Essays about: "Q methodology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 44 essays containing the words Q methodology.

  1. 1. Understanding views on sufficient clothing consumption: Using Q methodology

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Katla Eiríksdóttir; [2022]
    Keywords : Sufficiency; consumer perceptions; clothing consumption; social practice theory; Q methodology; Social Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Overconsumption of clothes is a global environmental and social problem, where 80 billion new clothing is produced each year. Efficiency measures have focused on improving resource efficiency on the production side and improving clothing care on the consumer side. However, literature shows that these measures are not enough. READ MORE

  2. 2. Understanding the social dimension of sustainable agriculture : Swiss dairy farmers perspectives

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Magdalena Margarita Halter; [2022]
    Keywords : social sustainability; dairy farmers; farming; agriculture; Switzerland; Q-Methodology; focus group; factor analysis; perspectives;

    Abstract : The current food systems need to become more sustainable, and this involves the creation of balance between the economic, environmental and social dimension of these systems. The social dimension, however, is least clearly conceptualized and likely to be overlooked when the issues are not very obvious as this is the case for many regions in the global north. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ownership Structure and Corporate Performance: An empirical study on the impact of managerial ownership & concentrated ownership on corporate performance of Swedish publicly traded firms

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Melker Melin; Ismailcan Korkmaz; [2022]
    Keywords : Agency costs; ROA; corporate governance mechanisms; corporate performance; Managerial ownership; Ownership concentration; Stewardship; Tobin s Q; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose The purpose of this study is to empirically investigate the relationship between the corporate governance mechanisms, managerial ownership, and concentrated ownership, on corporate performance in Swedish companies. With its distinguishing corporate governance regime and financial environment, Sweden facilitates a unique contribution to the ongoing discussion on ownership structure and agency conflicts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Who run the boards? : A quantitative study on the effects of board gender diversity on firm financial performance

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Alva Falk; Anna Fransson; [2022]
    Keywords : Governance; gender diversity; board composition; firm performance; critical mass;

    Abstract : Purpose: This thesis aims to explain the relationship between board gender diversity, measured as the proportion of women on boards and different board categories, and firm financial performance.  Methodology: This study was conducted through a quantitative method with a deductive and cross-sectional approach. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cashflow Investment Relationship: Empirical Evidence of Chinese Financial Market

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jenifar Soheli; Wenxi Lyu; [2022]
    Keywords : Investment; Cash flow; Leverage; Revenue; Tobin’s Q; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose: In this study, we examine the data from Chinese companies to test the relationship between cash flow and investment. While a wide assortment of previous research has examined the relationship between cash flow and investment, they have largely focused on empirical analysis from an US or a Western perspective. READ MORE