Essays about: "shareholder theory"

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  1. 1. Too Big to be Passive

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

    Author : Jonny Jin; Cornelia Rathsman; [2022]
    Keywords : Institutional investors; Passive investments; Corporate Governance; Shareholder Value; Incentives;

    Abstract : This thesis draws upon 12 in-depth interviews, with senior managers and investment professionals from 7 leading institutional investors in Sweden, to explore how they reason and work with corporate governance in their passive investments. Using Foucault's theory of disciplinary power as a theoretical framework, we found that institutional self-discipline complements earlier research in the area, mainly as a tool for explaining their incentives to engage in ownership. READ MORE

  2. 2. CEO Compensation and the Relationship with Company Growth : An Analysis of Swedish Listed OMX Stockholm Companies

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Albin Nordlund; Mathias Pettersson Sango; [2022]
    Keywords : CEO; compensation; salary; bonus; other compensation; total compensation; growth; pension benefits; motivation theory; agency theory; financial performance measures; Hofstede s cultural dimensions; corporate governance; performance indicators; listed companies.;

    Abstract : As time progresses and compensation increases for CEOs, the need for information will be required to debate whether it is rational for CEOs to receive more pay in various forms. According to agency theory, CEOs have an intrinsic need to act in their self-interests, while the shareholder requires value creation and implements various safeguards to ensure that the CEOs do what they are expected to do. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring the Impact of ESG on Firm Performance : Empirical Evidence for the European Real Estate Sector

    University essay from KTH/Fastighetsföretagande och finansiella system

    Author : Sebastian Hult; Akrem Touati; [2022]
    Keywords : ESG; Sustainability reporting; Firm performance; European REITs; Shareholder theory; Stakeholder theory; Environmental; Social; Governance; ESG; Hållbarhetsrapportering; Bolagsprestation; Europeiska REITs; Aktieägarteorin; Intressentteorin; Miljöfaktor; Social faktor; Ägarstyrning;

    Abstract : The increased interest in sustainability issues in recent years due to climate change has led to an increased interest among capital investors to invest more sustainably. In addition, there has been an increased interest among stakeholders, regulators and citizens to know more about the positive impact of sustainability reporting on business results. READ MORE

  4. 4. Old Habits Die Hard - A Case Study on the Implications of Privatization on Institutional Logics

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jacob Lindgren; Fredrik Gunnarsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Privatization; Institutional Logics; Value Creation; Path Dependence; Legitimacy; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this thesis is to understand how a privatization process affects a company’s institutional logic in the presence of path dependence mechanisms, and to delineate the implications this has on the firm’s value creation strategy. Theoretical Perspectives: This thesis builds upon general ownership theories from the perspective of institutional logics. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Sense of Belonging in a Corporate Environment : On how Millennials Understand and Relate to Corporate Social Responsibility

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Mladen Dimitrov; [2022]
    Keywords : corporate social responsibility CSR ; greenwashing; Millennials; sense of belonging; social identity theory SIT ; shareholder value theory; corporate citizenship theory; mixed-methods research;

    Abstract : This study investigates the correlation between Millennial workers' sense of belonging and a company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. Bearing in mind the gap in academic research on the introspective impact CSR has on a company’s employees, this study aims to explore how the Millennial workers at one of the biggest banking and insurance companies operating in Bulgaria understand and relate to companies’ philanthropic endeavours. READ MORE