Essays about: "National culture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 461 essays containing the words National culture.

  1. 1. Berättelser från ett kulturlandskap : ett gestaltningsförslag för Nikkaluokta turistanläggnings utemiljö

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Alexander Morell; [2022]
    Keywords : Landskapsnarrativ; fjällen; kulturlandskap; Sápmi; samisk arkitektur;

    Abstract : Samernas traditionella marker, Sápmi, har en lång historia av kolonialism och förtryck. I bygget av den svenska nationella identitet har fjällen ofta porträtterats som en orörd natur, vars storslagenhet symboliserade nationens storhet. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Worm in an Apple : An analysis of hegemonic masculinity, personal responsibility and the nature of the Shadow in Ursula K. Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Gwendolyn Maddy Hansson; [2022]
    Keywords : A Wizard of Earthsea; Ursula K. Le Guin; genre deconstruction; masculinity; hegemonic masculinity; personal responsibility; school culture; boy problem; fantasy literature; upper-secondary school; secondary school; English as a Foreign;

    Abstract : In this paper, Ursula K Le Guin’s 1968 fantasy novel, A Wizard of Earthsea will be investigated in two ways. First, through a thematic analysis of the primary antagonist through a deconstructive close-reading technique. Second, through a pedagogic analysis of the depiction of hegemonic masculinity in the novel. READ MORE

  3. 3. Achieving aid effectiveness through results-based management: : A chimera?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Erika Nytting; [2022]
    Keywords : Development aid; Development co-operation; New Public Management; Results Based Management; New Public Service; Management theories; Governance; Results; OECD-DAC; Aid Effectiveness Agenda; Paris Declaration.;

    Abstract : New Public Management has been the prevailing governance model in public sector administration since the late 1980s. In 2005, OECD-DAC member states adopted the resultsbased management model ‘Paris Agenda for Aid Effectiveness’, building on new public management theory and values. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cultural awareness for competitiveness in the global market  IKEA’s Japan adventures as case study

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Yulia Lindholm; [2022]
    Keywords : Culture; Culture awareness; Globalization; Marketing Mix; Adaptation; Standardisation; Case Study;

    Abstract : In internationalisation, entering new markets is a challenging and risky process.  There are various factors to consider when planning a strategic approach to meet the demand and preferences of customers in a foreign market. To meet this challenge, knowledge of the new market plays a major role in the outcome of internationalization. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cross-National Differences in Risk Preferences

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Lennart Johannes Petrus van Loo; Julia Marszalek; [2021]
    Keywords : risk preferences; organizational risk; risk management; strategic management; prospect theory; culture; nationality; demographics.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose: This research aimed to investigate cross-national differences in risk preferences to uncover whether risk appetite, consisting of perceived and actual risk, differs amongst demographics. This paper aims to understand whether Polish and Dutch business students differ in their risk preferences and how this impacts strategic management. READ MORE