Essays about: "male-dominated industries"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words male-dominated industries.

  1. 1. The myths and hazardous life of asphalt labourer : A pre-study on work environment and gender equality in the asphalt paving industry

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Pipar Julia Bahri; [2020]
    Keywords : Asphalt; road construction; male-dominated industries; safety work; gender equality; microwave heater; attractive workplace; Asfalt; vägarbete; mansdominerade industrier; säkerhetsarbete; jämställdhet; mikrovågsvärmare; attraktiva arbetsplatser;

    Abstract : Road construction work is often regarded to be a dirty and strenuous job. The asphalt paving industry is male-dominated with a low percentage of women. This master thesis is part of Human Work Sciences at Luleå University of Technology's participation in the SMMART (Swedish Magnetite Microwave Asphalt Road Technology) project. READ MORE

  2. 2. What to Expect as a Female Entrepreneur in a Male-dominated Field : A Case Study on Gender Equality in a Swedish Incubator

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Erica Damsten; Lee Hasselgren; [2020]
    Keywords : Gender Equality; Entrepreneurship; Female Entrepreneurs; Incubator;

    Abstract : The Swedish entrepreneurial environment is a heavily male-dominated field characterized by unequal conditions, a significant gender gap, and discriminatory practices. Research is filled with contradictory arguments discussing how gender is not an issue in the world of entrepreneurship, when in fact this conceals gender equality issues that are still prevalent today. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Challenges Experienced by Females in Leading Positions within a Male-dominated organisation : A feministic study

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomi, geografi, juridik och turism

    Author : Amanda Jonsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender discrimination; leadership; stereotypes; norms; male- and female-dominated industries.;

    Abstract : The study is conducted in cooperation with a gender research group, at Mid Sweden University as a part of their larger study of gender equality within the organisation SCA. The purpose is to identify the challenges that females experience as leaders within male-dominated industries. READ MORE

  4. 4. The future of maintenance work at a Swedish steel producer : Effective and Attractive workplaces through Industry 4.0

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Johanna Edlund; Per Hellström; [2019]
    Keywords : Industry 4.0; Work environment; Future industry; Human work science; Steel industry; Attractive workplace; Participation; Resistance; Maintenance work; Industri 4.0; Arbetsmiljö; Framtidens industri; Arbetsvetenskap; Stålindustri; Attraktiva arbeten; Delaktighet; Motstånd; Underhållsarbete;

    Abstract : Industry 4.0 is being investigated all around the world and it brings an entire arsenal of new tech-nology. It is during major technological changes where we have the chance to change old pat-terns. READ MORE

  5. 5. Glimpsing into the Gender Gap: : Perceptions of gender inequality among women in the tech startup industry

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Amanda Malmqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender; Gender equality; Gender gap; Tech; Startups; Entrepreneurship; Perceptions; Venture capital; Norms; Gender blind; Gender awareness; Stockholm; Genus; Kön; Jämställdhet; Könsgap; Tech; Teknik; Startups; Entreprenörskap; Uppfattningar; Riskkapital; Normer; Könsblindhet; Könsmedvetenhet; Stockholm;

    Abstract : There is a massive gender gap in the tech startup industry. 1% of the CTOs at venture-backed companies in Europe are women and only 1% of the venture capital in Sweden is given to all-female founding teams. READ MORE