Essays about: "Stewardship Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 essays containing the words Stewardship Theory.

  1. 1. Small-scale farmers’ intentions to carry out conservation-oriented agriculture through participation in the Entry-Level Stewardship Agri-Environment Scheme : the role of attitudes and values in farming behaviour

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Andrew Gallagher; [2018]
    Keywords : Agri-Environment Schemes; Productivism; Multifunctionality; Conservation-oriented Agriculture; Attitudes; Values; Identity; Behaviour; Agricultural Transition;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the attitudes of small-scale farmers towards conservation-oriented farming as prescribed through the Entry-Level Stewardship Agri-Environmental Scheme. It aims to understand whether values and identity play a role in how agricultural practices are perceived by farmers and whether this affects their behavioral intentions. READ MORE

  2. 2. The relationship between firm performance and CEO turnover with CEO entrenchment as a moderator: An empirical study on the Swedish market

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Malin Magnusson; Johan Enarsson; [2017]
    Keywords : CEO turnover; Firm performance; CEO entrenchment; Ownership structure; Corporate governance; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose: The aim of this thesis is to explain how prior firm performance affects CEO turnover with the moderating role of CEO entrenchment on the Swedish market. Theoretical perspectives: The theoretical framework provides different aspects which highlights corporate governance in a Swedish context and the impact of CEO entrenchment from an agency theory perspective. READ MORE

  3. 3. Accountability in a Compact Governance Context: A Good or Bad Marriage?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Kajsa Emilsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Nonprofit sector; Compacts; Public accountability; Governance; Public service delivery; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis’ focus is upon accountability in a compacting governance context – the VSOPP-collaboration between the nonprofit organization Stadsmissionen and the public authority Region Skåne. Previous research has indicated that a collaborating governance context might either challenge traditional aspects of accountability or bring about non-traditional and horizontal aspects of accountability. READ MORE

  4. 4. The relationship between current financial slack resources and future CSR performance. : A quantitative study of public companies in the Nordic Markets

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

    Author : Johannes Ahlström; Michaela Ficeková; [2017]
    Keywords : CSR; ESG; legitimacy theory; institutional differences hypothesis; Resource-based view; slack resources theory; stakeholder theory; shareholder theory; agency theory; stewardship theory; Nordic countries;

    Abstract : Companies are expected to be good corporate citizens and fulfil expectations of both shareholders and stakeholders. Depending on their corporate objectives, companies undertake different CSR activities using their preferred financial resources. READ MORE

  5. 5. Animal ethics between theory and praxis : exploring differential ethical standards toward wildlife

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Sara Anderson; [2016]
    Keywords : ART; social constructivism; ethical codes; environmental communication; wolf;

    Abstract : In today’s human-impacted landscape with increasing encounters between the human and natural world it is essential to question humans’ ethical approaches toward animals to ensure a peaceful co-existence. The presence of wolf and its consequences in Sweden is a well-studied case focusing primarily on conflict, mistrust toward authority and a rural and urban divide, for example. READ MORE