Essays about: "legitimacy"

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  1. 1. The Great DeFi Dilemma: How stakeholders can navigate the uncertain waters of decentralised finance adoption: An explorative study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Otto Tjäder; Luis Ulrich; [2023-07-20]
    Keywords : DeFi; blockchain technology; economic evolution; adoption; adaptation; innovation;

    Abstract : This study explores the key challenges in the adoption process of Decentralised Finance (DeFi) technology and its implications for stakeholders, including bankers, users, developers, and regulators; tying in to a broader perspective of economic evolution. The data consist of over 20 semi-structured interviews with individuals among the different stakeholder groups, primarily in Sweden and the USA. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring competency needs of an innovation leader - A qualitative study capturing the perspectives of innovation management practitioners on competencies and personal certificati

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Martina Eliasson; Erica Eklind; [2023-07-19]
    Keywords : Innovation Leaders; Innovation Management Professionals; Theoretical Framework of Competencies for Innovation Leaders; Personal Certification;

    Abstract : The innovation management profession is maturing, and standards and procedures for best practices are needed. Further, the current literature underscores the vitality of understanding the necessary knowledge and skills essential within the profession for continued development, and certifications for innovation management professionals are addressed as a possible way of providing standards to the profession. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bridging Borders: Exploring Impacts of Cultural Differences on Achieving Cross-Border M&A Harmonization - A Case Study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Piervincenzo Forte; Leonard von Stackelberg; [2023-07-18]
    Keywords : Cross-border M A; Culture; HQ-subsidiary relationship; Local sourcing; Local legitimacy; Cross-border M A harmonization;

    Abstract : Cross-border M&A has become a popular strategy for firms to enter new markets. Even though the advantages of cross-border M&A are well known, it is important to gain a deeper understanding of the procedure. Therefore, our study aims to add to the body of knowledge by examining the variables that affect the harmonization of cross-border M&A. READ MORE

  4. 4. In Pursuit of Legitimacy: A Decade of Non-Financial Reporting in the European Automotive Industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Lukas Lidvall; Viktor Rafstedt; [2023-07-04]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Non-Financial Reporting (NFR) has grown significantly in importance within corporate reporting, particularly in the automotive industry, which is struggling with substantial inherent environmental challenges. However, at the same time, many argue that the NFR in the automotive industry is lackluster and riddled with inconsistencies and information overload. READ MORE

  5. 5. Breaking the Status Quo? - An Analysis of Sustainability Managers' Change Efforts

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Lucas Rennkamp; Alicia Schmidt; [2023-06-29]
    Keywords : Sustainability Managers; Institutional Entrepreneurship; Sustainability Logic; Sustainable Business Development; Institutional Theory; Institutional Logic; Qualitative Research;

    Abstract : Societal expectations towards corporations to include social, environmental and ethical considerations have grown in importance, and corporations largely depend on so-called sustainability managers to help them meet these expectations. This thesis provides one of the first studies into how sustainability managers work and asks: how do sustainability managers work to change their organisation for a more sustainable future? Through interviews with 18 senior sustainability managers and an analysis of the empirical findings through institutional entrepreneurship and institutional logics theory, this study identifies sustainability managers as individual actors who adopt strategic approaches and work practices similar to institutional entrepreneurs and shows their efforts to institutionalise sustainability by hybridising it with the perceived dominant market logic and by establishing legitimacy. READ MORE