Essays about: "Umeå"

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  1. 1. Shared working environment responsibilities in the staffing industry : A shared leadership perspective

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Jonas Stenborg; [2020]
    Keywords : Staffing industry; Shared leadership; Shared responsibility; Working environment; Systematic Work Environmental Management; Systematiskt Arbetsmiljöarbete; SAM;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to explore Swedish leaders in staffing agencies experiences, thoughts, and insights regarding the implementation of the legislative works around SAM (Systematic Work Environmental Management AFS 2001:1). In the context of SAM, the legislation entails a complex triangular relationship between the staffing agency, their customer, and the consultant. READ MORE

  2. 2. Could the Sustainable Stock Index convey any signal to the investors of Emerging Markets? An event study on Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Md Rajib Kamal; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainaible Investment; Corporate Social Responsibility; Sustainable Stock Index; Emerging Markets; Signaling theory; Stock Return.;

    Abstract : The discussion about the corporate sustainability issues getting more importance in recent days. The stock markets around the world also are affected with this subject of discussion. Investors as well as the companies theirselves are considering sustainability concepts during taking their investment decision strategies. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Comparative Study on Green Mutual Equity Fund’s Financial Performance : International vs Domestic Fund Composition

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

    Author : Janusa Aiyadurai; Mathias Brenckert; [2020]
    Keywords : Risk-adjusted rate of return; mutual fund; performance; green investing; international diversification; Modern Portfolio Theory; Stewardship Theory; Home Bias Theory; Behavioral Finance; Sharpe Index; Jensen Index; Treynor Index;

    Abstract : In this thesis the relationship between regional composition and risk-adjusted performance is evaluated concerning Swedish issued green mutual equity funds. By using three different indices; Sharpe, Jensen and Treynor, a relationship has been able to establish. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gender inequalities in Greece : A critical discourse analysis onthe 2016-2020 National Plan for Gender Equality in Greece

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Umeå centrum för genusstudier (UCGS)

    Author : Theodora Lalou; [2020]
    Keywords : gender equality; policies; women; problem representation; WPR approach;

    Abstract : This research uses a modified version of Carol Bacchi’s (2016) “What’s theProblem Represented to Be?” approach to conduct a critical discourse analysison the 2016-2020 National Plan for Gender Equality for Greece published bythe Greek General Secretariat for Gender Equality under the auspices of theGreek Ministry of the Interior (MoI, 2018). The aim of this research study is toshow how gender equality is represented by the Greek General Secretariat forGender Equality and which are the implications and allegations throughdifferent problem representations. READ MORE

  5. 5. How Blue is the Sky? : Horace B. de Saussure and his cyanometer – its invention, use and legacy

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier

    Author : Michael Lindberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Cyanometer; History of Natural Science; Horace Benedict de Saussure.;

    Abstract : Anyone who has gazed at a cloud free sky during daytime certainly havenoticed that the colour of the sky is blue. A careful observer may also havenoticed that the sky can look darker or lighter blue. READ MORE