Essays about: "intermediary actors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the words intermediary actors.

  1. 1. Apotekens roll och ansvar för en mer hållbar läkemedelsanvändning : ett CSR perspektiv

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Jacob Angeldal; Arvid Rydell; Alexander Sommensjö; [2018]
    Keywords : CSR; apotek; hållbarhet; läkemedelsanvändning; mellanhand; miljö; pharmacies; sustainability; pharmaceuticals; intermediary actor; environment;

    Abstract : I Sverige råder det idag en läkemedelsanvändning som resulterar i en negativ miljöpåverkan. Den största negativa miljöpåverkan från läkemedel i Sverige uppstår vid kundernas användning av läkemedel. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) är ett koncept som beskriver företags samhällsansvar och bidrag till en hållbar utveckling. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pushing innovation from below : the role of accelerator programs in the German energy transition

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Charlotte Elsa Jost; [2018]
    Keywords : sustainability science; energy transition governance; accelerator program; strategic niche management; multi-level analysis; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In order to fight climate change and meet the Paris Agreement to keep the global temperature rise below 2 °C above pre-industrial levels, there is an urgent need to change the dominant way of producing and consuming energy worldwide. However, governing an energy transition is a complex and challenging task, as different actors and interests clash on different levels. READ MORE

  3. 3. Football agents as occupational loners - How established practitioners act to win market power

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Ludvig Ekman; Joakim Runnemo; [2018]
    Keywords : Embeddedness; Professionalisation processes; Intermediary; Football agent; Information asymmetry;

    Abstract : The research purpose of this study is to investigate how football agents act to gain market power, despite an apparent decreasing need for intermediaries lowering transaction costs within the football industry. Prior theory has emphasised market conditions to explain the growth of the profession, thereby overlooking the agents as active partakers in market developments. READ MORE

  4. 4. Making Sense of MCS - a case study on how MCS become enabling or coercive through sensemaking, sensegiving and sensebreaking in a decentralized firm

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

    Author : Axel Weckström; Love Hultgren; [2018]
    Keywords : Management control systems; Enabling; Coercive; Sensemaking;

    Abstract : How does a management control system (MCS) come to be perceived as enabling or coercive (Ahrens & Chapman, 2004)? Although previous research has shown this to result from how actors make sense of the features of MCS (Englund & Gerdin, 2015), it has disregarded the special role of the middle manager as an intermediary (Floyd & Lane, 2000), channelling control from top management to operational staff. Using the theory of sensemaking (Weick, 1995), we attempt to shed light on this issue through a single case study with two embedded, contrasting cases in two divisions of a decentralized firm, Conglom. READ MORE

  5. 5. Circulating food products : a solution to the problem of food waste?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Anna Larsson; Emma Lindahl; [2017]
    Keywords : Circular economy; creating shared value; food waste; intermediary actors; social entrepreneurship; sustainable development; triple bottom line;

    Abstract : The problems related to food waste is gaining increased international attention, raising issues of environmental, economic and social character related to global food security and sustainable development. The European Union has recently increased its focus on food waste by adopting the Circular Economy Package where the reduction of food waste is identified as a key area. READ MORE