Essays about: "Institutional Theory"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 438 essays containing the words Institutional Theory.

  1. 21. 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]
    Keywords : ;

    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

  2. 22. Interorganizational Learning & Resilience: A Case Study of the Swedish Pharmaceuticals Supply Chain, under Normal Circumstances and in a Crisis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Emelie Craft; Elin Håkansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Interorganizational Learning; Resilience; Critical Infrastructure; Swedish Pharmaceutical Supply Chain; Supply Disruptions; Crisis Management; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Background: Increasing dependencies between Swedish societal sectors and the critical infrastructures upon which they depend as well as institutional fragmentation within the societal sectors, have caused a need to map the critical infrastructures in Sweden. The descriptive research aiming to map and understand the Swedish pharmaceuticals supply chain is to a high degree missing today. READ MORE

  3. 23. Sustainable Public Procurement as a Driver of Change : The Case of Surgical Instruments

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

    Author : Dennis van den akker; Riad Samir Wakim; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Public Procurement; Sustainability Practices; Buyer-Supplier Relationship; Surgical Instruments; Institutional Theory; Power Dependence Theory;

    Abstract : Although Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) is often seen as a powerful tool to drive sustainability across its supply chain, there is little available research in terms of how SPP actually influences its suppliers’ sustainability practices and what challenges are being faced during the process. In this study, we shed light on both issues by exploring SPP using Institutional and Power Dependence Theory in the context of the surgical instrument industry in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 24. Urban Sustainability Transitions as Educative Practices: A Case Study of the Solidarity Fridge in Gothenburg, Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Paul Plummer; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Sustainability transition; Practice theory; Pragmatism; Learning; Food waste;

    Abstract : Urban areas will play a decisive role in the sustainability of future societies. As such, there is a need to understand the processes through which cities can become more sustainable. READ MORE

  5. 25. Small Yapping Dog: Exploring the role of the Nordics in the CSR work of MNCs

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

    Author : Filip Engholm; Hannah Mellin; [2019]
    Keywords : corporate social responsibility CSR ; multinational corporations MNCs ; the Nordics; stakeholder theory; neo-institutionalism;

    Abstract : Corporate Social Responsibility is an increasingly prevalent point of discussion, and the Nordic countries are especially active and vocal on the subject. Despite representing a small part of the global market, they have established an impactful role in the conversation. READ MORE