Essays about: "Resilience"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 707 essays containing the word Resilience.

  1. 1. THE PERKS OF BEING ANAFRICAN WOMAN IN ADICHIE’S THE THING AROUND YOUR NECK

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Makda Yoseph Berhie; [2021-02-02]
    Keywords : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; Imitation;

    Abstract : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s contemporary literary works have prominently engaged with diasporic experiences, migration, and gender disparity,among other issues that fit under the umbrella of postcolonial literature. This essay aims to further explorethe representation of ‘the African woman’in three stories found in Adichie’s story collectionThe Thing Around Your Neck,namely ‘Imitation’, ‘The Thing Around Your Neck’, and ‘Jumping Monkey Hill’. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fostering Cooperative Resilience during the COVID-19 Pandemic : A case study on coffee cooperatives' operations during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Cecilia Widman; [2021]
    Keywords : cooperatives; coffee; resilience; asset pentagon; Covid-19;

    Abstract : This study investigates the resilience of coffee cooperatives and producer organizations in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and explores their adaptations to the context in relation to their livelihood capitals. The changes to their operations are analyzed through the contexts of shocks, trends and stresses and how they perceived these threats. READ MORE

  3. 3. Scoping the field of Enterprise Risk Management - and implementing it at Kraftringen AB

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Karl-Oskar Davidsson; Lennart Falkman; [2021]
    Keywords : Enterprise risk management; ERM; holistic; communication; decision making; resilience; robustness; black swan; implementation; uncertainties; background knowledge; protective values; limitations; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Enterprise Risk Management is implemented in various sectors and context. What is really know about ERM and how has the concept progressed parallel to risk research in general? This master thesis investigates some general aspects of ERM and what specific aspects of risk management research is present in current scientific literature. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Dark Triad and Psychological Resilience: The Moderating Effect of Locus of Control

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Kitty Balazadeh; Josefin Hansson; [2021]
    Keywords : dark triad; psychological resilience; locus of control; narcissism; machiavellianism; psychopathy.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The relationship between the Dark Triad and psychological resilience is understudied and literature on the subject is insufficient. This study aimed to investigate the association between the Dark Triad and psychological resilience, and the possibility of locus of control acting as a moderator of this relationship. READ MORE

  5. 5. The intraspecific drought tolerance of Betula pendula Roth. : ecotypic aptitude as tree selection criteria for the urban landscape

    University essay from SLU/Department of Plant Breeding (from 130101)

    Author : Simon Hannus; [2021]
    Keywords : Betula pendula; clinal variation; drought tolerance; ecosystem services; ecotypes; potential evapotranspiration; turgor loss point; urban forestry; urban resilience; urban tree selection;

    Abstract : The ecosystem services provided by urban trees are substantial contributors to the quality of urban living, and their environmentally regulating capabilities are increasingly regarded as integral in order to efficiently secure urban resilience, by ameliorating the human and material impacts of extreme weather events. However, current trends of urban development presents challenges of how to preserve urban greenery ecosystem functioning, particularly in light of the ongoing climate change; which also has brought forth the importance of taxonomically diverse urban forests, to mitigate risks of catastrophic tree loss associated with these conditions. READ MORE