Search for dissertations about: "public service motivation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words public service motivation.

  1. 1. Public sector branding : an internal brand management perspective

    Author : Ulrika Leijerholt; Peter Hultén; Galina Biedenbach; Lars Erling Olsen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; public sector branding; internal brand management; internal branding; organizational branding; brand commitment; brand architecture; internal communication; organizational practices; public service motivation; företagsekonomi; Business Studies; marketing; marknadsföring;

    Abstract : The increased use of branding within the public sector signifies an important area for academic research that currently lacks theory and empirical evidence; public sector branding. Extant literature paints a scattered picture. On one hand, some branding principles appear to be equally relevant in the public sector as they are in the private sphere. READ MORE

  2. 2. Improvements for value creation in public services

    Author : Daniel Gyllenhammar; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; value co-creation; public services; customer focus; welfare services; service ecosystems; public service logic; Improvements; change processes;

    Abstract : The demands on public services are constantly increasing and the public sector has, over the years, been subject to several management approaches trying to improve it. These new approaches have been criticized lately for an overly emphasis on market forces, specialization, and an intra-organizational focus, resulting in fragmented services and a poor system understanding for both citizens and employees of public organizations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stroke among people of working age : from a public health and working life perspective

    Author : Jennie Medin; Peter Allebeck; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cerebrovascular accident; epidemiology; Cerebrovascular accident; Health promotion; Rehabilitation; Sick leave; Health and medical services in society; Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället;

    Abstract : Background: Stroke is a major cause of serious disability and death. In Sweden approximately 30,000 people suffer from stroke each year, and 20% of them are under 65 years of age.Aim: The aim of this thesis was to study stroke among people aged 30-65 years. READ MORE

  4. 4. Job Demands, Job Resources, and Consequences for Managerial Sustainability in the Public Sector – A Contextual Approach

    Author : Linda Corin; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : managerial work; organization; context; psychosocial working conditions; work content; job demands-resources model; managerial sustainability; public sector;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT The aims of this thesis were threefold: to explore and increase knowledge of managerial working conditions in Swedish municipalities, to extend the job demands-resources (JD-R) model, and to provide information that public sector decision-makers and human resources departments can use and apply in promoting sustainable managerial working conditions. The argument in this thesis is that a contextual perspective on managerial work is needed, entailing a shift in focus from managers and their individual differences, to the conditions that public sector managers work under. READ MORE

  5. 5. On Service Optimization in Community Network Micro-Clouds

    Author : Nuno Apolonia; Leandro Navarro; Sarunas Girdzijauskas; Felix Freitag; Vladimir Vlassov; Dino Lopez; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; micro-clouds; Community Networks; cloud services; social networks; overlay networks; distributed systems; Datalogi; Computer Science;

    Abstract : Internet coverage in the world is still weak and local communities are required to come together and build their own network infrastructures. People collaborate for the common goal of accessing the Internet and cloud services by building Community networks (CNs).The use of Internet cloud services has grown over the last decade. READ MORE