson); Jan Lundqvist; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Water in nature and society; Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : In recent years, much ofthe political debate in the West, East aud South has focused on the decentralization of responsibilities from the state to private enterprises and NGOs. But what potential is there for local communities to create their own govenlance structures able to deal with issues up till recently seen as the responsibility of the state? In this thesis, answer to this question is sought by analyzing two case studies from the semi-arid Coimbatore-region in South India from an institutionai perspective. READ MORE

  4. 4. Support, resistance and pragmatism : An examination of motivation in language policy in Kharkiv, Ukraine

    Author : Margrethe B. Søvik; Irina Sandomirskaja; Per-Arne Bodin; Lara Ryazanova Clarke; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; language policy; language beliefs; language practices; language management; language conflict; motivation; language attitudes; combining methods; nation-building; linguistic rights; Ukraine; Slavic languages; Slaviska språk; slaviska språk; Slavic Languages;

    Abstract : The Ukrainian society has gone through vast changes since independence in 1991 and in this thesis some of these social changes are discussed through the prism of language policy. The main topic of the study is language policy (conceptualised as language practices, language beliefs, and language management) in the eastern Ukrainian city Kharkiv. READ MORE

  5. 5. Irrigation water management : A performance study of the Rahad scheme in Sudan, 1977-1996

    Author : Nighisty Ghezae; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; Rahad scheme; irrigation management; water supply activities; agricultural extension activity; performance assessment; main system management; on-farm management; organizational structure; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : The central objectives of this study is to assess the performance of irrigation water management of the Rahad scheme in Sudan between 1977 and 1996. The study assesses how well the scheme has succeeded in achieving irrigation management objectives using the criteria of productivity, equity, cost recovery and environmental stability. READ MORE