Essays about: "importance of labour economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 essays containing the words importance of labour economics.

  1. 1. AUTOMATION-INDUCED RESHORING: An Agent-based Model of the German Manufacturing Industry

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Laura Merz; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; System dynamics; Agent-based computational economics; Socio-technical innovation; Automation; Reshoring;

    Abstract : The concept of ‘Industry 4.0’ signalises the rise of innovative manufacturing technologies, including industrial robots. Wider applicability of robotic automation and higher efficiency of production processes shift the profitability analysis of strategic relocation decisions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Roads to Emptiness

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Nadine Kellner; Celina Tarnow; [2019]
    Keywords : Organisational Behaviour; Empty Labour; Non-Work Related Activities; Knowledge-Intensive Firms; Banking Industry; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The phenomenon of empty labour gained considerable attention throughout the past years - mainly through its debate in public media and the introduction of the term by Roland Paulsen. We aim to contribute to the existing literature by adding alternative explanations to this phenomenon, as it is, up until now, mainly presented in a negative light. READ MORE

  3. 3. Feminist movements as agents of political change : An analysis of feminist social movements’ impact onlabour rights legislation in Morocco

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Cajsa Hemström; [2019]
    Keywords : feminist movements; structural adjustment; Morocco; labour rights;

    Abstract : Inspired by the contestatory debate over whether globalisation has brought more benefits or disadvantages, and feminist movements all over the world gaining more agency and leverage every day, this paper is an attempt to connect said components. Morocco is a case where both are highly present. READ MORE

  4. 4. A strategic distribution model for an upscaling project at an emerging market - and a blockchain technology use case approach to the supply chain

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Anes Sestic; William Ribbing Dahlgren; [2018]
    Keywords : Distributed manufacturing; upscaling; supply chain planning; network planning; scenario planning; blockchain technology; business development; supply chain management; simulation modelling; transparency; traceability; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Background: Globalization is a phenomenon which has been around since the mid- 19th century, influencing companies to either expand existing markets or entering new markets, to seek new profits. For companies with a global supply chain, the total supply chain cost is a vital factor. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring the development of a strategy and tactics to sweeten suppliers : a case study of a European sugar producer

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Johanna Riecken; [2018]
    Keywords : buyer-supplier relationship; strategies; sugar beets; sugar production; Supplier Relationship Management; tactics;

    Abstract : Buyer-supplier relationships can be important sources of value for both sides. From the buyer’s perspective, suppliers can ensure the access to critical resources that the buyer needs for the production of its goods. With the EU market deregulation, the competition on the European sugar market increased, where sugar is produced from sugar beets. READ MORE