Search for dissertations about: "organization theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 308 swedish dissertations containing the words organization theory.

  1. 1. A Practice Theory in Practice : Analytical Consequences in the Study of Organization and Socio-Technical Change

    Author : Inti José Lammi; Jukka Hohenthal; Leon Caesarius; Anders Buch; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; practice theory; organization; organizing; work; technology; materiality; socio-technical change; methodology; qualitative research; site ontology; public administration; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Appealing calls are often made towards the study of phenomena through so-called practice theory. However, the implications of the use of practice theory, if taken seriously in analysis, are rarely discussed. The chief concern of this thesis is the applicability of the most radical dimensions of practice theory. READ MORE

  2. 2. Applications of organization theory : on problems of the Swedish system of higher education

    Author : Runo Axelsson; Lennart Rosenberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Högskolan; Sverige; Företag; Organisationslära; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

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  3. 3. Corporate Hegemony through Sustainability : A Study of Sustainability Standards and CSR Practices as Tools to Demobilise Community Resistance in the Albanian Oil Industry

    Author : Sara Persson; Malin Gawell; Peter Dobers; Alison Pullen; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; hegemony; Gramsci; Political Discourse Theory; autoethnography; community grievances; sustainability standards; CSR; Albania; Patos-Marinza; oil industry; Gramsci; teori e ligjërimit politik; autoetnografi; ankesa të komunitetit; standarde të qëndrueshmërisë; PSHK; Shqipëri; Patos-Marinëz; industria e naftës; hegemoni; Gramsci; politisk diskursteori; autoetnografi; klagomål från lokalsamhället; hålbarhetsstandards; CSR; Albanien; Patos-Marinza; oljeindustrin; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Many critical business scholars have disregarded sustainability standards and corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities as mere window dressing, operating as a smokescreen to hide illegitimate corporate practices. Others have pointed to these activities as hegemonic articulations, as a way to strengthen corporate alliances with and dominance over other actors in society. READ MORE

  4. 4. The University; A Learning Organization? : An Illuminative Review Based on System Theory

    Author : Ingela Strandli Portfelt; Mats Ekholm; Ulf Blossing; Per-Erik Ellström; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; higher education; university; academic institution; learning organisation; system theory; organisational culture; organisational structure; högre utbildning; universitet; lärande organisation; systemteori; organisationskultur; organisationsstruktur; Education; Pedagogik; Education; Pedagogik;

    Abstract : There are voices in the research field suggesting that universities should become learning organisations in order to be more competitive and efficient. However, the proposal is mainly based on theoretical and normative discussions rather than on empirical research. READ MORE

  5. 5. Specifying and Operationalizing an Organizational Theory of Crowdsourcing

    Author : John Prpic; Åsa Wallström; Jan Kietzmann; Mana Farshid; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; crowdsourcing; organizations; theory specification; theory operationalization; theory validation; Industrial Marketing; Industriell marknadsföring;

    Abstract : Introduction: Despite rapid developments across multiple areas of research and practice, an organizational-level theory of Crowdsourcing has yet to emerge.Objectives: Therefore, this thesis has two major objectives; 1) specify the boundaries, constructs, and relationships of an organizational-level theory of Crowdsourcing, and 2) begin the theoretical validation process by operationalizing the theory for new exploratory, explanatory, and conceptual research. READ MORE