Essays about: "peer pressure"

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  1. 1. "Un-masking the Mask-Issue". Examining People´s Meaning-Making Processes and Risk-Cultural Norms regarding Facemasks.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Tim Arasimowicz; [2021-07-27]
    Keywords : Facemasks; Efficiency; Communication; Media diets; COVID-19; Sensemaking; Meaning-Making; Noticing; Acting; Risk Culture; Trust in Authorities; Anticipation; Accountability; Framing;

    Abstract : While most of the world quickly came to terms with covering their noses and mouths in crowded places, people in Sweden have mostly gone without, riding buses and metros, shopping for groceries, and going to school maskless, with only a few rare souls have covered up (Novus, 2021). Officials from the Swedish Public Health Authority (PHA) have repeatedly argued that masks are not effective enough at limiting the spread of the virus to warrant mass use, insisting it is more important to respect social distancing and handwashing recommendations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Land-grabbing, Women and Food : An Investigation of Developmental Projects and Their Impact on Women’s Right to Food and Participation

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Faith-Mary Lubira-Bagenda; [2021]
    Keywords : Land-grabbing; Large-scale land acquisition; LSLA; Women’s rights; Right to Food; Participation; Small-scale farmers;

    Abstract : There has been a surge in demand for arable land as a resource for agricultural production for food and energy purposes. This surge can be attributed to increases in global food prices, climate change, population pressure, and escalating energy prices. The search for land has given rise to the practice of large-scale land acquisitions (LSLA). READ MORE

  3. 3. Always Listening? : An Exploratory Study of the Perceptions of Voice Assistant Technology in Indonesia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik

    Author : Anisa Aini Arifin; [2020]
    Keywords : Voice assistant; Indonesian market; Critical Discourse Analysis; Technology Acceptance Model; Ethical perception; Mediation theory;

    Abstract : Voice assistant technology on smartphones, smart speakers, or those on the wearable devices is one of the fastest-growing artificial intelligence applications in the market now. However, with the potential ethical issues related to the voice technology, it still has not been extensively covered in major markets such as Indonesia. READ MORE

  4. 4. Intention Behavior Gap in Purchasing Used Products : A Quantitative Analysis of Factors Determining Purchase of Secondhand Household Durables in Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Mojtaba Parsatemijani; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainable consumption; thrift shopping behavior; secondhand products; theory of planned behavior;

    Abstract : The incremental awareness ofenvironmental issues and sustainability has shifted the retail industryin past years. Consumers are increasingly demanding for sustainable products and services and consequently, companies need to address customers’ demands to maintain their profitability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Corporate Social Resposibility in Småland : A qualitative study on the CSR development of small and medium sized enterprises of CSR Småland

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Muhiyadin Ali Sharawe; Karl Lindstrand; Sherin Sedalo Biley; [2019]
    Keywords : CSR Småland; sustainability; motivations; consolidative model; economic performance; organizational change; developmental stages;

    Abstract : Background: Over the years, businesses have come under the microscope as consumers and other stakeholders such as employees, environmentalist and journalists investigate any wrongdoings. Investors are also aware of the damages caused by organizations that are only concerned with profit maximization, and now they are diverging their investment to more sustainable companies. READ MORE