Search for dissertations about: "well-being"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 779 swedish dissertations containing the word well-being.

  1. 1. The Good, the Bad, and the Dead : An Essay on Well-Being and Death

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

    Author : Karl Ekendahl; Jens Johansson; Erik Carlson; Chris Heathwood; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; death; well-being; Epicureanism; deprivation account; the timing argument; fission; temporal well-being; extrinsic value; prudence; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : This book examines some central arguments in the debate about the value of death. The first main chapter, Chapter 2, begins with an introduction to the debate and a clarification of Epicureanism, i.e. the view that it is not bad to die. READ MORE

  2. 2. Alternative employment and well-being Contract heterogeneity and differences among individuals

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Claudia Bernhard-Oettel; Magnus Sverke; Kerstin Isaksson; Gunnar Aronsson; Sabine Raeder; ; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Employment contract; temporary work; part-time work; individual characteristics; contract motives; work involvement; job characteristics; work-related attitudes; well-being; health; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The increasing use of temporary and part-time employment in recent decades was initially expected to lead to negative effects for the individual. The empirical evidence, however, has been equivocal and the consequences are therefore still unclear. READ MORE

  3. 3. Unemployment, Employment Commitment and Well-being : The Psychosocial Meaning of (Un)employment among Women and Men

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå univ

    Author : Mikael Nordenmark; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Unemployment; Employment; Psychosocial; Employment Commitment; Well-being; Women; Men; Family; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Gender studies; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Genus; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Business and economics Economics; Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Sociology; Sociologi; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis is to study the psychosocial meaning of (un)employment among women and men. This is mainly done by analysing employment commitment, or non-financial employment motivation, and mental well-being among a random sample of 3 500 Swedes that were interviewed in the beginning of 1996, when all were unemployed, and then again in the end of 1997, when the labour market situation varied. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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 Umeå : Umeå univ

    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

  5. 5. Making sense design for well-being

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Sara Ilstedt Hjelm; [2004]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The theme of this dissertation is the design of IT artefactsfor increased well-being in the home. The goal has been toprovide a better understanding of the coupling between designand health, and to give examples of how to design for increasedwell-being. READ MORE