Essays about: "quantitative research diversity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 61 essays containing the words quantitative research diversity.

  1. 1. Gender Distribution on Boards and Company’s Performance: do women on company boards impact the business’ financial performance?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Beatriz Oliveira; Réka Félix; [2020]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this thesis is to examine the impact of diverse boards with one, two, three or more women in limited companies founded in Sweden in 2010 on financial performance. Firm’s characteristics as board’s gender distribution, net sales, ROE, board size and number of employees will be examined aiming to understand how these boards are composed in terms of gender diversity and the impact of it on firm’s performance. READ MORE

  2. 2. CSR determinants of consumers' purchase of organic food : A cross-cultural comparison between China and Sweden

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF)

    Author : Mohamad Khair Jandali Rifai; Yong Wang; [2019]
    Keywords : Corporate social responsibility; Organic food; Attitude; Purchase; Individualism;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to describe the determinants of corporate social responsibility (CSR) that are: community support, diversity, employee support, environment, overseas operations, and product, on consumers’attitude towards purchasing of Organic food brands with Individualism as a moderator. It obtains a quantitative method by the deductive approach. READ MORE

  3. 3. Point Process Based Phoneme Recognition Acceleration

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Hongliang Qiu; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Stochastic gradient descent (SGD) is the core technology to train a deep learning model. It is well known that SGD suffers from the variance of gradients in each iteration. Deep learning has already been widely used in many applications because of its great performance in tasks such as image recognition. READ MORE

  4. 4. Does Board Structure Impact IPO Underpricing? - Evidence from Sweden

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

    Author : Alex Torgersson; Marc Bergmann; Maria Lindholm; [2019]
    Keywords : Initial Public Offerings; Underpricing; Corporate Governance; Board Characteristics; Board Independence;

    Abstract : This paper applies a mixed research method and signaling theory to study the effect of certain board characteristics on IPO underpricing in Sweden. By examining 316 IPOs and 1,678 board members between 2014 and 2018 through various regressions, the analysis demonstrates that board size, board diversity, and education as a proxy for competence, are not correlated with underpricing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Board Composition, Sustainability and Fim Performance : A Nordics-Oriented Quantitative Study on a Global Trend

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

    Author : Monique Sieng Kao; Vilma Saari; [2019]
    Keywords : stakeholder theory; agency theory; CSR; ESG; firm performance; board composition;

    Abstract : The issues surrounding sustainability continues to be at the forefront of the human agenda and firms are increasingly being held accountable by their stakeholders to assist in bringing about sustainability. Despite this, there is a tension surrounding the role of firms and the benefits implementing sustainability practices and policies has for these actors. READ MORE