Essays about: "Values"

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  1. 1. Public Procurement and the Public-Private Value Conflict - A research model creating study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Förvaltningshögskolan

    Author : Christoffer Matshede; [2017-06-22]
    Keywords : Public procurement; Contract documents; Public; Private; Value conflict; Value foundation; Research model; Hands-on employees; Public transport; Vignettes;

    Abstract : Through public procurement, public services are oftentimes supplied by firms from the private sector. Theory states that public and private firms stand on conflicting value foundations following differences in ownership, funding and control. The public ethos is typically based on social values and the private ethos is increasingly economic. READ MORE

  2. 2. “A WORLD-CLASS UNIVERSITY” A legitimation analysis of five Swedish universities’ information brochures in English

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Emelie Kauppala; [2017-06-08]
    Keywords : text analysis; discourse; higher education; CDA;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate how the University of Gothenburg, Lund University, Stockholm University, Umeå University and Uppsala University – five of the biggest universities in Sweden in terms of enrollment – legitimize Swedish higher education in their information brochures in order to attract international students. The study is mainly based on Theo van Leeuwen’s theory and model (2007) of legitimation, and a legitimation analysis is conducted with the aim of finding out which legitimation strategies the five universities use to explain and justify their practices. READ MORE

  3. 3. CHOOSING SCIENCE: The Role Of Social Values

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : ISHMAIL KAMARA; [2017-04-13]
    Keywords : Social values; Ethnography; Focus groups; Interactive; Natural science; Contexts; Perspectives; Motivation; Attitudes;

    Abstract : AbstractIn this work, the researcher investigated whether social values have a role in students' decisions to study the natural sciences. The research employed ethnography which included interactive discussions on some Relevance Of Science Education(ROSE) slides and focus group interviews as data collecting instruments. READ MORE

  4. 4. PARTICIPATION IN MUNICIPAL ADULT EDUCATION IN SWEDEN Why and How is the Second Chance Taken?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Yukiko Take; [2017-04-10]
    Keywords : Life history; adult education; participation; Bounded Agency Model; capability;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this study is to explore and describe how and why adults who have not fulfilled the current upper secondary education level become adult students in Swedish upper secondary municipal education, Komvux. Under this aim, there are two research questions: 1) why and how the adults decide to study in Komvux and 2) if they experience any barriers to participate in Komvux, if so how they overcome them. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainable Investment: A Win-Win Situation? An Evaluation of Mutual Ethical Equity Funds on the Global Market Using a Five Factor Model

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Josefine Bankel; Carolina Elvind; [2017-03-24]
    Keywords : Portfolio Evaluatio; Investment Style; SRI; ESG; Ethical Funds; Sustainability; Global; Emering Markets; Equity Fund; Mutual Funds; CAPM; Fama Frensch Five Factor Model;

    Abstract : This study investigates the performance and investment styles of mutual ethical equity funds on the global market. To examine this, the Fama French Five Factor model is applied by adding the new variables to Fama French Three Factor Model step by step, discovering new results about performance and investment style. READ MORE