Essays about: "the importance of measurement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 319 essays containing the words the importance of measurement.

  1. 1. Measurement of Business Incubator Performance by Governments: Studying the Practices in the Nordic Region

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Firuza Alizada; [2023-07-19]
    Keywords : business incubators; incubator financing; return on investment; public business incubators; government-supported business incubators; evaluation of incubation policy;

    Abstract : This master thesis aims to investigate the measurement of business incubator performance by governments. Business incubators play a vital role in nurturing startups, promoting innovation, and fostering economic development. READ MORE

  2. 2. CORRUPTION AND SEX TRAFFICKING OF WOMEN AND GIRLS UNDER THE CONTEXT OF WOMEN’S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT. A quantitative cross-sectional study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Anastasia Makhota; [2023-06-20]
    Keywords : Human trafficking; sex trafficking; anti-sex trafficking laws and enforcement; corruption; women’s political empowerment;

    Abstract : All over the world, millions of women and girls are sexually exploited in a lucrative human trafficking business. They represent so-called “hidden populations”, where the exact number of victims is unknown. READ MORE

  3. 3. A spatially explicit model of segregation dynamics : Comparing the Schelling and the Sakoda model

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutet för analytisk sociologi, IAS

    Author : Philip Öberg; [2023]
    Keywords : residential segregation; agent-based modeling ABM ; social simulation; multi-dimensional measurement; multi-scale measurement;

    Abstract : The scientific consensus has for long been that residential segregation is best conceived of as a multidimensional phenomenon that can exist on several geographical scales (Massey & Denton, 1988; Lee et al., 2008; Reardon & O’Sullivan, 2004; Reardon et al., 2008). READ MORE

  4. 4. Impact Private Equity - The Importance of Performance Measurement to Signal Legitimacy and Avoid Mission Drift in Emerging Funds

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

    Author : Emil Ståhl; Sofia Ehrenstråhle; [2023]
    Keywords : performance measurement systems; impact private equity; hybrid organizations; institutional theory; structural differentiation;

    Abstract : This paper elaborates on the research of performance measurement systems in the private equity field. By conducting a qualitative single-case study of an impact investment firm, this paper investigates the limitedly researched field of what role performance measurement systems play for emerging hybrid organizations, operating in a setting where the financial logic is inherently strong. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lost in The Grocery Aisle: Navigating the challenges of food waste management through performance measurement systems and sensemaking

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

    Author : Lucile Vanin; Hannah Bozorgnia; [2023]
    Keywords : KPIs; Management Control Systems; Sustainability; Sustainability Performance Measurement Systems; Sensemaking;

    Abstract : This paper aims to uncover how Sustainability Performance Measurement Systems (SPMS), and more specifically KPIs, can be used as tools to make sense of the challenges inherent to sustainability management, within the specific empirical setting of food waste. Through a case study based on a global food retailer in Sweden, we aim to comprehend how employees use food waste KPIs to make sense of the challenges inherent to food waste management. READ MORE