Essays about: "industry diversification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 essays containing the words industry diversification.

  1. 1. Spin-off Impact on Shareholder Wealth: A worldwide study on market reactions to spin-off announcements

    University essay from

    Author : Susanna Hellström; Arvid Landmark; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : Corporate restructuring; Divestiture; Spin-off; Average cumulative abnormal return; Diversification; Information asymmetry;

    Abstract : This thesis investigate the spin-off wealth effect and its determinant factors for spin-offs announced in the period 2000-2019. The sample is distributed over three regions; Europe, Asia-Pacic, and the US, with 103, 248 and 164 sample transactions, respectively. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mutual Fund Performance : An analysis of determinants of risk-adjusted performance for mutual equity funds available for Swedish investors

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

    Author : Sandra Carlsson; Erica Eikner; [2020]
    Keywords : Mutual equity funds; risk-adjusted performance; Total Expense Ratio; fund characteristics; Swedish investors; Efficient Market Hypothesis; Carhart four factor model; Sweden;

    Abstract : The mutual fund industry in Sweden has grown rapidly over the past years. Research has been made on the topic for over 50 years, however there are still uncertainties about the determinants of fund performance. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Art Of Surving A Crisis : Strategic Crisis Management in Manufacturing SMEs

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

    Author : Simon Küffer; Tåve Uglem; [2020]
    Keywords : Crisis; Strategic Crisis Management; SMEs; Manufacturing Industry;

    Abstract : Nowadays, there is a growing need to consider crisis management in organizations due to an increased occurrence of crises in our society. Manufacturing organizations are often affected by crises due to their supply chain reliance and many small-medium sized enterprises (SMEs) do not have the resources to work with crisis management. READ MORE

  4. 4. Business Model Innovations and Sustainability Transitions : The Case of Circular Business Models in the Fashion Industry

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Riku Salmi; [2020]
    Keywords : Circular Economy; Business Model; Innovation; Fashion; Multi-Level Perspective; Clothing Resale;

    Abstract : The concept of circular economy has gained a lot of interest among both researchers and practitioners. Moving from the traditional linear “take, make, disposal” resource management approach towards circular economy principles that aim to keep resources in a loop of usage is considered to be a possible way for material-intensive industries to decouple economic growth from environmental constraints. READ MORE

  5. 5. The impact of fairtrade and other sustainability practices on cocoa farmers’ income of in Guayas and Manabi provinces, Ecuador

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Stefania Celi Garofalo; [2020]
    Keywords : certifications; cocoa; Fairtrade; ivelihood; Sustainability Sourcing Practices SSP ; sustainable value chain; Voluntary Sustainability Standards VSS ;

    Abstract : Voluntary sustainability standards on the one side, and, sustainable sourcing practices on the other side, are two favored ways of the cocoa industry for a more effective, social and environmental friendly value chains. But how well do these two kinds of sustainability schemes improve the cocoa farmers’ income? This thesis investigates the major factors affecting the income among cocoa farmers certified under Fairtrade and Fair for life, and non-certified cocoa farmers participating in Olam’s own sustainability program in the provinces of Guayas and Manabi, in the coastal region of Ecuador. READ MORE