Essays about: "Scandinavians"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the word Scandinavians.

  1. 1. Income Distribution and Happiness in Europe - Are Scandinavians more Sensitive to Inequality?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Amanda Josefsson; Simona Koria; [2019-07-12]
    Keywords : inequality; happiness; well-being; Europe; Scandinavia; welfare; income distribution; inequality aversion;

    Abstract : The main objective of this thesis is to investigate the effect of income inequality on happiness in Europe. A comparison between Scandinavia and the rest of Europe is made using cross-sectional data from the European Social Survey for 2008-2016 to establish possible differences in inequality aversion. READ MORE

  2. 2. A study on the influence of cultural differences on the behavior of software engineers/managers between Chinese and Scandinavians.

    University essay from

    Author : Tianran Wang; Shengjie Wang; [2019]
    Keywords : Software engineering; Cultural Differences; Behavioral Differences; Scandinavians; Chinese;

    Abstract : Abstract Background: In the context of increasing globalization, more and more software engineers/managers work in foreign companies, and they are exposed to the culture of different countries. According to Hofstede's five cultural dimensions, culture can be divided into Individualism and Collectivism, Power Distance, Masculinity, Uncertainty avoidance, and Long-term orientation and short-term orientation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Scandinavia’s Daughters in Syrian Salafi-jihadi groups: A Narrative Inquiry of their Relatives’ Lived Experiences and the Insight Gained from them

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : Andrea Sjøberg Aasgaard; [2016]
    Keywords : Violent Islamist extremism; foreign fighters; women; family; Syrian Salafi-jihadi groups; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : After the start of the Syrian civil war, the topic of Scandinavians joining Salafi-jihadi groups in the war has been high on the political agendas in the Scandinavian countries. These countries are increasingly focusing on the role of families to prevent people from joining these groups. READ MORE

  4. 4. Leadership and Organisational factors for creating Sustainable Readymade garment (RMG) sector in Bangladesh

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Sharmin Akter; [2016]
    Keywords : Case oriented study; Readymade Garment RMG sector; Leadership; Organisation; Sustainability;

    Abstract : Readymade garment (RMG) sector is the most common and prospective form of business among microfinance sector in the world. the macro-economic performance of Bangladesh is hugely dependent on its (RMG) manufacturing sector. it has a great contribution on employment, woman empowerment and GDP that creates a great influence on global economy. READ MORE

  5. 5. A STUDY ON THE CULTURAL DIFFERENCES AND THE LEADERSHIP STYLES IN SCANDINAVIA AND SOUTH KOREA

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för management; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för management

    Author : Taymaz Hoseinian; Josef Yousef; [2013]
    Keywords : Scandinavian and South Korean culture; Scandinavian and South Korean leadership styles; strategies for adjusting to the South Korean working environment; Statoil ASA.;

    Abstract : Many Western companies are developing and choosing to expand in South Korea among other Eastern countries due to reasons such as economic benefits and/or lack of resources in the home country. This result in the need of understanding the local culture followed by the necessary adjustments in the leadership style(s) to achieve project success. READ MORE