Essays about: "Elite Directors"

Found 3 essays containing the words Elite Directors.

  1. 1. A filter in the chain of command : A quantitative study on the extent to which officials in the Swedish Government Offices perceive that they are governed bythe political elite and ministerial advisers

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Njord Frölander; [2019]
    Keywords : Officials; The Swedish Government Offices; Political staff; Public administration; Political elite; Ministerial advisers; Tjänstemän; Regeringskansliet; Den politiska staben; Offentlig förvaltning; Den politiska ledningen; Politiska tjänstemän;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate to what extent the officials within the Swedish Government Offices consider themselves to be governed by the political elite (ministers and state secretaries) and the ministerial advisers (chief of staffs, planning directors, political advisers and press secretaries). In an ideal chain of command, the political elite governs the officials, since the ministers are appointed by the Prime Minister to govern the Government Office’s different policy areas. READ MORE

  2. 2. Big Fish in a small pond? : A quantitative study about independence and the social networks among corporate boards in Denmark, Finland and Sweden

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

    Author : Jessica Bergmark; Atte Soidinmäki; [2014]
    Keywords : Corporate Governance; Board of Directors; Board independence; Interlocking directorate networks; Corporate Elite;

    Abstract : While the European Union is striving towards harmonization among the member countries, interlocks (connections) are a social phenomenon that has an implication on the Corporate Code but it is more implicitly pointed out with words like “other relevant information” or ”other significant board positions” that might affect the individual board member’s independence and ability to fully commit to the company. Although the board often is referred to as one single entity, it consists of many board members that individually can have an agenda that might deviate from all stakeholders’ goal. READ MORE

  3. 3. Elite Directors and Firm Performance

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Mårten Bernow; Christopher Brinkeborn Beselin; [2007]
    Keywords : Elite Education; Multiple Directorships; Elite Directors; Board Elite;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the effect elite board directors have on firm performance. With reference to the social networks associated with both board appointments and elite education, a director is designated as an elite director if he or she holds multiple directorships, or is educated at an elite university. READ MORE