Essays about: "THESIS ON CROSS CULTURE"

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  1. 1. Impoliteness in language and gesture: a cross-cultural study of impolite behaviour in Russian and Swedish

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kognitiv semiotik; Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Vladislav Zlov; [2019]
    Keywords : impoliteness; politeness; cognitive semiotics; language; gesture; conventionality; culture; mimesis; face; directness; frequency; evaluation; semantics; pragmatics; context; sign; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Impoliteness has been considered as a marginal phenomenon for scientific research for some time, although as a type of behaviour it has always been around us. The field of impoliteness studies is currently growing, but there are clear gaps in the research that concerns the conventionality of expressions, different semiotic systems through which impoliteness is expressed and cross-cultural comparisons. READ MORE

  2. 2. Corporate Sustainability as a Foresight Activity : Can Corporate Sustainability help companies survive in an increasingly competitive environment?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Industriell teknik

    Author : Mathilde Aboud; [2019]
    Keywords : corporate foresight; corporate sustainability;

    Abstract : In many corporations, sustainability has become an important activity to focuson, with the aim of preparing corporations for the future. Foresight, a newerfield, is increasingly becoming an important activity of corporations, with thepurpose of surviving long-term. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urban Curation - An explorative study on understandings, roles and functions of curating practices in urban contexts

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Marthe Nehl; [2018]
    Keywords : urban curating; artistic practices; Thirdspace; urban culture; neoliberal planning theory;

    Abstract : Curating practices appear in various fields as a common practice of immaterial labour today. To ‘curate’ is an active verb that suggests ‘doing’ something. Seldom if ever are the implications of curating critically discussed outside the arts, and this provides a reason for this thesis to investigate. READ MORE

  4. 4. Organizational dynamics : An investigation into a company's work culture and internal structures, to understand how it functions.

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Martin Vestberg; [2018]
    Keywords : Small to medium enterprices; iterative processes; culture; resistance; influence; group configurations; knowledge transfer; process perspective; social network analysis;

    Abstract : Background: Freno AB in Piteå has expanded rapidly in recent years and wishes to continue the expansion at aneven faster pace. At the same time, the company has noted that there are challenges to maintain high quality, goodeconomy and good marketability. READ MORE

  5. 5. WORKING ACROSS BOUNDARIES: How the Interplay of Leadership and Culture Influences Cross-Functional Collaboration

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Rafael Schwartz; Rolf Wehrli; [2018]
    Keywords : Cross-functional collaboration; leadership; culture; antecedents of cross-functional collaboration; innovation; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Research question: How do the interdependencies of leadership and organizational culture influence cross-functional collaboration? Methodology: This single case study is of a qualitative nature, entailing an inductive stance bearing traces of deduction. The data was collected through semi-structured interviews among three departments within the case company and analyzed by applying the grounded theory approach deriving from Gioia et al. READ MORE