Essays about: "MEANING OF CULTURE"

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  1. 1. Messages from the deep: A reception study of Denis Villeneuve's Dune

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Sarah R. Kern; [2024-02-06]
    Keywords : Hegemony; Production Reception; Discourse; Dominant Negotiated Oppositional; Dune; Representation; Reception study; convergence culture; science fiction; participation culture; fandom;

    Abstract : This essay uses Pierre Bourdieus habitus, symbolic capital, Social fields, Stuart Halls representation theory and Encoding/Decoding system, as well as Henry Jenkins concept of convergence culture and media convergence, to conduct a reception study of Denis Villeneuves 2021 adaption of the science fiction movie Dune. The material collected for the reception study is collected in the form of reviews and features from experts in cinema, juxtaposed against material collected from YouTube in the form of reviews, reaction videos and video essays from social groups sectioned around cinephiles and science fiction fandom. READ MORE

  2. 2. NATO and their gold card holders : An entanglement analysis of Sweden and Finland's decision to apply for membership in NATO

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Emelie Moregård; [2024]
    Keywords : Strategic culture; Sweden; Finland; NATO; entanglement analysis; strategic behaviour; security policy; foreign policy;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper is to gain a greater understanding of the meaning-making process behind Finland and Sweden’s decision to join NATO in 2022, and by so, deviate from their long-standing tradition of military non-alignment. Instead of solely pointing to the Russian invasion of Ukraine as the official reason for NATO membership this paper suggests that the concept of strategic culture can provide one with a greater understanding of their decision to join NATO. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing Innovation in Knowledge-Intensive SMEs: A Multiple Case Study of Balancing Exploration and Exploitation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Anders Persson; Filip Mannefred; [2023-07-20]
    Keywords : Ambidexterity; Innovation management; Innovation Strategy; Innovation Processes; Knowledge-Intensive firms; SMEs;

    Abstract : Managing the innovation processes and strategies is a common challenge for companies due to the complexity and difficulties of creating processes that favor exploitation and exploration, and not limiting the capabilities to one or the other. Being able to have a split focus and balancing these capabilities constitutes a paradox since stability and predictability are associated with exploitation, and since risk and unpredictability are associated with exploration. READ MORE

  4. 4. Chariots of the Atlantic Warriors - A Comparative Study of Chariot Motifs on Scandinavian and Iberian Rock Art

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    Author : Hannes Grahn; [2023-03-17]
    Keywords : Bronze Age; Rock art; Chariots; Scandinavia; Iberia; Long-distance interaction; Frännarp; Kivik; Villfara; Iberian warrior stele;

    Abstract : During the last two decades, ideas of long-distance interaction between cultures has gained an increased amount of attention in the field of Bronze Age research. Previous research has shown that such a long-distance interaction, connected to the trade of metal and amber, may have existed between Scandinavia and Iberia, facilitated by a group of seafaring warrior-traders, with a shared identity, set of values and cosmology. READ MORE

  5. 5. Let's get certified ? A qualitative case study on an organizational culture certification and employer branding

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jourike Nonkes; Freja Fabricius Ekenberg; [2023]
    Keywords : organizational culture; organizational culture certification; surveys; employer branding; culture washing; organizational ranking; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the meaning of an organizational culture certification. We are intending to create a deeper insight into the certification process, its outcomes and benefits in order to get an understanding of how the concept can be interpreted in a scientific manner. READ MORE