Search for dissertations about: "Business studies in constructions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Business studies in constructions.

  1. 1. Contextualising Constructions of Corporate Social Responsibility : Social Embeddedness in Discourse and Institutional Contexts

    Author : Brita Backlund Rambaree; Barbara Hobson; Charlotta Stern; Dima Jamali; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; corporate social responsibility; CSR; institutional theory; Foucault; context; embeddedness; institutions; new institutionalism; institutional complementarity; discursive institutionalism; institutional work; responsible investment; SRI; social constructionism; discourse; power; qualitative content analysis; self-reporting; abductive approach; interpretative repertoires; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : ‘Corporate social responsibility’ (CSR) and ‘socially responsible investment’ (SRI) have become predominant frameworks connecting business to society that have spread across the globe. They comprise a shared set of ideas and practices, such as those promoted in global reporting standards and by international organisations such as the UN Global Compact. READ MORE

  2. 2. Management accounting as constructing and opposing customer focus : three case studies on management accounting and customer relations

    Author : Mikael Cäker; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Computer science; Datavetenskap; Economic Information Systems; Ekonomiska informationssystem; Business and economics; Humanities and Social sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is on the relation between management accounting and customer focus and relates to discussions about how internal managing processes in organizations are interrelated with interorganizational relations, specifically constructions of customers. Both a normative and a descriptive perspective on the relation are taken within the different parts of the thesis, which consists of a licentiate thesis, three articles and a synthesizing text. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reutilisation of agricultural buildings : tourism and sustainability in the Swedish periurban context

    Author : György Ängelkott Bocz; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []

    Abstract : Agricultural buildings (ABs) dominate the countryside and their reutilisation in periurban areas is important in rural diversification and in maintaining a living countryside. These constructions have been examined in various studies, but the reutilisation of ABs in tourism in a spatial context has not yet been scientifically analysed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on discrimination in the marketplace

    Author : Luca Fumarco; Dan-Olof Rooth; Magnus Carlsson; Stefan Eriksson; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Disability Discrimination; Field Experiment; Housing Market; Correspondence Studies; Discrimination; Hiring Discrimination; Ethnic Discrimination; Labor Market Tightness; Ranking Models; Screening Models; Relative age; Labor Markets in Sports; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis is composed of four self-contained papers and focuses on discrimination in themarket place.Essay 1: “Disability Discrimination in the Rental Housing Market – A Field Experiment onBlind Tenants. READ MORE

  5. 5. Global Lifestyles : Constructions of Places and Identities in Travel Journalism

    Author : Emilia Ljungberg; Mediehistoria; []

    Abstract : This dissertation studies representations of globalization by analyzing travel journalism in two magazines from 1982 to 2008. Globalization discourses are studied through an analysis of how places and identities are constructed. READ MORE