Essays about: "Efficiency"

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  1. 1. Decentralization - a route towards gender balance in municipal politics? Decentralization and wider women representation in municipal assemblies: evidence across countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lali Dvali; [2021-11-23]
    Keywords : Women s political representation; fiscal decentralization; municipal level; gender and politics;

    Abstract : This paper explores the relationship between the level of decentralization and women's political participation in local politics. Using the OLS regression analysis I ask whether fiscal decentralization fosters more gender-balanced politics at the municipal level and whether the quality of public service serves as a mechanism through which the relationship works. READ MORE

  2. 2. Digital platform growth under contextual limitations. A case study of growing a complementary digital marketplace

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Erik Laurin; Lars Thalmann; [2021-11-15]
    Keywords : digital platform; digital marketplace; platform growth; critical mass; hybrid business model; efficiency model; platform investment model;

    Abstract : With the advent of digital technologies, platforms have become a digital business model with the power to disrupt organizations and industries. Firms are eager to exploit digital platforms’ immense potential for user growth but find themselves facing challenges and limitations that cannot be overcome with traditional business expertise. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Justified Infringement on Privacy? - A Qualitative Study on the Private Labour Market Actors’ Perceptions of Workplace Drug Testing

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Anna Asp; [2021-08-25]
    Keywords : Workplace drug test; Privacy; Prevention; Rehabilitation; Stigmatization;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to get an understanding of the perceptions and experiencesof drug tests as a measure to prevent substance use at workplaces. The focus was toexplore the perceptions of different actors within the private labour market concerningthe integrity-sensitive aspects that are connected to drug test at work places and tounderstand perceptions on drug prevention, positive test results and drug rehabilitation inrelation to drug tests. READ MORE

  4. 4. "Un-masking the Mask-Issue". Examining People´s Meaning-Making Processes and Risk-Cultural Norms regarding Facemasks.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Tim Arasimowicz; [2021-07-27]
    Keywords : Facemasks; Efficiency; Communication; Media diets; COVID-19; Sensemaking; Meaning-Making; Noticing; Acting; Risk Culture; Trust in Authorities; Anticipation; Accountability; Framing;

    Abstract : While most of the world quickly came to terms with covering their noses and mouths in crowded places, people in Sweden have mostly gone without, riding buses and metros, shopping for groceries, and going to school maskless, with only a few rare souls have covered up (Novus, 2021). Officials from the Swedish Public Health Authority (PHA) have repeatedly argued that masks are not effective enough at limiting the spread of the virus to warrant mass use, insisting it is more important to respect social distancing and handwashing recommendations. READ MORE

  5. 5. THE SILENT RESISTANCE Emancipative values and the COVID-19 pandemic

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Robin Holmér; [2021-07-20]
    Keywords : evolutionary emancipative theory; COVID-19; restrictions; values;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how emancipative values in societies influence the number of people directly affected by COVID-19 during 2020. The theoretical framework builds on Evolutionary emancipative theory. READ MORE