Essays about: "Control Mechanisms Paper"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 essays containing the words Control Mechanisms Paper.

  1. 1. Driving value from the backseat

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

    Author : Sara Wikström; Lovisa Grant; [2022]
    Keywords : Private Equity; Operational value creation; Stretch targets; Results control; Social control;

    Abstract : This paper investigates operational value creation in private equity (PE) using management control systems (MCS) to achieve acceptance of stretch targets, a relatively unexplored topic in prior literature. The study has been conducted as a single-case study to facilitate an in-depth understanding of the processes and interplay between a PE firm and its portfolio company. READ MORE

  2. 2. Do buyouts still have an operating impact?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Oskar Kockum; Carl Johan Prioset; [2021]
    Keywords : Private Equity; Leveraged Buyouts; Abnormal Operating Performance;

    Abstract : Using a dataset of 55 Swedish leveraged buyouts, we examine the change in operating performance relative to appropriate control groups in the decade following the financial crisis of 2008. Considering the differentia of this decade, the aim of this paper is to evaluate whether the value generating mechanisms of the private equity industry have changed and serve as reference point in the discussion about the societal role of the industry. READ MORE

  3. 3. Accepting and Managing the Unknown - A Study of Management Control Mechanisms During Times of Uncertainty in a Private Equity Context

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

    Author : Fredrik von Plomgren; William Wiksell; [2021]
    Keywords : Management Control Mechanisms; Private Equity; Uncertainty; Inter organisational relationship; Formal and Informal Controls;

    Abstract : This paper adds to past research on management control mechanisms (MCMs) in the private equity (PE) context. Through a cross sectional study on 11 PE firms, this paper addresses the limited research on how PE firms cope with, and reduce uncertainty, in their portfolio companies (PCs) through MCMs. READ MORE

  4. 4. Optimization of a sampling and analysis process to study the effects of skin care products on the microbial skin flora.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk mikrobiologi

    Author : Emma Gifvars; [2021]
    Keywords : Method development; Method optimization; Microbial skin flora; Biotechnology; PCR analysis; Quantification of bacteria; Degree project in applied microbiology; Technology and Engineering; Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Vår hud är hem för en stor grupp av mikroorganismer, hudens mikroflora, som påverkar vår hälsa och vårt välbefinnande. Ändå finns det många aspekter av detta ämne som ännu är outforskade. READ MORE

  5. 5. Digital incursion: Breaching the android lock screen and liberating data

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för informationsteknologi

    Author : Tim Oskarsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Android forensics; Mobile forensics; Memory forensics; Device access; PIN; Pattern; Biometrics; Android Debug Bridge; TWRP; Frida.;

    Abstract : Android is the most used operating system in the world, because of this the probability of an android device being acquired in an investigation is high. To begin to extract data from an android device you first need to gain access to it. Mechanisms like full system encryption can make this very difficult. READ MORE