Essays about: "Sense-making theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words Sense-making theory.

  1. 1. Melbourne’s ‘African gang crisis’: A content analysis comparing two Melbourne media outlets

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Smyth Lisa; [2019]
    Keywords : African gang crisis; Sudanese-Australians; Sudanese refugees; media content analysis; media framing theory; multiculturalism;

    Abstract : In this paper I argue that in a mediatized Australia, where media are increasingly constructing society and culture as a whole, racializing frames used by Melbourne newspapers The Age and Herald Sun during a two-month period in 2018 contribute to the continued ‘othering’ of the ‘highly visible’ Sudanese-Australian and Sudanese refugee communities, and the erosion of the policy, and lived reality, of multiculturalism in Australia. Building upon the existing extensive body of research about the representation of refugee groups in Australian media, I use media framing theory to inform my analysis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Performing Sustainability in Fast Fashion Retailing

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för service management och tjänstevetenskap

    Author : Cynthia Salkovic; [2018]
    Keywords : fast fashion; sustainability; marketing; practice theory; sustainable consumption; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper stems from understanding how fast fashion retailers market their sustainability and how the retail space drives different forms of sustainable performances and consumption. Departing from a practice-based approach and practice theory, the study gives insights on how retailers actions in the production chain are translated in-store and online for consumers sense-making, performances and consumption practices. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding Institutional Logics by Sense Making : A case study of a sustainability project

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

    Author : Pascalina Hiller; [2018]
    Keywords : Organizational Sensemaking; Institutional Logics; Sustainability; Case Study; Embedded Agency; Organizational Culture; Organizational Pressures; Sustainability Integration;

    Abstract : Background: Sustainability is realized by companies to different extends as plenty of pressures operate on projects which influence the outcome. One specific influence are the actors who make sense of the pressures based on organizational and personal experiences. READ MORE

  4. 4. Understanding sense-making in volunteer units : a multiple case study of two environmental NGOs

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Rebecka Berg; [2017]
    Keywords : volunteering; volunteer units; environmental NGOs; practice theory; sense-making;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to provide a deeper understanding of how volunteer units work, in order to find out ways of how to successfully recruit and retain volunteers for a longer period. Guided by practice theory, the study explains the sense-making of coordinators and volunteers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Digital Library evaluation in Swedish academic libraries : A critical study

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för ABM

    Author : Hayri Dündar; [2016]
    Keywords : Digital Libraries; Virtual Libraries; Digitization; Academic Libraries; User Environments; Digital environments; Digitala bibliotek; virtuella bibliotek; digitalisering; vetenskapliga bibliotek; användarmiljöer; digitala miljöer;

    Abstract : This master thesis aims to critically analyze the state of digital libraries in Swedish academic libraries. With the branching theory of sense-making and the methodology of DELOS and IFLA/UNESCOs digital library manifestos, this thesis hopes to bring to light how far Swedish academic libraries have progressed. READ MORE