Essays about: "empowerment"

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  1. 1. QUALITY OF GOVERNMENT AS THE MISSING LINK BETWEEN POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT AND DURABLE PEACE?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Bergsten; [2021-07-20]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In 2000, United Nations Security Council passed resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, which recognised the different roles women play during and after an armed conflict had ended. This recognition led to a dramatic increase in academic work on the field, and during the same time, another field emerged. READ MORE

  2. 2. Barriers to Employee Involvement in Incremental Innovation at the Swedish Public Healthcare Organizations

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Erik Knutsson; Isak Lurie; [2021-07-09]
    Keywords : Swedish regions; Public Healthcare; Incremental innovation; Employee Empowerment; Bottom-up innovation; Diffusion of innovation;

    Abstract : Background and purpose: As public organizations are politically governed, the organizationshave traditionally been managed from a top-down perspective. Since knowledge intensiveorganizations have realized employees are the greatest assets, greater emphasis has been devotedtowards increased employee empowerment and their ability to contribute to the development oforganizations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Female Empowerment through Village Savings and Loan Associations in Rwanda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Mikaela Eriksson; Ellen Kyhle; [2021]
    Keywords : Female Empowerment; Village Savings and Loan Associations; VSLA; Microfinance; Vi Agroforestry; Rwanda;

    Abstract : The village-based microfinance approach Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs) has been implemented in developing countries for three decades, and is found to be an effective tool in alleviating poverty and facilitating access to financial services in rural areas.  This study, done in collaboration with Vi Agroforestry, aimed to investigate the impact of VSLA activities on female empowerment in Rwanda, and more specifically, how women's access to and control over assets have been affected by VSLA participation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Making stuff- the agency of doing in non-growth contexts

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Emma Lysholm; [2021]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : This project has developed from the site and building conditions in an area of central Boden, a town in the inland north of Sweden. In post-war times, the city grew thanks to the military and regional hospital resulting in the development of the site Prästholmen that was realized true to the modernistic ideal of the time. READ MORE

  5. 5. Intimate listening : exploring audience's podcast experiences through the case of Ångestpodden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Anna Jaakonaho; [2021]
    Keywords : podcast; media; engagement; audience; listening; intimacy; affect; emotion; anxiety; mental illness; Ångestpodden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Anxiety is increasingly present in contemporary media cultures. In Sweden, Ångestpodden, freely translated as “The Anxiety Podcast”, can be seen as a part of this development. Ångestpodden is the focus of this thesis, which sees the podcast as an interesting case for investigating how anxiety saturates contemporary media experiences. READ MORE