Sökning: "Socio-cultural and institutional context"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 10 avhandlingar innehållade orden Socio-cultural and institutional context.

  1. 1. Informal Finance and Microfinance in Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago : An Institutional Study

    Detta är en avhandling från Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Författare :Akhil Malaki; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; informal institutions; informal finance; microfinance; institutional study; institutions; Jamaica; Trinidad Tobago; Roscas; Credit Unions; NGOs; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia;

    Sammanfattning : This study is about informal institutions in informal finance and microfinance in Jamaica and Trinidad-Tobago. Informal institutions as understood in this study are unwritten social norms that cater to specific needs in the society, and can be indirectly captured and measured in their outcome. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Improving IT Integration for Higher Education Institutional Performance Towards a Contextualised IT-Institutional Alignment Model

    Detta är en avhandling från Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Författare :Jean Claude Byungura; Henrik Hansson; Ulf Olsson; Masengesho Kamuzinzi; Jimmy Jaldemark; []
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; IT integration; IT alignment; Alignment practices; Design science research; Innovation diffusion; Technology adoption; Institutional performance; Higher education; Artefact Evaluation; data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : The integration of information technology (IT) into service delivery is currently seen as an innovative strategy to support the modernising of universities worldwide. However, in some institutions in developing countries, including Rwanda, IT has failed to add the intended value to university services, despite huge associated investments in IT. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Verktyg för lärande Informationssökning och informationsanvändning i kommunal vuxenutbildning

    Detta är en avhandling från Institutionen Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap/Bibliotekshögskolan Högskolan i Borås och Göteborgs universitet

    Författare :Cecilia Gärdén; Högskolan i Borås.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; information seeking; information use; information literacy; students; school libraries; user study; socio-cultural perspective; sweden; municipal adult education; school library; Sweden;

    Sammanfattning : In education today, self-directed learning is promoted as an ideal as opposed to teacher-led instruction. This approach is reflected in public inquiries, proposals, syllabi and grading criteria, as we... LÄS MER

  4. 4. Entrepreneurship: A Contextual Perspective. Discourses and Praxis of Entrepreneurial Activities within the Institutional Context of Ghana

    Detta är en avhandling från Lund University Press

    Författare :Samuel Kwasi Buame; [1996]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; developing; Context; development; discourse; embeddedness; enactment; entrepreneurial activities; entrepreneurship; economic; Ghana; environment; favourable; extended family; government; infrastructure innovation; institutions; opportunities; perspective; organizing; political; process; network; Management of enterprises; management; Företagsledning; culture;

    Sammanfattning : This study is motivated by the understanding that entrepreneurship varies from one context to another as there are distinctive factors that influence the development and organization of entrepreneurial activities in any particular national context. Using qualitative methodology the study aims at developing a conceptual and empirical framework for the study and understanding of the phenomenon of entrepreneurship as an organizing and social process. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Strengthening fairness, transparency and accountability in health care priority setting at district level in Tanzania opportunities, challenges and the way forward

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Stephen Maluka; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; decentralisation; health care; accountability for reasonableness; priority setting; health systems; Tanzania; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Sammanfattning : Background During the 1990s, Tanzania, like many other developing countries, adopted health sector reforms. The most common policy change under health sector reforms has been decentralisation, which involves the transfer of power and authority from the central levels to the local governments. LÄS MER