Search for dissertations about: "Governance structure"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 swedish dissertations containing the words Governance structure.

  1. 1. The Governmentality of Meta-governance Identifying Theoretical and Empirical Challenges of Network Governance in the Political Field of Security and Beyond

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Oscar Larsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; meta-governance; meta-governance stance; governance; governmentality; sovereign power; political power; networks; security; communications systems; process-tracing; interpretive policy analysis; Sweden; KBM; MSB; RAKEL; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Meta-governance recently emerged in the field of governance as a new approach which claims that its use enables modern states to overcome problems associated with network governance. This thesis shares the view that networks are an important feature of contemporary politics which must be taken seriously, but it also maintains that networks pose substantial analytical and political challenges. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays in empirical corporate finance and governance

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Economic Research Institute, Stockholm School of Economics [Ekonomiska forskningsinstitutet vid Handelshögsk.] (EFI)

    Author : Mattias Nilsson; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agency costs; Corporate control; Ownership structure; Corporate governance; Capital structure; Seasoned equity offerings; Rights offerings; Private placements; Flotation method choice; Diversification; Takeovers; Privately held targets; Acquirer returns; Finansiering; Beslutsfattande; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Agency Costs of Controlling Minority Shareholders (coauthored with Henrik Cronqvist) estimates the agency costs of controlling minority shareholders (CMSs) using a panel of Swedish listed firms. CMSs are owners who have a control stake of the firm’s votes while owning only a minority fraction of the firm’s equity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Governance structure for transport corridors

    University dissertation from Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Maria Öberg; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : Arkitektur; Architecture;

    Abstract : Transport plays essential roles in almost all economic activities and our daily lives. Transport flows are often agglomerated in soͲcalled transport corridors linking urban and/or commercially important areas. READ MORE

  4. 4. E-government and E-governance local implementation of E-government policies in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Irene Bernhard; KTH.; Högskolan Väst.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; e-governance; e-government; implementation; policy entrepreneurs; municipal contact centres; policy networks; New Public Management; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCE; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; E-governance;

    Abstract : It is recognized in international research that the public sector has been transformed into a networked, open and more flexible, informal and interactive governance structure. This is described as a transition from "government to governance". Sweden is one of the international leaders with regards to e-government development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Corporate governance and controlling shareholders

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Economic Research Institute, Stockholm School of Economics (EFI)

    Author : Anete Pajuste; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Corporate governance; Agency conflicts; Multiple blockholders; Dividend policy; Dual-class shares; One share-one vote; Ownership structure; Transition economies; Shareholders; Ekonomistyrning; Aktieägare; Bolagsstyrning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The classical corporation, as described by Berle and Means (1932), was characterized by ownership that is dispersed between many small shareholders, yet control was concentrated in the hands of managers. This ownership structure created the conflict of interest between managers and dispersed shareholders. More recent empirical work (see, e.g. READ MORE