Search for dissertations about: "orientation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1197 swedish dissertations containing the word orientation.

  1. 1. Entrepreneurial orientation : reflections from a contingency perspective

    Author : Gabriel Linton; Jonas Gerdin; Christina Öberg; Linda Höglund; Per Frankelius; Hans Landström; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Entrepreneurial orientation; contingency theory; configuration theory; firm-level entrepreneurship; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : Entrepreneurship has been argued to be a key driver of the economy by creating jobs, turning inventions to innovations, and also improving the overall standard of life. A firm’s entrepreneurial orientation (EO) indicates the degree to which a firm is entrepreneurial. READ MORE

  2. 2. Visitor orientation

    Author : Anders Hedman; KTH; []
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  3. 3. Bird orientation: external cues and ecological factors

    Author : Johan Bäckman; Evolutionär ekologi; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; tracking radar; Emlen funnel.; Animal ecology; Djurekologi; oscillatory orientation; roosting flight; scatter; concentration; heading; cue calibration; light dependent; magnetoreception; subcutaneous fat stores; body condition; energetics; geomagnetic field; visual cues; orientation; birds; migration;

    Abstract : Birds are generally capable of accurate orientation. In this thesis I present studies about the external cues and the ecological factors that influences bird orientation. A multitude of environmental cues are used to select and maintain a proper direction. READ MORE

  4. 4. Magnetic orientation in migratory birds

    Author : Rachel Muheim; Funktionell zoologi; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Animal ecology; Djurekologi; cue-conflict; clock-shift; cue calibration; geomagnetic field; high Arctic latitudes; Emlen funnel; magnetic compass; magnetoreception; navigation; migration; bird; orientation;

    Abstract : My thesis focuses on magnetic orientation in migratory birds, i.e. how they can perceive information from the Earth’s magnetic field and use it for orientation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Celestial Orientation in Dim Light

    Author : Marie Dacke; Funktionell zoologi; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; polarisation pattern; moon; polrised light detection; twilight; dim light; dung beetle; Zoologi; spider; vision; orientation; Zoology;

    Abstract : The polarization pattern of skylight offers many animals a reference for visual compass orientation. In those cases when this optical compass is identified, the receptors involved are often confined to a small part of an eye built predominantly for other visual tasks. READ MORE