Essays about: "demographic characteristics"

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  1. 1. The Business Case for Board Gender Diversity: Evidence from Swedish Firms

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jesper Salomonson; Eric Engerby Jönsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Board gender diversity; Innovation; Financial performance; Mediation; Panel data; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Gender diversity has gained a lot of attention in the corporate governance literature, reaching conflicting results whether board gender diversity has an impact on financial performance. As a consequence, we set out to investigate how board gender diversity affects financial performance through innovation using a mediation technique. READ MORE

  2. 2. Managing farm-centric risks in production at the flood-prone locations of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Arifullah Arifullah; [2020]
    Keywords : agriculture; risk attitude; management strategies; risk perception; Khyber Pakhtunkhwa;

    Abstract : The monsoon floods of 2010, 2011, and 2014 in Pakistan caused severe damage to crops, fisheries, forestry, livestock, and primary infrastructures, such as water channels, tube wells, houses, people, seed stocks, animal shelters, fertilizers and agricultural equipment/machinery. Floods are a major source of risk to agriculture in Pakistan and other countries in South Asia. READ MORE

  3. 3. Seeing diversity through the followers’ perspectives : An exploratory study of diversity on the individual level

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

    Author : Nina Lundqvist; Hanah Zavahir; [2020]
    Keywords : Diversity; differences; Sweden; followers; self-navigation; identity;

    Abstract : The increase in globalisation has triggered the interest towards diversity in the workplace. Although diversity is widely studied, conventional diversity studies tend to view diversity in relation to organisational benefits and focus on demographic traits. READ MORE

  4. 4. Site selection for small retail stores using sustainable and location-driven indicators : Case study: Starbucks coffee shops in Los Angeles

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi

    Author : Vadym Sokol; Kristijan Jordanov; [2020]
    Keywords : site selection; business performance; decision-making; location-driven decisions; modeling; small retail stores; sustainability; LEED; GIS; Tapestry segmentation; foot traffic; consumers; GLM; proximities; demographics; Starbucks; ESRI;

    Abstract : Site selection decisions remains a complex yet crucial process for strong business performance. Despite the extensive number of publications in this field, the emergence of new data collection technique, improved location analytics, and changes in consumers’ preferences call for testing of new models and hypothesis. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Grid of Sweden - A Micro-unit Analysis of Vulnerable Neighborhoods

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Mia Puur; [2020]
    Keywords : Crime; Geography; Micro-places; Police authorities; Spatial analysis; Socio-demographic; Vulnerable neighborhoods;

    Abstract : Through a national collection, the Swedish Police identify and classify vulnerable neighborhoods. Areas are assessed through police perceptions regarding high concentrations of certain problems and criminal activity, such as public acts of violence with risk of harming third parties, open drug markets and organised crime structures. READ MORE