Essays about: "Labour supply"

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  1. 1. Port Conflict Supply Chain Disruptions A case study in an attempt to investigate the Gothenburg port-labour conflict from a manufacturing perspective

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Mehmed Kayello; Johan Morsten; [2018-07-02]
    Keywords : Port-Labour Conflict; Supply Chain Disruption; Mitigation Strategies; Export; Forestry industry;

    Abstract : MSc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE

  2. 2. A strategic distribution model for an upscaling project at an emerging market - and a blockchain technology use case approach to the supply chain

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Anes Sestic; William Ribbing Dahlgren; [2018]
    Keywords : Distributed manufacturing; upscaling; supply chain planning; network planning; scenario planning; blockchain technology; business development; supply chain management; simulation modelling; transparency; traceability; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Background: Globalization is a phenomenon which has been around since the mid- 19th century, influencing companies to either expand existing markets or entering new markets, to seek new profits. For companies with a global supply chain, the total supply chain cost is a vital factor. READ MORE

  3. 3. Who cares for mom and dad? Evidence on informal caregiving and labour supply of mature working-age population in contemporary Europe

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Elisa Labbas; [2018]
    Keywords : Labour supply; female labour supply; informal care; ageing populations; Europe; SHARE; endogeneity; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Population ageing affects most European countries, placing increasing pressure on publicly funded Long Term Care (LTC) systems. Informal care is often seen as a low-cost alternative to formal care services, yet it may induce unwelcome reductions in labour supply. READ MORE

  4. 4. The effectiveness of corporate social responsibility initiatives to promote labour and human rights in the global supply chains. A case study of effectiveness of Nike's CSR initiatives and actions.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Anna-Erika Korpi; [2018]
    Keywords : corporate social responsibility; labour rights; global supply chains; stakeholder theory; effectiveness; Nike;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to examine the effectiveness of Nike’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives and activities in promoting and securing labour and human rights in the global supply chains; and illustrate whether CSR can actually be effective in improving the labour conditions. The problem area lays on loose global regulations and governance gaps, which voluntary CSR has fulfilled. READ MORE

  5. 5. Women, Work, and the Family Economy: A Study on the Determinants of Female Gainful Employment in Sweden, 1880-1910

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Joris Kok; [2018]
    Keywords : gainful employment; family economy; gender; marital status; nineteenth century; industrialisation; Sweden; Business and Economics; History and Archaeology; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Today, Swedish women have one of the highest participation rates. In the nineteenth century, however, virtually no married women were recorded as working. Their participation rates started rising around the turn-of-the-century. READ MORE