Essays about: "retrenchment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the word retrenchment.

  1. 1. SMEs in Times of Crisis: An Analysis of Medtech SMEs’ Strategic Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Alina Tater; Marc Leon Willemsen; [2021]
    Keywords : Crisis Management; Strategic Responses; SME; COVID-19; Medtech; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The COVID-19 crisis has disrupted industries across the globe and has forced organizations to respond. One example is the medical technology (medtech) sector in which small and medium- sized enterprises (SMEs) were impacted and had to respond strategically. READ MORE

  2. 2. Family firms challenged by crisis : A multi cased study to identify strategies applied by Swedish family SMEs in order to cope with the Covid-19 crisis

    University essay from

    Author : Ilias Boukrach; Erica Karlberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Family firms; family SMEs; Sweden; Crisis; strategic and crisis management;

    Abstract : Background: The Covid-19 crisis has caused limitations that have led to some serious economic consequences around the world. The crisis that is still ongoing has created a complex situation for most economic actors. Every firm has been affected by the crisis in one way or another including family firms, that play a vital role in the global economy. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Welfare State Upholders: Protests against Cuts in Sickness Benefits in Sweden 2006-2019 : A Case Study of Political Action against Welfare Retrenchment

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Magda Bertz Wågström; [2020]
    Keywords : programmatic welfare retrenchment; protest; interest groups; labor movement; clients;

    Abstract : The debate between the Power Resource Approach and the New Politics thesis has been ongoing for decades. The PRA claims that the labor movement continues to be the most prominent defender of the welfare state. READ MORE

  4. 4. Trade Unions and the Changing Swedish Model: A Case Study of Swedish Trade Unions' Policies in Relation to the Changing Swedish Welfare State

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Sara Bergdahl; [2020]
    Keywords : The Swedish welfare state; welfare retrenchment; trade unions; welfare policy; occupational welfare; union identity; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Trade unions have traditionally been key advocates for the Swedish welfare state. Yet, in recent decades, the Swedish welfare model has come under strain. Therefore, the aim of this thesis is to explore what policies Swedish trade unions develop in relation to the changing Swedish welfare state, and what the reasons are behind these policies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Can Changes to Tax Policy Have an Impact on a Shrinking Middle Class? : An explorative and comparative case study of changes to tax policy in Sweden and the United States

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Karen Ramirez; [2019]
    Keywords : the middle class; tax policy; taxation reform; policy dilemma; OECD; welfare states; systemic retrenchment; blame avoidance; paradox of redistribution; coalition building; social investment; income inequality; Sweden; United States;

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