Search for dissertations about: "risk culture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 253 swedish dissertations containing the words risk culture.

  1. 1. Shaping Risk Management in Banks

    Author : Vikash Kumar Sinha; Mats Engwall; Håkan Kullvén; Torkel Strömsten; Marika Arena; Andrea Mennicken; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; internal audit; risk management; risk culture; Basel models; operational risk; liquidity risk; internrevision; riskhantering; riskkultur; Baselmodellerna; operativ risk; likviditetsrisk; Industrial Economics and Management; Industriell ekonomi och organisation; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : The recent financial crisis of 2007-08 was a watershed moment in the history of banking. The unprecedented event led to severe scrutiny by standard setters and regulators on how the business of banking is run. As a result of this strict scrutiny, a wide variety of reforms aimed at the second line of defense (risk management) ensued globally. READ MORE

  2. 2. Caught in Culture? : Cultural Transformation through HIV/AIDS Prevention Education in Zambia

    Author : Ellen Carm; Ulf Fredriksson; David Stephens; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HIV AIDS prevention education; culture; transformation; multi-voiced and leveled strategy; cultural historical activity theory; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : The study explores the role and contribution of education in developing a localized and relevant HIV/AIDS prevention strategy through a multi-voiced approach, involving the educational institutions, as well as the traditional leaders, community-members, including parents. The study comprised all public schools in one Zambian province from 2002-2008. READ MORE

  3. 3. Flood Warnings in a Risk Management Context : A Case of Swedish Municipalities

    Author : Erik Persson; Lars Nyberg; Inge Svedung; Charles Parker; Giuliano Di Baldassarre; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Early warning systems; floods; natural hazards; municipality; risk management; preparedness; disaster risk reduction.; Risk and Environmental Studies; Risk- och Miljöstudier;

    Abstract : As a result of the United Nations’ International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (1990-2000), and recent high profile disasters, disaster risk reduction has climbed high on the international political agenda. There has been a paradigm shift from reacting to disasters towards preparing for and mitigating effects of disasters. READ MORE

  4. 4. Noise and music : a matter of risk perception

    Author : Stephen E. Widén; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Adolescents; Tinnitus; Noise sensitivity; Socio-economic status; Attitudes; Use of hearing protection; Risk behaviour; Risk-consideration; Self-image; Norms and Ideals; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The prevalence of tinnitus and hearing impairments among adolescents seems to increase as a consequence of exposure to loud noise. Several studies have highlighted the negative auditory effects of exposure to loud music at concerts and discotheques, environments in which young people today spend considerable periods of time. READ MORE

  5. 5. The cultural context of business : A study of firms in a northern Nigerian society

    Author : Yakubu Zakaria; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; Culture; Values; Norms; Behaviour; Rationality; Cross-cultural; Islam; Modernization; Entrepreneur; Manager; Trust; Risk; Organization; Control; Strategy; Perception; Business; Profit; Success; Development; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This study is about entrepreneurial adaptations to modem manufacturing activities in a semi-industrial society of Northern Nigeria. It embodies both general and micro-institutional perspectives of business behaviour and seeks to examine the multidimensional influences ofcultural values on business patterns. READ MORE