Essays about: "performance"

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  1. 1. Becoming a Creative Performer - How creative workers endure in a business-oriented world

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

    Author : Ellen Brantberg; Anna Loverus; [2021]
    Keywords : Creative workers; Accounting; Foucault; Hybrid-identity; Cross-functional teams;

    Abstract : In this thesis we examine how creative workers manage their performance at work, and how they are affected by the tensions between creativity and accounting. By drawing on a cross-sectional interview study we aim to provide a comprehensive understanding for how the creative worker is involved in accounting for creative performance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Executive pay, female representation in top management and firm performance. A study of S&P 500 companies.

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Lucia Lamberti; Lilin Ma; [2021]
    Keywords : executive compensation; gender; firm performance; female executives; incentive pay;

    Abstract : This master thesis investigates the influence of both executive pay and female representation in top management on firm performance. As recent trends in both pay-performance sensitivities and women in executive positions suggest a positive relationship of firm performance with both executive pay and female representation in top management, a nine-year panel data regression is run on the S&P 500 companies to study the potential effects of both CEOs' pay and the presence of female CEOs on corporate performance in the time frame 2010-2018. READ MORE

  3. 3. How downside aspects of new e-banking technology can influence consumers

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomi, geografi, juridik och turism

    Author : Masoome Abikari; [2021]
    Keywords : new e-banking technology; UTAUT; negative emotions; perceived risk;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate whether consumers’ negative emotions (loss and deterrence emotions) toward new e-banking technology influence their behavioral intention to adopt new emerging e-banking technology. This thesis tries to integrate the unified theory of acceptance and use of technology (UTAUT) with emotion as a non-cognitive factor and perceived risk as a well-known influential factor in the banking context. READ MORE

  4. 4. GP stakes in Private Equity: An Empirical Analysis of Minority Stakes in Private Equity Firms

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Jonatan Gustafsson; Erik Fogelström; [2021]
    Keywords : GP Stakes; Minority Stakes; Private Equity; Agency Conflicts; Difference-in-Differences;

    Abstract : This study examines the phenomenon of minority stakes in Private Equity firms ("GP stakes") and specifically the motives behind such deals and their fund-level impact on target firms. We use a unique dataset on GP stake deals between 1988-2020 to empirically analyze the motivations behind GP stakes using logit regressions and their fund level impact using a Difference-in- Differences (DiD) approach with fixed effects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Value Relevance of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Performance: Evidence from the Nordics

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Cheuk Hee Cheung; [2021]
    Keywords : Equity Valuation; Environmental Performance; Social Performance; Governance Performance; Financial Accounting;

    Abstract : This study looks at the value relevance of ESG performance factors in Nordic companies during the period 2014 to 2018. Data are collected from the Resility Nordic Compass Sustainable Economics Datasets, Finbas and S&P Capital IQ. Relationships of market value of Nordic companies and corporate ESG performance are explored. READ MORE