Essays about: "Institutional Theory"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 411 essays containing the words Institutional Theory.

  1. 21. “Exercising advisory functions”: Interpretations of democracy in the European Committee of the Regions and the European Economic and Social Committee

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Christopher Becton; [2018]
    Keywords : The European Committee of the Regions; The European Economic and Social Committee; Democracy; European values; Civil society; Local and regional level; Content analysis; Discourse analysis; Discourse Theory; Eu; European Studies; Languages and Literatures; Cultural Sciences; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Our thesis investigates the comparative interpretations of democracy in the opinions of the European Committee of the Region (CoR) and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC). Using the mixed methods of a qualitative content analysis and a discourse analysis, we assess the extent to which, how and why democracy is unevenly interpreted at the CoR and EESC; relative to their joint remits as independent bodies, representing EU regions and EU civil society, and as EU Institutions, beholden to EU Treaties. READ MORE

  2. 22. Trust Building in the Sharing Economy : How Companies Build Trust between Peers and towards the Platform

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

    Author : Anton Fellenius; Dorje Worpa; Philipp Swegmark; [2018]
    Keywords : Trust; Trust Building; Sharing Economy; Collaborative Consumption; Peer-to-peer; Institutional trust; Interpersonal trust;

    Abstract : Purpose With trust being an essential component in the sharing economy, this paper aims to understand how trust is established in practice and which relationships between consumer, supplier and platform specific tools and processes serve.   Problem Previous research has acknowledged the importance of trust but solely investigated single trust-building tools. READ MORE

  3. 23. The creation of a management fashion - contextualization in practice: A case study of value-based health care's introduction at the Karolinska University Hospital, in Stockholm, Sweden

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Oskar Kolmodin; [2018]
    Keywords : Translation; Institutionalization; Organizational change; Power; Sensemaking;

    Abstract : This study charts how "Value based health-care delivery", a management idea created by Michael Porter and Elizabeth Teisberg, and promoted by the Boston Consulting Group, has been translated in a Swedish context, up until August 2017. It traces the travel of the concept, from its origins, to its meteoric rise within the Swedish healthcare system, culminating in its operationalization at the Karolinska University Hospital, as the cornerstone of a wide ranging reorganization. READ MORE

  4. 24. Navigating in the Institutional Jungle of China - An Investigation of Competitive Advantages Through the Management of Institutional Contexts

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Andreas Holmström; Henrik Von Homeyer; [2018]
    Keywords : Institutions; Capabilities; Strategy; Transitional economy; Competitive advantage; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose is to explore the institutional forces in a transitional regulated economy. Furthermore, the study seeks to gather information about firms’ perception of these forces and the way by which these firms seek to handle them and use them to build competitive advantages. READ MORE

  5. 25. Welcome to Makers' Utopia? A Sociological Discourse Analysis of Professional Communications on Public Library Makerspaces in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för ABM och digitala kulturer

    Author : Kala Louise Sabado Vinas; [2018]
    Keywords : library makerspace; making; makers; the Maker Movement; Swedish public library makerspace; institutional development plan; sociological discourse analysis; semiology in LIS; rhetorical genre theory; sociotechnical perspective; social imaginaire; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Focusing on Swedish text-based, public library professional communications, this study investigates how discursive constructions in relation to library makerspaces represent and endorse certain institutional values, librarian praxis, and development strategies. The analysis highlights characterisation patterns that emerge through the discursive constructions of making, makers, and makerspaces. READ MORE