Search for dissertations about: "role theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1231 swedish dissertations containing the words role theory.

  1. 1. Contrasting perspectives on the subjective managerial role

    Author : Monica E. Nyström; Bo Strangert; Stefan Jern; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Managerial role; role theory; organizational change; subjective role projects; role problems; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Managerial behavior often differs between individuals and situations. To understand this variation the manager’s own interpretation of the role, context and role behavior is especially important. READ MORE

  2. 2. Deterrence Games for the 21st Century : Representation, Theory and Evidence

    Author : Karl Sörenson; Till Grüne-Yanoff; Jan Ångström; Damon Coletta; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Deterrence Theory; Game Theory; Theory of Science; Krigsvetenskap; War Studies; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : Deterrence is the backbone of military strategy. Dissuading an opponent from taking a specific action by threat of violence is the definition of deterrence. From the outset of the Cold War there has been a strong link between the study of deterrence and game theoretic analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Beacon of Liberty : Role Conceptions, Crises and Stability in Georgia’s Foreign Policy, 2004–2012

    Author : Niklas Nilsson; Johan Eriksson; Charles Parker; Svante Cornell; Lisbeth Aggestam; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Georgia; United States; Foreign Policy; Role Theory; Crisis Management; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; Statskunskap; Political Science; foreign policy; role theory; crisis management; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik;

    Abstract : In 2004, Mikheil Saakashvili was elected president in Georgia, committing to a foreign policy that would ostensibly make his country a leading example of reform and democratization in the post-Soviet space, and a net-contributor to Euro-Atlantic security. Throughout its time in power and until its defeat in Georgia’s 2012 parliamentary elections, the Saakashvili government remained steadfast in its commitment to establishing these international roles for Georgia, despite developments in both the country’s international and domestic contexts that could plausibly have made these roles, and the foreign policy decisions deriving from them, redundant. READ MORE

  4. 4. State Learning and Role Playing : International environmental cooperation in the Arctic Council

    Author : Sandra Engstrand; Monica Tennberg; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Learning; international cooperation; role theory; arguing; symbolic interactionism; environmental norms; the Arctic Council; the Arctic; International relation IR ; International cooperation; Environmental norms; International Relations IR ; Role theory; The Arctic Council;

    Abstract : This study investigates state interaction as a social learning process, where the ultimate aim is to enhance an understanding on how states learn of environmental norms. An entry into the domain on such learning processes is offered through a Constructivist approach and more specifically through the employment of a role theoretical perspective; a role here is signified as a state's repertory of behavior and its social position within a group. READ MORE

  5. 5. Role, Identity and Work : Extending the design and development agenda

    Author : David Dinka; James M. Nyce; Toomas Timpka; Sture Hägglund; Bengt Sandblad; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Role; Identity; Usability; Safety; User-centred design; Medical Informatics; Informatics; Informatik;

    Abstract : In order to make technology easier to handle for its users, the field of HCI (Human- Computer Interaction) has recently often turned the environment and the context of use. In this thesis the focus is on the relation between the user and the technology. READ MORE