Essays about: "Signalling theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the words Signalling theory.

  1. 1. Puzzles of the crowd: Investors' perceptions of information asymmetry and agency problems in equity crowdfunding

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

    Author : Anton Löwstedt; Michael Pihl; [2019]
    Keywords : Agency theory; Equity crowdfunding; Financial intermediaries; Information asymmetry;

    Abstract : Equity crowdfunding is an emerging type of financing, providing small firms with a new source of capital and small private investors with new investment opportunities. Thereby, large crowds of small private investors are introduced to a context suggested to be particularly informationally opaque and where agency challenges exist. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Startup Hype - Just a bluff?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi

    Author : Krista Glödstaf; Anna Groth; [2019]
    Keywords : Startup; Innovation; Nextopia; Techtopia; Consumer Behaviour; Positivity Bias; Brand Equity; Signalling Theory;

    Abstract : In the last few years increased media coverage on the successes of Swedish startups has lead to a considerable hype and aura around new and innovative companies that aim to disrupt their respective markets. But is this hype also represented and justified by consumer behavior? We aim to examine this phenomenon by comparing consumer choices in two types of products to determine the scope in which a product developed by a startup will be preferred to the same product produced by a traditional company. READ MORE

  3. 3. Institutional Investor Presence, Underpricing and Flipping Activity - Empirical Findings from Western European Exchanges

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Claes Ekstrand; Jacob Zachrisson; [2018-06-25]
    Keywords : underpricing; flipping activity; institutional investors; initial public offering IPO ; signalling theory; agency theory; information asymmetry;

    Abstract : Purpose: This undergraduate thesis examines IPO pre-market demand as a predictor of total institutional investment (pre-IPO institutional owners maintaining their stake + institutional allocation). It also aims to investigate institutional owners’ effect on underpricing and overall flipping. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainability reporting and the related challenges of the United Nations Global Compact signatories : A qualitative study in the Nordic region

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

    Author : Donata Nissim; Tatenda Mugwira; [2018]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Corporate Social Responsibility; GRI; UNGC; SDGs; Sustainability reporting; Nordic region; Challenges; Non-Financial disclosure; Sustainability accounting; Materiality assessment;

    Abstract : Abstract Sustainability has been one of the most discussed topics among the business world and society for the last decade. The globally growing concern about sustainability related issues has led to businesses and non-businesses meet the demand of their stakeholders by producing a sustainability report to demonstrate their work and development in sustainability and how they have measured it. READ MORE

  5. 5. Attracting women in the war for talent: The impact of gender diversity in recruitment advertisements

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi

    Author : Elin Hofmann; Alma Holst; [2018]
    Keywords : recruitment advertising; gender diversity; relational demography; signalling theory; tokenism theory;

    Abstract : With a gender diverse talent pool and prophecies of gender diversity levering organisational efficiency and superior performance, why are today's corporations failing to present gender diverse organisations? As business leaders blame a lack of female applicants, examining the efficiency of popular attempts to attract female talent is of great interest. Despite a shared notion among organisations that portraying a diverse workforce in recruitment advertisements widens the pool of applicants, little is known about the impact gender diverse ads have on prospective applicants. READ MORE