Essays about: "Informal cultural systems"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the words Informal cultural systems.

  1. 1. Feminizing Politics - The Impact of Gendered Institutions on Women’s Political Influence and Representation - A case of Malawi and Colombia

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Diana Marcela Apache Varon; Rudo Chikondi Mello; [2020]
    Keywords : Gendered Organizations Theory; Gender; Gendered Political Institutions; Women; Women’s Political Representation; Feminist Theories; Legislative Power; Political Violence; Barriers and Enablers; Colombia; Malawi; Gender Equality; Politics; Sustainable Development; Inclusive Development;

    Abstract : According to the 2030 agenda, gender equality is a fundamental condition for achieving sustainable development, and one of the central components is the effective participation of women at all levels of political decision-making. Based on the theory of gendered organizations and Lowndes' model, the study presents the legislative power in Colombia and Malawi aiming to understand the dramatic low number of women's political representation in both countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. How to empower a country using informal financial systems : Stokvels, the South African economical saviour

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Helin Bäckman Kartal; [2019]
    Keywords : Informal finance; Stokvel; poverty reduction; South Africa;

    Abstract : This study is a Minor Field Study (MFS), which is a Sida funded scholarship who made this field study possible. With an institutionalist approach, this field study aims to outline the foundational reasons behind peoples’ participation in the South African informal financial stokvel system. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hardwiring sustainability into business practice through the use of management controls : A case study of Solvay Group

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Alexandru Buftic; Dimitrios Karafylloudis; [2018]
    Keywords : Management controls; sustainable management controls; management control systems; corporate sustainability;

    Abstract : This is an exploration into how large companies, well placed in the sustainability field, embed sustainability in their corporate practice through the use of management controls. This was investigated empirically based on a case study of Solvay S.A. The framework by Crutzen et al. READ MORE

  4. 4. Employees’ Participation in a Company’s CSR : How do formal and informal cultural systems affect employees’ participation in a company’s CSR activities

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Adrianna Bejnarowicz; Tilda Aderum; [2018]
    Keywords : CSR; Employee engagement; Culture; CSR implementation; Formal cultural systems; Informal cultural systems;

    Abstract : Abstract   Purpose: This paper aims to investigate how formal and informal cultural systems within an organization, affect the CSR related actions employees are taking at their workplace on a daily basis. The purpose is to explore how the systemsaffect employees’ participation in a company's CSR. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender Equality across Global Organizations: Towards a Framework for Increasing Gender Equality

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

    Author : MARIA NORBERG; [2018]
    Keywords : Gender; Gender Equality; Global Organizations; Change management; Culture; Cultural change; Cross-cultural management; Strategy; Diversity; Inkludering; UN; SDG; Czech Republic; Sweden; United Kingdom; United States.; Kön; Jämställdhet; Globala organisationer; Förändringshantering; Kultur; Kulturförändring; Tvärkulturell ledning; Strategi; Mångfald; Inkludering; FN; SDG; Tjeckien; Sverige; Storbritannien; USA;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this thesis is to analyze how Global Organizations work with Gender Equality, what type of challenges they experience and how they can be addressed. Secondarily, it addresses how Global Organizations can create an international Gender Equality strategy and how Gender Equality work differs among four countries. READ MORE