Essays about: "Labour Movement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 essays containing the words Labour Movement.

  1. 1. The Emerge of the social strike - A new opportunity for labour?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/ Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Viktor Ottosson; [2019-05-24]
    Keywords : social strike; strike; labour unrest; labour movement; social movements; anti-austerity; historical materialism;

    Abstract : In recent years a new emergent form of collective action – the social strike – has been discussed insocial movement networks. So far, the concept of social strike has only surfaced briefly in previousresearch and this article aims to deepen the understanding of the concept and why it is emerging inour historical moment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluation of the Use of Exoskeletons in the Range of Motion of Workers

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för ingenjörsvetenskap

    Author : Estela Perez Luque; [2019]
    Keywords : Exoskeletons; range of motion; musculoskeletal disorders; ergonomics; overhead operations;

    Abstract : Although the automation level is high within the automotive industry, there is still a high number of manual labour tasks such as in assembly areas. Taking ergonomics programs into account is essential to improve the workstation designs and conditions, which should result in increases in worker output and reductions of discomfort. READ MORE

  3. 3. Winter Road Maintenance Planning-Decision Support Modelling

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Keegan Mbiyana; [2018]
    Keywords : Decision Support System; Winter Road Maintenance; Optimal maintenance Cost; Sensitivity analysis; Road condition; Maintenance framework; Digital representation; Operations research.;

    Abstract : Winter in Northern Sweden comes with very harsh and unpredictable condition associated with large amounts of snowfall covering roadways thereby affecting transportation by roads. When the road conditions i.e. READ MORE

  4. 4. A sustainable food-system? : economic sustainability of Swedish community supported agriculture (CSA)

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Annie Svensson; [2018]
    Keywords : community supported agriculture; CSA; andelsjordbruk; economic sustainability; food-system; profitability; small-scale farming; sustainable agriculture;

    Abstract : This research investigates Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) in a Swedish setting. CSA is believed to be a potential way towards a more sustainable food-system where consumers and farmers come together to form local and transparent systems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring the governance of platform cooperatives A case study of a multi-stakeholder marketplace platform cooperative.

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Fredrik Andersson Bohman; [2017-09-13]
    Keywords : Platform Cooperativism; Commons Governance; Fairmondo; Governance;

    Abstract : Plattformkooperativismen är en rörelse som kritiserar företagsägda digitala plattformar under konceptet delningsekonomin för deras roll i att skapa dåliga sociala arbetsförhållanden samt att extrahera stora vinster enbart genom att kontrollera flödena mellan utbud och efterfrågan. Syftet med denna rörelse är att förändra existerande ägandestrukturer till förmån för de som arbetar på digitala plattformar, etablera en demokratisk styrning samt att återuppliva begreppet solidaritet. READ MORE