Essays about: "Factors"

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  1. 1. IS TRANSFRONTIER CONSERVATION OVERCOMING THE PITFALLS OF LARGE-SCALE COLLECTIVE ACTION? A case study of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area in southern Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sharon Plotzki; [2019-04-09]
    Keywords : Transfrontier conservation; the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area; collective action; resource management; common-pool resource;

    Abstract : Management of migrating resources is typically referring to fish or water, but wildlife such as elephants, rhinos and lions can also classify as a migratory resource. These animals are generally constrained by political borders, but by implementing large wildlife-parks called transfrontier conservation areas the political borders between two or more states are opened. READ MORE

  2. 2. DOES WOMEN'S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT IMPROVE GENDER BALANCE IN PEACEKEEPING? A Large N Study of Troop Contributing Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Buznytska; [2019-03-28]
    Keywords : peacekeeping operations; gender balance in peacekeeping; women’s political empowerment; substantive representation; women’s issues;

    Abstract : Although the United Nations has officially recognized an importance of women’s participation in peacekeeping, the number of female personnel remains low; thus, scholars have been investigating the factors that may facilitate a broader inclusion of women in peacekeeping operations. In order to contribute to the existing literature on the topic, this study examines whether one specific factor, a country’s level of women’s political empowerment, has an impact on the level of gender balance in its peacekeeping troops. READ MORE

  3. 3. SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF INTERNAL CONTRACTS A case study in the Public Sector

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Andrés Colombo; Tomás López Izquierdo; [2019-03-20]
    Keywords : Adaptive Leadership; Colombo-Izquierdo Organizational Model; Internal Contract; Internal Communication; ; Intrapreneurship; Leadership; Public sector; Organizational Change; Organizational Model; Organizational Structure;

    Abstract : The implementation of internal contracts in three elderly care facilities in the southwest coastof Sweden has been proven to achieve multiple benefits over the past years. Previous researchabout the success of different facilities have focused on internal contracts and its benefits,however, there was a lack of research addressing the multiple factors that could be influencingthose results. READ MORE

  4. 4. Arbitrage Pricing Theory: A study on the Stockholm Stock

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Richard Johansson; Pierre Petersson; [2019-03-01]
    Keywords : Arbitrage Pricing Theory; APT; Stockholm Stock Exchange; Macroeconomic Factors; Multi Factor Model;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the macroeconomic factors that affect the returns on the different portfolios in Stockholm Stock Exchange by using Arbitrage Pricing Theory (Stephen Ross 1976). We use the portfolios of Large Cap, Mid Cap, Small Cap, and All Caps. Specifically, multiple index model is used. The sample period is 2012-2017. READ MORE

  5. 5. What are the main determinants for companies to behave in sustainable way?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Siri Aasma; [2019-02-21]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Corporate Sustainability; Institutional Theory; New Institutional Economics; Norms; OLS;

    Abstract : Using a novel dataset collected from a web survey sent out to Swedish large companies, this thesis examines whether institutional factors or basic economic factors are the main determinants for companies’ level of sustainability work. This is done through studying a company’s level of corporate sustainability in relation to their self-perceived determinants. READ MORE