Essays about: "cultural differences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 656 essays containing the words cultural differences.

  1. 1. Cultural Impacts on the Managing of Knowledge Sharing Processes : A Qualitative Study of Swedish Banks in Shanghai, China

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Sofia Öhman; [2019]
    Keywords : Knowledge sharing; Cultural diversity within companies; Cross-cultural management; Cultural clashes; Cultural understanding; Kunskapsöverföring; Multikulturella företag; Styrning av multikulturella företag; Kulturella konflikter; Kulturell förståelse;

    Abstract : The globalization of economies and the technology development have both increased opportunities to businesses as well as challenges. Multicultural workforces and other values in the market compared with the home market lead to complexity in the management control when a business establishes abroad. READ MORE

  2. 2. Julmust, Must or Christmas Cola? : Translation Strategies for Words for Culture Specific Items in Two Translations of Liza Marklund’s 'Sprängaren

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Richard Mole; [2019]
    Keywords : translation; foreignisation; domestication; translation norms; translation strategies; retranslation hypothesis;

    Abstract : Research within translation characterises cultural references as being problematic for translators, meaning they must choose between different translation strategies as to how to transfer these references into the translated text. These strategies are often described in general terms according to how closely oriented they are to the target-culture or source-culture, known as domestication or foreignisation. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Po Delta Biosphere Reserve: Management challenges and priorities deriving from anthropogenic pressure and sea level rise

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Damiano Vesentini; [2019]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; environmental pressure; water quality; nutrient accumulation; rising sea level; climate change; value for conservation; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The Po Delta Biosphere Reserve is located in Northern Italy and has attained recognition by UNESCO in 2015 due to its unique natural and cultural value. The reserve covers an area of approximately 140 000 hectares, supporting a human population of 118 000, as well as a complex mosaic of ecosystems, which are found in this transitional waters landscape. READ MORE

  4. 4. Plan för inventering av miljöer och möjligheter ur ett hälsoperspektiv anpassad till gamla kulturmiljöer : belysande exempel från gården Grönhult i nordöstra Skåne

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Linn Borglund; [2019]
    Keywords : natur; förebyggande hälsa; kulturmiljöer; inventering; landsbygdsturism; Grönhult;

    Abstract : Vårt moderna liv medför många hälsorisker. Många människor mår både fysiskt och psykiskt dåligt, blir fjärmade från naturen, saknar känslor av platsanknytning och upplever att de saknar band till tidigare generationer. READ MORE

  5. 5. Where’s Waddan? Missing Maps and cross-cultural voluntary engagement in ICT4D initiatives

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Joanna Keenan; [2019]
    Keywords : Communications; Development; ICT4D; Volunteering; Slacktivism; crowdsourcing; data; humanitarian; mapping;

    Abstract : In the wake of the Haiti earthquake response in 2010, crowdsourced humanitarian mapping has taken off, and today is considered an essential tool by many humanitarian agencies providing assistance in disaster-affected and under-resourced countries and contexts. But what happens when there is no information on a map to help agencies decide how to respond? If they cannot find roads to take to get there? If they do not know how many houses are in a village? What if the map is – missing? In response to this all-too-common problem, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), American Red Cross, British Red Cross and the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) created and launched Missing Maps in 2014. READ MORE