Essays about: "risks perception"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 73 essays containing the words risks perception.

  1. 1. Comics’ and graphic novels’ effect on the perception of climate change and natural disasters

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Tatyana Sarayeva; [2017]
    Keywords : Comics; comics’ effect; graphic novel; climate change perception; disaster perception; risk awareness; science communication.; Social Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : There is a paucity of research in the field of communicating disasters and climate change through comics and the effect sequential art has on the perception of these two subjects. Increasingly, communication through comics is becoming very trendy, and a few studies demonstrate evidence that comics have effects on the people’s perception of complex matters. READ MORE

  2. 2. Trust and Relationship Building during an International Market Expansion : The case of Elekta

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för ekonomi; Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för ekonomi

    Author : Claudia Roppelt; Carlos Alejandro Royo Trallero; [2017]
    Keywords : Relationships; Trust; Healthcare; Cultural differences; Communication; Brazil; Sweden; Elekta;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this study is to investigate how relationships are built in a cross-cultural setting and to identify which interpersonal factors need to be taken into account to guarantee the successful creation of relationships.   Methodology: The method of this study follows a qualitative approach through the gathering of empirical data. READ MORE

  3. 3. Perceived and Identified Security Risks in Smart Home Technology : A case study of three Chinese companies

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för system- och rymdteknik

    Author : Caroline Hasl; [2017]
    Keywords : Smart Home Technology; Security; China; Internet of Things;

    Abstract : The interest and demand for smart home technologies has increased rapidly during the past few years. Due to factors such as convenience, innovation, flexibility, and security, these products are becoming a bigger part of our everyday life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Risk Management in Construction Projects : A Knowledge Management Perspective from Swedish Contractors

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Dario Petrovic; [2017]
    Keywords : Risk Management; Swedish Contractors; Construction Projects; Knowledge Management; Swedish Construction Industry;

    Abstract : Projects within the construction sector is characterized as fragmented, temporary and complex which inherently brings upon risk exposure. Decision makers within the industry need reliant access to information and knowledge in order to manage risks in a sufficient and systematic way. READ MORE

  5. 5. The vulnerable boy-child : A qualitative study of the sitution for the rural boys in Kenya

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HHJ, Avd. för beteendevetenskap och socialt arbete

    Author : Elin Horvath Antonsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Kenya; boy-child; vulnerability; neglect; exclusion; manhood;

    Abstract : This minor field study describes the situation for the boy-child in rural Kenya and thepossible effects that can be seen after years of focus directed mostly on the girl-child,both in school and through non-governmental organizations (NGO). This study is doneby going in to the field of rural Kenya and meeting people who can give their opinion onwhat is going on for the boy-child in Kenya. READ MORE