Essays about: "collective agency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 68 essays containing the words collective agency.

  1. 1. Labour market integration in an MNC- Crafting social sustainability from below

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Amanda Thynell; Olivia Öjeskär; [2021-06-29]
    Keywords : institutional entrepreneurship; social sustainability; multi-scalar; collective change;

    Abstract : The growing demand of corporations to take social responsibility for their businesses has contributed to a spectrum of corporate social responsibility literature. Though how companies actually operationalise social sustainability is less established. READ MORE

  2. 2. RAISING A NEW COLLECTIVE VOICE THROUGH GREENFIELD UNION ORGANISING : The mobilisation and unionisation of workers and the establishment of a collective agreement at Foodora in Sweden

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för hälsa, vård och välfärd

    Author : Sophie Banasiak; [2021]
    Keywords : workforce fragmentation; food-delivery platforms; greenfield organising; unions; collective agreement; agency; structures; interactions; resources mobilisation; learning; strategy; institutional change; fragmentation du travail; plateformes de livraison de repas; implantation syndicale; syndicats; accord collectif; agence; structures; interactions; mobilisation des ressources; apprentissage; stratégie; changement institutionnel; fragmentering av arbetsstyrka; matleveransplattformar; greenfield-organisering; fackföreningar; kollektivavtal; mänskligt agentskap; strukturer; interaktioner; mobilisering av resurser; lärande; strategiskt handlande; institutionell förändring;

    Abstract : Following an actor-centred approach to institutional change, the aim of the study was to explore the process of ‘greenfield organising’ through which unions and collective bargaining structures are established in workplaces where there are none initially. A qualitative theory-oriented single case study, using some principles of the grounded theory, analysed the organising process and negotiations at Foodora in Sweden that resulted in a collective agreement. READ MORE

  3. 3. A sovereign abode – Democracy, discipline and deliberation in a Swedish housing association from 1943 to the present

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Marcus Schmidt; [2021]
    Keywords : Autonomy; civil society; collective decision-making; freedom; Hannah Arendt; Jürgen Habermas.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Since its inception, the discipline of sociology has struggled to bridge the gap between structure and agency. How is it that individuals can be free whilst also part of a larger context that determines their actions? This study aims to make a small contribution towards solving this conundrum. READ MORE

  4. 4. Is it sometimes safer to be alone? : A qualitative analysis of civilian agency and its effects on rebel tactics.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Hannah Ramel; [2021]
    Keywords : Civil agency; rebel tactics; rebel characteristics;

    Abstract : Despite an increasing interest in civil agency and its role in armed conflict, little is known about the effect it might have on rebel groups' patterns of behaviour. In this study I explore the theory of collective action capacity, which is the population's ability to cooperate and forego short term incentives to preserve long term cooperation, and its effect on rebel groups' method of generating compliance in new territory. READ MORE

  5. 5. Something more than itself : Mycelial beyondings: parallel engagementswith and throughmycelium as imagery, material and place

    University essay from Stockholms konstnärliga högskola/Institutionen för dans

    Author : Hódi Csilla; [2021]
    Keywords : mycelium; extra-human dramaturgy;

    Abstract : How could we organize as MUSHROOM(-mycelium) - is the structuring desire of my current delving. It is fictionalizing the human as something that is able to become something else through taking care. READ MORE