Essays about: "the dilemma of public service"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the words the dilemma of public service.

  1. 1. Understanding the quality of creative services: How quality is defined and judged in public procurements

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/HDK - Högskolan för design och konsthantverk

    Author : Kristina Jacobson; Lovisa Wernsten; [2016-01-07]
    Keywords : Quality; Public procurement; Creative services; Creativity; Subjective judgement;

    Abstract : Public procurement of creative services is a complex area that is highly debatedwithin the industry. Each year public organisations in Sweden procure goods andservices worth SEK 600 billion, equal to one fifth of the Swedish GDP(Konkurrensverket, 2014a: 17). READ MORE

  2. 2. The impact of forensic specialists on the expectation gap: A multiple case study on the Big 4 forensic service departments' influence on auditors in Sweden

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

    Author : Emmelie Johansson; Liselotte Brännström; [2016]
    Keywords : Expectation gap; Fraud detection; Forensic services; Institutional theory;

    Abstract : It has long been a problem for the audit profession that what the public expects from an audit differs from what the auditors themselves would prefer the audit objectives to be. This dilemma is commonly known as the expectation gap. One area where the gap is highly prevalent is when it comes to the auditors' ability and duty to detect fraud. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aligning Incentives: Financial Models for Promoting Energy Efficiency Renovations in American Apartment Buildings

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Mimosa Burr; [2013]
    Keywords : Energy efficiency; buildings; renovation; split incentive; financial model; Social Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Buildings account for a significant portion of energy consumption and carbon dioxide production in the United States. Renovations could improve the energy efficiency of these buildings. However, a number of market barriers, e.g. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Public Service Broadcaster of Lithuania in the Era of Commercialization

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Medier och kommunikation

    Author : Monika Tichonovaite; [2011]
    Keywords : public service broadcasting; commercialization; privatization; concentration; internationalization; Lithuania; programmes diversity;

    Abstract : The television industry in Lithuania is analyzed in this thesis with a focus on the impact of commercialization on the public service broadcaster. The purpose of the research paper is to describe the impact of the changing market on the public service broadcaster of Lithuania using as theoretical framework the approach of the political economy of the media and communication and quantitative methods. READ MORE

  5. 5. ETHICAL ISSUE : A PROBLEM IN NIGERIA INSURANCE COMPANIES

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för management; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för management

    Author : Oluwakemi Ejide Akinbola; Isaac Likali Tsowa; [2010]
    Keywords : Claims Management; Ethical Issue; Insurance Companies;

    Abstract : The study aimed to investigate and critically analyze claims management, an ethical issue in insurance companies in Nigeria, to find out if these insurance companies recognize it to be an ethical issue and also to find out how they handle insured’s claims. A qualitative research method was used in carrying out this study; data was sourced through interviews and by secondary data using literatures from books, journals, articles, and electronic websites. READ MORE