Essays about: "sport"

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  1. 1. The role of corporate culture in managing cultural diversity - A case study on a German multinational company

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för ekonomi; Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för ekonomi

    Author : Rafiul Abedin Chokder; Paulina Vanessa Díaz Tapia; [2019]
    Keywords : National Culture; Corporate Culture; Germany; MNC; Employee’s Perception.; Nationell kultur; Företagskultur; Tyskland; MNC; Medarbetares uppfattning.;

    Abstract : Research Aim: Our aim is to understand how multinational companies integrate cultural diversity of employees in their corporate culture. To achieve this objective, we compare the employees’ perception with the company's view on the topic. Design/methodology/approach: A qualitative case study is conducted with three sets of questionnaires. READ MORE

  2. 2. The impact of the Protest Paradigm : A media frame analysis of athletes using the national anthem as protest strategy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Celicia Lyche Sjöqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Protest paradigm; Media framing; Abdul-Rauf; Delgado; Kaepernick; National Anthem; Sport Event;

    Abstract : The purpose of the presented research is to evaluate the presence of the protest paradigm on a non-violent protest during a sport event, using the national anthem and the national flag as its strategy. The study will examine the protest performed by Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf in 1996, Carlos Delgado in 2004 and Colin Kaepernick in 2016. READ MORE

  3. 3. Application and Further Development of TrueSkill™ Ranking in Sports

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för systemteknik; Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för systemteknik; Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för systemteknik; Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för systemteknik

    Author : Julia Ibstedt; Elsa Rådahl; Erik Turesson; Magdalena vande Voorde; [2019]
    Keywords : TrueSkill; ranking; machine learning; Gibbs sampling; message passing;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to explore the ranking model TrueSkill™ developed by Microsoft, applying it on various sports and constructing extensions to the model. Two different inference methods for TrueSkill was constructed using Gibbs sampling and message passing. READ MORE

  4. 4. INTERNET-BASED MINDFULNESS-ACCEPTANCE-COMMITMENT IN SPORTS: A RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Henrik Andersson; Mikael Nilsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Sport psychology; self-care program; ACTSPORT; MAC; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.; Idrottspsykologi; självhjälpsprogram; ACTSPORT; MAC; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.;

    Abstract : The psychological aspects of sports is crucial for performance and important for sustaining good mental health. Despite this, efforts to improve those aspects are surprisingly rare and partly due to stigmatization of help-seeking together with lack of time and economic resources. READ MORE

  5. 5. Regulatory fit and performance in elite bowlers

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad; Högskolan i Halmstad

    Author : Kihlman Adam; Fredriksson Timmy; [2019]
    Keywords : Chronic focus; Framing; Prevention; Promotion; Sport achievement; Framing; Idrottsprestation; Kroniskt fokus; Prevention; Promotion;

    Abstract : Research within regulatory fit framework has shown that athletes perform better when in a state of regulatory fit. This state occurs when there is a match between a player’s chronic regulatory focus and the framing of the given task. READ MORE