Essays about: "Risk Culture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 254 essays containing the words Risk Culture.

  1. 1. "Un-masking the Mask-Issue". Examining People´s Meaning-Making Processes and Risk-Cultural Norms regarding Facemasks.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Tim Arasimowicz; [2021-07-27]
    Keywords : Facemasks; Efficiency; Communication; Media diets; COVID-19; Sensemaking; Meaning-Making; Noticing; Acting; Risk Culture; Trust in Authorities; Anticipation; Accountability; Framing;

    Abstract : While most of the world quickly came to terms with covering their noses and mouths in crowded places, people in Sweden have mostly gone without, riding buses and metros, shopping for groceries, and going to school maskless, with only a few rare souls have covered up (Novus, 2021). Officials from the Swedish Public Health Authority (PHA) have repeatedly argued that masks are not effective enough at limiting the spread of the virus to warrant mass use, insisting it is more important to respect social distancing and handwashing recommendations. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Who are the locals? : Portrayal of local actors in localisation

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Clara van den Bos; [2021]
    Keywords : localisation; local; critical localism; eurocentrism;

    Abstract : In recent years localisation has risen on the agenda in the humanitarian sector. It is seen to have great deal of benefits including being more cost efficient, more sensitive to culture and context and offers quicker responses. READ MORE

  4. 4. Kan Campylobacter överföras via hönsägg?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Jeremy Rocchio; [2021]
    Keywords : Campylobacter jejuni; ägg; höns; kyckling; överlevnad; överföring;

    Abstract : Campylobacterios är den vanligaste rapporterade orsaken till magtarminfektion hos människor i såväl Sverige som övriga Europa och USA. Campylobacter jejuni subsp. jejuni är den underart som oftast orsakar sjukdom. Sjukdomen orsakar stora ekonomiska kostnader för samhället varje år. READ MORE

  5. 5. The ethics of genome editing of animals

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Annelien Prosman; [2021]
    Keywords : ethics; genome editing; animals;

    Abstract : In the Western culture nowadays, a large number of animals is used for food production and because of the growing world population, the demand for animal products is increasing even more. Since the planet has its environmental boundaries, it is important that these products are produced sustainably to minimize negative environmental impacts. READ MORE