Search for dissertations about: "thesis on job performance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 83 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on job performance.

  1. 1. Utilizing research in the practice of personnel selection General mental ability, personality, and job performance

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Sofia Sjöberg; Magnus Sverke; Katharina Näswall; Marise Born; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Personnel selection; job performance; correction for range restriction; general mental ability; personality; clinical and mechanical data collection; clinical and mechanical data combination; utility; preference for hiring approach; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Identifying and hiring the highest performers is essential for organizations to remain competitive. Research has provided effective guidelines for this but important aspects of these evidence-based processes have yet to gain acceptance among practitioners. READ MORE

  2. 2. Office type, performance and well-being A study of how personality and work tasks interact with contemporary office environments and ways of working

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Aram Seddigh; Hugo Westerlund; Erik Berntson; Fredrik Jönsson; Eva Vingård; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Office type; open-plan office; flex office; cell office; performance; job satisfaction; distraction; self-rated health; well-being; cognitive stress; exhaustion; individual differences; personality; concentration; stim-ulus screening ability; memory; Kontorstyp; kontorslandskap; flexkontor; cellkontor; produktivitet; arbetstillfredsställelse; distraktion; självskattat hälsa; trivsel; kognitiv stress; utmattning; individuella skillnader; personlighet; koncentration; arbetsminne; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Today, many organisations are adopting offices that have an open design with or without flexible seating. While advocates of open-plan offices propose that these office types lead to cost savings and aid inter and intra-team communication, opponents argue that these office types are associated with decreased performance and worsened health among employees. READ MORE

  3. 3. The work of job seeking : studies on career advice for white-collar workers

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Marinette Fogde; Mats Ekström; Kerstin Jacobsson; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; job seeking; career advice; employability; governmentality; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences Media and communication studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : In contemporary working life, training and guidance on how to write a curriculum vitae (CV) or succeed at an interview are fundamental features of job seeking. This kind of training and guidance, which emphasizes communicative skills and performance, entails ideals and norms in the process of becoming employed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Event History Analysis and the Effects of Social Programs on Individuals and Firms

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Author : Stefano Lombardi; Johan Vikström; Oskar Nordström Skans; Conny Wunsch; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Labor Economics; Unemployment Insurance; Job Search; Monitoring and Sanctions; Policy Evaluation; Dynamic Treatment Evaluation; Duration Analysis; Firm performance; Employer-employee Match; Monte Carlo simulation; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: This paper studies threat effects of unemployment insurance (UI) benefit sanctions on job exit rates. Using a difference-in-differences design, I exploit two reforms of the Swedish UI system that made monitoring and sanctions considerably stricter at different points in time for different jobseeker groups. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluation and revision of performance measurement systems

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Industriell produktion

    Author : Stefan Tangen; Mats Björkman; [2004]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Technology; performance measurement; performance measurement systems; productivity; evaluation; TEKNIKVETENSKAP; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Performance measurement is a topic that has received considerable attention during the last decades. There are many motives for using performance measures in a company but perhaps the most crucial one is that they will help to improve productivity when used properly. READ MORE