Essays about: "control"

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  1. 1. A Must or a Will? A study of the motives behind fashion retailers’ engagement in welfare projects in Bangladesh

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Iris Ekman; Karin Lindqvist; [2022-02-16]
    Keywords : Fashion industry; CSR; welfare projects; push factors; pull factors;

    Abstract : Fashion retailers operate in an industry characterized by outsourced production in countries with poor living and working conditions. The low control that consequently follows, is a challenge for fashion retailers to handle. In the past decade, awareness of the prevailing circumstances in the production countries has increased. READ MORE

  2. 2. Black-Litterman Model for Portfolio Performance Enhancement - An Out-Of-Sample Evaluation of the Black-Litterman Model on a U.S. Stock-Dominated Portfolio

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Christoffer Hellekant; Rasmus Olofsson; [2022-02-15]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In this thesis, the Black-Litterman model is evaluated out-of-sample and compared to mean-variance and naïve allocation. Two references are implemented in the Black-Litterman framework, the minimum-variance and naive portfolios. The study complements previ-ous work by considering a stock-dominated portfolio, where all assets are from the U.S. READ MORE

  3. 3. IDENTITY & TECHNO-UTOPIANISM. A Critical Discourse Analysis of Marketing Material and their Sociotechnical Imaginaries.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Albin Åberg; [2022-02-10]
    Keywords : Discourse Analysis; Sociotechnical Imaginaries; Marketing Technology; MarTech; Critical Studies; Identity; Techno- Utopianism;

    Abstract : This research paper sets out to investigate the messaging present in a corpus of texts gathered from Acxiom’s, an American data-analysis and ‘Identity Solutions’-company, website. The paper applies a framework of Critical Discourse Analysis informed by Theo van Leeuwen’s theory of ‘legitimations’ and analyses the findings through the theoretical framework of ‘Sociotechnical Imaginaries’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Does Question-Based Learning Increase Student Confidence in Programming?

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Hanna Snarberg; Hanna Almqvist; [2022]
    Keywords : E-learning; Question-based learning; Self-assessment; Confidence; Gender; Introductory programming.;

    Abstract : An increasingly evident trend within higher education is the transition to online settings and the emergence of new online learning initiatives. This study evaluates an online learning environment which incorporates question-based learning.  Previous research has shown that question-based learning accelerates student learning. READ MORE

  5. 5. “Free In a Way” - Concealed Control

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Nilsson; Julia Pospelova; [2022]
    Keywords : flat structure; control; autonomy; transparency; knowledge-intensive firms; normative control; feedback; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : .... READ MORE