Essays about: "new institutional theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 128 essays containing the words new institutional theory.

  1. 1. Circular economy and accounting information: A study of the reporting of circular economy in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Madeleine Hjalber; Ellen Karlsson; [2019-06-11]
    Keywords : Circular economy; circular economy activities; accounting information; CONI method.;

    Abstract : Background and problem: Facing today's climate crisis, companies play a key role incontributing to a sustainable change. Alternative business models have gained importance, suchas circular economy, which refers to the concept of cyclical closed-loop systems. READ MORE

  2. 2. What are the main determinants for companies to behave in sustainable way?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Siri Aasma; [2019-02-21]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Corporate Sustainability; Institutional Theory; New Institutional Economics; Norms; OLS;

    Abstract : Using a novel dataset collected from a web survey sent out to Swedish large companies, this thesis examines whether institutional factors or basic economic factors are the main determinants for companies’ level of sustainability work. This is done through studying a company’s level of corporate sustainability in relation to their self-perceived determinants. READ MORE

  3. 3. Entry mode and institutional conditions to consider when entering a new market : The case of fashion apparel franchising in Germany

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Neema Kisanga; Samana Mohammad; [2019]
    Keywords : Franchising; Franchising Germany; Internalisation; Market entry; Fashion retailing internalisation; Uppsala Internalisation model; Institutional theory;

    Abstract : Background:           Literature suggests that franchising as an entry mode for internalisation gains more and more popularity. However, existing literature shows many studies concerning franchising do not focus on industries. READ MORE

  4. 4. The quality of institutions and economic growth in Africa? : An empirical analysis of the relationship between quality of institutions and economic growth in Africa

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskaper; Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskaper

    Author : Semhar Ghebresus; Sauda Luzze; [2019]
    Keywords : Institutional Quality; Economic Growth; Panel Data Analysis; Africa;

    Abstract : Africa is one of the richest continents on the planet in terms of natural resources, but has the highest poverty rate, fastest growing population and includes many of the world ́s most corrupt countries. There is an ongoing discussion if the quality of institutions affects economic growth, and the applicability of economic institutional theory to the African continent. READ MORE

  5. 5. Retaining or losing the conceptual metaphor : A study on institutional translation of metaphors in political discourse from English into Swedish and Spanish

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Tolk- och översättarinstitutet

    Author : Ingrid Eriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : cognitive linguistics; conceptual metaphor theory; conceptual metaphor; metaphor; institutional translation; European Commission; migration; political discourse; kognitiv lingvistik; konceptuell metaforteori; konceptuell metafor; metafor; institutionell översättning; Europeiska kommissionen; migration; politisk diskurs;

    Abstract : The translation of metaphors has been analyzed and discussed for several decades, but there are not many multilingual studies that examine how metaphors are translated. The present study takes a cognitive approach to metaphor and investigates how translators at the European Commission handle metaphorical expressions and the underlying conceptual metaphors in political discourse. READ MORE