Search for dissertations about: "social impact"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1872 swedish dissertations containing the words social impact.

  1. 1. Sites and Modes of Knowledge Creation: On the Spatial Organization of Biotechnology Innovation

    Author : Jerker Moodysson; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; epistemic communities; biotechnology; communities of practice; geography; proximity; knowledge; localization; globalization; innovation systems; Innovation; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences;

    Abstract : The accelerated speed and intensity of global interconnections in all segments of society during the last couple of decades have had a profound impact on the workings of contemporary capitalism. Increased pressure is put on national and regional economies to continuously upgrade their competitive advantages, at the same time as new learning opportunities occur at a faster rate than ever. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pluripotent Dynamic Capabilities in the Internationalization of Firms : Focus on Learning, Innovating and Networking in SMEs from Sweden

    Author : Mohammad Reza Saeedi; Hossein Dadfar; Staffan Brege; Desirée Holm; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Internationalization of SMEs; Firm-specific advantages; Dynamic capabilities; Absorptive capacity; Networking capability; Innovative capability; and PLS-SEM;

    Abstract : Internationalization of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has been a considerable concern for international business (IB) scholars. Particularly, for those economies such as Sweden with small local markets, internationalization of SMEs could be fundamental. READ MORE

  3. 3. Longing to belong : deaf and hard of hearing young adults’ social interaction, social relationships, and identity

    Author : Sylvia Olsson; Munir Dag; Christian Kullberg; Carin Roos; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : This thesis gives an insight about the impact of hearing loss on young adults as they function in daily life. Young adults with hearing loss included in the thesis can convey a very central perspective that can have an impact on a change in interventions and treatment in school life, working life and even in their leisure time. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Emergence of the Crime Victim in the Swedish Social Services Act

    Author : Carina Ljungwald; Anna Hollander; Henrik Tham; Jonathan Simon; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; crime victim; domestic violence; social welfare law; social work; social services; Social work; Socialt arbete; Social Work; socialt arbete;

    Abstract : This study sought to explain how crime victims emerged as a target group in the Swedish Social Services Act in 2001. The findings, derived from legislative documents, a literature review, and focus group interviews with social workers, showed that the 2001 provisions both duplicated and undermined pre-existing provisions of the Social Services Act. READ MORE

  5. 5. Institutions and the Geography of Innovation: A Regional Perspective

    Author : Elena Zukauskaite; CIRCLE; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic Geography; Innovation; Innovation System; Institutions; Knowledge base; Region; Scania; Sweden;

    Abstract : Economic geographers have long been intrigued by the role of institutions in innovation processes. It has been argued that differences in institutions are among the factors explaining the uneven innovative capacity across and within countries. READ MORE