Essays about: "thesis on corporate governance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 100 essays containing the words thesis on corporate governance.

  1. 1. Board Gender Diversity and Firm Financial Performance : A Study of 100 Companies Listed on Nasdaq Stockholm

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Frida-Maria Wallgren; Philip Andersson; [2018]
    Keywords : Board Gender Diversity; corporate governance; gender quota; Tobin s Q; Blau; Shannon; board of directors; gender equality; Sweden;

    Abstract : Background:           This thesis was written in context of the debate concerning gender equality and female representation on company boards. Gender quota legislation have been implemented by various countries on a national level, and a similar regulation was proposed by the European Commission. READ MORE

  2. 2. What determines the amount of reported goodwill impairment? : An investigation of Nasdaq Stockholm OMX (OMXS)

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Gusten Friberg; Carl Åström Johansson; [2018]
    Keywords : Goodwill Impairment; IFRS 3; IAS 36; Economic Impairment; Earnings Management; Corporate Governance; Big Bath; Income Smoothing; Gender Diversity;

    Abstract : Background: The question on how to account for goodwill has long been a subject that causes big debates among actors within financial accounting. In 2004, the IASB released a new standard, IFRS 3 – Business Combinations, that changed the accounting for goodwill. READ MORE

  3. 3. How the Nordic countries approach CSR and MSI : A study of firms’ CSR actions.The Nordic model.

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : Elisabeth Axelson; [2018]
    Keywords : corporate social responsibility; sustainable development; Nordic model; institutions; multi-stakeholder initiatives; UN Global Compact; SDGs.; CSR; företags samhällsansvar; hållbar utveckling; nordisk modell; institutioner; multi-stakeholder initiatives; UN Global Compact; SDGs.;

    Abstract : There is an increasing demand for the private sector to include corporate social responsibility in their business and everyday work. This thesis has studied the corporate responsibility of firms in the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden), compared with firms in 18 other OECD countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Navigating the Gender Equality Maze: A study investigating how gender diversity reflects corporate value

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Sophia Granfors; Mathilda Normelli; [2018]
    Keywords : Corporate Financial Performance; Corporate Governance; Gender Equality; CEO Background; Diversity;

    Abstract : This thesis explores if corporate value can be created through increased gender diversity in top management and board positions, using a unique dataset of 209 companies listed on Nasdaq Stockholm between 2013 and 2016. Firstly, we aim to determine the effect of female inclusion in leading positions on corporate financial performance, estimated through accounting- and market-based measures. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring the governance of platform cooperatives A case study of a multi-stakeholder marketplace platform cooperative.

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Fredrik Andersson Bohman; [2017-09-13]
    Keywords : Platform Cooperativism; Commons Governance; Fairmondo; Governance;

    Abstract : Plattformkooperativismen är en rörelse som kritiserar företagsägda digitala plattformar under konceptet delningsekonomin för deras roll i att skapa dåliga sociala arbetsförhållanden samt att extrahera stora vinster enbart genom att kontrollera flödena mellan utbud och efterfrågan. Syftet med denna rörelse är att förändra existerande ägandestrukturer till förmån för de som arbetar på digitala plattformar, etablera en demokratisk styrning samt att återuppliva begreppet solidaritet. READ MORE