Essays about: "risks perception"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 67 essays containing the words risks perception.

  1. 1. Why do people live in high-risks areas? - A field study in Samar, Philippines.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet; Lunds universitet/Riskhantering

    Author : Samuel Gren; Simon Helander; [2017]
    Keywords : risk perception; Risk; disaster; hazard; vulnerability; DRR; typhoon; tsunami; earthquake; Philippines; Samar; DRR education; Plan International; SIDA; grounded theory; risk based land use planning.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The Philippines are constantly challenged by the forces of nature. Typhoons make landfall on a yearly basis, making the island of Samar a disaster-prone area. This qualitative field study based on grounded theory examines inhabitants risk perception and the why they do live in this high-risk area. READ MORE

  2. 2. YOUNG WOMEN’S PERSPECTIVE OF THE WELFARE SYSTEM IN SWEDEN

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Isabelle Drakenblad; [2017]
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    Abstract : This paper describes and defines what Sweden the welfare state is and the function and vital goals of the welfare, which is to the welfare state reallocates life chances as well as resources it regulates risks stemming from market dependency. Through social insurance that safeguards against market dependency and through financing and delivery of public welfare services the welfare policies change the relation between class, resources and risk. READ MORE

  3. 3. User Perspective of Privacy Exposure on Facebook: An Examination of Risks Perception Among University Students in Sweden

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Silvia Anderchen; Martin Charvát; [2016]
    Keywords : Social media; social networking sites; Facebook; third parties; personal information privacy; risks perception; big data; university students;

    Abstract : Social media become a powerful communication medium for effective online social interaction globally. The use of various social networking sites has integrated into people’s daily lives especially among young adults. Problem arises when personal information is used without individuals’ involvement and relevant privacy risks increased. READ MORE

  4. 4. "No matter how safe we play, we are all subjects to Mother Nature's whims." : A qualitative study of how Swedish companies perceive the risks from climate change and natural disasters in Indonesia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF)

    Author : Laura Baram; Sara Yaghi; [2016]
    Keywords : risk perception; climate change; natural disasters; international business; Indonesia; knowledge; risk management; emerging markets; MINT;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore how the unpredictability of climate change and natural disasters impact the risk perception of Swedish companies. The literature chapter that has been elaborated in this study describes theories that are associated with effects of climate change and natural disasters, risk management and knowledge. READ MORE

  5. 5. Engineering a business : An empirical assessment of methods utilized by a startup to optimize product to market fit

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Isaiah Piamonte; [2016]
    Keywords : Entrepreneurship; Lean start-up; Business Model Canvas; pitfalls of startup; risks of startup; Minimum Viable Product;

    Abstract : Everyday ideas are born that change the world, ideas that beat the high-risk market of entrepreneurship. Relating to the question, what gives way to an optimal market establishment? The purpose of the thesis is to provide information related to what type of methodologies that contribute to the endeavours of a startup to successfully create a product that serves the markets needs. READ MORE