Essays about: "Institutional forces"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 essays containing the words Institutional forces.

  1. 1. EU CSR: TALK THE TALK OR WALK THE WALK? A case study of the Inditex Group

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jon Fernández de la Iglesia; [2019-01-16]
    Keywords : European Union; Corporate Social Responsibility; European Commission; Inditex; impact; institutional pressures; translation;

    Abstract : This study examines the various institutional pressures -including the ones proceeding fromthe supranational level of the EU - and how they impact and shape the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) plan of an EU-based multinational company. By filling this gap, we alsopursue to steer the empirical focus on the organizational translation of the current EuropeanCommission (EC) approach on CSR. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Blockchain accounting: claiming professional legitimacy through disruptive narratives

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Carl Hurtig; Annahita Nikavar; [2019]
    Keywords : Accounting and auditing; Blockchain; Digital technology; Domain change; Institutional work;

    Abstract : Purpose - This thesis aims to explore how and why accounting firms engage in adopting emerging, potentially disruptive technologies such as blockchain as part of their professional domain. While previous research has addressed blockchain's potential impact on accounting systems, the current study focuses on its institutional implications. READ MORE

  5. 5. Clandestine Power Legitimised: Explaining Trust in the Algerian Armed Forces

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : Richard Goedegebuur; [2019]
    Keywords : Algeria; Institutional Trust; Political Trust; Multinomial Logistic Regression; Armed Forces; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Although there is a well-researched theoretical tradition to explain institutional trust, very little research has been done in authoritarian countries in general, and MENA countries more specifically. This study aims to fill this gap in the literature by identifying the factors that explain institutional trust in Algeria, focused more specifically on Algeria’s armed forces as one of the powerbrokers of the regime. READ MORE