Essays about: "Rewards"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 216 essays containing the word Rewards.

  1. 1. Home sweet home : a case study on persuasive technology to promote usage of an m-health application by elderly living at home

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Nicklas Wei; Richard Blomberg; [2019]
    Keywords : persuasive technology; m-health; mobile user interfaces for the elderly; elderly user experience; PDSA;

    Abstract : Much of the developed world is experiencing an aging population. This requires society to adapt to take care of a growing elderly population and improve their quality of life. Today, mobile systems are available that makes it possible to monitor and improve health (m-health). READ MORE

  2. 2. “But I have always had the greenest lawn in my neighbourhood” – When what is taken for granted becomes rare : A qualitative study of how municipalities communicate sustainable use of drinking water

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Globala studier; Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Globala studier

    Author : Sofia Irevall; Hedvig Petersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Communication; intervention strategies; municipalities; groundwater and behaviour change;

    Abstract : During the past three years, substantial parts of Sweden have experienced a decrease in the groundwater levels, whereas some geographical areas were more affected than others. Requests from the government, counties and municipalities have been sent out to the citizens, to attract attention, increase awareness and decrease the use of drinking water. READ MORE

  3. 3. Female Labor Supply and Earnings Inequality Under Skill-Biased Technological Change

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Jörn Onken; [2019]
    Keywords : Female Labor Supply; Skill-Biased Technological Change; Earnings Inequality; Family Economics; Aggregate Productivity;

    Abstract : The gender education gap has reversed, women today account for the majority of college graduates. At the same time, skill-biased technological change strongly rewards highly-educated workers through the increased skill premium. In this thesis, I analyze the implications of combining these two facts through a heterogeneous agent model using U.S. READ MORE

  4. 4. A feminist reading of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Mikael Hillerström; [2019]
    Keywords : Mary Shelley; Frankenstein; feminist reading; gender roles;

    Abstract : This essay is a feminist analysis of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus (1818) that shows how Shelley criticizes society through presenting feminist viewpoints. I argue that Shelley critiques traditional gender roles by punishing characters subscribing to them. Most of the characters conform to traditional gender stereotypes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Learning enablers or strategy makers? : Senior executive leadership in knowledge management processes and activities

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

    Author : Michael Hårdstål; [2019]
    Keywords : knowledge management; leadership; strategy; knowledge sharing;

    Abstract : Senior executives occupy central positions within organizations, and as such their leadership has significant impact on the outcomes of their companies, which is linked to the strategic fit between the knowledge management strategy, intellectual capital and the organizational culture. The purpose of this study is therefore to increase the understanding of how senior executives and their leadership in knowledge intense firms influence knowledge management processes and activities within their organizations. READ MORE