Essays about: "practices"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1577 essays containing the word practices.

  1. 1. May the Force of Innovation Be With You - Management Innovation in a Swedish Context

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Freja Larsjörs; Lina Parling; [2015-10-01]
    Keywords : Innovation; Management Innovation; Change Management; Innovative Climate; Internal Change Agents;

    Abstract : Background and problemEver increasing rivalry intensity puts pressure on organizations to constantly find new ways todifferentiate and create sustainable competitive advantages. Innovation is a key instrument toincrease complexity and stay on the cutting edge. READ MORE

  2. 2. An ill-fitting dress

    University essay from IT-universitetet i Göteborg/Tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Pamela Chàvez Rodriguez; [2015-09-30]
    Keywords : Culture; globalization; storytelling; organizations; Chihuahua;

    Abstract : People are natural storytellers. From the stories shared around a fire, to the ones spread throughmass media, stories have been a way for organizing our experience and making sense of ourenvironment. Stories become increasingly important in a global community where cultures arenot easily defined, and the borders between nations become blurred. READ MORE

  3. 3. Whatever happens, I will never sell the mountains - A reparative analysis of the temporal, political, emotional and intellectual aspects of crafting

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Linnea Isberg; [2015-09-09]
    Keywords : crafting; chrononormativity; tacit knowledge; embodiment; time; reparative reading; writing; economization of time;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate time and the values connected to different uses of time.What use is legitimate, and what is seen as a waste of time? I will argue that a general notion oftime as ‘bad’ or ‘useless’ will place objects, subjects and practices in the marginal, but alsoestablish what should be seen as important or not, which makes us value things into good andbad, effective and ineffective, worthwhile and useless. READ MORE

  4. 4. Making feminist arguments against borders and regulated migration

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Disa Helander; [2015-09-09]
    Keywords : feminist theory; undocumented migration; borders; regulated migration; citizenship;

    Abstract : This thesis is about theoretical critiques and practical resistance to regulated migration specifically and borders more generally. My aim is to explore how we can make strong arguments and strategies against borders and regulated migration and, morespecifically, to answer this by exploring what feminist theory can contribute to the theorisingand critique of borders and regulated migration. READ MORE

  5. 5. Measuring Agility- A Validity Study on Tools Measuring The Agility Level of Software Development Teams

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : Konstantinos Chronis; [2015-08-12]
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    Abstract : Context: In the past two decades, an increasing number of software developmentteams have been transitioning to agile. As a result, a need has emerged for measuringhow agile these teams are. To satisfy this need, many researchers have created their ownagile measurement tools. However, none of the tools managed to provide a substantialsolution. READ MORE