Essays about: "global business framework"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 204 essays containing the words global business framework.

  1. 1. Turned Tables in The Global Economy : Chinese Outward Foreign Direct Investment and Cultural Risk Reduction in Sweden

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Företagsekonomi; Södertörns högskola/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Carl-David Lundström; Ingrid Höllisch; [2017]
    Keywords : Outward foreign direct investment; FDI; internationalization; Uppsala model; network approach; born-global; bred-global; establishment; risk; risk reduction; Sweden; China; guanxi; guanxiwang; Hofstede; trade-facilitating organizations; investment-facilitating organizations; psychic distance; cultural distance;

    Abstract : Background: People’s Republic of China has attracted much FDI throughout the decades. According to the World Bank (2016), China has received approximately 20 per cent of the total FDI to developing countries the last ten years which has contributed to the country’s huge economic growth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Circulating food products : a solution to the problem of food waste?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Anna Larsson; Emma Lindahl; [2017]
    Keywords : Circular economy; creating shared value; food waste; intermediary actors; social entrepreneurship; sustainable development; triple bottom line;

    Abstract : The problems related to food waste is gaining increased international attention, raising issues of environmental, economic and social character related to global food security and sustainable development. The European Union has recently increased its focus on food waste by adopting the Circular Economy Package where the reduction of food waste is identified as a key area. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing a Global Workforce: International Human Resource Management as a Strategic Tool

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Fanný Heiða Hjartardóttir; Louise Lundeborg; [2017]
    Keywords : Globalization; Global Workforce; International Human Resource Management IHRM ; Strategic Human Resource Management SHRM ; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to gather existing literature regarding the challenges senior human resource managers face in multinational corporations when managing a global workforce, as well as to discover the strategies that are used within the field of international human resource management. The systematic literature review revealed several main challenges and strategies and by building on those a framework was created. READ MORE

  4. 4. Factors Important for Rapid Internationalization : A Multiple Case-Study of Born Global Internet-Based Service Firms in Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Anna Burman; Ida Stjernström; [2017]
    Keywords : International Business; International Entrepreneurship; Born Global Firms; Resource-Based View; Dynamic Capabilities; Business Models; Internationalization; Barriers to Internationalization; Internet-Based Service Firms;

    Abstract : The evolution of globalization and technology have changed the playground for international business and made it possible for smaller businesses to compete internationally among large and capital intensive companies. Markets become increasingly alike with converging product preferences and changing the world into one large integrated marketplace easily accessible for firms of all sizes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Development of a Simulation Tool to Support the Process of Setting Climate Targets – An Exploratory Study at IKEA

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Patrik Sander; Simon Skoog; [2017]
    Keywords : scope 3; value chain; science-based targets; policy evaluation; sustainability; simulation; system dynamics modelling; simulering; hållbarhet; policyutvärdering; värdekedja; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Background The world’s governments agreed in 2010 to work towards limiting global warming to a two-degree warming compared to pre-industrial temperatures with the presumption that this would suffice in order to avoid the worst effects of climate change. Meeting this goal would, according to The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, require a reduction of global emissions by 41–72 percent by the year 2050. READ MORE