Essays about: "modernization theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 79 essays containing the words modernization theory.

  1. 1. Upskilling the Workforce in the Context of Digital Transformation - Managers’ Perspectives on the Learning Process

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Emma Abrahamsson; Beatrice Dicksson; [2023-06-29]
    Keywords : Upskilling; Learning; Managers; Digital Transformation; Human Resource Development;

    Abstract : The concept of upskilling is argued to be essential for organizations in the digital age since it allows them to remain competitive by providing their workforce with the necessary skills to adjust to new technologies and ways of working. However, previous research has primarily focused on what skills to achieve but studies on how to adapt and train the workforce in the context of digital transformation is still limited. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Relationship between Green Investment and Eco-Innovation in Europe

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Evanina Alexandra; Victoria Ruiz Devesa; [2023]
    Keywords : Eco-Innovation; Green investment; European Union; Environmental Economics; Sustainability; Green technology and Environmental patents.;

    Abstract : It is universally acknowledged that environmental protection has become one of the most pressing global issues in the last decades. Green technology is indispensable to finding less damaging alternatives, and no innovation is carried out without investment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Caring for Water: Public Participation and Possibilities for Care in Swedish Water Management

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Linnea Kronebrant; [2023]
    Keywords : Technocratic management; ecological modernization; public participation; water; care; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate how technocratic water management is affecting the possibilities of the public to participate in decision-making and care for their local waters. This was investigated during the consultation process regarding the draft River Basin Management Plan and Program of Measures for the years 2021-2027 in the Bothnian Sea Water District in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dioxins: An Easy Problem to Solve or a Hard-Fought Battle for the Environment? a Case Study of How and Why the Pulp and Paper Industry in Sweden Transitioned Away From Chlorine-Bleaching

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Marcus Aronsson; [2023]
    Keywords : environmental sociology; ecological modernization; treadmill of production; middle-range; industrial transition; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The situation for the environment is in many ways dire. However, amidst all the negative environmental developments it is easy to neglect the successes that have actually happened. READ MORE

  5. 5. From Cubicles to Collaboration : A study on the Transformation of Government Office Spaces Driven by Cost-Efficiency, Digitalization, and Modernization

    University essay from KTH/Fastighetsföretagande och finansiella system

    Author : Sara Ghaemi Flores; [2023]
    Keywords : Authorities premises; The Principal-Agent theory; New Institutional Organization theory; Activity-Based Offices; Myndigheters lokaler; Principal-Agentteori; Teorin om nya instituionella organisationer; Aktivitetsbaserade kontor;

    Abstract : Over time, the office spaces of authorities have evolved, with external influences like pandemics accelerating the transition towards flexible, activity-based workplaces. Despite resistance, attitudes are slowly becoming positive towards modern, adaptable offices. READ MORE