Essays about: "dimaggio"

Found 5 essays containing the word dimaggio.

  1. 1. Committing to a tramway through policy development

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Alexander Linné; [2020]
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    Abstract : This thesis researches a decision-making process culminating in the building of a tramway in Lund, Sweden drawing on theories of institutionalism and isomorphism (DiMaggio & Powell, 1991; Chien 2008; Czarniawska, 2015), and policy development (Flyvbjerg, Skamris holm, & Buhl, 2003). Discourse analysis and a case study is used as methodology to interpret and analyze collected empirical data. READ MORE

  2. 2. All That Glitters Is Not Gold: An exploratory study into converging and diverging stakeholders perceptions of sustainability reporting

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Seline van de Wouw; Natali Bremer; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability reporting; EU Dir 2014 95; Global Reporting Initiative; Stakeholder theory; Stakeholder salience; Institutional theory; Isomorphic pressures; Normativity; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this thesis is to critically explore how a regulatory, community and organizational stakeholder perceive their role in the context of sustainability reporting as well as identify convergence and divergence between these different stakeholder perceptions. Methodology: We chose a qualitative-abductive approach to our case study of sustainability reporting by interviewing three stakeholders representing three different stakeholder perspectives. READ MORE

  3. 3. THE ROAD TO PROFESSIONALISM A qualitative study on the institutionalization of eSports

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Chalmet Xen; [2017-07-05]
    Keywords : institutional theory; institutional work; eSports; emergent sports;

    Abstract : ESports as an industry is a rapidly growing digital sport, with a multitude of different disciplines. While it is a vastly growing industry, it has as of yet seen limited academic attention. In this study, the development of one specific eSport is examined, namely Counter- Strike: Global Offensive. READ MORE

  4. 4.  ICT Adoption and newly arrived Refugees in Falun, Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Högskolan i Halmstad/Högskolan i HalmstadSektionen för hälsa och samhälle (HOS)

    Author : Precious Eyesan; [2010]
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    Abstract : Sociologists are concerned with the social implications of technology; new social networks, virtual communities and ways of interaction that have arisen lately. The Internet which is the newest in a series of major information breakthroughs is of interest to sociologists in various ways for example: as a tool for research, for example, in using online questionnaires instead of paper ones, as a discussion platform, a communication tool and as a research topic. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Code of the Hero : in Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Estetisk-filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Tobias Eklöf; [2006]
    Keywords : Litteratur;

    Abstract : Title: The Code of the Hero in Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea Author: Tobias Eklöf English C, 2006 Abstract: By examining the depiction of Santiago, his actions, life style and role models as well as his close relation to the author I show how he grows from an old worn out man into a true hero by following a particular stance towards life; a code. The protagonist's approach to life and being put to the supreme test of overcoming bad luck, through the struggle with the marlin, creates a hero. READ MORE