Essays about: "why we study it management"

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  1. 1. The financial crisis of 2007-2008 and the increasing demand for sustainability

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Robin Svedberg; Julius Fogelström Sundström; [2017-03-02]
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    Abstract : Background and problematization: Åkesson (2008) studied the non-regulated part of the annual report in 16 large-cap firms listed on NASDAQ Stockholm during the years 1965-2004, in order to describe and explain, in general, the development of financial – and non-financial measurements and goals. We partially continued this study, by examining mostly the same firms, but during the time-period 2007-2015, and instead of focusing on all possible explanations for the development of financial – and non-financial measurement and goals, we chose to partially study the adoption of IFRS, the financial crisis of 2007-2008 and the increased demand for sustainability´s possible influence on the measurements and goals. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Little Play Goes a Long Way: The Limitations of Managing Play in a Knowledge Intensive Firm

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Áslaug Theodóra Smáradóttir; Karla Pedak; [2017]
    Keywords : Knowledge Intensive Firm; Leadership; Management; Serious Play; Play; Organisations.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The activities work and play were seen as antithesis in the literature since the early 20th century. However, during the past four decades, play has been argued to produce beneficial outcomes within organisations. READ MORE

  3. 3. DETERMINANTS OF PROFITABILITY IN MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Johan Börjesson; Adam Hultén; [2016-12-19]
    Keywords : Credit; Development; Microfinance JEL Classifications: O1; G210;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate and present the most prominent determinants ofpro tability of micro nance institutions (MFI) in Sub-Saharan Africa. Creating an empiricalframework including variables concluded to be of protruding e ect to pro tability andadapting it to the micro nance eld, we are able to isolate the determinants which playthe central role in this emerging market. READ MORE

  4. 4. Culture’s impact on gamification : A study of the effect of masculinity on motivation in Volkswagen

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/FöretagsekonomiLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten; Linköpings universitet/FöretagsekonomiLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Kendra Knorst; Erica Sahlgren; [2016]
    Keywords : Gamification; Motivation; Management; Masculinity; Culture; Sales Stimulating Systems; Sales Competitions;

    Abstract : Today we are no longer only motivated by a paycheck, the new generation needs to feel that the work they are doing is stimulating, fun, and challenging. Gamification is based on the old concept of sales competitions. It is about using game elements in non-game contexts to bring out the fun in work. READ MORE

  5. 5. Communicating - what and to whom? : A Qualitative Study of Stadium's CSR Practice and External Communication

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Esma Muhic; Sofia Lundberg; [2016]
    Keywords : CSR; Reputation management; Stakeholder theory; Stadium;

    Abstract : This report discusses the subject of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and CSR communication at Stadium. The study’s purpose is to study the role of sustainability in corporate social responsibility. This is executed through studying how Stadium chooses to communicate their sustainability practices externally. READ MORE