Essays about: "social fairness"

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    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Konstantina Togaridou; [2020-09-28]
    Keywords : social fairness; distribution; inclusion; stakeholders; energy justice;

    Abstract : Recent studies have shown that there are a number of flaws in current coal transition policies when viewed through a justice lens. The aim of the current research is to present how the social dimensions are integrated into the EU energy policy coal phasing out in the light of the theoretical framework of energy justice and its three pillars: distributional, procedural and recognition justice. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bracing for the inevitable: An exploratory multi-case study of local climate change adaptation plans

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Mariana De La Luz Sanchez Vargas; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; adaptive planning; resilience; local government; intersectionality; equity; justice; fairness; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Vulnerability to climate change and the capacity to adapt to it are the result of intersecting power structures, system dynamics, and social identity markers otherwise known as intersectionality; and thus, differ greatly between contexts. However, despite the stark contextual differences between small and metropolitan cities, and lower and higher income countries, the policy and study of climate change adaptive planning has often focused on capital cities and technocratic solutions as a default blueprint for adaptation processes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Making Sense of Fairness Perceptions in M&As; A People’s Perspective

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Julia Holitzner; Peter Schriemer; [2020]
    Keywords : Perceived Fairness; Organisational Justice; Sense-Making; M As; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to gain a deeper understanding of what leads an employee to judge an event as fair or unfair through the lens of sense-making, sense-breaking and sense-giving, within mergers or acquisitions. This study had an abductive qualitative case-study approach, mainly focusing on semi-structured interviews. READ MORE

  4. 4. Workplace Burnout Within the Project Management Discipline: a Comparative Look at Sweden and the UK

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Nolwenn Lecompte; Alyssa Nicole Whitcomb; [2020]
    Keywords : Keywords: Project Management; Burnout; Engagement; Sweden; UK; Areas of Worklife; Maslach Burnout Inventory - General Survey; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Research into burnout has often focused on the helping professions, such as medical care (Schaufeli, Leiter & Maslach, 2009). However, the cost of burnout to private organisations is high, since it correlates with lower productivity and increased turnover/turnover intention amongst others (Maslach, Schaufeli, & Leiter, 2001). READ MORE

  5. 5. Addressing climate change through unilateral action: The implications of adopting a European Union-wide Border Carbon Adjustment

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Egle Kareckaite; [2020]
    Keywords : carbon border tax; carbon leakage; carbon pricing; World Trade Organisation; common but differentiated responsibilities; market mechanism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the European Union’s (EU) Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), free allocation of emissions allowances to avoid carbon leakage has resulted in a distorted pricing signal and a failure to reduce emissions in the most polluting industries. A Border Carbon Adjustment (BCA), a mechanism which would apply a tariff to imported goods based on their embedded carbon content, has been suggested as a solution. READ MORE