Essays about: "academic world"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 268 essays containing the words academic world.

  1. 1. THE SIZE OF TERROR Linking Inequality, Ideology and Corruption to the Membership of Terrorist Groups

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Tobias Risse; [2018-09-14]
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    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate the effect of economic inequality on the size of terrorist groups. While several scholars have examined the impact of inequality on the number of ter-rorist attacks, as well as on other types of political violence, its influence on the membership of terrorist organizations has not been explored yet. READ MORE

  2. 2. Time to walk the talk : investigating the incorporation of sustainability at Lund University School of Economics and Management

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Benedikt John; [2018]
    Keywords : sustainability science; business education; Lund University School of Economics and Management; organisational Change; Sweden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Business and management are key in the transition toward a more sustainable world. Educating leaders of tomorrow, business schools bear a profound responsibility to endow students with the right tools and knowledge to successfully manage the challenges of tomorrow. READ MORE

  3. 3. Digital Nomad Lifestyle : A field study in Bali

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : Julia Haking; [2018]
    Keywords : Digital nomad; knowledge society; knowledge spillover; entrepreneurial mindset; virtual knowledge work; gig economy; freedom; digital nomad community; Bali;

    Abstract : The digital age has unleashed limitless opportunities and transformed how we work, play and live. As a result, more people embrace the digital nomad lifestyle to fulfill both personal and professional goals. This research assesses the advantages and disadvantages that are associated with this lifestyle. READ MORE

  4. 4. Managerial Perceptions of Scope Creep in Projects : A Multiple-Case Study

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Mathias Høylandskjær; [2018]
    Keywords : Project Management Scope Change Scope Creep Scope Management;

    Abstract : Introduction - Scope creep is uncontrolled and unauthorized changes to a project, extending the project beyond its initial boundaries. An extensive literature review indicated that scope creep is a common occurrence in projects with dire consequences. There are two dominant perspectives on scope creep. Either it is preventable, or inevitable. READ MORE

  5. 5. HAVE: An interactive kitchen garden exploring the design of plant-based interfaces

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Victor Permild; [2018]
    Keywords : calm technology; tangible computing; material computing; plant-based interface; design for social innovation;

    Abstract : As the population of the world increases and cities grow in size, we are faced with remarkable societal problems regarding sustainable food security for the generations to come. In this paper, I present and discuss HAVE (Hydroponic Agricultural Vertical Environment), a research-through-design project that explores the design of an interactive open-source vertical kitchen garden. READ MORE