Search for dissertations about: "thinking styles"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words thinking styles.

  1. 1. How Do Bank Officers Make Lending Decisions? An Exploration of Thinking Styles, Cognitive Bias and Lending Technologies

    Author : Carl-Christian Trönnberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : lending decision making; thinking styles; cognitive bias; lending technology; sunk-cost effect;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to examine how loan officers’ think and act when making assessments of loan proposals from companies. The importance of valid loan assessments can be understood through the substantial economic crises that the global economy has suffered as well as the severe problems invalid lending decisions brings for both banks and clients. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aggressive antisocial behavior- clinical, cognitive, and behavioral covariates of its persistence

    Author : Märta Wallinius; Malmö Rättspsykiatri; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; risk assessment; risk factors; externalizing spectrum; mental disorders; persistent criminality; violence; antisocial behavior; prevention;

    Abstract : Introduction Aggressive antisocial behavior is a major challenge to society, and studies on the determinants of its persistence are essential to the development of strategies to prevent violence. Aims & Methods The overall aim of the thesis was to establish covariates of persistent aggressive antisocial behavior in a population-based cohort and in clinically evaluated, prospectively followed, offender groups. READ MORE

  3. 3. Tilling Nature - Harvesting Culture. Exploring Images of the Human Being in the Transition to Agriculture

    Author : Elisabeth Rudebeck; Arkeologi; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; archaeological theory; origins of agriculture; gender; primitivism; human nature; modernism; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : Archaeology is about human beings – in the present and in the past. When we concern ourselves with archaeology we have to imagine prehistoric human beings thinking, feeling and acting. This imagining is the very precondition for the creation of meaning from the fragments and traces of human lives that we choose as our data. READ MORE

  4. 4. To See or Not to See a Sexually Abused Child in a Picture

    Author : Lotten Lindblom; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Socialpsykologi; Social psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; Professionals; Dissociation; Coping; Sexuality; Maltreatment; Personality; Child sexual abuse; Picture;

    Abstract : Abstract This investigation comprises five studies of factors determining adults' interpretations of a picture (Threat), drawn to represent sexual abuse of a child. The sexes of the two persons in the picture were on purpose drawn ambiguously. READ MORE

  5. 5. Governance and Development of the East African Community : The Ethical Sustainability Framework

    Author : Dickson Kanakulya; Göran Collste; Ronnie Hjorth; Edward Wamala; Ngabirano Maximiano; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : The pursuit of sustainability of governance and development has become a major challenge in contemporary times because of increasing realization that: various ecological and social systems are interconnected; and the complexity of our natural and constructed environs requires holistic approaches to avoid catastrophic fissures in the systems on which humans depend. As regional governments such as the East African Community (EAC) become important in Africa (and other regions), they present opportunities to generate cross-national approaches to achieving sustainability albeit success in that direction is limited and sporadic. READ MORE