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Legal Aid Ontario lawyers organizing against the odds: A case study of professional workers unionizing
(kassel university press, 2020-06)
Determinants and Forecasting of Female Labour Force Participation Rate in India: Testing of Feminization U hypothesis
(kassel university press, 2020-06)
Greater involvement of women within the labour force has economic and social impact. The Female Labour Force Participation Rate (FLFPR) for India remains appallingly low at around 27%, while the male labour force participation rate has been 79.9%. In India, during 1990–2016, the FLFPR (% of female population age 15+) showed a declining trend. In this paper, the determinants of FLFPR for India have been estimated using regression analysis for the time period 1990–2016. Data on all the relevant variables have ...
Same Same But Different? A Two-Foci Perspective on Trust in Information Systems
Trust is one of the most important factors driving the adoption and use of information systems. The goal of this paper is to provide a first evaluation of a conceptual piece claiming a) that users distinguish between their trust in an IS and the provider of this IS and b) that both kinds of trust are important for the success sustainable success of IS providers. To evaluate the claims, a research model is developed and evaluated using data of 234 students during the introduction of a new IS at an European university. ...
Choice of savings instruments among rural women maize farmers: evidence from Uganda
Households in developing countries employ a wide range of mechanisms for making cash and in-kind (goods and services) savings which are either formal or informal. Yet, literature on how choices about appropriate savings instruments are made remains scanty. We examine the patterns and choice of these saving instruments using household data from women farmers in eastern Uganda. In particular, the paper focuses on the choice between formal cash saving instruments like commercial banks, village savings and loans associations ...
A comparison of individual and group behavior in a competition with cheating opportunities
While it is well established that individuals and groups make different economic decisions, the reasons for the behavioral differences are still not fully understood. We experimentally compare individual and group behavior in a competitive setting where cheating can be used to outperform the competitor. Our design allows us to exogenously control for the type of the decision maker, the type of the competitor, and whether the competitor is able to cheat or not. The results show that there is much more cheating in ...
Decision Making in Projects in Cultural Context
This study presents the investigation about the decision making styles of German and Pakistani managers in national cultural context who have been working on projects. It becomes very important to understand the national culture when doing the international projects. Different studies have shown that national culture has significant impact upon managerial practices especially decision making. Germany is a developed country and various German companies perform projects in developing countries like Pakistan. In projects, ...
‘‘Glauben Sie mir, ich habe mich schon sehr viel umgeschaut, aber ich finde einfach keinen Praktikumsplatz!’’ — ‘‘Ich weiß ja gar nicht, was ich überhaupt machen kann!’’ — ‘‘Ich sehe nicht, wie ich Inhalte aus meinem Studium im Beruf anwenden kann!’’ — ‘‘Mit dem, was mir Spaß macht, finde ich keinen Job!’’ — ‘‘Ich möchte nicht in die Marktforschung, gibt es überhaupt Alternativen?’’ Dies sind nur ein paar exemplarisch ausgewählte Fragen, die uns immer wieder begegnet sind. Immer wieder kommen solche unangenehmen ...
The challenges of integration for Muslim Adolescents in Germany from the perspective of social work: participation in culture and sports activities
The integration of immigrants is an important topic not only for the immigrants but also for the whole German society. It is a target of all active players in society to achieve this goal to preserve the stability of the society and increase the harmony among the various ethnic groups of the society. In this work, a survey is conducted in various schools and children and youth promotion institutions in a German city, Kassel, to measure the level of the integration of adolescents with a Muslim or Arabic cultural ...
Die hermeneutisch-personzentrierte Perspektive von Care im hohen Alter
Da personzentrierte Versorgungsmodelle und Standards mit der Pflege und Betreuung gelingende Care-Arbeit zum Gegenstand haben, ist die Frage, inwieweit die Dimension der Personzentriertheit in den Care-Theorien abgebildet wird, von wissenschaftlichem und praktischem Interesse. Wenn die personzentrierte Versorgung als eine Form der sozialen Praxis und Wirklichkeit verstanden wird, die in den sie beschreibenden und erklärenden Care-Theorien vernachlässigt wird, kann eine bisher nicht bedachte Perspektive oder ein von ...
Assessing the Level of Self-Reliance and Livelihood of Encamped Refugees
(Rainer Hampp Verlag, 2020)
Achieving self-reliance among refugees is favoured by many international organisations, though hardly achieved for refugee camps. In many cases, deprived of their human rights, located in remote areas and without access to the local labour market, encamped refugees have no other opportunity than turning to negative coping mechanisms to survive, including sex work, child labour, crime and dangerous work in the informal sector. This book concentrates on measuring self-reliance and identifying factors influencing it in ...