Essays about: "contingency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 124 essays containing the word contingency.

  1. 1. Pokot Young Pastoralists at the Crossroads - Tradition, Modernity and Land Tenure Transformations in East Pokot, Kenya

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Maddalena Cirani; [2020-02-18]
    Keywords : Pastoralism; Youth; ASALs; Africa; East Pokot; Land tenure; Modernity; Tradition;

    Abstract : East Pokot, in North-Western Kenya, falls under the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands(ASALs) of the Sub-Saharan region. Due to the yearly prolonged dry seasons, pastoralismhas traditionally guaranteed the most reliable source of livelihood. READ MORE

  2. 2. Global Value Chains, the effects and responses of Multinational Enterprises in a crisis environment : A case study on the effects of the COVID-19 crisis

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

    Author : Gabriel Arteaga; Christine Katusabe Mukidi; Fakhri Shehab; [2020]
    Keywords : Global Value Chain; Contingency; Resource-based Management; Global Crisis; Multinational Enterprises;

    Abstract : ABSTRACTDate: Seminar Date: 2 June 2020, Submission Date: 7 June 2020Level: Bachelor thesis in Business Administration, 15 crInstitution: School of Business, Society and Engineering, Mälardalen UniversityAuthors: Gabriel Arteaga Fakhri Qusay Shehab Christine Katusabe Mukidi(96/03/31) (99/01/05) (97/05/15)Title: Global Value Chains, the effects and responses of Multinational Enterprises in a crisis environment: A case study on the effects of the COVID-19 crisisTutor: Edward GillmoreKeywords: Global Value Chain, Contingency, Resource-based Management, Global Crisis, Multinational EnterprisesResearch questions:RQ 1: How does a global crisis affect the parts of multinational enterprises’ global value chain?RQ 2: How do multinational enterprises respond to a global crisis with their functions and actions?Purpose: This study seeks to gain in-depth understanding of how a global crisis can affect an MNE’s production and what response an MNE can use to mitigate the consequences of a global crisis.Method: The method consisted of an abductive approach with the combination of secondary data and semi-structured qualitative interviews with varied top- and middle-level managers within the chosen MNE, to help answer the research questions of the thesis. READ MORE

  3. 3. To know the self as a matrix of maybe : An account of the specialness of self-knowledge

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för teoretisk filosofi

    Author : Konstantin Andreev; [2020]
    Keywords : the self; self-knowledge; self-reflection; selfhood; choice; Sartre; Being and Nothingness; participant perspective; nonfactual prospection; matrix of maybe; alternative futures; L’être et le néant;

    Abstract : The essay is an attempt to make sense of the apparently special relation between self-knowledge and agency. To achieve that goal, the essay translates the account of what it is like to be a human self offered by Sartre into the language of evolutionary psychology. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cloud ERP and its Critical Success Factors in Small Swedish Firms

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Fredrik Lindström; Henrik Robertsson; [2020]
    Keywords : ERP; Cloud ERP; Sweden; Critical success factors; small firms; Swedish firms;

    Abstract : More companies of differing structures and sizes are starting to utilize CERP systems where it contributes to eliminating most physical investments needed for a traditional ERP system. This makes CERP systems more obtainable for small firms compared to traditional ERP systems where fees can be adapted to fit the firm size. READ MORE

  5. 5. The personalization-privacy paradox: personalized ads on social media : Exploring invasive ads on social media, in relation to perceived usefulness, consumer privacy and trust

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF)

    Author : Oliver Hillqvist; Amanda Johnsson Östergren; [2020]
    Keywords : Privacy; trust; social media; invasiveness; usefulness; personalized marketing;

    Abstract : Background: In the realm of online digital marketing, personalization tailored around the user’s interests are becoming the norm. It is becoming more and more challenging for marketers to get the attention of relevant consumers and get heard through all the noise. READ MORE