Essays about: "social capability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 164 essays containing the words social capability.

  1. 1. Non-ideal theory comparison of Sen's capability approach and Therborn's theory on inequalities : Comparison to a non-ideal theory framework to address health inequalities

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Kyra Nieuwenhuijsen; [2022]
    Keywords : health inequalities; capability approach; Amartya Sen; Göran Therborn; non-ideal theory;

    Abstract : This thesis conducts a theory comparison to determine which theory of social justice is best suited to address health inequalities. The theories used are the capability approach by Amartya Sen and Göran Therborn's theory on inequalities. Within the capability approach, two accounts specified on health capabilities will be regarded as well. READ MORE

  2. 2. Are Ecuador’s social capabilities progressing and developing resilience to shrinking? A regional comparative study, 1970-2020

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Rebeca Anahí Sánchez Enríquez; [2022]
    Keywords : Shrinking; resilience; catch-up; social capability; social capabilities; Ecuador; Latin America; South America; economic development; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : New research suggests that the key to explaining the development gap might be resilience to shrinking instead of increasing growth rates. Latin America is considered an improving region from the growth rate point of view in development, but not so much from the shrinking perspective. READ MORE

  3. 3. Making the world a better place: The strategic role of communication practitioners in sustainability organisations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Aurora Rodriguez Badilla; [2022]
    Keywords : sustainability communication; communication practitioner; strategic role; sensemaking theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The unusual conditions that prevailed during the last couple of years set the ground for an unprecedented boost in the global agenda of sustainability. This situation has resulted into a growing wave of new organisations that are tackling the main social and environmental challenges of our time while turning them into profitable and innovative business solutions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Competing on sustainability - A study on stakeholder interaction, becoming truly sustainable and obtaining a sustained competitive advantage in an industry characterized by low sustainability maturity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Kristina Källner; Anna Lundberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainability; cold chain; pharmaceutical industry; stakeholder theory; sustainable business models; VRIO analysis; truly sustainable; competitive advantage; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Although more and more companies are facing increasing pressure to take responsibility for their actions impacting sustainability, the pharmaceutical industry and in extension the cold chain solutions industry, have previously been exempted from scrutiny. Research on sustainability in the industry is lagging, why this master thesis aims to explore how sustainability can be incorporated into the business model while avoiding creating a disconnect between corporate strategy and actual sustainability impact. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social Capabilities and Technology Capability: a comparative study of Arab countries and East-Asian economies

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Naike Rosini; [2022]
    Keywords : Technology Capability; Technology Gap; Middle East; East Asia; Social Capability; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis argues that the reason behind the lack of sustained economic growth in the Middle East compared to East Asia lies in the technology gap between the two regions, and it attempts to find an explanation for it. Through an empirically supported narrative, the paper applies the social capability framework to explain the low level of technology capability in the Arab region. READ MORE