Essays about: "BENITA"

Found 4 essays containing the word BENITA.

  1. 1. MPUNTUO: A KEYWORD APPROACH: EXPLORING INDIGENOUS DISCOURSES ON DEVELOPMENT IN AKROFUOM, GHANA

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Benita Abenaa Nyarko Uttenthal; [2015]
    Keywords : Mpuntuo; development; extended case study; keyword approach; participation; representation; agency;

    Abstract : In Mpuntuo: A Keyword Approach, Malmö University Communication for Development Master’s Degree candidate, Benita Uttenthal presents research exploring indigenous knowledge of the term development using an extended case study method of the critical case of the Ghanaian Ashanti community of Akrofuom, from which her family originates. Inspired by Raymond Williams’ classic work, Keywords, which was uniquely applied in Andrew Kipnis’ Suzhi: A Keyword Approach, Uttenthal embarks on a keyword study of the Ashanti term Mpuntuo, which is commonly translated in English as Development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Capital structure determinants and dynamics: A comparison of China and the United States

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Benita Nagel; Meike Sauvagerd; [2014]
    Keywords : Capital structure determinants; dynamic adjustment; panel data; system GMM method;

    Abstract : As of today, the academic literature has not yet provided a comprehensive analysis of capital structure determinants and dynamics in China. The following paper closes this gap by conducting a detailed empirical study on Chinese and US companies. READ MORE

  3. 3. The complexity of virtual accountability: A case study of a virtual NGO

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

    Author : Caroline Duveblad; Benita Maria Merz; [2012]
    Keywords : accountability; management control; non-governmental organization NGO ; virtual worlds; Second Life;

    Abstract : Virtual worlds give rise to a new form of organizing that is not physical, lacks significant operational costs and is democratic between individuals who need not meet in person in order to establish an organization. The virtual dimension adds a layer of complexity to the concept of accountability: it is difficult to trust someone you only know via technology - and even more difficult is the attempt of holding this person accountable in the absence of a physical relationship. READ MORE

  4. 4. To be or not to be-A study of luxury consumption

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Institutionen Textilhögskolan

    Author : BENITA PATEL; [2010]
    Keywords : fast fashion; social class; luxury brands; upper class;

    Abstract : AbstractThe fashion industry is today one of the most interesting, exciting and fast-moving industriesin the world. On the streets we can see people wearing all kind of brands, both fast fashionbrands and luxury brands. Some people mix different brands, while some people stick toeither fast fashion or luxury brands. READ MORE