Sökning: "cultural distance"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 84 avhandlingar innehållade orden cultural distance.

  1. 1. Iranians in Sweden : economic, cultural and social integration

    Författare :Hassan Hosseini-Kaladjahi; Matti Similä; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Economic integration; discrimination; segmentation; cultural distance; cultural integration acculturation ; cognitive acculturation; normative acculturation; social integration; association; counterculture; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Sammanfattning : This study explores three dimensions in the integration of Iranian immigrants in Sweden: economic, cultural and social. To test the generalisability of the ideas presented, and to place them in a wider framework the integration of Iranians has been compared with those of three other minorities: Chileans, Poles, and Finns. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Asymmetry and the moderating effects of formal institutional distance on the relationship between cultural distance and performance of foreign subsidiaries in Latin America

    Författare :Henrique Correa da Cunha; Svante Andersson; Mohamed Amal; Mikael Hilmersson; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Asymmetry; institutional distance; cultural distance; subsidiary; performance; Latin America;

    Sammanfattning : This study investigates how Cultural and Formal Institutional distances and their interaction affect the performance of multinational foreign subsidiaries in Latin America. It is shown that using Kogut and Singh (1988) index or attributing the positive and negative signals to distances in opposite directions fail to capture asymmetric effects as it assumes either symmetry or opposing symmetry. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Overcoming Cultural Ignorance : Institutional Knowledge Development in the Internationalizing Firm

    Författare :Jessica Lindbergh; Mats Forsgren; Kent Eriksson; Jukka Hohenthal; Andrew Delios; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Institutional knowledge; market-specific experience; multiple-market experience; Business relationships; Internationalization; Cultural differences; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis studies how experiences influence the development of institutional knowledge within business relationships. It contributes to international business research by clarifying how experience develops the institutional knowledge of firms and what outcome such knowledge development has on firms’ internationalizations. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Learner support for distance learners : A study of six cases of ICT-based distance education institutions in China

    Författare :Shuting Gao; Vinayagum Chinapah; Shangwu Zhao; Chang Zhu; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Learner support; student support; support services; peer support; learner center; collaborative learning; interaction; motivation; critical thinking; creative thinking; deep learning; higher order learning; group learning; small group work; Community of Inquiry CoI ; ICT-based distance learning; Radio and TV University; distance education; Web-based learning; e-Learning; adult education; higher education; International and Comparative Education; internationell och jämförande pedagogik;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis focuses on learner support in Chinese distance education. It draws a picture of Chinese modern distance education, covering the major issues in the field of learner support, and small group work as peer support. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Heterosexual Havana : Ideals and hierarchies of gender and sexuality in contemporary Cuba

    Författare :Silje Lundgren; Mona Rosendahl; Britt-Marie Thurén; Hugh Beach; Nadine Fernandez; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Havana; Vedado; Cuba; heterosexuality; gender; sexuality; eroticism; masculinity; homosociality; hierarchy; hierarchization; ‘cultural level’; sexual politics; sexual education; piropos; reggaetón; body; soap opera; Habana; Vedado; Cuba; heterosexualidad; género; sexualidad; erotismo; masculinidad; homosocialidad; jerarquía; jerarquización; ‘nivel cultural’; política sexual; educación sexual; piropos; reguetón; cuerpo; telenovela; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Sammanfattning : Drawing on two periods of ethnographic fieldwork in Vedado, Havana, in 2004–2007, this dissertation analyses the interconnections between gender, sexuality, and heterosexuality. With theoretical inspiration from the works of Stevi Jackson and Beverley Skeggs, it discusses how the logics underlying heterosexual relations also regulate hierarchical gendered ideals. LÄS MER