Essays about: "contingent employment"

Found 5 essays containing the words contingent employment.

  1. 1. CONDITIONAL CASH TRANSFERS (CCTs), EDUCATION AND LABOR MARKETS: An inquiry into poverty reduction in Ghana through the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) program

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Maria Bruce; [2016]
    Keywords : Conditional Cash Transfer CCT ; Ghana; Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty LEAP ; education; labor market; poverty; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs aim to alleviate short term poverty and reduce intergenerational poverty by supplying targeted poor households with cash transfers contingent upon certain program parameters, such as school attendance for children. Evaluation on CCTs have found that such programs generally increase school enrolment and school attendance but its subsequent effect on labor market participation is only assumed without sufficient evidence. READ MORE

  2. 2. Is Free Trade Good for Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Stefania Galli; [2014-12-12]
    Keywords : trade; trade liberalization; trade openness; trade policy; growth rate; Sub-Saharan Africa; development; economic growth; development economics; Structural Adjustment Programmes; liberalization; reforms;

    Abstract : MSc in International Business and Trade.... READ MORE

  3. 3. Seasonal Employees as Brand Ambassadors? - A Bachelor Thesis about Management Strategies for Seasonal Employee Commitment and Brand Ambassadorship

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

    Author : Kristina Magnusson; [2014]
    Keywords : seasonal employment; contingent employment; employee commitment; branded service encounters; brand personality; brand ambassadors; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Today, the majority of employees in the tourism industry work under contingent and fairly insecure working conditions, among them seasonal employees. In this industry, the business of amusement parks and resort hotels is one with a high quota of seasonally hired front-line employees. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Maritime Labour Market - A Study of the Swedish Maritime Labour Market and the Competitive Situation for Swedish Maritime Officers

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Mathias Havedal; Stefan Väre; [2013-07-10]
    Keywords : maritime labour market; labour market; Swedish maritime labour market; Swedish maritime officers; maritime officers; competitive situation;

    Abstract : Msc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE

  5. 5. Measuring perceived organizational support in a culturally and contractually diverse organization

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för management; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för management; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för management

    Author : Sinéad Corcoran; Emile Louis Thimot; Olena Tkachenko; [2012]
    Keywords : Cultural Distance; Subcontracting; Perceived Organizational Support;

    Abstract : Subcontracting is an option available to modern organizations that aim to enhance their competitive position via the use of externally employed resources. While organizations try to become more productive and cost efficient in their outsourcing efforts the question of a possible impact of cultural and employment differences on organizational support, employee commitment and subsequently organizational performance remain suitable. READ MORE