Essays about: "development"

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  1. 1. What are the main determinants for companies to behave in sustainable way?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Siri Aasma; [2019-02-21]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Corporate Sustainability; Institutional Theory; New Institutional Economics; Norms; OLS;

    Abstract : Using a novel dataset collected from a web survey sent out to Swedish large companies, this thesis examines whether institutional factors or basic economic factors are the main determinants for companies’ level of sustainability work. This is done through studying a company’s level of corporate sustainability in relation to their self-perceived determinants. READ MORE

  2. 2. THE CRITICAL ROLE OF A NON-HEALTHCARE APPROACH TO MATERNAL MORTALITY REDUCTION Qualitative insights from Rwanda’s success

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofia Nyström; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : Burundi; maternal health; maternal mortality; policy; Rwanda; Sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : Maternal mortality is one of the most critical contemporary development challenges as itaccounts for a substantial number of deaths every year, despite the fact that we today havethe medical knowledge to prevent it. Sub-Saharan Africa is the most affected region,accounting for more than half of the world’s maternal deaths. READ MORE

  3. 3. TEAM DEVELOPMENT The influence of using a team development program on team cooperation and performance: Perspectives from team leaders

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Anna Elfversson; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : Team development; Teambuilding; Effective teams; High Performing teams; Team cognition; Integrative Model of Group Development; Group Development Questionnaire; GDQ;

    Abstract : Purpose:The purpose of this study is to investigate the outcomes of an internal team development program from the perspective of team leaders in a global company based in Sweden. The focus is on how their team´s cooperation and performance developed after the program. READ MORE

  4. 4. “I DON’T THINK WE’VE BEEN FORMALLY INTRODUCED?” Re-contextualising a Literary Model for First Meetings through Adaptation Theory and Fan Fiction

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Malin Brus; [2019-02-08]
    Keywords : narratology; adaptation theory; fan fiction; Jean Rousset;

    Abstract : (Re-)contextualising narratology in today’s world of rapid technological developmentand widespread access to the internet serves as the basis of this essay, which exploreswhat happens when narratology, adaptation theory and fan fiction theory intersect andinteract. It combines a surface level quantitative study with qualitative text analysis,using Rousset’s literary model from 1981 on first meetings between lovers-to-be as thenarratological reference, and the first meeting between the characters Alec Lightwoodand Magnus Bane as the text subject (using a corpus consisting of a novel, its officialfilm and TV-show adaptations, and thirty fan fictions). READ MORE

  5. 5. Local Ownership and Development Aid: The Case of Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elizabeth Gebresilassie; [2019-02-06]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The concept of local ownership has increasingly become a leading principle of development cooperation. While it is generally accepted that more ownership means more sustainability, there is still much to be done in order to clearly define and measure the concept. This study attempts to provide a conceptual understanding of local ownership. READ MORE