Essays about: "practices"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1772 essays containing the word practices.

  1. 1. WHO IS THE GREEN LEADER IN SOLAR ENERGY MATTERS? A theorization of political leadership in domestic solar energy development in the cases of the EU, the USA and the People's Republic of China

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Maximilian Sebastian Tassilo Wanner; [2016-07-05]
    Keywords : solar energy; renewable energy resources; leadership theory; EU; USA; China; qualitative content analysis; inductive; exploratory study;

    Abstract : The objective of this exploratory study is to develop a theorization of how political leadership could have an impact on domestic solar energy development. Theorization means in this case the identification of empirical ideal types of solar energy leadership as manifested in six dimensions of policy strategies and analyzed by theoretical, ideal-typical modes of leadership. READ MORE

  2. 2. Strategies to Cope with Unconventional Emergency Events in a Port-Hinterland Transportation Network

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Zixiang Gong; Yiming Zhong; [2016-07-04]
    Keywords : port-hinterland transportation network; unconventional emergency event; coalition model; Shapley value;

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

  3. 3. Does a changed grading scale affect mean GPA - A descriptive analysis of the 2011 grading scale reform in the Swedish upper secondary school

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Victoria Andersson; Elin Bengtsson; [2016-07-01]
    Keywords : grading practices; effects on GPA; educational incentives; student performance; Swedish upper secondary school;

    Abstract : That students receive accurate grades is of high importance, both for employers that want to hire productive workers and for university admission. Grades can also be used as a motivation for students to perform better, and different formulations of the grading scale is likely to have different motivational effects. READ MORE

  4. 4. IS CHINESE INVESTMENT A ‘WIN’ FOR AFRICAN WORKERS? An investigative study on Chinese labor practices in Ghana’s construction sector.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Annika Greco; [2016-07-01]
    Keywords : labor law; working conditions; construction sector; Ghana; China;

    Abstract : China has stepped up its activities on the African continent over the past decade, promoting its ‘win-win,’ non-interventionist agenda of development and investment as an alternative to Western donor institutions. However, a growing body of research shows a concerning lack of consideration for local labor laws and the use of substandard labor practices. READ MORE

  5. 5. Backlogs as a Communication Medium in Co-located and Distributed Agile Teams

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

    Author : Nicole Musco; Saipirun Sanprom; [2016-06-27]
    Keywords : Scaled Agile; Scrum; Global Software Development; Backlog; Communication;

    Abstract : While uncommon, combining multiple forms of backlogs and scaled agile development is a challenge undertaken by some companies. This paper reports a study on communication with agile practices in a global software development organization distributed between three countries. READ MORE