Essays about: "pandemic"

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  1. 1. “Fair Trade is an artisan’s movement” An interview study with handicraft producer organisations affiliated to World Fair Trade Organisation (WFTO) in the Global South

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Miranda Kårelind; [2022-01-18]
    Keywords : Traditional handicraft; Craftsmanship; Artisans; Fair Trade; Global South;

    Abstract : Traditional craftsmanship provides a significant source of income for marginalised groups in many parts of the Global South. Simultaneously, the traditional handicraft is a way to remember and maintain a cultural heritage. However, the ability to survive on traditional craftsmanship has worsened around the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stigmatization of Self-identified Asians During the Covid-19 Pandemic in Sweden: A Qualitative Study on Stigma, ‘Passing,’ and Potential Solutions from the Perspective of the Interviewees

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Alexander C. Jonsson; [2021-12-22]
    Keywords : Stigma; Passing; Future suggestions; Covid-19; Discrimination against Asians; Whiteness; Intersectionality; Sweden;

    Abstract : With the derogatory political discourse by Donald Trump calling the Covid-19 pandemic the “China Virus,” and the “Wuhan Flu” there has been perceived increase in stigmatization, and discrimination towards Asian diaspora abroad. Shocking events have occurred in regard to Asian hate where within the US a Thai man was fatally assaulted in San Francisco (Fuller 2021); in the UK a Singaporean student was physically assaulted (Rawlinson and Quinn 2020); and in Sweden a couple were physically assaulted on the Stockholm metro to name a few (The Local 2020). READ MORE

  3. 3. HOW HAS THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC AFFECTED OUR USE OF LANGUAGE? A corpus-based study of neologisms and semantic shifts in English and Chinese web texts

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Huan Luo; [2021-12-06]
    Keywords : English; Coronavirus; COVID-19; language; corpus; neologism; Chinese; web texts;

    Abstract : This study examined how COVID-19 has affected the use of language, especially English and Chinese neologisms, semantic shifts, and their relationship with Hofstede cultural dimension theory. A corpus-based study was conducted. READ MORE

  4. 4. Identifying Applied CSR-Strategies and Respective Communication amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: Perspectives from International Swedish Companies

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Inês Filipa Oliveira Santos; Olivia Önal-Malaza; [2021-11-26]
    Keywords : Corporate social responsibility CSR ; communication; COVID-19; external stakeholders; challenges; strengths; organisational communication; Swedish companies; leadership;

    Abstract : This study is interested in the external communication of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It specifically focuses on twelve Swedishinternationally renowned companies operating within varied fields of work, thus contributingwith different perspectives. READ MORE

  5. 5. Employee Engagement in a COVID-19 Context: Exploring communicative displays of employee engagement among enforced remote workers

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Olivia Pernefors; Sara Bjurenvall; [2021-11-12]
    Keywords : Employee engagement; social exchange theory; remote work; COVID-19; communication;

    Abstract : COVID-19 enforced remote work in a rapid and unplanned manner for a big part of the population, and the remote way of working is expected to continue beyond the pandemic. The extensive transition to working remotely has affected several aspects of organizational life and one of them concerns employee engagement which holds a dual promise of both organizational profitability and individual well-being. READ MORE