Essays about: "family owned"

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  1. 1. Profit-driven vs. purpose-driven? A study of the prevalence and implications of foundation ownership

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Jan Wocalewski; Jesper Björkman; [2019]
    Keywords : Foundation-owned Firms; Corporate Governance; Agency Theory; Intrinsic Motives;

    Abstract : Examining the Stockholm Stock Exchange between 1999-2017, we find that foundation-owned firms on average stand for about 50 percent of the total market capitalization and 15 percent of the total number of firms, illustrating the large prevalence and implications foundations have on the Swedish business society. We identify four different categories of foundations; Family, Non-Family, Employee, and Government foundations, where the first is the largest regarding both total firms and total market capitalization. READ MORE

  2. 2. Get the Girl a Brewery, Now! A Thematic Analysis of Organisational Ambidexterity in Family Businesses

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Adam Palmborg; Sebastian Hellström; [2018-08-01]
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    Abstract : MSc in Innovation and Industrial Management.... READ MORE

  3. 3. Economic Performance Assessment of Three Renovated Multi-Family Houses with Different HVAC Systems

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Energiteknik

    Author : Alaa Khadra; [2018]
    Keywords : HVAC systems; economic assessment; air heat pump; mechanical heat recovery; LCCA; life cycle cost analysis; miljonprogrammet.; HVAC systems; economic assessment; air heat pump; mechanical heat recovery; LCCA; life cycle cost analysis; miljonprogrammet.;

    Abstract : Since the building sector is responsible for 40% of the energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions in the EU, the reduction of energy use has become a priority in this sector. The EU has adopted several policies to improve energy efficiency. READ MORE

  4. 4. Financial Sponsors: Friend or Foe in an IPO? Earnings management in Nordic initial public offerings

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Niki Ngiam; [2018]
    Keywords : Earnings management; IPO; Financial Sponsors; Venture capital; Private equity;

    Abstract : In this study, I examine the extent of earnings management in Nordic initial public offerings ("IPOs") and the impact of third-parties, with emphasis on financial sponsors (private equity, venture capital and family-owned investment companies). In an IPO, insiders have incentives to manipulate earnings in order to maximize the monetary gain when they divest their shares. READ MORE

  5. 5. We Are Family: Family Business Case Study Analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för service management och tjänstevetenskap

    Author : Calia Dominique Afeltra; [2018]
    Keywords : Family Business; Boundary Work; Work Family Border Theory; Role-Conflict; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This research paper introduces the concept of family/non-family boundary work as a form of boundary work. This study focuses on family member and non-family member employees working in a family-owned business who are involved in top management positions within the company. READ MORE