Essays about: "labour productivity theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 essays containing the words labour productivity theory.

  1. 1. Incentivising Intra-Organisational Sustainability Development at GANNI

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Melanie Hermeling; Laura Dittmann; [2021]
    Keywords : Social Physics; Management Control Systems; Fashion; Institutional Theory; Resource-Based View; Sustainability Development; Incentivisation; Design Thinking;

    Abstract : Background – Under the acceleration in globalising tendencies of monopoly capitalism aided by social hyper-connectivity and a supply of cheap international labour, fashion companies struggle to find sufficient agency to manoeuvre their way out of the unsustainable, self-inflicted problems. Since fashion companies' rhetoric on sustainability matters is often far ahead of corporate action, it requires further development and engagement by all actors. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Generalist Trap - A Theoretical Exploration of Specialisation in Labour Markets

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Henry Chen; Marcus Hagman; [2020]
    Keywords : Time allocation; Specialisation; Generalisation; Labour market; Learning by doing;

    Abstract : It has previously been acknowledged that the increase in productivity resulting from time allocated to a task is a key driver of specialisation in economies. This paper presents three models exploring the topic of specialisation by assuming that the allocation of an agent's time influences production both directly and indirectly, the latter through an experience-based learning effect. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Should you wish for a better life, engage in lifelong learning” : the experiential learning theory investigating the relation between non-formal education and youth employability in the Republic of Armenia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Astghik Yeranosyan; [2020]
    Keywords : non-formal education; youth employability; soft skills; lifelong learning; Armenia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The paper examines the relationship between non-formal education activities and youth employability in the Republic of Armenia. A case study has been conducted in order to identify soft skills competitive in the labour market and see to what extent non-formal education increases youth productivity thus helping them get engaged in the job market. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Resource Efficiency Paradox : A Case Study of the Guerdane Irrigation Project in Morocco

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Kevin Perera; [2020]
    Keywords : Resource efficiency; Jevons paradox; Irrigation; Process-tracing; Resource; Efficiency;

    Abstract : How can we explain the paradoxical outcomes of resource efficiency? As a key pillar of worldwide sustainable development policies, the concept of resource efficiency has become increasingly important to scrutinize. The overreliance on efficiency coupled with the intention of conserving scarce resources can sometimes backfire. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluating how intensive Information and Communication Technology courses can help bridge the Gender Digital Divide

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : Zoë Wyon; Sofia Sundbom; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender Digital Divide; Information and Communication Technology; Evaluation; Evaluation Framework; Tanzania; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Inclusion in the digital society can lead to improved communication and access to information which increases informed decision making and productivity for individuals and businesses. In turn, this has a positive effect on the socio-economic development of a country. READ MORE