Search for dissertations about: "CSR"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 58 swedish dissertations containing the word CSR.

  1. 1. Corporate Social Responsibility under Construction : Ideas, Translations, and Institutional Change

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Karolina Windell; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; CSR; Corporate Social Responsibility; Ideas; Institutional Change; Translation; Issue-Field; Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; företagsekonomi; institutional change; translation; institutional ideas; management ideas;

    Abstract : Although ideas about the social responsibility of business have a long history, the debate over corporate social responsibility (CSR) has escalated worldwide during the past decade under the label of CSR. This thesis contributes to new-institutional organizational approaches by exploring how and why CSR has been constructed into a widespread idea and by introducing a discussion on the interrelationship between ideas and institutional change. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Brita Backlund Rambaree; Barbara Hobson; Charlotta Stern; Dima Jamali; [2016]
    Keywords : 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

  3. 3. Corporate Social Responsibility in the Swedish Financial Services Sector Translating an Idea into Practice

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Pauline Göthberg; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Organizational institutionalism; translation; CSR; financial services sector; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on how popular ideas in society influence corporate behavior, as corporations adapt to normative ideas in society in order to achieve legitimacy. However, we need more knowledge about how ideas influence organizations and what happens when ideas enter in an organizational context. READ MORE

  4. 4. Toxic Textiles Towards Responsibility in Complex Supply Chains

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Natasja Börjeson; Södertörns högskola.; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Responsibility; Sustainability; Supply Chain Management; Governance; Responsibilisation; CSR; Complexity; Uncertainty; Chemicals; Textiles; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : The governance of the environmental and health problems that follow in the wake of globalised trade is one of the great contemporary challenges. One of these challenges is the management of chemical pollution and associated risks, and one sector facing this challenge is the textile industry, which has complex supply chains spread across continents. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing responsibilities. The formation of Swedish MNC's firm-society policies and practices

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Bokförlaget BAS

    Author : Niklas Egels-Zandén; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; multinational corporation; stakeholders; case study; new institutional theory; labor union; supply chain; joint venture; CSR; corporate social responsibility; sustainability.;

    Abstract : The role of multinational corporations (MNCs) in society is a frequently debated topic among academics and practitioners. Still, knowledge is lacking in how demands from MNCs’ stakeholders and corporate discretion combine to form MNCs’ firm-society policies and practices. READ MORE