Essays about: "why study management"

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  1. 1. Environmental Justice and Waste Management : location of landfills and socioeconomic conditions in São Paulo (SP, Brazil)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Débora Tau Zymberg Tomaszewski; [2017]
    Keywords : environmental justice; waste management; landfill; São Paulo; Brazil; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Environmentally safe disposal of urban waste is a global concern that recently gained a new dimension through the lens of Environmental Justice, with a growing literature showing correlation between the placement of waste facilities and disadvantaged groups in society. This thesis seeks to verify whether landfills in the city of São Paulo are located in regions where socially and economically vulnerable groups live, in order to promote the inclusion of the concept of environmental justice in the solid waste management planning process. READ MORE

  2. 2. Possible solutions to the failure of agri-environmental measures. Could increasing collaboration and knowledge save biodiversity?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Julia Weber; [2017]
    Keywords : Agri-environmental measures; agri-environmental schemes; ecological focus areas; farmers preferences; collective participation; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : The common agricultural policy (CAP) has been stated as one of the most important policies within the European Union (EU), and is the fundament for agricultural development in the member states. However, the CAP has been stated to effect biodiversity in a negative way. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Role of Capability Assessments for Decision Making

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

    Author : Maria Stengard; [2017]
    Keywords : Capability assessment; decision making; microworlds; risk management; MikroRisk; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : When experience is insufficient or not present at all, making decisions becomes difficult. Capability assessments are tools to inform decisions in all situations regarding risk management, but the use of them in Sweden is discussed. READ MORE

  4. 4. The challenges of leading ethically in a frame of a multicultural organization

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Valerie Michelle Schaaphok; [2017]
    Keywords : Culture; Multicultural Organization; Leadership; Ethical Leadership; Management; Diversity; Leaders; Leading Ethically; Multicultural Teams; Ethics in Business;

    Abstract : This Master thesis aimed to describe the challenges involved to lead ethically in a multicultural organization. There is a need to take into account these challenges as work environments are becoming more and more culturally diverse due to globalization. READ MORE

  5. 5. Quantifying the Impact of Community Social Capital on Sustainable Development in Uganda: The influence of water user committees in mitigating deterioration of household access to safe water

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialmedicin och global hälsa

    Author : Jacqueline Kisakye; [2017]
    Keywords : water management; social capital; sustainable development; water user committees; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: while access to safe water in Uganda increased between the early 1990s and 2010, current studies are showing that many safe water sources are not being properly maintained and so end up being abandoned. Since the maintenance of safe water sources is under the jurisdiction of water user committees (WUCs), this study seeks to measure the ability of water user committees in mitigating a deterioration in access to safe water. READ MORE