Search for dissertations about: "motives"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 230 swedish dissertations containing the word motives.

  1. 1. Motives matter : Intrinsic motivation in work learning and labor market performance

    Author : Johan Westerman; Michael Tåhlin; Stephanie Plenty; Martin Hällsten; Daniel Oesch; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Work motivation; Job mobility; Labor market inequality; Wages; On-the-job training; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the importance of individual work motivation for two crucial dimensions of inequality: work learning and labor market performance. The first dimension relates to learning activities at work, and the second to wage attainment and knowledge-oriented task assignment. READ MORE

  2. 2. New motives for migration? : On interregional mobility in the nordic context

    Author : Emma Lundholm; Gunnar Malmberg; Kerstin Westin; Allan Findley; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; interregional migration; migration motives; migration outcomes; commuting; Human geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The subject of this thesis is migrants’ motives and the outcomes of interregional migration, as well as how the propensity for interregional migration has changed for different groups over the past three decades. The background consists of a discussion on the role of the labour market in long-distance migration decisions and a discussion on how social and economic change affect the context in which migration decisions are made. READ MORE

  3. 3. A postmodern saint? - on motives for voluntarism

    Author : Ulla Habermann; Socialhögskolan; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; integration and sustainability.; teorier om socialt arbete; identity; female care; narratives; altruism; Voluntarism; Sociala förändringar; motives; Sociologi; Sociology; Social changes; theory of social work;

    Abstract : The theme of this thesis is motives for voluntarism - with particular focus on volunteering in social work compared to voluntary work in sports clubs and patient associations. It is based on a combination of different data sources and methodological approaches: surveys, analyses of letters from volunteers and literature studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Images, Motives, and Challenges for Western Health Workers in Humanitarian Aid

    Author : Magdalena Bjerneld; Gunilla Lindmark; Beth Maina Ahlberg; Lars Dahlgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; humanitarian action; human resource management; relief workers; aid workers; volunteers; images; motives; qualitative research; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : This thesis presents how humanitarian aid workers were attracted, motivated, recruited, and prepared for fieldwork, and how they reported their work experience directly from the field and when they returned home. Data were derived from interviews with experienced aid workers, focus group discussions with presumptive aid workers, analysis of letters from aid workers in the field on MSFs homepages in Europe, and from interviews with recruitment officers at some of the main humanitarian organisations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Simulation-driven design : Motives, Means, and Opportunities

    Author : Ulf Sellgren; KTH; []
    Keywords : CAD; CAE; FE method; Metamodel; Object model; PDM; Physical behavior; System; Mechanical engineering; Maskinteknik;

    Abstract : Efficiency and innovative problem solving are contradictory requirements for productdevelopment (PD), and both requirements must be satisfied in companies that strive to remainor to become competitive. Efficiency is strongly related to ”doing things right”, whereasinnovative problem solving and creativity is focused on ”doing the right things”. READ MORE