Essays about: "Agency Theory in it governance"

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  1. 1. Understanding the Changing Dynamics of Rural Development in Dolakha, Nepal

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Benjamin Pablo Jungblut; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Rural Development; Strategic Action Fields; Rural Advisory Services; Nepal; International Development Aid;

    Abstract : There is ample debate around the conceptualizations of rural development as well as its implementation and impacts. Contemporary understandings underline the importance of social movements in social change, which has become a fundamental part of development. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Business Case for Board Gender Diversity: Evidence from Swedish Firms

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jesper Salomonson; Eric Engerby Jönsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Board gender diversity; Innovation; Financial performance; Mediation; Panel data; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Gender diversity has gained a lot of attention in the corporate governance literature, reaching conflicting results whether board gender diversity has an impact on financial performance. As a consequence, we set out to investigate how board gender diversity affects financial performance through innovation using a mediation technique. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Dark Side of CSR : Is a firm’s social responsibility caused by agency problems?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Camilla Law; Sanna Pettersson; [2020]
    Keywords : corporate social responsibility; agency theory; shareholder value approach;

    Abstract : It is claimed that Swedish firms are at the forefront of integrating sustainability into their businesses. This study assesses whether a relationship between Corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities and managerial agency problems exists in Swedish listed firms. READ MORE

  4. 4. Are climate budgets the new green? A critical study of environmental discourses in Oslo's climate budget

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anne-Sofie Sejer Sejer Petersen; [2020]
    Keywords : Oslo; climate budget; environmental discourses; degrowth; consumption-based emissions; city GHG mitigation; environmental science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the city scale continues to be of high priority. Oslo pioneered a cross-sectoral steering method ‘the climate budget’, effectively branding themselves as ’green leaders’. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainability Performance and Capital Structure : An analysis of the relationship between ESG rating and debt ratio

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

    Author : Lovisa Lindkvist; Olle Saric; [2020]
    Keywords : ESG Rating; Capital Structure; Sustainability; Debt Ratio; Pecking Order Theory; Trade-off Theory; Stakeholder Theory; Agency Theory; Legitimacy Theory;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the relationship between sustainability performance and capital structure, measured using the ESG (environmental, social and governance) rating and the debt ratio. In the pursuit of analysing the relationship between the ESG rating and the debt ratio, this study investigates publicly listed companies within the EU/EEA due to its mutual legislative framework on sustainable finance. READ MORE