Search for dissertations about: "workplaces"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 137 swedish dissertations containing the word workplaces.

  1. 1. Mission Impossible? Universal Alcohol Prevention at Workplaces in Sweden

    Author : Mimmi Eriksson Tinghög; Börje Olsson; Janne Flyghed; Ingrid Sahlin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; alcohol; prevention; alcohol policy; education; intervention; workplaces; evidence-based methods; General Criminology; allmän kriminologi;

    Abstract : Since the mid 1990s, alcohol policy in Sweden has undergone major changes and the restrictive policy instruments have been weakened. Alternative and compensatory preventive measures have been sought and the workplace is repeatedly referred to as an important and appropriate arena for prevention. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mapping Gender in Academic Workplaces : Ways of reproducing gender inequality within the discourse of equality

    Author : Paula Mählck; Nora Räthzel; Olle Persson; Lis Höjgaard; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender studies; gender; equality; inequality; academia; career; socio-bibliometric mapping; meritocracy; discourse; Genusforskning; Gender studies; Genus; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Sweden is often described as one of the best countries in the world for women to live in. Despite this and despite a number of equal opportunity interventions within the area of higher education from the mid 1990s and on, Sweden follows the international pattern of the "leaking pipeline" when it comes to gender distribution in academia. READ MORE

  3. 3. Changes in Workplaces and Careers

    Author : Christina Håkanson; Per Krusell; Claudia Olivetti; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Technical change; skill sorting; cognitive skills; non-cognitive skills; employer-employee matched data; organizational change; female labor supply; fertility; flexibility; family-career trade-off; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Organizational Change and Productivity Growth − Evidence from SwedenThis paper uses two different firm level surveys matched with employer-employee data to investigate both determinants and effects of different types of organizational change. The results support the competition hypothesis for inducing organizational change. READ MORE

  4. 4. Healthy workplaces : Factors of importance for employee health and organizational production

    Author : Malin Lohela Karlsson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; healthy organizations; healthy workplaces; psychosocial work factors; health-related quality of life; employee health; production loss; workplace health promotion; intervention study; longitudinal design;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis was to investigate one aspect of healthy workplaces; namely, how psychosocial work factors affect employees general health and organizational production. The aim of Study I was to identify psychosocial factors at work that promote positive changes in employee health and factors that prevent negative changes in employee health. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mathematics at work : a study of mathematical organisations in Rwandan workplaces and educational settings

    Author : Marcel Gahamanyi; Ingrid Andersson; Christer Bergsten; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Workplace mathematics; school mathematics; activity theory; anthropological theory of didactics; mathematical organisation; didactic transposition; contextualised mathematical tasks.; Skolmatematik; arbetsplatsmatematik; aktivitetsteori; antropologisk didaktisk teori; matematisk organisation; didaktisk transposition; kontextualiserade uppgifter; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : To make mathematics more significant for the beneficiaries, the problem studied in this thesis is to investigate how to connect mathematical daily practices with educational contexts. The overarching aim is to investigate how to contextualise school mathematics within Rwandan cultural mathematics practices. READ MORE