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Inadequate risk assessments – A study on worst-case scenarios related to petroleum exploitation in the Lofoten area
Heated debates are currently taking place on whether to open the area of Lofoten and Vesterålen in Northern Norway for petroleum production. Seismic explorations in this area have indicated promising petroleum resources. ...
Associations online: Barriers for Using Web-based Communication in Voluntary Organizations
(Springer US, 2013)
Despite the high adoption level of Facebook and other social network sites (SNSs) in Norway, local level voluntary associations have not embraced SNSs to the same degree. Regular websites are the main web representation, ...
How to sit on Two Sides of the Table? Swedish and Norwegian Unions’ Approaches to Representative Worker Participation during the 20th Century
(Roskilde Universitet, 2014-08)
To this day, participation rights in Sweden have been reserved for union members both on the company level and on the board level, while all employees in companies, which are covered by respective agreements and laws, have ...
I forskerutdanningens "jernbur"?
‘With a Heavy Heart’: Ethics, Emotions and Rationality in Norwegian Immigration Administration
This article analyses decision-making processes concerning applications for family immigration to Norway by giving an account of the dilemmas and challenges faced by the employees of the Norwegian immigration administration. ...
The effect of hospital mergers on long-term sickness absence among hospital employees: a fixed effects multivariate regression analysis using panel data
(BioMed Central, 2014-02-03)
Background: Hospitals are merging to become more cost-effective. Mergers are often complex and difficult processes with variable outcomes. The aim of this study was to analyze the effect of mergers on long-term sickness ...
Web Technologies in Practice. The Integration of Web Technologies by Environmental Organizations
This article uses a structuration model to explore the interaction between technology and organizations. Based on a case study of three environmental organizations in Norway and opposing visions of a single predetermined ...
Kvalitet i yrkesutdanningen? Utviklingsbetingelser for en erfaringsbasert yrkespedagogikk
Kvalitetsutvikling forutsetter oppfatninger om hva som skal utvikles, og hvordan. Om målet for yrkesutdanningen er faglig kompetente, sjølvstendige og kreative individer, kan utvikling av en erfaringsbasert yrkespedagogikk ...
Internet Communication: Does It Strengthen Local Voluntary Organizations?
Does communication through the Internet strengthen local voluntary organizations? This question is investigated by analyzing sustainability, vitality, and the use of the Internet by Norwegian local voluntary organizations. ...
The Problem of Dependency: Immigration, Gender, and the Welfare State
(Oxford University Press, 2010)
This article discusses the regulation of marriage immigration to Norway through an analysis of the subsistence requirement, a rule entailing that a person who wants to bring a spouse to Norway must achieve a certain level ...