Essays about: "Gender Diversity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 256 essays containing the words Gender Diversity.

  1. 1. Staying alive - On the composition of corporate boards and financial distress risk

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

    Author : Markus Nilsson; Joel Robling; [2023]
    Keywords : Corporate governance; Financial distress; Agency theory; Logistic regression; Board composition;

    Abstract : This study investigates the relationship between corporate governance and financial distress, considering a sample of 237 publicly listed Swedish firms between 2011 and 2021. The two phenomena have been frequently discussed in academia, and in line with prior literature, an agency theory perspective permeates the analysis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender diversity in practice : A study on stakeholder perception of gender quotas and challenges in the workplace

    University essay from Mälardalens universitet/Akademin för ekonomi, samhälle och teknik

    Author : Fanny Aronsson; Ellen Frykberg; [2022]
    Keywords : HRM; Diversity Management; Stakeholder Perception; Gender Quotas; Gender Challenges; Follow-up;

    Abstract : RQ1: What diversity management practices facilitate gender representation in the workplace? RQ2: Which challenges arise when implementing gender quotas into the work environment?  Purpose: The impact of this research is twofold: it will address a knowledge gap in the academic literature on gender challenges, gender quota application and follow-up in business, as well as contribute to research on practice-based diversity and quotaring. Additionally, this study will have an impact on how issues like this are handled in practice. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender stereotypes and fundraising: A qualitative study on female entrepreneur's experience of raising external capital in the Swedish market

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi

    Author : Carolina Westin; Anousha Parvaneh; [2022]
    Keywords : Female entrepreneurship; Diversity; Equity fundraising; Gender stereotypes;

    Abstract : More capital than ever is invested in Swedish tech startups, but only 1% of the capital goes to female-founded companies. The same trend is observed on the global level. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Until I see that I have water, I am never free”: Gendered experiences of water scarcity : A case study from Gburimani, Northern Ghana

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Madeleine Nordström; Isabel Widman; [2022]
    Keywords : Water scarcity; Gender; Feminist Political Ecology; Intersectionality; Decolonial feminism; Ghana;

    Abstract : Access to water is essential for every aspect of human life. Lack of water is a huge burden for people in low- and middle-income countries, directly linked to poverty, and considered a severe violation of human rights. READ MORE

  5. 5. Inclusive marketing : A study of Swedish female consumers’ perceptions of inclusive advertisements in the fashion industry

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Cornelia Wiklund; [2022]
    Keywords : Inclusive marketing; Advertising; Brand attitudes; Diversity; Swedish consumers; Fashion industry;

    Abstract : In the last decades we have seen an increase of inclusive marketing, partly because of an increase of consumer awareness and expectations. But it can be hard to succeed with inclusive marketing, and previous research shows that many companies have been accused of CSR- washing, forced diversity, etc. READ MORE