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  • 1.
    Aaby, Jovanna
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Sciences.
    Entreprenörskap i Sverige och Japan: En komparativ studie utifrån GEM 20072011Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Purpose: The purpose with this thesis has been to compare entrepreneurship in Sweden and in Japan. It has also been to get a wider understanding why two so different countries both have a low level of entrepreneurship compared to other countries. Since the subject is wide I have chosen to delimitate to data from GEM 2007.

    Methodology: In this thesis I have compared entrepreneurship in Sweden and in Japan. This I have done by obtaining secondary data from GEM’s report from 2007. My approach in this thesis has foremost been abductive. 

    Theoretical perspectives: Wennekers (2006) have studied the U-shape curve that occurs when you put entrepreneurship in relation to economic growth. Countries tend to go from a high level of entrepreneurship to a low level when they go from agricultural economy to an industrial economy. Then they tend to go up again when they reach a advanced level of economic development. However countries seem to differ when it comes to entrepreneurship despite this relation and the differences seems to be lasting. Wennekers (a.a.) believe that these differences has to do with cultural differences rather than economics differences since cultural differences are relatively immutable over time.

    Empirical foundation: GEM stands for Global Entrepreneurship Monitor and is a not-for-profit academic research consortium. Their goal is to make international research of high quality about entrepreneurial activity in the world that is able to reach a wide public. GEM’s study is the biggest study in the world about entrepreneurial activity and started 1999. In this thesis I have used data from GEM’s report from 2007, which is the latest report with both Sweden and Japan.

    Conclusions: In a comparison between Japan and Sweden I have found some similarities but mostly differences. This suggests that there are no simple answers to a low level of entrepreneurship in a country. However, in my opinion, I think that the national experts were right to put government policies as the biggest problem for Sweden and Cultural, Social norms as Japan’s biggest problem.

  • 2.
    Aalberg, Toril
    et al.
    Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet.
    de Vreese, Claes H.
    University of Amsterdam.
    Strömbäck, Jesper
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Science, Technology and Media, Department of Media and Communication Science.
    Strategy and Game Framing in European News2013Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 3.
    Aalberg, Toril
    et al.
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
    Esser, FrankUniversity of Zurich.Reinemann, CarstenLudwig-Maximilians-University Munich.Strömbäck, JesperGöteborgs Universitet.de Vreese, Claes H.University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.
    Populist Political Communication in Europe2017Collection (editor) (Other academic)
  • 4.
    Aalberg, Toril
    et al.
    Norges Naturvetenskapliga-Tekniska Universitet.
    Strömbäck, Jesper
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Science, Technology and Media, Department of Information Technology and Media.
    Media Driven Men and Critical Women: Perceptions of Media Relations Among Members of Parliament in Norway and Sweden2009In: International Society of Political Psychology’s 32 Annual Conference, 2009Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 5.
    Aalberg, Toril
    et al.
    Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet, Trondheim, Norge.
    Strömbäck, Jesper
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Science, Technology and Media, Department of Information Technology and Media.
    Media-driven Men and Media-critical Women?: An Empirical Study of Gender and MPs’ Relationships with the Media in Norway and Sweden2011In: International Political Science Review, ISSN 0192-5121, E-ISSN 1460-373X, Vol. 32, no 2, 167-187 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    This study is an investigation of how members of the Norwegian and the Swedish parliaments relate to and perceive their relationships with the media. Based on surveys conducted among members of the Norwegian Storting and the Swedish Riksdag, we find that male MPs have more frequent and somewhat less formal relationships with media and journalists compared with female MPs. The results also suggest that male MPs have adapted to the media and their logic more than female MPs. Female MPs also appear to be more critical towards the requirements imposed on politicians who want to get media exposure, compared with male MPs. Analysis reveals that gender differences are smaller among Swedish than Norwegian MPs.

  • 6.
    Aalberg, Toril
    et al.
    Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet.
    Strömbäck, Jesper
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Science, Technology and Media, Department of Information Technology and Media.
    de Vreese, Claes H.
    University of Amsterdam.
    Is Game the Name of the Frame?2011Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 7.
    Aalberg, Toril
    et al.
    Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet, Norge.
    Strömbäck, Jesper
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Science, Technology and Media, Department of Information Technology and Media.
    de Vreese, Claes H.
    University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.
    The framing of politics as strategy and game: A review of concepts, operationalizations and key findings2012In: Journalism - Theory, Practice & Criticism, ISSN 1464-8849, E-ISSN 1741-3001, Vol. 13, no 2, 162-178 p.Article, review/survey (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    A key concept in research on the media coverage of politics is the game or strategy frame. Contrasted with coverage of politics as issues, theframing of politics as a strategic game is marked by features such as winning and losing as the central concern and a focus on how candidates or parties are doing in opinion polls. The pervasiveness of such framing is, however, disputed since (1) the way in which the frames are conceptualized and operationalized differs significantly; and (2) while some use terms such as 'game frame' and 'strategy frame' as synonymous, others argue that there is a conceptual difference between them. Against this background, this article reviews research on the media's framing ofpolitics as a strategic game, what concepts have been used, and how they have been operationalized; and suggests a synthesis and ways of improving conceptual clarity and comparability in research on the media's use of strategy and/or game frames. © SAGE Publications 2011.

  • 8.
    Aarts, Kees
    et al.
    University of Twente.
    Fladmoe, Audun
    Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet.
    Strömbäck, Jesper
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Science, Technology and Media, Department of Information Technology and Media.
    Media and Political Trust Across Countries2010Conference paper (Other academic)
  • 9.
    Aarts, Kees
    et al.
    University of Twente, Netherlands.
    Fladmoe, Audun
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway.
    Strömbäck, Jesper
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Science, Technology and Media, Department of Information Technology and Media.
    Media, Political Trust, and Political Knowledge: A comparative perspective2012In: How Media Inform Democracy: A Comparative Approach / [ed] Aalberg, Toril & Curran, James, London: Routledge, 2012, 1, 98-118 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 10.
    Aasa, Liv
    et al.
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Work.
    Thor, Sofia
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Work.
    Socialarbetares känsla av sammanhang och uppfattningar av ledarskap inomsocialtjänsten2016Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    Arbetsmiljö och utbrändhet har ett samband och faktorer som hög arbetsbelastning, dåligtstöd från kollegor och otydlighet är bidragande till utbrändhet och tidigare forskning visar påatt det finns en koppling mellan ledarskap och stress. Denna kvantitativa studie, som har entvärsnittsdesign, har undersökt sambandet mellan känsla av sammanhang (KASAM) ochledarskap inom socialtjänsten samt i vilken utsträckning socialarbetare upplever känsla avsammanhang på sin arbetsplats. För att undersöka detta har en enkätundersökning, byggd påAntonovskys självskattningsformulär KASAM-29, gjorts på 42 socialarbetare i tre olikakommuner i Jämtlands län. Kvantitativa dataanalyser i form av bivariata sambandsanalyserhar gjorts. Resultatet visar att socialarbetarna i genomsnitt hade en hög KASAM-nivå och attdet finns ett starkt samband mellan ledarskap och KASAM. Däremot krävs vidare forskningför att förstå orsakssambandet.

  • 11.
    Abbasian, Saeid
    Arbetslivsinstitutet.
    Is starting of own Business a Strategi of Integration in work life for immigrant Women i Sweden? 2002In: Women, Work & Health : book of abstracts / [ed] Carina Bildt, Lena Gonäs, Lena Karlqvist and Hanna Westberg, Stockholm, 2002Conference paper (Other academic)
  • 12. Abbasian, Saeid
    The anthropology of climate change: an integrated critical perspective, by Hans A. Baer and Merrill Singer2016In: Journal of Sustainable Tourism, ISSN 0966-9582, E-ISSN 1747-7646, Vol. 24, no 7, 1062-1064 p.Article, book review (Refereed)
  • 13.
    Abbasian, Saeid
    et al.
    Uppsala universitet, Institutionen för kvinnors och barns hälsa.
    Hellgren, Carina
    Internationella programkontoret i Stockholm.
    Female Entrepreneurship Within the Experience Industry: A Case study of Two Swedish Regions2012In: The IUP Journal of Entrepreneurship Development, ISSN 2348-0386, Vol. IX, no 1, 38-60 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 14.
    Abbasian, Saeid
    et al.
    EIDI/ Internationella Handelshögskolan i Jönköping.
    Hellgren, Carina
    Internationella programkontoret.
    The Experience Economy and Creative Industries2011In: Local Development and Creative Industries: Empirical, methodological and theoretical reflections / [ed] Conny Pettersson and Dorit Christensen, Visby/Sweden: Gotland University Press , 2011, 1, 33-56 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 15.
    Abbasian, Saeid
    et al.
    EIDI/Internationella Handelshögskolan i Jönköping.
    Hellgren, Carina
    Internationella programkontoret.
    Women in Creative Industries2011In: Local development and Creative Industries: Empirical, methodological and theoretical reflections / [ed] Conny Pettersson and Dorit Christensen, Visby/Sweden: Gotland University Press , 2011, 1, 59-97 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 16.
    Abbasian, Saeid
    et al.
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Sciences.
    Hellgren, Carina
    International Programme Office.
    Working Conditions for Female and Immigrant Cleaners in Stockholm County: An Intersectional Approach2012In: Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies, ISSN 2245-0157, E-ISSN 2245-0157, Vol. 2, no 3, 161-181 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 17.
    Abbasian, Saeid
    et al.
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Sciences.
    Hellgren, Carina
    Internationella programkontoret.
    Working conditions for female and immigrant cleaners in Stockholm county: An intersectional approach2012Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 18.
    Abbasian, Saeid
    et al.
    Uppsala universitet. Inst för kvinnors och barns hälsa..
    Sarkadi, Anna
    Instititutionen för kvinnors och barns hälsa vid Uppsala universitet.
    Working together: A study on co-produced parenting support services in a Swedish municipality2012In: Barn, ISSN 0800-1669, Vol. 30, no 4, 129-148 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 19.
    Abbasian, Saeid
    et al.
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Tourism Studies and Geography.
    Yazdanfar, Darush
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Business, Economics and Law.
    Attitudes towards participation in business development programmes: An ethnic comparison in Sweden2015In: European Journal of Training and Development, ISSN 2046-9012, Vol. 39, no 1, 59-75 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Purpose – The aim of the study is to investigate whether there are any differences between the attitudes towards participation in development programmes of entrepreneurs who are immigrants and those who are native-born. Design/methodology/approach – Several statistical methods, including a binary logistic regression model, were used to analyse a unique, firm-level dataset collected by the Swedish Small Business Forum in October and November 2012. The dataset was based on a questionnaire composed of 60 closed questions that was completed by 531 participants representing 395 companies. Findings – Based on the analysis of 15 different attitude variables, the empirical findings are that immigrant managers/owners are more likely to show a positive attitude to participation in development programmes, in terms of nine of those attitude variables, than their native counterparts. Because there are no data about second generation of immigrants in the sample, thus, this category may have had an impact on the results. However, there is no possibility to identify any impact on the results. Originality/value – There is no prior research focusing specifically on this question, and to the authors' knowledge, this study is the first that has attempted to deal with the issue. This study is based on a recent and unique database, and provides new evidence on the relationship between ethnicity and attitude towards participation in development programmes among entrepreneurs. Its context is different from that of prior research.

  • 20.
    Abbasian, Saeid
    et al.
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Tourism Studies and Geography.
    Yazdanfar, Darush
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Business, Economics and Law.
    Exploring the financing gap between native born women- and immigrant women-owned firms at the start-up stage: Empirical evidence from Swedish data2013In: International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, ISSN 1756-6266, Vol. 5, no 2, 157-173 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Purpose: The main purpose of this study is to provide empirical evidence which identifies the impact of ethnicity and other relevant variables on external capital acquisition among Swedish women-owned businesses at start-up. Design/methodology/approach: Several methods have been employed to analyze the sample including a binary logistic regression model. The sample consists of 836 women-owned businesses in southeast Sweden; 97 immigrant-owned, 739 native born-owned. Findings: The results indicate that there are partly significant differences between native women-owned firms and immigrant woman-owned businesses at start-up. Unlike the native-owned firms, the immigrant woman-owned businesses rely more on loans from family members and less on bank loans. Practical implications: The results reveal that age has a positive impact on loans from family members, while the additional job outside one's own business, the amount of the owner's personal start-up capital and firm size positively influenced access to capital from banks. The owners' level of education, previous business experience, the legal form taken by the firm and the industry affiliation conversely played no significant role in explaining the women owners' attitudes toward loans from either friends or the bank. Originality/value: To the authors' knowledge, this study is the first empirical investigation addressing this issue in the Swedish context. 

  • 21.
    Abbasian, Saeid
    et al.
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Tourism Studies and Geography.
    Yazdanfar, Darush
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Business, Economics and Law.
    Gender and informal financing at Start-up Stage2013Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 22.
    Abbasian, Saeid
    et al.
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Tourism Studies and Geography.
    Yazdanfar, Darush
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Business, Economics and Law.
    Gender as a determinant of informal capital in the financing of small firms' start-ups: Swedish data2015In: International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, ISSN 1476-1297, E-ISSN 1741-8054, Vol. 24, no 2, 249-267 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    This research explores the differences in informal capital acquisition between female- and male-owned firms in the start-up stage in Sweden. A binary logistic regression model is used to analyse a sample including 836 female- and 1928 male-owned firms in 2008, providing 47,022 observations. The results indicate that the main explanatory variable, gender, is significant in distinguishing between female- and male-owned firms with regards to the use of informal capital in terms of loans from family members. Thus, female-owned firms tend to rely more on loans from family members than male-owned firms. The findings also indicate that one control variable, namely owners previous experience of starting up a company, negatively influences the use of loans from family members as a financing source in the start-up stage. This study is based on a unique and large sample including many different variables compared with previous research. Knowledge on the differences between Swedish female- and male-owned firms in using informal capital in the start-up stage is limited and ambiguous. The presented results contribute to research into small firm financing by adding insight into the relationships between informal capital acquisition, gender, and other relevant variables.

  • 23.
    Abbasian, Saeid
    et al.
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Sciences.
    Yazdanfar, Darush
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Sciences.
    The Impact of Owner and Firm Characteristics on External Capital Acquisition at Start-up: Empirical Evidences from Swedish Data2012In: International Business Research, ISSN 1913-9004, Vol. 5, no 12, 19-30 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The present study investigates whether owner and firm characteristics influence the use of external financing sources among Swedish small-owned firms at start-up stage. Several methods, including multinomial binary logistic regression have been employed to analyse a unique and comprehensive firm-level database, consisting of 2,814 firms gathered through interviews. The results show that three variables, i.e., loans from family members and friends, bank debt and funding from angel investors, are significant in distinguishing between Swedish native and immigrant-owned firms in the acquisition of financial sources in start-up. In addition, immigrant-owned firms tend to relay more on informal financial sources e.g. loan from family member, friends and angel investors, and less on bank loan. Furthermore, whereas, ethnicity influences the change of all these four variables significantly, gender merely affects loans from family members. Other variables, such as the owners’ age, prior experience in business, education, having an additional job beside one’s own business, the amount of personal start-up capital and firm size, as well as legal form and industry affiliation are partly important to explain the acquisition use of external capital at start-up stage.

  • 24.
    Abbasian, Saeid
    et al.
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Tourism Studies and Geography.
    Yazdanfar, Darush
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Business, Economics and Law.
    Hedberg, Charlotta
    Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden .
    The determinant of external financing at the start-up stage: Empirical evidences from Swedish data2014In: World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, ISSN 1746-0573, Vol. 10, no 1, 124-141 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Small firms in general have limited access to funding, which is a major problem for entrepreneurs. In particular, this problem is evident for women and ethnic minority groups. The purpose of the study is to examine empirically the impact of gender, ethnicity and other relevant variables on the access to external financing of new small firms. A sample of 2,764 female- And male-owned small businesses, based on a unique and large database gathered through interviews, was investigated employing binary logistic regression models. The results suggest that both gender and ethnicity are significant explanatory variables influencing the access to external capital at the start-up stage. Entrepreneurs' age, experience of starting businesses and education, as well as additional jobs beside their own business, are other variables that influence the way in which entrepreneurs finance their business. Moreover, firm characteristics in terms of personal start-up capital, firm size and legal form have an impact on financing behaviour at start-up. Since the knowledge about this issue is limited, the results of this study add to our understanding of the variables affecting the behaviour of small business endeavours in seeking funding at start-up.

  • 25.
    Abdollah, Shamal
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Work.
    Hedersrelaterat våld och förtryck - En studie om hur socialsekreterare i enkommun i Sverige arbetar med hedersrelaterat våld2015Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
  • 26.
    Abdulla, Awder
    et al.
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Work.
    Söderberg, Anders
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Work.
    Det här måste upphöra igår” En undersökning om diskriminering på arbetsplats och potentiella förklaringar till minskade anmälningar till DO.2013Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    Denna uppsats är riktad till att ta reda på hur det kommer sig att allt färre personer anmäler till Diskrimineringsombudsmannen (DO) vid diskriminering på arbetsplatser. Uppsatsen kommer även illustrera hur diskriminering kan upplevas bland de utsatta genom kvalitativa intervjuer samt hur arbetstagare i Östersund och Eskilstunas kommun ställer sig till ämnet genom kvantitativ enkätundersökning. Undersökningen har visat att majoriteten av de som blir utsatta för diskriminering söker stöd från annat håll i första hand istället för att anmäla till DO. När medarbetare vid bevittning av diskriminering hanterade situationen visade sig i två delar där ena sidan var medvetna om diskriminering på sin arbetsplats och inte agerade eller agerade minimalt, resterande ställde sig till antagandet att diskriminering eller trakasserier/kränkningar inte förekom på arbetsplatsen. Det råder brist på kunskap om DO och deras arbete i arbetslivet och det här kan vara orsak till att arbetstagare inte anmäler.

  • 27.
    Abdullah, Semko
    et al.
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Psychology.
    Styrman, Sofie
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Psychology.
    Hur personlighet, konflikter och coping relateras till hälsa i arbetslivet2016Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
  • 28.
    Abel, Maxime
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Sciences.
    The Impact of Working Capital Management on Cash Holdings: A Quantitative Study of Swedish Manufacturing SMEs2008Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Magister), 40 poäng / 60 hpStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This study examines the impact of working capital management on cash holdings of small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises in Sweden. The aim of this work is to theoretically derive significant factors related to working capital management which have an influence on the cash level of SMEs and test these in a large sample of Swedish manufacturing SMEs. The theoretical framework for this study consists of a treatise of motives for holding cash, working capital management and cash level. From these theoretical findings, two hypotheses are deduced:

    • H1: Cash holdings are negatively related to the presence of cash substitutes

    • H2: Cash holdings are positively related to working capital management efficiency

    The quantitative investigation consists of the statistical analysis – namely comparison of means and correlation analysis – of key figures which are calculated from the financial statements of a large sample of firms. The dataset contains 13,287 Swedish manufacturing SMEs of the legal form ‘Aktiebolag’. Both hypotheses are confirmed by the results. Empirical evidence is presented which substantiates the supposition that the presence of cash substitutes – namely inventory and accounts receivable – entails lower cash holdings. Furthermore, it is confirmed that working capital management efficiency – measured by the cash conversion cycle – is positively related to cash level. The discussion of the empirical findings pays regard to the different subordinate components of both cash substitutes and working capital management efficiency. Implications of the detected findings are highlighted with respect to their potential utility for the achievement and maintenance of a firm’s target cash level.

  • 29. Abfalter, D.
    et al.
    Pechlaner, H.
    Fuchs, Matthias
    Erhebung und Messung touristischer Destinationsqualität: Eine Vergleichsstudie der ARGE ALP Länder2006In: Qualitätsmanagement im Tourismus / [ed] Pechlaner, H., Fischer, E., Wien, Bern: Linde Verlag , 2006, 71-96 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
  • 30.
    Abraham, Winta
    et al.
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Work.
    Ghirmai, Beilul
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Work.
    Etnisk diskriminering En studie om universitetsstudenters upplevelser av etnisk diskriminering2014Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 210 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    r

    This study has focused on university students' perceptions and experiences of ethnic

    discrimination that occurs within university environments. The ethnic discrimination consists

    of categorizations based on ethnicity, nationality, cultural background and so forth. The study

    used qualitative method by conducting eight semi-structured interviews with the focus group

    of individuals between the ages 20 - 37 years. The result of the collected data illustrated that

    ethnic discrimination was directed towards a specific group, where the common denominator

    is that concerned individuals was evaluated, seen as "non – Swedish”. Normative beliefs

    about swedishness and immigrant status are seen as two different categorizations of groups

    that have formed a hidden ground of discrimination within the university environment. A

    characteristic feature of the discrimination structure and duration is its denial attitude in

    relation to the existence of discrimination. These attitudes are reflected in agencies,

    institutions and the responsible individuals who effectively treat individuals differently based

    on their ethnicity. The ethnic discrimination is based on attribution of distinctive features

    correlated with the individual characteristics that exist in every human being ignored. This

    disadvantage contributes to certain groups of individuals per systematics, is in a subordinate

    position regarding participation, influence and power. The central role of understanding ethnic

    discrimination and its structure and composition, is to analyze the exercise of power within

    the society and the institutions.

  • 31.
    Abrahamsson, Bengt
    et al.
    Försvarshögskolan, Institutionen för ledarskap och management.
    Danielsson, Erna
    Försvarshögskolan, Institutionen för ledarskap och management.
    I brytpunkten mellan invasions- och insatsförsvar: utmaningar och möjligheter vid Försvarsmaktens reformering2008Report (Other academic)
    Abstract [sv]

    Rapporten lyfter fram ett antal anomalier och utmaningar som Försvarsmakten hotas av vid övergången från ett invasions- till ett insatsförsvar. De nya krigen kännetecknas av utdragna konflikter med kombinationer av militära och andra maktmedel och processer där hotet att sätta in militära resurser är vanligare än faktisk väpnad strid. Detta skapar behov av lokalkunskap, förhandlingsskicklighet, socialpsykologisk kunskap och kännedom om gradvis konfliktlösning. Frågor om etik och legitimitet accentueras. Sammantaget är de krav på förmågor som ställs bredare än tidigare och omfattar allt från krishantering vid låga konfliktnivåer, till väpnad strid mot en avancerad motståndare, nationellt som internationellt. Vilka visioner och mål som skall prägla det svenska militära engagemanget utomlands, och vad svenska soldater och officerare ska uträtta är oklart. Med dagens neddragningar av försvaret kan det dock bli problematiskt för Sverige att leva upp till både sina åtaganden internationellt, och bilden av sig själva som en modern försvarsmakt. Så länge denna fråga är otillräckligt besvarad riskerar också personalförsörjningen till Försvarsmakten att förbli osäker, och i avsaknad av tydliga huvudmannakrav bestäms en stor del av utvecklingen av verkställarens tolkning av verkligheten. 

  • 32.
    Abrahamsson, Erik
    et al.
    Lund University, Sweden.
    Schagatay, Erika
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Health Sciences.
    A living based on breath-hold diving in the Bajau Laut2014In: Human Evolution, ISSN 0393-9375, Vol. 29, no 1-3, 171-183 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Sea nomads or 'sea people,' namely the 'Bajau Laut' in the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia are skilled divers, and many Bajau Laut make a living from freediving. Men do most of the spearfishing, but women also dive, predominantly for gathering sea food. They start to dive at an early age and spend most days of their lives on and in the sea. Our objective was to study their diving and way of life, to reveal if modern humans have the physiological potential for making a living from breath-hold diving for fishing and gathering. Bajau Laut were visited for a total of nine months, during three periods from 2010-2013, in a combined physiological and social-Anthropological study. The diving physiology studies focused on a total of 10 male divers, whose working day diving while spearfishing was logged with time-depth loggers. One group of 5 divers were engaged in shallow (5-7 m) spearfishing with an underwater working time of 60%, when diving for 2-9 h. The other group of 5 divers went to a mean depth of 10 m and had an underwater working time of 50%, when diving for 3-9 h per day. During that time, between one and eight kilograms of coral fish, blow fish, moray eels and octopuses were caught, per diver. Seafood collected by the women included clams, crustaceans, sea weed and sea cucumbers. Life among the Bajau Laut was much like it was 25 years ago, although in some areas the fish stock is diminishing, making it necessary for the Bajau Laut to spend more time in the water to obtain the same quantity of fish. It was concluded that modern humans do possess the physiological qualities necessary for making a living from hunting-gathering via breath-hold diving.

  • 33.
    Abrahamsson, Lena
    et al.
    Luleå tekniska universitet.
    Bengtsson, Lars
    Lunds universitet.
    Gremyr, Ida
    Chalmers.
    Kowalkowski, Christian
    Svenska handelshögskolan i Helsingfors.
    Lindahl, Marcus
    Uppsala universitet.
    Nilsson, Anders
    Luleå tekniska universitet.
    Rehn, Alf
    Åbo Akademi.
    Segerstedt, Anders
    Luleå tekniska universitet.
    Säfsten, Kristina
    Högskolan Jönköping.
    Öhman, Peter
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Business, Economics and Law.
    Industriell ekonomi och organisering2015 (ed. 1:1)Book (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 34.
    Abrahamsson, Louise
    et al.
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Business, Economics and Law.
    Blom Haraldsson, Elina
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Business, Economics and Law.
    Rörelsekapitalshantering i svenska SME-företag: Hur kundfordringar påverkar ett företags tillväxt och lönsamhet2014Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Companies which are active on the market are in need of capital to finance their operations. In cases where external funding is not possible, the alternative is to see what is available within the company. Working capital binds large quantities of capital and consists of accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, and liquid assets. The management of these may result in the company having access to more liquid assets which can lead to increased profit and greater competitiveness. The aim of the study is to gain an understanding and investigate the effect of two performance variables by companies effectively use of trade receivables in Swedish small and medium-sized wholesale enterprises. The study focuses on studying the performance variables profit and growth. A company's age and size is also checked against these performance variables. To meet the aim, collection and analysis of 2675 corporate accounts has been made. The results show that profitability and growth are both affected positively by the use of accounts receivable in the working capital. This result proves that the management of working capital and value creation is important when working capital is considered to be the core of a business.

  • 35. Abramsson, Erika
    et al.
    Strömbäck, Jesper
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Science, Technology and Media, Department of Information Technology and Media.
    EU-parlamentsvalet: En god eller dålig nyhet?2004Report (Other academic)
  • 36.
    Ackerot, Elise
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Work.
    Barns situation framlänges, baklänges, uppifrån och ner: En deskriptiv studie av fem socionomers tankar om tillämpning av Barnkonventionen i socialt arbete2014Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    Aktuell studie undersöker hur fem socionomer inom kommunal

    verksamhet tänker kring tillämpandet av Barnkonventionen i

    socialt arbete. Fokus ligger på deras egen arbetssituation; de

    problem och möjligheter som de möter i sitt dagliga arbete

    inom socialtjänsten. Underlaget för resultatet togs fram genom

    kvalitativa intervjuer med de fem

    socionomerna. Resultatet presenteras genom ett deskriptivt

    angreppssätt och problematiseras med hjälp av

    Barnkonventionen, mänskliga rättigheter och

    Barnkonventionens lagstatus i Sverige. Intervjuerna visade att

    socionomerna i många fall inte hade tillräcklig kunskap om

    Barnkonventionen som helhet. Alla arbetade med

    barnperspektiv och barnets bästa, men inte genom

    konventionen i sig. De visade också på att ledningens stöd och

    direktiv är viktiga faktorer för att arbetet med en tillämpning av

    Barnkonventionen skall kunna startas och utvecklas. BBIC var

    inte alltid tillräcklig för att jobba med Barnkonventionens alla

    principer och det var ofta en svårighet för tillämpning att

    Barnkonventionen inte är lag i Sverige.

  • 37.
    Ackrén, Maria
    et al.
    Åbo Akademi University.
    Olausson, Pär M
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Sciences.
    Condition(s) for Island Autonomy2008In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights, ISSN 1385-4879, E-ISSN 1571-8115, Vol. 15, no 2-3, 227-258 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The inquiry is focusing on why island autonomy occurs. Our point of departure considers four possible conditions such as geographical distance, ethnicity, GDP/capita and size according to population leading towards island autonomy. We use two sample groups in our study: one encompassing autonomous islands deriving from different parts of the world, with three main islands illustrating what we mean by island autonomy. These consist of the Azores, the Faroe Islands and Isle of Man. The second group consists of so called non-autonomous islands scattered around the world. The analysis is carried out with a specific technique within the Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) family and that is Multi-Value QCA (MVQCA). MVQCA is an extension of the Crisp-Set QCA (CSQCA) and withholds a dichotomous dependent variable, while the possible explanatory variables (independent variables) can have multi-values. As a second technique Fuzzy-Set QCA (FSQCA) is employed as a control technique only. While assessing these techniques we receive combinations of conditions leading to the outcome in question. Results show that with MVQCA we receive four different paths towards island autonomy. Ethnicity as the only explanation is one route towards the outcome. A second path is small or large size. Long geographical distance combined with no ethnic diversity is a third way towards island autonomy. The fourth path is long geographical distance combined with the lower or upper middle income group. All the paths are equally valid.

  • 38.
    Adam, Silke
    et al.
    University of Bern, Switzerland.
    Maier, Michaela
    University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany.
    De Vreese, Claes. H
    University of Amsterdam, Nederländerna.
    Schuck, Andreas R.T
    University of Amsterdam, Nederländerna.
    Stetka, Vaclav
    University of Oxford, Storbritannien.
    Jalali, Carlos
    University of Aveiro, Portugal.
    Seeber, Gilg U.H
    University of Innsbruck, Österrike.
    Negrine, Ralph
    University of Sheffield, Storbritannien.
    Raycheva, Lilia
    St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia, Bulgarien.
    Berganza, Rosa
    University Rey Juan Carlos, Spanien.
    Róka, Jolán
    Budapest College of Communication and Business, Ungern.
    Dobek-Ostrowska, Boguslawa
    University of Wroclaw, Polen.
    Nord, Lars
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Science, Technology and Media, Department of Media and Communication Science.
    Balzer, Matthias
    University of Koblenz-Landau, Tyskland.
    Baumli, Manuela
    University of Bern, Switzerland.
    Campaigning Against Europe?: The Role of Euroskeptic Fringe and Mainstream Parties in the 2009 European Parliament Election2013In: Journal of Political Marketing, ISSN 1537-7857, Vol. 12, no 1, 77-99 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    In this article, we analyze political parties' campaign communication during the 2009 European Parliamentary election in 11 countries (Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the UK). We study which types of issues Euroskeptic fringe and Euroskeptic mainstream parties put on their campaign agendas and the kind and extent of EU opposition they voice. Further, we seek to understand whether Euroskeptic and non-Euroskeptic parties co-orient themselves toward each other within their national party systems with regard to their campaigns. To understand the role of Euroskeptic parties in the 2009 European Parliamentary elections, we draw on a systematic content analysis of parties' posters and televised campaign spots. Our results show that it is Euroskeptic parties at the edges of the political spectrum who discuss polity questions of EU integration and who most openly criticize the union. Principled opposition against the project of EU integration, however, can only be observed in the UK. Finally, we find indicators for co-orientation effects regarding the tone of EU mobilization: In national political environments where Euroskeptic parties strongly criticize the EU, pro-European parties at the same time publicly advance pro-EU positions.

  • 39.
    Adelmaid, Natalie
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Education.
    Medarbetarnas arbets- tillfredställelse: Ledarens betydelse för medarbetarnas arbets- tillfredställelse2014Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    Syftet med denna studie är att undersöka hur medarbetare upplever ledarskapets betydelse för deras arbets- tillfredställelse. Studien ansluter sig till Bernin, Nyberg & Theorell (2005) definition gällande arbets- tillfredställelsen, vilket innebär att medarbetarna har förutsättningar för att få god kontroll, delaktighet och autonomi i arbetet som bidrar med intellektuell stimulans, en ledare som skapar god och tydlig struktur samt visar omtanke om sina anställda. Den metod som använts för insamling av empiri var halvstrukturerade intervjuer. Slutresultaten i denna studie visade sig ha likheter med tidigare forskning inom detta ämnesområde. Bland annat är delaktighet, engagemang och meningsfullhet är tre nyckelbegrepp i denna studies resultat av empiri, vilket bekräftar teorin av den tidigare forskning som representeras av Wolven (2000). Undersökningen studerar hur fem medarbetare i försäljningsbranschen på olika arbetsplatser inom den privata sektorn i Göteborg upplever arbets- tillfredställelsens betydelse i förhållande till sin ledare. Studien är av kvalitativ metod med halvstrukturerad intervjuform.Resultatet visade att respondenterna vill ha utifrån deras erfarenheter, en ledare som är demokratisk samtidigt som han skall vara auktoritär i viss utsträckning. Respondenterna vill helst arbeta under frihet, eget ansvar och få utmanande och stimulerande uppgifter som bidrar till personlig utveckling samtidigt som ledaren sätter tydliga strukturer. De vill att ledaren involverar dem i beslut och diskussioner som berör organisationsstrukturen och dem själva som medarbetare, på så sätt upplever de meningsfullhet och att deras arbetsuppgifter har betydelse. Detta är vad respondenterna upplever bidrar till arbets- tillfredställelse.

  • 40.
    Adelöw, Jonas
    et al.
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Education.
    Österman, Malin
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Education.
    Vad uppfattar lärare vara mest centralt i arbete mot mobbning?2014Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
  • 41.
    Aden, Abdulahi
    et al.
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Sciences.
    Mahmutovic, Ines
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Sciences.
    En kvalitativ studie om sociala nätverkens betydelse för studenter2016Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
  • 42.
    Adjoudani, Soheil
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Science, Technology and Media, Department of Information Technology and Media.
    Utvärderingsmodeller vid offentlig upphandling: En granskning av förekommande modeller och möjlighet till ett enhetligt val av en modell2013Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The purpose of this study was to address the evaluation phase within the area of public procurement and more specifically, from a supplier perspective. Public procurement is carried out in order to get good quality at a low price. The procurement can be performed by the lowest price or by the most economically advantageous tender. Previously concluded contracts were requested and the evaluation model that they used was identified and also it’s corresponding mathematical model. The score-weighted models were not consistent because they depended on irrelevant variables, as did the relative quality-weighted model in theory. This means that non-competitive tender affects the outcome of the other tenders. The study showed that it is more beneficial to choose the relative quality-weighted model over the score-weighting model, as it does not suffer from the irrelevant variable situation. The relative quality-weighted model is equivalent to the more superior quality-weighted model with discrete premium/discounts. This is the case as the ranking of the tenderers bids were the same in the two models. Furthermore, it was shown through a sensitivity analysis, that the weighting for the quality and the price from the score-weighted model played no role in the relative quality-weighted model; this is also an advantage as the purchaser often arbitrarily sets it.

  • 43.
    Adlertz, Andrea
    et al.
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Work.
    Åkerberg, Jonna
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Work.
    "Det är trots allt familjehemsföräldrarna som gör det största jobbet och vi ska stötta dem i det" - En kvalitativ studie om familjehemssekreterarnas stöd till familjehemsföräldrarna2015Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
  • 44.
    Adolfsson, Elin
    et al.
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Business, Economics and Law.
    Berglund, Tove
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Business, Economics and Law.
    Going concern varningar och finansiell stress2015Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Introduction and purpose – The purpose of this bachelor thesis is to describe and analyze the proportions of going concern warnings (GCW) among Swedish limited companies that went bankrupt in 2014. This study will analyze if the auditor's propensity of issuing GCW increases if companies are financially distressed from three different definitions of financial stress. The thesis also analyzes whether there are differences in the propensity to issue a GCWbetween authorized and approved auditor, and between the Big N firms and non-Big N firms. Previous research has not analyzed and compared different definitions of financial stress and GCW.Methodology – This bachelor thesis is a quantitative research and 939 companies were included in the survey. The variables in the study were collected separately and then added together to examine how the independent variables financial stress, the auditor's competence and the size of the firm affects the dependent variable GCW. Statistical processing has beendone by measuring regression and 2-proportionstest.Findings – The results show that the propensity that a Swedish auditor issues a GCW is low, the accuracy is 24,8 percent. The tendency that the auditor issues a GCW will increase if companies are financially distressed. The results are consistent with previous studies. The definition of financial distress are significant when we compare them with each other. Auditor competence are crucial for the issuing of GCW, however, auditor competence are not crucial for the issuing of GCW to financially distressed companies. The results shows no difference with the auditor´s propensity to issuing GCW among the Big N auditors and non-Big N auditors.Conclusions – Our conclusion is that an auditor's assessment of the going concern process remains problematic. There is a strong relationship between all the definitions of financial distress and GCW. When we compare the definitions of financial distress with each other, we found a difference. Two of the definitions, we can consider to be helpful in assessing the GCW.

  • 45.
    Adolfsson Falk, Linda
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Education.
    ADHD i skolan.: En kvalitativ studie utifrån lärares uppfattningar om vilka förändringar som sker i skolan när en elev har eller misstänks ha ADHD.2013Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
  • 46.
    Adolfsson, Håkan
    et al.
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Business, Economics and Law.
    Karlsson, Andreas
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Business, Economics and Law.
    Jämtländska Gaseller: En Studie om Tillväxtfaktorer Hos Små och Mellanstora Företag i Jämtland2015Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
  • 47.
    Adolfsson, Josefin
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Business, Economics and Law.
    Att leda och känna som chef: En studie kring användningen av emotionellt arbete bland kvinnor i chefspositioner2016Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Leadership and organizational research has historically been seen from a male perspective, this has led to the fact that women in management positions partly have been neglected in the field of research on leadership. To contribute to a better understanding of women's experiences and conditions in managerial positions this paper is based on a women perspective. The importance of emotions in leadership, is a relatively new phenomenon, one aspect that holds within that area is emotional labor. Emotional labor is about how people actively create and guide their emotions in line with social structures and institutions influence. The purpose of this paper is to explore and increase the understanding of emotional labor of women in management positions. Seven women in managerial positions has been interviewed, and the answers from these women have then been analyzed and discussed. The results show that women in the study use emotional labor both in terms of surface acting and deep acting. Furthermore, the results show that company's expectations and guidelines serve as emotional control, that to some extent control the women's use of emotional labor. A deeper understanding of emotional labor among women in management positions is discussed to create more knowledge about conditions and patterns that may need to be strengthened or broken. This understanding may be important both for companies in general, but also for policy makers who want to increase the number of women in management positions.

  • 48.
    Adolfsson, Kim
    et al.
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Work.
    Davidsson, Zanna
    Faculty of Educational Sciences.
    "Även om jag bor här i 100 år så blir det inte samma": En kvalitativ studie av fem ensamkommande ungdomar och deras personliga identitetsutveckling i mottagarlandet.2008Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 poäng / 15 hpStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    SAMMANFATTNING:

    Människor tvingas fly ifrån sina hemländer på grund av våld för att söka säkerhet någon annanstans. Att människor lämnar ett land eller tvingas fly har skett under alla tider. Människor flyr från förföljelse, fattigdom, svält eller krig. Uppskattningsvis finns 19,2 miljoner människor på flykt runt om i världen och nära hälften av dessa är barn. Av de barn som befinner sig på flykt är de ensamkommande ungdomarna en viktig grupp att urskilja. Då de ensamkommande asylsökande ungdomarna är i behov av särskilt skydd. Under 2003 var de flesta ensamkommande ungdomar i Sverige från Somalia, Irak, Serbien och Montenegro. Vårt syfte är att få ökad förståelse för ensamkommande ungdomars upplevelser av hur deras identitet formats i hemlandet och senare i mottagarlandet i samspel med människor i sin omgivning. Samt vilken betydelse asylprocessen och tidigare trauman har haft för ungdomarnas personliga identitetsutveckling. De faktorer som berörts som viktiga för ungdomens personliga identitetsutveckling är förluster, boende, ovisshet, familjeåterförening och nätverk samt språket.Vi har valt att göra en explorativ studie som innefattar kvalitativa halvstrukturerade intervjuer med fem ensamkommande ungdomar. Resultatet i form av empiri och analys har utförts utifrån tidigare forskning och från Cullbergs kristeori samt relevanta begrepp som etnicitet och identitet utifrån symbolisk interaktionism. Studien har visat att samtliga ungdomar upplevt att den ovisshet de levt i under asylprocessen samt tidigare trauman har påverkat dem mycket både psykiskt och fysiskt. De ungdomar vi har intervjuat upplever alla att de idag har en ny personlighet efter att ha fått uppehållstillstånd. Den nya identiteten har enligt ungdomarna påverkats bland annat av föräldrarnas uppfostran och de nya människor de möter i mottagarlandet samt av de nya miljöerna ungdomarna befinner sig i.

  • 49.
    Adongo, Dorcus
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Sciences.
    THE PROS AND CONS OF WORKING IN TEMPORARY AGENCY WORK: CASE OF WORKER PERSPECTIVE INTHE SWEDISH LABOUR MARKET2011Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Purpose: This thesis aims at exploring some of the possibilities,opportunities and challenges within the temporary agency work sector from boththe regular and the temporary agency workers points of view within the Swedish labourmarket. Background: Temporary agency work sector in the past two decadeshas been a fast growing sector that has got many young people into the labourmarket. With the current changes in the global economy, many organizations areturning more to these organizations to enable them adapt to changes in theirenvironment. In Sweden for instance, the growth and development of this sectorhas primarily been due to the constantly increasing rates of unemployment,massive job losses and also as a result of de-regulation of labour regulations. Methodology: A quantative survey was carried out using structuredquestionnaires in three companies that largely engage in hiring of temporaryworkers.  A total of 137 regular andtemporary agency workers, took part in the survey which was conducted through aweb-survey to e-mail addresses provided by client companies and temporary work agenciesand for those who had no access to e-mail received the questionnaires duringstaff meetings. Findings: Majorityof those engaged in this sector are young people of ages between 20 and 30years old, with high school education level and not married but maybe livingwith girlfriend or boyfriend. It resulted that many see these sectors asoffering an entry point into the labour market through which they feelrecognized and hopefully can advance their careers. Although all that glittersis not gold, those who work within this sector are also faced with variouschallenges that make it more of a stepping stone work place such as lack ofcontrol, complex interpersonal, insecurity and being treated as commodities andthe inability to decide when, where and how to work, with very little or nocontrol of when they can take off. Conclusion: On testing thehypothesis in relation to the possibilities, opportunities and challenges ofworking in the sector, it was not very obvious within the sector that ingeneral the regular staff had more favourable conditions than the temporary,but it did vary from one situation to the other and more often than not theyhad similar conditions. For instance, individualized flexibility was equallynot easy to achieve by the employees within the two groups.

    Keywords; Temporary Agency Work, Temporary Agency workers, Client Company, Regular/ordinarystaff, Motivation

  • 50.
    af Klintberg, Olle
    Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Psychology.
    Effekter av behandling vid en studentdriven psykologmottagning.2016Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
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