Essays about: "organisational work"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 200 essays containing the words organisational work.

  1. 1. Exploring the Relationship Between Personality, Gender and Preferences in Contemporary Office Workspace Design

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Peter O'Reilly; [2019]
    Keywords : Biophilia; Environmental Psychology; Evolutionary Workspaces; Flex-office; Gender; Green Enriched Office; Lean office; Office Design Preference; Personality; Self-Determination Theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Objective: The study explores office workspace design preferences, and their psychological antecedents (personality and gender), among a sample of professionals before they have commenced work in an office environment – an approach not previously undertaken. Background: The physical environment of an office workspace and its design characteristics are important to employees’ psychological well-being. READ MORE

  2. 2. Reflecting Reality or Shaping Reality? A Qualitative Case Study of the Intra-Organisational Interpretation and Mobilisation of IFRS 15

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Pauline Henriksson Rahm; Alexandra Olsson; [2019]
    Keywords : IFRS implementation; Accounting-related regulatory frameworks; IFRS 15; Sociological accounting; Boundary-work;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the introduction of the revenue recognition standard, IFRS 15, into a global, multinational organisation. Through a single, qualitative case study based on semi-structured interviews, it aims to examine the intra-organisational interpretation and mobilisation of IFRS 15. READ MORE

  3. 3. Clearing up the bullshit : Deconstructing 'feminisation', gender stereotypes and gender biases within UK veterinary surgery

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Pilar Girvan; [2019]
    Keywords : veterinary; feminisation; sociology; discourse; gender; stereotypes; professional projects; boundary work; discourse;

    Abstract : This thesis explores ‘feminisation’ discourse(s) within the UK veterinary profession, including the ways in which gender stereotypes and biases also influence such discourses and experiences of working within the field. Drawing upon and combining a range of sociological, organisational and feminist theories such as Witz’s (1992) theory of gendered professional projects and Butler’s (1990) highly influential notion of performativity, I am able to contextualise and expand upon the ‘doing’ of the veterinary profession as well as being able to frame ‘feminisation’ discourses as paradoxes, potentially producing the effects they articulate. READ MORE

  4. 4. “The elephant in the room usually centres around Israel”

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Annemarie Ammer; [2018-12-21]
    Keywords : Thematic analysis; antisemitism; antisemitism among Muslims; organisational work;

    Abstract : The Master’s thesis deals with the topic of antisemitism in Sweden and, as an aspect of that, focuses on antisemitic attitudes among Muslims. Antisemitism, the hostility towards Jews, has changed its forms of manifestation throughout history, but persists to the current day. READ MORE

  5. 5. WHAT DO LINE MANAGERS IN A LARGE-SCALE TRANSFORMATION NEED TO PERFORM WELL IN THEIR ROLE? A case study of a R&D department during an agile transformation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / / Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap

    Author : Tanja Jaehn; Filipa Rodrigues Simoes; [2018-09-06]
    Keywords : large-scale agile transformation; agility; line manager needs; organisational change; line manager performance; SAFe; AMO; General Change Theory;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explore the line managers’ needs to perform wellin their role in a large-scale transformation, from an individual level.Furthermore, the aim is to understand how the identified needs can be explainedfrom a theoretical perspective. READ MORE