Essays about: "informal relationships"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 98 essays containing the words informal relationships.

  1. 1. MEANINGFUL OR MEANINGLESS? THE RELEVANCE OF INFORMAL RELATIONSHIPS - A case study of the perceived importance of relationship enablers between the United Nations and the European Union

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sören Selander; [2023-10-05]
    Keywords : informal relationships; social capital; trust; cooperation;

    Abstract : The special meaning of the UN-EU relations characterized not only by symbolic significance but also in terms of legitimization and especially growing financial importance, complemented by the findings of previous literature on business organizations underscoring the value of informal relationships, led me devote this thesis to the perceived importance of social capital in the UN-EU relations. In line with existing theories of social capital which argue that the interpersonal side of relationships can lead to advantages, pointing at the same time to some favorable conditions such as trust, obligations and expectations, and relational embeddedness that need to be fulfilled for a relationship to become meaningful, this study aims to analyze the perceptions of the individuals involved in the informal relationships between the UN and the EU on the relevance of these relational social capital conditions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender dimension in the informal trade networks in the ECOWAS region: the case of the Nana Benz

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Gloria Sánchez Sánchez; [2023]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This research focuses on the determinants of participation in informal trade and firms for women in West Africa using the example of the Nana Benz in Togo as a case study. Women have been involved in informal trade for centuries, yet their role tends to be overlooked due to gender inequalities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Transnationalism challenges  of Saccos through diaspora accounts : Evidence from a Kenyan Emerging markets

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Ekonomihögskolan, ELNU

    Author : Vinicky Odongo; [2023]
    Keywords : Internationalization; Saccos; challenges; diaspora accounts; remitances;

    Abstract : A lot of empirical research has been done on Savings and credit cooperative Societies in Kenya for decades but majority have focused more on the challenges that these Sacco’s face. Most of these research have focused on finding ways of increasing the competitiveness of these Sacco’s within a certain geographical region. READ MORE

  4. 4. Transformation of sketchy UML Class Diagrams into formalPlantUML models

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för kommunikation, kvalitetsteknik och informationssystem (2023-)

    Author : Monique Axt; [2023]
    Keywords : UML; OpenCV; PlantUML; sketch-recognition;

    Abstract :  Sketching software design models is a common and intuitive practice amongsoftware engineers. These informal sketches are transient in nature unlesstransformed into a formal model that can be reused and shared. READ MORE

  5. 5. Family caregivers experience of end-of-life carefor persons with dementia : A descriptive literature review

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för vårdvetenskap

    Author : Qi Sun; Yifan Zhang; [2023]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Background: Dementia is a disease that causes significant cognitive decline and canaffect occupational, life and social functioning. As the disease worsens and symptoms ofpersons with dementia(PwD) become more severe, some end-of-life stage PwD chooseto spend their time at home, which means that the family caregivers become the mainsupport body for the PwD. READ MORE