Essays about: "Empowerment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 807 essays containing the word Empowerment.

  1. 1. Working with Hand, Head, and Heart : A feminist critical discourse analysis of ‘Gender Equality as Smart Economics’

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk historia och internationella relationer

    Author : Julia Sundell; [2021]
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    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to gain more knowledge about the usage of the ‘Gender Equality as Smart Economic’ discourse in corporate-led women’s empowerment initiatives. This discourse can be understood as a vocabulary for discussing the business case for women’s empowerment which has diffused from development institutions to states, NGOs and corporations through a wide range of initiatives, policies, advertisement campaigns and development and humanitarian campaigns. READ MORE

  2. 2. Accelerating the Transition to Sustainability : Identifying Drivers and Barriers

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.); KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : Hannes Kristofersson; Victor Wadstein; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Sustainable Development; Corporate Sustainability; Change Management; Transition Management; Business transition; Business Transition Management; Hållbarhet; Hållbar utveckling; Hållbar affärsutveckling; Transition Management; Förändringsledning; Företagsförändring; Business Transition Management;

    Abstract : As corporations have attained an increasing focus in the sustainability debate, so have the expectations of their sustainability performance. Rather than having a sole focus on an ad hoc mix of philanthropic actions, researchers now begin to call for businesses to recognize their role in broader societal sustainability challenges. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Accountability and women's empowerment: a case of Microfinance and Grameen Bank”.

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Sadat Aman Saad; [2021]
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    Abstract : Microfinance is the small-scale provision of financial services to poor people, particularly to women. Over the last four decades, the World Bankhas promoted microfinance as a key tool for addressing poverty alleviation and women’s empowerment (Weber, 2016). READ MORE

  4. 4. The Loss of Chaos : Figurational Togetherness with Digital Distance Work

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Anton Nyström; [2021]
    Keywords : mediatization; figurations; digitalization; work; distance work; COVID-19; fysisk samvaro; mediatization; figurations; digitalisering; arbete; distansarbete; COVID-19; physical copresence;

    Abstract : During the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations and employees suddenly became increasingly reliant on digital technologies to safely continue work. In this master’s thesis, I tried to understand how such rapid change could be understood when compared to wider, more gradual processes of intensifying media reliance. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Narrative of Women's Empowerment - A narrative analysis of the global versusthe local narrative of Women’s Empowerment

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Julia Dellnäs; [2021]
    Keywords : Narrative; Empowerment; Feminism; NGOs; Myanmar; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Empowerment, and particularly women’s empowerment, has become a catchphrase in the development industry over the past decades. The concept of women’s empowerment was developed by critical feminists largely originated in the West, which has raised several questions about how women’s empowerment translates across different cultures and contexts. READ MORE