Essays about: "why we study it management"

Showing result 26 - 30 of 169 essays containing the words why we study it management.

  1. 26. The Role of Capability Assessments for Decision Making

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI); Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Maria Stengard; [2017]
    Keywords : Capability assessment; decision making; microworlds; risk management; MikroRisk; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : When experience is insufficient or not present at all, making decisions becomes difficult. Capability assessments are tools to inform decisions in all situations regarding risk management, but the use of them in Sweden is discussed. READ MORE

  2. 27. Quantifying the Impact of Community Social Capital on Sustainable Development in Uganda: The influence of water user committees in mitigating deterioration of household access to safe water

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialmedicin och global hälsa

    Author : Jacqueline Kisakye; [2017]
    Keywords : water management; social capital; sustainable development; water user committees; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: while access to safe water in Uganda increased between the early 1990s and 2010, current studies are showing that many safe water sources are not being properly maintained and so end up being abandoned. Since the maintenance of safe water sources is under the jurisdiction of water user committees (WUCs), this study seeks to measure the ability of water user committees in mitigating a deterioration in access to safe water. READ MORE

  3. 28. Into Hot Air- : Exploring the Link Between Embodied Cognition and Reality Framing to Explain Escalation During an Everest Emergency Event

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Björn Lindgren; [2017]
    Keywords : Embodied sensemaking; Ecological sensemaking; Crisis; Everest;

    Abstract : Contemporary crisis literature often returns to [in]famous and extraordinary cases with a recurring conclusion of how ill-irrational human factors lead to disastrous escalation. I argue in every crisis observed, there are human traits and paradoxes visible that commit itself to survival that can help us to explain how and why escalation occur. READ MORE

  4. 29. En bostadsgård med inspiration från växtsamhällen i Västerbotten

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Isabelle Forsberg; [2017]
    Keywords : bostadsgård; gestaltning; hållbar dagvattenhantering; McHarg; Västerbottens natur;

    Abstract : Som student på landskapsarkitektprogrammet har jag många gånger under utbildningen ställts inför utmaningen att gestalta hållbart. Hållbarhetsfrågan är idag aktuell, då större städer ställer större krav på funktionalitet och hållbarhet. READ MORE

  5. 30. Which small firm manager will opt out of having a voluntary audit in Sweden?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Caroline Nilsson; Naseer Hameed; [2017]
    Keywords : Voluntary audit; Statutory audit; Managerial characteristics; Small firm;

    Abstract : The business world and its perceived complex accounting structure has made a path for audit to acquire a key role in terms of delivering independent opinions considering the management assertions of the financial statements, as well as in assurance and advisory services. Both opinions and services are equally important for managers, owners and stakeholders of companies that are obliged to issue an audit report and for companies that operate in a context where audits are voluntary. READ MORE