Essays about: "Self-control"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 essays containing the word Self-control.

  1. 1. Becoming a Creative Performer - How creative workers endure in a business-oriented world

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Ellen Brantberg; Anna Loverus; [2021]
    Keywords : Creative workers; Accounting; Foucault; Hybrid-identity; Cross-functional teams;

    Abstract : In this thesis we examine how creative workers manage their performance at work, and how they are affected by the tensions between creativity and accounting. By drawing on a cross-sectional interview study we aim to provide a comprehensive understanding for how the creative worker is involved in accounting for creative performance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social media and stress : A quantitative study of social media habits and stress in an adult population

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för hälsa, vård och välfärd

    Author : Andreas Rödlund; [2020]
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    Abstract : Background: Sick leave has increased in Sweden and a common cause is diagnoses related to stress, it is a major problem and a predictor for long term sickness. Stress affects both the individual as well as the society. Social media usage decreases with time and previous research has shown an association with both positive and negative outcomes. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Role of Bystanders and Enablers in Juvenile Delinquency

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa och samhälle (HS)

    Author : Oluwatoyin Jaiyeola; [2020]
    Keywords : enablers; bystanders; delinquency; juvenile; SAT; self control; anomie-strain;

    Abstract : There has been serious concerns about the pace at which juvenile criminality isincreasing globally(National Academies Press, 2001).Young people are increasinglybecoming susceptible to a wide variety of misdemeanors; from substance abuse and addictionto murder (ibid). READ MORE

  4. 4. “I survived”:  Coping Strategies for Bullying in Schools : A Systematic Literature Review from 2009-2020

    University essay from Jönköping University/HLK, CHILD

    Author : Arfa Imran; [2020]
    Keywords : bullying; victimization; victims; coping; strategies; mechanisms; school; middle school; high school;

    Abstract : Bullying has been recognised as the most severe problem for children in school settings in the past few decades. It can have a tremendous psychological impact on the child, which can affect not only his or her learning but also everyday functioning and overall well-being. READ MORE

  5. 5. Outsmart your phone: How commitment contracts can help us spend less time on our phones and why they work better for you than for me

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi

    Author : Max Bartels; [2019]
    Keywords : commitment contracts; self-control; goal setting; future self-continuity;

    Abstract : This master thesis seeked out to address arising problems from increases in smartphone usage. Many of us spend multiple hours a day on our phones. While the benefits mobile devices can bring are obvious for most, our increasing usage of and psychological dependency on such devices come with serious side-effects. READ MORE