Essays about: "Singapore"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 123 essays containing the word Singapore.

  1. 1. POLICY FAILURES OF SINGAPORE’S INCLUSIVE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMMES The inaccessibility of persons with disabilities to the labour market in Singapore

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Liändrie Steffens; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : Persons with Disabilities; UNCRPD; Singapore; policy failure; inclusive employment policies;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to understand why the employment rate of persons with disabilities in Singapore is significantly low despite its extensive and generous inclusive employment programmes and the ratification and implementation of the UNCRPD; are these policy failures, what are the possible gaps in the inclusive employment policies and how does it comply with the UNCRPD Article 27 of Work and Employment. These questions are answered through the theoretical lens of policy failure and inclusive employment, and applying the policy failure measures as set forth by McConnell’s “criteria of policy success and failure” as well as an in-depth analysis of the inclusive employment policies’ eligibility criteria. READ MORE

  2. 2. COOL IT DOWN - Tackling urban heat island effect in Singapore

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Marcin Zebrowski; [2021]
    Keywords : urban heat; urban heat island effect; tropical; climate; microclimate; sustainable urban design; marina bay; singapore; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : This master thesis aims to propose sustainable solutions to influence the microclimate, tackle the urban heat island effect and provide a climate-sensitive design for Marina Bay in Singapore. During the site visit and research, the main challenges for Downtown Singapore were identified. READ MORE

  3. 3. Context dependent variation in aggression and mating behaviour in the pygmy halfbeak (Dermogenys collettei) : a study of wild population

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Piotr Michalak; [2021]
    Keywords : aggression; animal behaviour; ecology; environment; group size; halfbeak; mating; OSR;

    Abstract : To understand animal behaviour, it is important to consider the environment in which it occurs. The environment, consisting of both abiotic factors and social context, is usually highly variable and leads to variation in individual’s and group’s behaviour. READ MORE

  4. 4. An Investigation into Stationary Pneumatic Waste Conveyance Systems in Residential Areas : With a Case Study of Retrofit Installations in Singaporean Public Housing Estates

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Joakim Bergenwall; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Sustainable Development; Environmental Performance; Efficiency; Effectiveness; Waste Collection; Urban; Waste Cultures;

    Abstract : Rapid urbanization brings an increasing pressure on current waste collection and transportation methods to cope with ever-increasing waste streams in urban environments. Pneumatic Waste Conveyance Systems or PWCS is often seen as an alternative for replacing open-handling of waste in narrow and congested town environments. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cross-Cultural Business Negotiations : The Impact of Business Cultures from a Swedish Perspective

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Handelshögskolan (from 2013); Karlstads universitet/Handelshögskolan (from 2013)

    Author : Viktor Andersson; Alexandra Mets; [2020]
    Keywords : International Business Negotiation; Cross-Cultural Negotiation; Negotiation Process; Culture; Communication; Hierarchy; Cultural Adaptation; Cultural Intelligence; France; Brazil; Singapore;

    Abstract : With our increasingly competitive globalized economy, we are experiencing an emerging trend of firms competing on new international business markets (Bell et al. 2001; Huang 2010). In order to successfully negotiate in an international context, cultural sensitivity needs to be taken into consideration (Manrai & Manrai 2010). READ MORE