Essays about: "uncertainty avoidance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 55 essays containing the words uncertainty avoidance.

  1. 1. DECISION-MAKING FOR AUTONOMOUS CONSTRUCTION VEHICLES

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Inbyggda system; Mälardalens högskola/Inbyggda system

    Author : Gallardo Marielle; Chakraborty Sweta; [2019]
    Keywords : shared-space users; MPDM; timing analysis; planning and decision-making; autonomous vehicle; MDP; reinforcement learning; social force model;

    Abstract : Autonomous driving requires tactical decision-making while navigating in a dynamic shared space environment. The complexity and uncertainty in this process arise due to unknown and tightly-coupled interaction among traffic users. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cultural adaptation in cross-national business relationships: The Netherlands-Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Gävle/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Shakila Shamsudin; Inge Verbeek; [2019]
    Keywords : Culture; Time; Trust; Adaptation; Business Relationship;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this work is to study the role that culture plays in business relationships between the Netherlands and Sweden. Further, the effects of time and trust on the business relationships are also investigated. The investigation entails whether there are cultural differences between the two countries and how those differences are managed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Amidst uncertainty and othering, EU citizens in search of belonging: The impact of Brexit on migrant identity and significant life-course decisions

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Virginia Stuart-Taylor; [2019]
    Keywords : belonging; Brexit; European identity; identity; interviews; London; migrant identity; migration; othering; social identity; uncertainty;

    Abstract : The UK's departure from the EU marks a pivotal moment in the history of intra-EU migration, one which foretells significant consequences for the identities and future plans of EU27 citizens who call the UK home, as they try to navigate the uncertainty and xenophobic othering sparked by the referendum result in June 2016. This thesis proposes five hypotheses on the cause-and-effect relationships that link migrant identity to subsequent decision-making in the context of Brexit, through coping strategies and other determining factors. READ MORE

  4. 4. THE EFFECT OF BOARD SIZE ON FIRM PERFORMANCE AND HOW THIS RELATIONSHIP IS INFLUENCED BY UNCERTAINTY AVOIDANCE

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Rens Weerink; [2019]
    Keywords : board size; firm performance; uncertainty avoidance; corporate governance;

    Abstract : This study investigates the effect of board size on firm performance measured through return on assets. Furthermore, this study investigates how this relationship is influenced by uncertainty avoidance. An unbalanced global sample of more than 9,000 observations divided over 23 countries for the time period 2006 – 2016 is used to examine this. READ MORE

  5. 5. A study on the influence of cultural differences on the behavior of software engineers/managers between Chinese and Scandinavians.

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    Author : Tianran Wang; Shengjie Wang; [2019]
    Keywords : Software engineering; Cultural Differences; Behavioral Differences; Scandinavians; Chinese;

    Abstract : Abstract Background: In the context of increasing globalization, more and more software engineers/managers work in foreign companies, and they are exposed to the culture of different countries. According to Hofstede's five cultural dimensions, culture can be divided into Individualism and Collectivism, Power Distance, Masculinity, Uncertainty avoidance, and Long-term orientation and short-term orientation. READ MORE