Essays about: "practices"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2165 essays containing the word practices.

  1. 1. Like leaves on the ground: A Qualitative Study of Practices and Attitudes Towards Cigarette Filters in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Keith Baker; [2017-04-11]
    Keywords : smokers; filters; disposal; public space; object; waste;

    Abstract : This work's interest is to achieve a better understanding of smoker's disposal practices, in an effort to better understand how filters delimit public space. Every year billions of cigarette filters are disposed of by smokers onto public spaces. READ MORE

  2. 2. Corporate Social Entrepreneurship: Shaping Identities in Private-led Solar Technology Dissemination

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Lukasz Szychlinski; [2017-01-26]
    Keywords : Tanzania; sustainable technology; private-led development; participatory development;

    Abstract : UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development sets the agenda for global development in the nearfuture and aims to end poverty through the involvement of the private sector in global developmentissues and the promotion of entrepreneurial practices and environmentally sound technologies.Tanzania is a country where the government encourages private-led distribution of public servicesto battle problems related to poverty. READ MORE

  3. 3. Empowered at Dusk - A Qualitative Study About Sex Work Activism in Kampala

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Hanna Jörnéus; Paula Pönkänen; [2017-01-24]
    Keywords : Sex work; Activism; Peer support; Empowerment; Uganda; Safer Sex Work;

    Abstract : Sex workers around the world have always suffered from discrimination and stigmatization. This puts them in a vulnerable situation because of little social support. In the Ugandan context, sex workers suffer from stigma due to both legal and cultural practices. READ MORE

  4. 4. Embrace the Change: An embedded case study on the role of change agents in bringing about management accounting change

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Angelica Richtnér; Anna von Grothusen; [2017]
    Keywords : Change Agent; Management Accounting Change; Formal Change Process; Institutionalisation; Performance Management;

    Abstract : This paper explores the role of change agents across organisational levels and units in the process of management accounting change. By using an embedded single case approach, an in-depth understanding is received of how the role of change agents should be exercised and by whom. READ MORE

  5. 5. IT Strategic considerations regarding refugees and asylum seekers : A study of digital practices among asylum seekers in Umeå, Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för informatik

    Author : Hailemelekot Negussie Zewdie; [2017]
    Keywords : Asylum seekers; digital inequality; digital divide; internet use; digital inclusion; social inclusion;

    Abstract : The refugee crisis is currently a major world event. However, not much is known about the technology adoption and digital skills of those fleeing these conflicts and seeking asylum in foreign countries. To study this, a qualitative study was conducted in Umeå, Sweden. Data was collected through interviews, written responses and observations. READ MORE