Essays about: "Contingency Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 essays containing the words Contingency Theory.

  1. 1. The Loss of Chaos : Figurational Togetherness with Digital Distance Work

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Anton Nyström; [2021]
    Keywords : mediatization; figurations; digitalization; work; distance work; COVID-19; fysisk samvaro; mediatization; figurations; digitalisering; arbete; distansarbete; COVID-19; physical copresence;

    Abstract : During the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations and employees suddenly became increasingly reliant on digital technologies to safely continue work. In this master’s thesis, I tried to understand how such rapid change could be understood when compared to wider, more gradual processes of intensifying media reliance. READ MORE

  2. 2. "Words Hide Truth": National belonging in Marian Engel’s Bear and Tessa McWatt’s Out of My Skin

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Litteratur - Kultur – Media

    Author : Edda Ahrent; [2021]
    Keywords : National identity; national belonging; Marian Engel; Bear; Tessa McWatt; Out of My Skin; Canadian Literature; CanLit; Discourse theory; Discourse analysis; post-colonialism; gender; bodies; pioneer; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The famous problem of Canadian Literature in the contemporary critical landscape is how it, as an institution, denies all but certain kinds of identities. Alexander Beecroft suggests that a national literature, through its attempts to locate and articulate a communal identity and a notion of fellow-feeling, curates characteristics among members of previously numerous groups which can function to denote nationalistic identity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pokot Young Pastoralists at the Crossroads - Tradition, Modernity and Land Tenure Transformations in East Pokot, Kenya

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Maddalena Cirani; [2020-02-18]
    Keywords : Pastoralism; Youth; ASALs; Africa; East Pokot; Land tenure; Modernity; Tradition;

    Abstract : East Pokot, in North-Western Kenya, falls under the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands(ASALs) of the Sub-Saharan region. Due to the yearly prolonged dry seasons, pastoralismhas traditionally guaranteed the most reliable source of livelihood. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cloud ERP and its Critical Success Factors in Small Swedish Firms

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Fredrik Lindström; Henrik Robertsson; [2020]
    Keywords : ERP; Cloud ERP; Sweden; Critical success factors; small firms; Swedish firms;

    Abstract : More companies of differing structures and sizes are starting to utilize CERP systems where it contributes to eliminating most physical investments needed for a traditional ERP system. This makes CERP systems more obtainable for small firms compared to traditional ERP systems where fees can be adapted to fit the firm size. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Organization under extreme conditions : the case study of UNHCR during the Syrian crisis

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Wael Alkusaibati; [2020]
    Keywords : contingency theory; emergency planning; hermeneutics; humanitarian aid; humanitarian crises; preparedness planning; the Syrian conflict;

    Abstract : The contemporary crises become increasingly complex, accompanied by more hostilities leading the infected societies to witness more unfortunate events, especially when political solutions are absent in war times or internal conflicts. The humanitarian sector, on the other hand, has to mitigate the severe effects of these crises on communities and provide assistance despite lack of funding and data. READ MORE