Essays about: "Small and Medium-sized Businesses"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 essays containing the words Small and Medium-sized Businesses.

  1. 1. What is social responsibility? : An analysis of social responsibility in hotel SMEs in Tällberg, Dalarna

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Turismvetenskap

    Author : Måns Sunesson; [2019]
    Keywords : Hospitality; Hotels; Small and medium sized enterprises; Social responsibility; Corporate social responsibility; online reviews; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : There is a lack of attention and understanding of how smaller hotel businesses understand and engage with social responsibility. The lack of understanding has led to a situation where the knowledge of how hotel corporations operate regarding Corporate social responsibility unproblematically is applied across scales onto Small and medium sized hotels behaviour regarding social responsibility. READ MORE

  2. 2. Corporate Social Resposibility in Småland : A qualitative study on the CSR development of small and medium sized enterprises of CSR Småland

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Muhiyadin Ali Sharawe; Karl Lindstrand; Sherin Sedalo Biley; [2019]
    Keywords : CSR Småland; sustainability; motivations; consolidative model; economic performance; organizational change; developmental stages;

    Abstract : Background: Over the years, businesses have come under the microscope as consumers and other stakeholders such as employees, environmentalist and journalists investigate any wrongdoings. Investors are also aware of the damages caused by organizations that are only concerned with profit maximization, and now they are diverging their investment to more sustainable companies. READ MORE

  3. 3. DESIGNING A HUMAN CENTERED INTERFACE FOR A NOVEL AGRICULTURAL MULTI-AGENT CONTROL SYSTM

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Fredrik Arvidsson; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The subject of this report is the Command and Control (CaCS) system which is a component whose purpose is to simplify planning, scheduling and surveying work done on a farm in a goal-oriented way. CaCS is part of a larger project, the Aggregate Farming in the Cloud platform (AFarCloud),whose purpose is to simplify the use of contemporary technology to increase the efficiency of farms. READ MORE

  4. 4. Disrupting carbon lock-in: How a target-based sustainability program for businesses can support the politics of decarbonization in Ottawa, Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Robin Goldstein; [2019]
    Keywords : carbon lock-in; decarbonization; climate governance experiment; politics; business; green economy; Ottawa; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Human-induced climate change has emerged as one of the greatest sustainability challenges of our time, with significant risks for human health, livelihoods and security. However, technological solutions to phase out the use of fossil fuels in industrialized countries are politically contested. READ MORE

  5. 5. Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) : Towards the development of socially sustainable communities

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för handel och företagande; Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för handel och företagande

    Author : Tereza Larsson; Charity Mashegede; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Social Sustainability; Social Capital; SMEs; Equity; Safety; Eco-Prosumption; SDG 11; Sustainable Development Goals.; Hållbarhet; Social Hållbarhet; Socialt Kapital; SMEs; Jämlikhet; Säkerhet; Eko-Prosumption; SDG 11; Hållbara Utvecklingsmål.;

    Abstract : Background: Ever since the Brundtland Commission stressed that Social Sustainability (SS) issues are often ignored, there has been mounting research on social sustainability (Boström, Vifell, Klintman, Soneryd, Hallström & Thedvall, 2015). Companies are now addressing sustainability concerns more broadly because of the increasing demand and pressure from society demanding they deal with the negative social impacts associated with their products and activities. READ MORE