Essays about: "Stewardship thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 essays containing the words Stewardship thesis.

  1. 1. Advancing private sector engagement in Integrated Water Resources Management

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Elisa Gaudermann; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Integrated Water Resources Management IWRM ; water stewardship; stakeholder participation; private sector engagement; water governance;

    Abstract : Water represents a natural resource that is essential for humanity and the environment. Therefore, the framework of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) seeks to combine social equity, ecological sustainability and economic efficiency for effective management of this critical resource. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Effect of Accounting Standards on Business Acquisitions : An analysis of the Swedish acquisition market

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Maxx Hillman; Linus Sjösten; [2022]
    Keywords : Accounting standards; agency theory; amortization; business acquisitions; goodwill; IFRS; K3; local GAAP; synergies; Swedish GAAP; resource-based view; value added;

    Abstract : The topic of business acquisitions has been much debated in 2022, largely due to Microsoft’s record-breaking acquisition of Activision Blizzard. Historically, business acquisitions and their corresponding goodwill values have been a thoroughly examined and debated subject between scholars and regulators due to the complexity and ambiguity of goodwill. READ MORE

  3. 3. CEO duality’s effect on firm performance : A comparison between the agency- and stewardship theory

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Victor Sjöstrand; Albert Svensson Kanstedt; [2022]
    Keywords : CEO duality; Stewardship theory; Agency theory; Institutional theory; CEO power; CEO discretion; USA; Sweden; Japan;

    Abstract : Background: CEO duality has been a highly discussed topic for the last 20 years. The trend shows that more and more companies and countries move towards a separation of the roles of CEO and chairman of the board, but the empirical results show little evidence that this is beneficial for firm performance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Newly designated Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas in Canada’s North : another label for inequitable co-management agreements or an honest attempt to walk the road of reconciliation?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik

    Author : Carolin Seiferth; [2022]
    Keywords : Indigenous peoples; Indigenous protected and conserved areas; protected area management; conservation; reconciliation;

    Abstract : Inclusion of Indigenous communities and Traditional Ecological Knowledges (TEK) alongside reconciliation efforts feature in numerous plans and policies for nature and biodiversity conservation. But to what extent do these agreements present an honest attempt to equally share power and responsibility between Indigenous peoples and governance agencies in protected area management? In this thesis, I trace how including Indigenous communities and their TEK entered Canada’s policy discourse on nature conservation. READ MORE

  5. 5. CEO Power, Discretion and Firm Performance : The Moderating Role of Formal CEO Board Membership

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS)

    Author : David Nílsson; Mauritz Smedensjö Myhre; [2021]
    Keywords : CEO Power; CEO discretion; Stewardship theory; Signaling theory; Firm performance; Formal CEO board membership.;

    Abstract : Background: Formal CEO board membership is a unique feature of Swedishboards. The share of firms having Formal CEO board membership hassignificantly decreased in the last 20 years and thus, this feature might haveevolved to be used as a signal of high CEO quality. READ MORE