Essays about: "accountability"

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  1. 1. MSF and the Hippocratic Approach : a single case study on communication in the conflict of South Sudan

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Thomas Stahl; [2018]
    Keywords : MSF; Hippocratic; Do No Harm; conflict; marketization;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates Médécins Sans Frontières (MSF) communication in the setting of South Sudan. More precisely, the thesis investigates MSF’s engagement in a discussion regarding the potential harm NGOs, both other and themselves, might cause in terms of conflict dynamics. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigating media’s change of attitude towards lobbyism in Sweden : A quantitative content analysis study between the years 1970-2014 and based on theories from the disciplines of politicalscience and sociology

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Ziad Sirafi; [2018]
    Keywords : Lobbying; lobby; lobbning; lobbyism; media’s change of attitude; Swedish context of lobbyism; democracy; interest group theory; elite theory; infotainment; news evaluation; news selection; pluralism; corporatism; political system; the mass media; Robart A dahl; David Truman; Karl Marx; Friedrich Engels; Robert Michels and C. Wright Mill; Kanol; David Lowery; Marc Trussler; Stuart Soroka; Herbert P. Kitschelt;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to examine why the media has a more negative attitude towards lobbyism in 2014 compared to earlier years since the 1970s in Sweden. This study examines first if a change of attitude has occurred between the given years and whether the attitude is more positive, negative or neutral towards lobbyism in recent years compared to earlier years and lastly if the media are comparing different contexts in which lobbying takes place. READ MORE

  3. 3. Freedom from Liability : A study of rebel financing through natural resources and its impact on sexual violence against civilians

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Herman Wieselgren; [2018]
    Keywords : civilian victimisation; armed conflict; sexual violence; natural resources; accountability;

    Abstract : The scholarly field on rebel use of sexual violence in armed conflict is divided. While some scholars argue that it principally occurs as a conscious strategy, a weapon of war, others argue that it is primarily a consequence of asymmetrical gender power relations. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Two-tale Test of IFRS 3's Implications on Swedish Mergers and Acquisitions - Has the transition to an indefinite life of Goodwill changed managers acquisition behavior and the acquisition performance?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Niclas Nyqvist; Karin Blommegård; [2018]
    Keywords : Mergers and Acquisitions; IFRS 3; Goodwill; Discretion Potential; Signaling Theory;

    Abstract : In this thesis we aim to answer two questions: (i) has the implementation of IFRS 3 changed manager's acquisition behavior; (ii) and does it have an impact on acquisition performance? The implementation of IFRS 3 in 2004 materially changed the way acquisitions are accounted for and reviewed. Advocators argue for increased transparency and accountability for M&As subsequent performance, while others fear increased managerial discretion. READ MORE

  5. 5. Another White Elephant: FAILING DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN KENYA

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Simon Falconer; [2018]
    Keywords : Development projects; failed; economic growth; foreign aid; Kenya;

    Abstract : Economic growth of a country is determined by its ability to sustain the various development projects. Failure of the projects is, therefore, an indication of socio-economic stagnation as the nation lacks the capacity to provide the essential services and infrastructure. READ MORE