Essays about: "academic world"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 400 essays containing the words academic world.

  1. 1. Gender diversity in practice : A study on stakeholder perception of gender quotas and challenges in the workplace

    University essay from Mälardalens universitet/Akademin för ekonomi, samhälle och teknik

    Author : Fanny Aronsson; Ellen Frykberg; [2022]
    Keywords : HRM; Diversity Management; Stakeholder Perception; Gender Quotas; Gender Challenges; Follow-up;

    Abstract : RQ1: What diversity management practices facilitate gender representation in the workplace? RQ2: Which challenges arise when implementing gender quotas into the work environment?  Purpose: The impact of this research is twofold: it will address a knowledge gap in the academic literature on gender challenges, gender quota application and follow-up in business, as well as contribute to research on practice-based diversity and quotaring. Additionally, this study will have an impact on how issues like this are handled in practice. READ MORE

  2. 2. A General SCADA Application for Water and Wastewater Treatment

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industriell elektroteknik och automation

    Author : Markus Kvist; Johan Vikstrand; [2022]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The average Swede uses 140 liters of water everyday. This combined with the usage in industry means that Swedish municipal water treatment plants produce approximately 900 billion liters of clean and safe drinking water every year. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Value of Experience: Virtual Reality as a Form of Barrier-Free Tourism

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

    Author : Tanvir Ahmed; Laudicéia da Silva Åkesson; [2022]
    Keywords : Virtual Reality; Barrier-free tourism; value; and Consumer Behavior; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Virtual reality (VR) has dominated technology headlines in recent years with its ability to immerse users in a virtual world. This technology is changing the tourism industry dramatically. Previously, VR has been used mainly as a marketing tool to promote services and tourist destinations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reimagine Corporate Sustainability

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Uleander; Erikssoon Carina; [2022]
    Keywords : Corporate sustainability; strong sustainability; sustainability spectrum; ecocentrism; translation theory; Design Science Research; creative methods; ecological science;

    Abstract : In our qualitative master thesis, we explore theories on sustainability in levels, ranging from very weak to very strong. We integrate academic theories with corporate perspectives to provide representatives in the corporate world with an alternative way of conversing and engaging mainly in strong sustainability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transitioning towards a circular economy at an electronics manufacturer: Barriers and solutions for implementing a take back system in the US

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : Ellen Pellosniemi; Ebba Lundgren; [2022]
    Keywords : circular economy; e-waste take back; stakeholder barriers; B2B incentivization; solution prioritization; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : So far, over 50 million tonnes of e-waste have been generated globally (World Economic Forum, 2019), raising the question of the role of circular economy in combating climate change (Ellen MacArthur Foundation, 2021). This thesis explores the opportunities for Axis Communications to introduce a take back system for recycling decommissioned products in the US. READ MORE