Essays about: "Institutional Theory"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 438 essays containing the words Institutional Theory.

  1. 6. Circular economy and accounting information: A study of the reporting of circular economy in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Madeleine Hjalber; Ellen Karlsson; [2019-06-11]
    Keywords : Circular economy; circular economy activities; accounting information; CONI method.;

    Abstract : Background and problem: Facing today's climate crisis, companies play a key role incontributing to a sustainable change. Alternative business models have gained importance, suchas circular economy, which refers to the concept of cyclical closed-loop systems. READ MORE

  2. 7. 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

  3. 8. 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

  4. 9. 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

  5. 10. Entry mode and institutional conditions to consider when entering a new market : The case of fashion apparel franchising in Germany

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

    Author : Neema Kisanga; Samana Mohammad; [2019]
    Keywords : Franchising; Franchising Germany; Internalisation; Market entry; Fashion retailing internalisation; Uppsala Internalisation model; Institutional theory;

    Abstract : Background:           Literature suggests that franchising as an entry mode for internalisation gains more and more popularity. However, existing literature shows many studies concerning franchising do not focus on industries. READ MORE