Search for dissertations about: "theories of value"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 163 swedish dissertations containing the words theories of value.

  1. 1. Sensing Traditional Music Through Sweden's Zorn Badge : Precarious Musical Value and Ritual Orientation

    Author : Karin Eriksson; Lars Berglund; Dan Lundberg; Rachel Beckles Willson; Martin Stokes; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : traditional music; Sweden; folk music; music auditions; ritual; orientation; sensory ethnography; ethnomusicology; Musikvetenskap; Musicology;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the multiple and contested spaces of belonging that may be evoked by ritualised musical performance. It makes an ethnographic case study of the Zorn Badge Auditions in Sweden, in which musicians play before a jury in the hope of being awarded a Zorn Badge and a prestigious but also contested title: Riksspelman. READ MORE

  2. 2. Micro-foundations of value-based pricing and selling

    Author : Mario Kienzler; Christian Kowalkowski; Daniel Kindström; Paul Ingenbleek; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Micro-foundations; value-based pricing; value-based selling; managerial psychology; business markets;

    Abstract : Enabling customer value creation is central to marketing theory and practice. Yet, doing so does not ensure that supplier firms profit from it. Value-based pricing and selling come with the prospect of translating customer value creation into greater profits for suppliers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Developing collaborative customer-supplier relationships through value co-creation

    Author : Nina Hasche; Claes Hultman; Björn Bjerke; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; value co-creation; perceived value; expected value; desired value; unanticipated value; received value; business markets; customer-supplier relationships; collaboration; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to create understanding of the value co-creating process in business relationships, where the dyadic relationship is in focus and both the customer’s and the supplier’s view of the value co-creating process is of interest. In the introductory chapter, it is assumed that the ultimate goal of business logic is to create value, and value co-creation can be regarded as the essential reason why a customer and a supplier engage in a business relationship. READ MORE

  4. 4. Morality and the Pursuit of Happiness : A Study in Kantian Ethics

    Author : Johan Brännmark; Praktisk filosofi; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Systematic philosophy; Henry Sidgwick; G. E. Moore; wide reflective equilibrium; metaphysics of the person; Ethics; value; moral realism; social constructivism; philosophy of action; theories of motivation; the dualism of practical reason; the highest good; happiness; virtue; the categorical imperative; maxims; moral principles; Immanuel Kant; moral judgment; aesthetics; metaphysics; epistemology; ideology; Praktisk filosofi; estetik; metafysik; kunskapsteori; ideologi;

    Abstract : This work seeks to develop a Kantian ethical theory in terms of a general ontology of values and norms together with a metaphysics of the person that makes sense of this ontology. It takes as its starting point Kant’s assertion that a good will is the only thing that has an unconditioned value and his accompanying view that the highest good consists in virtue and happiness in proportion to virtue. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hedonism as the Explanation of Value

    Author : David Brax; Praktisk filosofi; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Value; Pleasure; Hedonism; naturalism; affective science; Meta-ethics;

    Abstract : This thesis defends a hedonistic theory of value consisting of two main components. Part 1 offers a theory of pleasure. Pleasures are experiences distinguished by a distinct phenomenological quality. This quality is attitudinal in nature: it is the feeling of liking. READ MORE