Search for dissertations about: "Corporate governance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 63 swedish dissertations containing the words Corporate governance.

  1. 1. Costs and Benefits of Delegation : Managerial Discretion as a Bridge between Strategic Management and Corporate Governance

    Author : Yuliya Ponomareva; Sven-Olof Yrjö Collin; Ruth Aguilera; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Managerial discretion; board of directors; agency theory; delegation; control; transition economy; Sweden; Ekonomistyrning; Ekonomistyrning;

    Abstract : This dissertation addresses the question of effective delegation, exploring it through the concept of managerial discretion (i.e., a latitude of managerial actions, which lie in the zone of shareholders’ acceptance). READ MORE

  2. 2. Corporate governance and corporate entrepreneurship : empirical studies on Swedish riding schools

    Author : Elin Smith; Sven-Olof Collin; Jonas Gabrielsson; Högskolan Kristianstad; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Corporate governance; corporate entrepreneurship; property right; riding school; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This composite licentiate dissertation is based on the observation that governance and entrepreneurship are related with each other and that governance may differ depending on the specific organisational form that organises the businesses. Governance refers to corporate governance, including mechanisms aimed at governing the organisation in the interests of the principals. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ownership reform and corporate governance : The Slovak privatisation process in 1990-1996

    Author : Mikael Olsson; Peter de Souza; Lars Magnusson; Mats Larsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; privatisation; ownership reform; corporate governance; the Slovak Republic; restructuring; property rights; financial sector development; economic transition; communist economies; path dependence; institutional economics; investment funds; transformation; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : Since 1989, there has been a period of rapid change of the economies of the former Eastern bloc. Within a few years, the majority of the formerly centrally administered economies had begun restructuring their economic systems, including the privatisation. of formerly state-owned enterprises. READ MORE

  4. 4. Accounting in the field of governance

    Author : Sabina Du Rietz; Bino Catasús; Gustav Johed; Kalle Kraus; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; accounting; corporate; governance; field; investors; trade unions; accountability; technology; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Corporate governance phenomena have traditionally been, and are still, studied foremost as relationships between principals and agents. Studies of how accounting plays out in corporate governance settings rather share the interest in hierarchical influence than challenge it. READ MORE

  5. 5. Constructing and contesting the legitimacy of private forest governance : The case of forest certification in Sweden

    Author : Johanna Johansson; Carina Keskitalo; Karin Bäckstrand; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; accountability; corporate social responsibility; eco-labelling; forest certification; forest governance; forest practices; governance; legitimacy; national forest inventory; private governance; Sweden; voluntary standards; statskunskap; political science;

    Abstract : In recent decades, political scientists have devoted substantial attention to the changing role of the state towards more inclusion of non-state actors in policymaking. This deliberative turn, or move towards governance, may signal inability to handle complex problems without cooperation with nonstate actors. READ MORE