Essays about: "Legitimation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 essays containing the word Legitimation.

  1. 1. Green growth and decoupling as legitimation strategies : How businesses manage the incompatibility of economic growth and corporate environmental sustainability

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Management & Organisation

    Author : Jonathan Balsvik; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability reporting; legitimacy theory; decoupling; green growth.;

    Abstract : International organisations and global businesses aim to achieve green growth through the decoupling of economic growth and environmental impacts. However, increased evidence calls into question the approach of green growth, that has been adopted by international institutions such as the UN and the OECD. READ MORE

  2. 2. Expertise and Performative Legitimation in Consumer-led Governance Initiatives: - A Case Study of GoodWeave India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Arthur Joseph Kearney; [2020]
    Keywords : Performativity; Legitimation; Child-Labour; GoodWeave; Neoliberalism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The following thesis is an attempt to critically analyse the legitimation claims of Private Transnational Governance (PTGs) initiatives targeting child labour in the Indian carpet belt. Drawing upon the concept of performativity, the research will seek to problematize the tendency to perceive legitimacy in the myopic sense of quantifiable ‘inputs’ and ‘outputs’. READ MORE

  3. 3. Creating legitimacy within blockchain startups in a virtual context : A study on how decentralized organizations raise funds before executing an Initial Coin Offering.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Hoodo Yusuf; Malin Martinez Bergström; [2019]
    Keywords : ​Legitimation strategies; communication methods; blockchain; cryptocurrency; investor; ICO strategist; Initial coin offering.;

    Abstract : Denna uppsats ämnar att undersöka de kommunikativa processer för blockedjeteknologi startups som ska lansera en så kallad “initial coin offering” och således mynta sin egna kryptovaluta, såsom till exempel bitcoin. Vi avser att undersöka det strategiska kommunikation processerna detta involverar. READ MORE

  4. 4. From the Paris Conference to the Paris of the Yellow Vests: a laboratory for characterizing transition profiles and cultural repertoires to apprehend social and perceptive conflicts of sustainability

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Mathilde Eugénie Aleth Françoise Martin; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability Transitions; social acceptability; Yellow Vests; framing struggles; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper contributes to sustainability transitions studies in delivering stronger focus and relevance on culture and discursive features to apprehend social resistances towards transition agendas, and the unprecedented emergence of the challenging antagonism of the ‘end of the world’ versus ‘the end of the month’ revealed by the case study of the Yellow Vests crisis in France since November 2018. Aiming at opening the door to broader “ontologies” to transition frameworks, while supporting narrower profiles for the formulation of transition strategies, the paper initiates a narrative analysis and a tracing process to assess how the universal resolve of the 2015 Paris Conference and its established legitimacy of the sustainability discourse has been further contested by the Yellow Vests, and their fractured framing that would permeate the national public cognitive stage. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainability reports - Legitimizing negative aspects : A qualitative study on the Swedish steel industry

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Martin Danarp; Anas Ramish; [2019]
    Keywords : Corporate Social Responsibility; CSR report; sustainability report; legitimacy; legitimacy theory; legitimacy gap;

    Abstract : Problem: Legitimacy is a resource that organizations depend on for their survival. According to legitimacy theory companies need to make sure that they are recognized as operating within the bounds and norms of society and sustainability reports is a way for companies to communicate this. READ MORE