Essays about: "Nordic corporate governance model"

Found 4 essays containing the words Nordic corporate governance model.

  1. 1. How the Nordic countries approach CSR and MSI : A study of firms’ CSR actions. The Nordic model.

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : Elisabeth Axelson; [2018]
    Keywords : corporate social responsibility; sustainable development; Nordic model; institutions; multi-stakeholder initiatives; UN Global Compact; SDGs.; CSR; företags samhällsansvar; hållbar utveckling; nordisk modell; institutioner; multi-stakeholder initiatives; UN Global Compact; SDGs.;

    Abstract : There is an increasing demand for the private sector to include corporate social responsibility in their business and everyday work. This thesis has studied the corporate responsibility of firms in the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden), compared with firms in 18 other OECD countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. The varying need for dividends : A comparative study of the impact of ownership concentration in Sweden and UK

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Rebecca Koskinen; Åsa Lie; [2017]
    Keywords : Corporate governance; ownership concentration; dividend; agency theory; Nordic corporate governance model; Anglo-Saxon corporate governance model; convergence;

    Abstract : The increased integration of global markets continuously generates influences, challenging traditional corporate governance models. Ownership concentration is one of the most fundamental features of corporate governance, and is expected to determine shareholders’ ability to monitor the corporation's management to ensure that the company is run in the best interest of its financiers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Institutional ownership : and its implication on firm performance.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Richard Hjelm; Jesper Sundin; [2016]
    Keywords : Institutional Ownership; Pressure-resistant; Pressure-sensitive; Firm Performance; Monitoring; Control; Management; Corporate governance; Panel data; Fixed effects; Sweden; Nordic; Finance; Financial Management;

    Abstract : This study investigates the relationship between firm performance and institutionalownership in Sweden. This study contributes to the ongoing debate between researchersregarding the potential benefit of institutional owners through increased monitoringcapabilities. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Link between Corporate Governance and Firm Performance in the Nordic Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : David Flodberg; Dayan Nadjari; [2013-07-02]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This study aims to explain the link between corporate governance and firm performance in the Nordic countries. We construct a model for 190 Nordic firms with Tobin’s Q as the dependent variable, Corporate Governance Index as the independent variable while controlling for Total Assets, Financial Risk, Systematic Risk, Unsystematic Risk and Growth to evaluate the impact upon firm performance during 2004-2011. READ MORE