Search for dissertations about: "Institutional Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 232 swedish dissertations containing the words Institutional Theory.

  1. 1. 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; Stockholms universitet.; Högskolan i Gävle.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; sociologi; 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; 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;

    Abstract : Uppfattningar om företags samhällsansvar har begreppsliggjorts i huvudsak genom idéer om ’corporate social responsibility’ (CSR) och ’ansvarsfulla investeringar’. Under de senaste decennierna har dessa begrepp utvecklats till att bli vanligt förkommande och har spridits över världen. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Politics of People - Not Just Mangroves and Monkeys A study of the theory and practice of community-based management of natural resources in Zanzibar

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Fred Saunders; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Actor-oriented theory; CBNRM; Community conservation; Conservation conflict; CPR theory; Environmental science; ICDP; Institutional theory; Mangroves; Participatory governance; Power; Zanzibar;

    Abstract : Community-based management of natural resource (CBNRM) projects have commonly failed to deliver conservation and development benefits. This thesis examined how the theoretical assumptions of common pool resource (CPR) theory have contributed to the indifferent performance of CBNRM projects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bank-Industry Networks and Economic Evolution : An Institutional-Evolutionary Approach

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Thomas Marmefelt; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Schumpeterian bank-entrepreneur interaction; Bank-industry networks; Innovation; Economic evolution; Endogenous growth; Entropy; Financial institutions; Governance; Conventions; Institutional change; Network commitment; Spontaneous order; Collective action; Evolutionary game theory; Economic history;

    Abstract : The links between institutions and economic evolution, especially between financial institutions and industrial innovation, are poorly understood. Having Schumpeter´s theory of economic evolution as starting point, this study gives an outline of an institutional-evolutionary theory of institutional change, innovation, and financial systems, based on learning-by-financing within bank-industry networks. READ MORE

  4. 4. An Institutional Analysis of Insurance Regulation - The Case of Sweden

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : P Göran T Hägg; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Misguided Trust; Prime Move Problem; Trust-sensitive Contracts; The Economics of Trust; The Special Interest Theory; The Public Interest Theory; Transaction Costs; Institutional Theory; Insurance Regulation; Institutions; Reputation; Quality.; Actuarial science; Försäkring ej försäkringsrätt S137 ;

    Abstract : The thesis is a broad attempt to analyse economic forces behind, and economic rationales for, institutions that constrain the organisation and operation of insurance companies. The basic task is threefold: (i) to develop institutional theory by providing an outline of a transaction cost explanation of the origin of, and the rationale for, institutions that constrain the organisation and the operation of insurance organisations; (ii) to apply our institutional theory and explain recorded institutional structures in order to make them intelligible with respect to the contractual context in which they have been nested; and (iii) to appraise the explanatory power of our institutional theory with respect to conventional economic theories on the economics of public regulation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing a cross-institutional setting a case study of a Western firm's subsidiary in the Ukraine

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Peter Hultén; Umeå universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Boundary Spanning; Consonance; Cross-Institutional; Dissonance; Filtering; Filtering Conditions; Identity Identification; Institutional Influence; Networks; Norms; Post-Soviet Market; Power; Screening; Socialisation; Vacuum; Företagsetablering; Ukraina; Nätverksplanering; Multinationella företag; Dotterbolag; Postkommunism;

    Abstract : This study explores the development of a Western firm's subsidiary in the Ukraine and sets out to contribute to the theoretical development about the managing of subsidiaries in the Post-Soviet market. The cross-institutional approach to analyse the subsidiary has been adopted to explore influence from the institutional setting of the parent firm and from local institutions. READ MORE