Search for dissertations about: "sociology of enterprise"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words sociology of enterprise.

  1. 1. Between crisis and opportunity : Livelihoods, diversification and inequality among the Meru of Tanzania

    University dissertation from Sociologiska institutionen, Lunds universitet

    Author : Rolf Larsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology of labour; Meru; Tanzania; Arusha; peasants; sociology of enterprise; family farmers; smallholders; coffee production; income diversification; de-agrarianisation; agricultural intensification; inequality; social differentiation; economic liberalization.; Sociology; Agricultural economics; Sociologi; Arbetslivssociologi; företagssociologi; Lantbruksekonomi;

    Abstract : Sustained high population growth rates are radically altering the livelihood conditions for small farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. In one of the most fertile and densely settled areas of East Africa, Mount Meru in Northern Tanzania, the size of the population has increased nearly tenfold within the last century. READ MORE

  2. 2. Safety Politics and Risk Perceptions in Malaysian Industry

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Arne Wangel; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Malaysia; metal industries; manufacturing sector; working environment; safety politics; risk perceptions; occupational safety and health; labour process; labour-management relations; Sociology of work; industrial relations; South-East Asia; Sociology of labour; sociology of enterprise; Arbetslivssociologi; företagssociologi;

    Abstract : The thesis concerns risk and safety in manufacturing companies in a developing country. Risk and safety is viewed as integral to the social relations between management and labour. The Malaysian case presents a historical conjuncture of this conflict theme, which is very different from that of its Western genesis. READ MORE

  3. 3. First line supervision : Intermediate position, divided loyalty, and strategies of action in three organizations

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Elvi Richard; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; separated management; conscious management; divided loyalty; actors; resources; management strategies; autonomy; social rule systems; historical tradition; buffer; intermediate position; First-line manager; supervisor; reluctant management.; Sociology of labour; sociology of enterprise; Arbetslivssociologi; företagssociologi;

    Abstract : This doctoral dissertation concerns supervisors, i.e. first line mangers, in three different organizations within the public sector - a Samhall sheltered employment workshop, a municipality home-help service and a hospital clinic. READ MORE

  4. 4. Diagnosing burn-out: An Anthropological Study of a Social Concept in Sweden

    University dissertation from Social Anthropology

    Author : Torbjörn Friberg; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; företagssociologi; Arbetslivssociologi; sociology of enterprise; Sociology of labour; Sociologi; Sociology; Unhappy person; Transient phenomenon; Anthropology at home; Social problems and welfare; national insurance; Sociala problem; social välfärd; socialförsäkring; Cultural anthropology; ethnology; Kulturantropologi; etnologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Humanities Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Denna avhandling handlar om skapandet, användningen och avfärdandet av ett socialt begrepp ? utbrändhet. Avhandlingen är ett försök att förklara den komplexa interaktionen mellan individers handlande och deras sociala miljö samt hur detta producerar ett transient fenomen ? utbrändhetsdiagnosen (en ny olycklig människotyp). READ MORE

  5. 5. Making the Most of It? Understanding the social and productive dynamics of small farmers in semi-arid Iringa, Tanzania

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Peter Gregersen; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social changes; Malthus; Boserup; Tanzania; semi-arid Africa; Iringa; conservation; sustainability; soil fertility; degradation; population; Matthew principle; social differentiation; farmerisation; de-peasantisation; livelihood diversification; rural change; agrarian change; agricultural change; small farmers; dynamics; theory of social work; Sociala förändringar; teorier om socialt arbete;

    Abstract : While much of semi-arid Africa is still sparsely populated with unused land, there are everywhere pockets of high and increasing population density in attractive locations. Small-scale farmers can respond to beginning land-scarcity in a number of ways. READ MORE