Essays about: "Institutional Theory"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 438 essays containing the words Institutional Theory.

  1. 11. Meme Marketing to Fellow Kids

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : William Lind; [2019]
    Keywords : Memes; memetic media; authenticity; corporate identity; vernacular criticism; intangible assets; reddit; twitter;

    Abstract : Corporations attempting to enter the realm of memetic media often find themselves lost and embarrassed; the chaotic nature of meme culture as a global way of expression on the internet has proven difficult, and communities like Reddits r/FellowKids enact vernacular criticism on corporations who attempt to use memes in order to reach their target audience. This study aims to reach higher knowledge of successful corporate engagement in memetic media through a text analysis of discussions between users on Reddit and the interplay on Twitter where users engage in vernacular ways with the Wendy’s Twitter account. READ MORE

  2. 12. The Uber Boundary : Contextualizing the Organizational Boundary of a Digital Platform Organization

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

    Author : Johanna Furulind; Olivia Sjöqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Organizational Boundaries; Digital Platform Organizations DPO ; Transaction Cost Economics TCE ; Institutional Theory; Institutional Contexts; Uber; Ride-hailing.;

    Abstract : Digital platform organizations challenges the organizational landscape by utilizing technology enabling cost efficient transactions. Uber is a commonly known example of such an organization, where tensions have arisen in various local contexts due to that the organization draw their boundary tightly around the platform to the benefit of organizational efficiency. READ MORE

  3. 13. With a Preference for Priority: Explaining Variations of Stability and Efficiency in School Choice

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Alexander Andevall Mårtensson; Nils Lager; [2019]
    Keywords : matching theory; market design; allocative efficiency; mechanism design; education and research institutions;

    Abstract : In school choice systems, policy makers try to allocate students in a fair and efficient way. Two mechanisms for allocating students that has been of particular interest for market designers is Deferred Acceptance (DA), which is stable and does not allow for priority violations, and Top Trading Cycles (TTC), which is Pareto efficient but creates justified envy among students. READ MORE

  4. 14. In the Aftermath of the Peace Agreement: A Case Study of Internal Displacement in Colombia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Sofia Kristiina Utriainen; [2019]
    Keywords : armed conflict; internally displaced people; peace agreement; peacebuilding theory; empowerment; Colombia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Colombia has suffered from an internal armed conflict with different armed groups for more than five decades. This conflict has resulted in more than eight million victims of whom the majority have had to leave their home and become internally displaced persons (IDPs). Currently, Colombia is the country with the most IDPs in the world. READ MORE

  5. 15. Sustainability reporting in project-based industries: a European study with a focus on the motion picture industry

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Ludovica Chiarini; Nadia Khedachi; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Sustainability reporting; Motion Picture Industry; CSR; Project-based industries; Non financial accounting; Institutional theory; Legitimacy theory; Stakeholder theory;

    Abstract : Project-based industries (PBIs) and more specifically the motion picture industry (MPI) are industries with fluid workflows composed of non-standardised routines. The constant and massive employment of resources on an industrial level (energy usage, waste production, ephemeral decors, food consumption, transportation) generates a considerable negative impact on the environment. READ MORE