Essays about: "Globalization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 874 essays containing the word Globalization.

  1. 1. From global North to global South : A qualitative study about Swedish social work students' international field training in South Africa

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för socialt arbete (SA); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för socialt arbete (SA)

    Author : Miranda Hörnquist; Nicole Stula; [2019]
    Keywords : Postcolonial; South Africa; Field traning; Social work student; International social work; Privilege;

    Abstract : In light of globalization, international social work from global North to global South is accelerating and the emphasis from Swedish universities on international experience among students has increased. Various scholars problematize the domination of the global North as theories and practice have historically been unquestionably transformed from so-called developed to developing countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Address and Referential Terms in Swedish and British Schools : A Sociolinguistic Perspective

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Amanda Gabrielsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Honorifics; Address terms; referential terms;

    Abstract : Modes of address between speakers in Sweden and the U.K differ from each other, yet both countries are influenced by similar mass media and aspects of globalization that otherwise generally lean towards linguistic convergence. Survey data from students and teachers in UK and Sweden has revealed some noteworthy differences. READ MORE

  3. 3. EDUCATION AND THE CYBERNETIC HYPOTHESIS A synoptic View

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Lars Edvin Björk; [2018-08-25]
    Keywords : Cybernetics; education; critical theory; Tiqqun; knowledge;

    Abstract : Aim: Since the end of world war II, western nation states increasingly have moved toward post-national knowledge economy where supranational organizations shape national policy and knowledge has been rendered a commodity. According to writers collective Tiqqun, the underlying master-fiction in this move is one of cybernetic character: the privileging of concepts such as information, control, communication and feedback. READ MORE

  4. 4. DOES BITCOIN MAKE SWEDES SHARP(E)? An empirical study of the effect on riskadjusted return when including Bitcoin in the average Swedish investor´s portfolio

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    Author : Sandra Hernvall; Kent Oskar Härnestav; [2018-07-05]
    Keywords : Bitcoin; Cryptocurrency; Portfolio Optimization; Hedge; Safe Haven; Diversification; Sharpe Ratio;

    Abstract : Globalization causes domestic markets to become increasingly correlated, making it harder for investors to find instruments for diversification. Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that has shown spectacular returns and drawn great attention during the past two years. READ MORE

  5. 5. Agile Project Portfolio Management Challenges

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.); KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : OLIVER BACK; EMIR ISAKOVIC; [2018]
    Keywords : Project Portfolio Management; Agile; Product Development; Hantering av Projektportfölj; Agil; Produktutveckling;

    Abstract : Globalization allows companies to reach a larger customer base and to focus on niche markets, driving specialization. Conversely, it also lets customers choose from a wider array of options on any given market, which all together leads to increased competition. READ MORE