Essays about: "Institutionalized Practices"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the words Institutionalized Practices.

  1. 1. Institutionalized practices to the rescue! : A qualitative study on how start-ups strive to scale up and achieve growth by working with institutionalized practices

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Gustav Krantz; Kave Bashiri; [2022]
    Keywords : Start-ups; Growth; Organizational Performance; Institutionalized Practices; Internal processes and Routines; Organizational Behavior.;

    Abstract : Introduction: Since the 1980s and onwards, entrepreneurship and start-ups have exploded. In comparison to more established companies, firms that are defined as start- ups wanting to scale-up are coined by different sorts of vulnerabilities. These can be found in their lack of resources regarding both financial and human capital. READ MORE

  2. 2. Black in the Ivory Tower: The Subversiveness of Black Women at Lund University

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Elsa Mertala; [2022]
    Keywords : Academia; Black women; labour; subversiveness; Lund University; Swedish Exceptionalism; Akademin; svarta kvinnor; arbete; subversiv; Lund universitet; svensk exceptionalism; Cultural Sciences; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In Sweden the research about Black people’s experiences in academia is quite limited, because of a self-image that is colourblind which prevents the acknowledgement of Black existence (practice, thought, bodies). This thesis is a cultural analytical attempt to contribute and widen the research field of critical studies in Swedish academia, through exploring Black female’s emotional and body experiences in the spatiotemporal space of Lund University. READ MORE

  3. 3. Doing sustainability work in SMEs- Setting new standards, maintaining others’ - or navigating a middle way?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Henrik Andersson; Matilda Möller; [2021-06-24]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Sustainability work; Sustainability work in SMEs; Institutional work; Institutional caretaker; Institutional entrepreneur; Institutional troublemaker; Paradox of embedded agency; Isomorphism;

    Abstract : Sustainability work is nowadays high on the agenda for businesses to deal with, and practices for how to enact sustainability have been established and institutionalized over time. However, larger companies have set the agenda for this debate, putting small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) in the shadows. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rationalizing sociology as an educational strategy : Plurality of convictions and position-takings of sociology students in Swedish higher education

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, didaktik och utbildningsstudier

    Author : Ricardo Xavier Cevallos Salgado; [2021]
    Keywords : Sociology; capital; field; conviction; position-taking;

    Abstract : The present study examines the choice for sociology as a subfield in Swedish higher education. In the Bourdieusian tradition, the theory of social practices – with its relational concepts of field, habitus and capital – was the sociological lens for constructing the object and instruments for tackling it. READ MORE

  5. 5. Together or Apart - Populist Perceptions on an Institutionalized EU Migration Approach

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Ida De Miranda; [2020]
    Keywords : European Union; Populism; Migration; EU; Discourse; Integration;

    Abstract : The following paper aims to answer the question, how do national populist movements perceive an institutionalized approach to migration on an EU level? Maintaining International Relations relevancy, the puzzle at heart is eminent with its acknowledgement of national-populist parties in relation to EU collaboration, specifically in reference to the issue of migration. Thus, the paper establishes the central argument that populist discourse establishes the EU as a constituent of the elite, projecting a nationalist agenda on migration rather than cooperating and maintaining a collective identity through the institution. READ MORE