Essays about: "Institutional Theory"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 409 essays containing the words Institutional Theory.

  1. 21. 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

  2. 22. 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

  3. 23. 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

  4. 24. 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

  5. 25. Barriers for Responsible Investments: Facilitating a Greener Economy : -A Multiple Case Study of Asset Management Companies

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Alexander Olausson; Charlie Essland; [2018]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Socially Responsible Investing; Corporate Social Responsibility; Sustainable Business Models; Sustainable Banking;

    Abstract : Purpose – The purpose of this research is to develop and contribute with an improved understanding of socially responsible investing and its barriers within the asset management sector. To accomplish the purpose of this research, four areas have been investigated; sustainability, business models, socially responsible investing, and barriers for socially responsible investing. READ MORE