Essays about: "shareholder primacy model"
Found 2 essays containing the words shareholder primacy model.
1. Doing Good While Being Good : A study of the relationship between Corporate Social Responsibility and the Swedish Companies ActUniversity essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen
Abstract : This thesis investigates the current interrelationship between the provisions contained in the Swedish Company Act (2005:551) and activities related to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) pursued by companies listed at Nasdaq Stockholm. The focal point of this thesis could be argued to be of particular relevance in this day and age, as companies listed at Nasdaq Stockholm continue to perform at the top of the league in global sustainability performance measurements, and Swedish and European legislators have intensified their efforts to encourage businesses to operate in a way that does not incur unacceptable social costs to society. READ MORE
2. Financialization and the "Down" Side of Shareholder Value. Case Opened: AstraZeneca R&D SödertäljeUniversity essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering
Abstract : The explicit intrusion of financial markets into corporate governance stretched concerns beyond the traditional product market and brought about an increasingly normalized discourse concerned with "shareholder value" and so a shift in management and strategy. This paper qualitatively investigates how financialization and shareholder value primacy manifest themselves in AstraZeneca's downsizing of its R&D headquarters. READ MORE