Search for dissertations about: "voluntary organizations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the words voluntary organizations.

  1. 1. Work in voluntary welfare organizations : A sociological study of voluntary welfare organizations in Sweden

    Author : Sébastien Chartrand; Göran Ahrne; Apostolis Papakostas; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; volunteering; work; voluntary organization; Sweden; employee; volunteer; organization; public sector; professionalization; folkrörelser; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : Since Sweden has one of the most comprehensive welfare states, the role of voluntary organizations active in the field of welfare is often neglected. The unique Swedish nonprofit sector is characterized by 1) the tradition of popular mass movements in which members are central and the real owners of the organization, 2) large membership and volunteering, but low employment levels, 3) dominance in the fields of culture and recreation, but the relative marginalization in welfare. READ MORE

  2. 2. Activist Entrepreneurship : Attac'ing Norms and Articulating Disclosive Stories

    Author : Malin Gawell; Björn Bjerke; Chris Steyaert; Gemma Donnelly Cox; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Entrepreneurship; entrepreneurial process; activist entrepreneurship; social entrepreneurship; organization creation; organizing; non-profit organizations; voluntary organizations; activism; social movements; civil society; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to extend entrepreneurship theory to also comprise entrepreneurship in non-profit organizations in civil society. Entrepreneurship is claimed to be highly relevant also to this non-profit setting. READ MORE

  3. 3. The drive for change : putting the means and ends of sport at stake in the organizing of Swedish voluntary sport

    Author : Cecilia Stenling; Tor Söderström; Josef Fahlén; Eivind Å. Skille; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; organizational institutionalism; institutional logics; community sport clubs; voluntary organizations; civil society; governance; organizational change; public policy; sport policy; policy implementation; popular movements; institutionell teori; institutionella logiker; föreningsidrott; idrottsföreningar; idrottsrörelsen; folkrörelse; organisatorisk förändring; idrottspolitik; policy-implementering; civilsamhället; tredje sektorn; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to create knowledge on processes of change in the contemporary organizing of Swedish voluntary sport and the systems of meaning at work in these processes. The thesis proceeds from the assumption that the contemporary public sport policy climate is characterized by a pressure on organized sport to change in order for sport to better serve as an implementer of non-sport goals. READ MORE

  4. 4. Multinational Companies and Host Partnership in Rural Development : A Network Perspective on the Lamco Case

    Author : Mohammad Latifi; Mats Åkerblom; Amjad Hadjikhani; Mo Yamin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Multinational Companies; Rural Development; Less Developed Countries; Network Theory; Lamco; Intermediary Organizations; Private Voluntary Organizations; Community Development; Liberia; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Multinational companies (MNCs) in less developed countries (LDCs) are regularly contracted to undertake rural development around their sites. Likewise, they regularly fail. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reporting Intellectual Capital : Four studies on recognition

    Author : Daniel Brännström; Bino Catasús; Thomas Carrington; Robin Roslender; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; comparability; intangibles; Intellectual Capital; mandatory; recognition; reporting; voluntary;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the reporting of Intellectual Capital (IC) and includes four papers on the recognition and comparability of IC. IC, often called intangibles in the financial reporting discourse, reflects resources which create value in and for organizations. READ MORE