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

    Author : Rolf Larsson; Sociologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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. Diagnosing burn-out : An Anthropological Study of a Social Concept in Sweden

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

    Abstract : This is a thesis about the genesis, use, and decline of burn-out as a social concept in Sweden. The burn-out concept is treated as social because its classification of people interacts with the people classified. As a consequence of this, burn-out is studied in a dynamic holistic way, as an entirely social system within Swedish society. READ MORE

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

    Author : Arne Wangel; Sociologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

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

    Author : Elvi Richard; Sociologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  5. 5. How Personal Networks Shape Business : An Anthropological Study of Social Embeddedness, Knowledge Development and Growth of Firms

    Author : Peter Parker; Socialantropologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social embeddedness; growth; small business; trust; social capital; knowledge development; informal organization; personal network; Business network; social network; anthropology; Sociology of labour; sociology of enterprise; Arbetslivssociologi; företagssociologi;

    Abstract : The research draws from anthropological work on social exchange and later work on embeddedness in an exploration of how personal networks shape business. The purpose of the research is to contribute to an understanding of how social relations shape economic processes and vice versa. READ MORE