Essays about: "Contextual Performance"

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  1. 1. The Influence of Investors on Stress – a Blessing or a Curse for New Venture Teams? A Qualitative Study of Private Equity Investors’ Influence on Stress Experienced in New Venture Teams

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Melanie Panorea Kontonikolaou; Maximilian Terstappen; [2020]
    Keywords : new venture teams; entrepreneurial stress; stressor; coping; entrepreneurial finance; private equity investors; leadership; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Entrepreneurs often face high levels of stress (Boyd & Gumpert, 1983; Shepherd, Marchisio, Morrish, Deacon & Miles, 2010) and stress has been found to affect a team’s performance (Driskell, Salas & Johnston, 1999). At the same time, private equity investors are a common source to gain external funding, while being known for their value-added roles as well as potential risks (De Clercq, Vance, Lehtonen & Sapienza, 2006; Politis, 2016). 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. An Open Source Energy Modelling Framework Comparison of OSeMOSYS and oemof

    University essay from KTH/Energisystemanalys

    Author : Christoph Muschner; [2020]
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    Abstract : Well-founded research is needed to gain sound insights into the relationship between energy and the environment in order to ensure a basis for responsible policy-making in the face of a climate crisis. Transparency in code and data is a prerequisite for reproducible research in energy modelling and its quality assurance and is embedded in the philosophy of open source energy modelling frameworks (OSEMFs). READ MORE

  4. 4. Open Innovation for Enhancing Sustainability : A case study on the sustainability-related implications of open innovation projects

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Industriell teknik

    Author : Nellie Julia Bengtsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Open Innovation; Open Innovation Projects; Open Innovation for Sustainability; Sustainability; Contingency Theory; Airport Operations;

    Abstract : Sustainability has become an increasingly important aspect for companies to consider. Not only is it necessary to comply with laws and regulations that encourage corporate sustainability, but it has also become a way for companies to gain competitiveness. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bandit Algorithms for Adaptive Modulation and Coding in Wireless Networks

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Romain Deffayet; [2020]
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    Abstract : The demand for quality cellular network coverage has been increasing significantly in the recent years and will continue its progression throughout the near future. This results from an increase of transmitted data, because of new use cases (HD videos, live streaming, online games, ... READ MORE