Essays about: "Institutional Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 410 essays containing the words Institutional Theory.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Social workers with borders Finnish social workers’ perceptions of transnationalism in the practice with unaccompanied minor migrants

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Anna Joutsijoki; [2019-01-31]
    Keywords : Social work; unaccompanied minor; asylum seeker; refugee; transnational migration;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper was to study the perceptions which Finnish social workers hold of transnationalism in their practice with unaccompanied minors. Seeing how they perceived it as part of the minor’s lives, how they took into consideration the transnational family ties, and how transnational was their own practice were the questions that this study intended to answer. READ MORE

  3. 3. Institutional or not? : Municipally-Owned Enterprises’ Quest forLegitimacy among Stakeholders andConflicting Goals

    University essay from Karlstads universitet; Karlstads universitet

    Author : Oscar Elfgren; Magdalena Persson; [2019]
    Keywords : Municipally-owned enterprises MOEs ; Institutional forces; Institutional responses; Legitimacy; Decoupling; Agency; State-owned enterprises SOEs ; Stakeholders; Conflicting goals; Publicly-owned enterprises POEs ;

    Abstract : Purpose: While research on state-owned enterprises (SOEs) have been lagging, even less can be found on municipally-owned enterprises (MOEs). The authors intend to use literature covering SOEs and apply them on MOEs in an analogue fashion. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Swedish Prison and Probation Service assistance of prison development : Focus on Somalia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Lina Petersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Swedish prison and probation service; SPPS; prison development; seconded personnel; aid; Somalia; institutional development; peacekeeping;

    Abstract : Despite the Swedish Prison and Probation Service (SPPS) are a pioneer on the global arena regarding the area of corrections, generally little is known of what they do in Sweden as well as internationally. This study will explore the SPPS implementation of prison development in Somalia, which will be done through interviews with seconded personnel and others within the Swedish government that have connections to the prison development in Somalia. READ MORE

  5. 5. Moving Climate Change Adaptation in the Forest Sector Forward Through Stakeholder Empowerment : A Case Study on Västerbotten County, Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Auvikki Ilmarar Bjerka de Boon; [2019]
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    Abstract : Climate change and what to do about it, both in relation to mitigation and adaptation, is a strongly debated topic. One of the areas that has been brought forward as pivotal in both adaptation and mitigation is the forest sector. Yet, the scientific literature reveals that adaptation measures are to date seldomly implemented in this sector. READ MORE