Search for dissertations about: "institutional change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 313 swedish dissertations containing the words institutional change.

  1. 1. Inertia and practice change related to greenhouse gas reduction : Essays on institutional entrepreneurship and translation in Swedish agri-food

    Author : Herman Stål; Karl Johan Bonnedahl; Jessica Eriksson; Peter Dobers; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Inertia; climate change; sustainability; agriculture; institutional entrepreneurship; institutional logics; convergent change; divergent change; practice; translation; Tröghet; klimatförändring; hållbarhet; jordbruk; institutionellt entreprenörskap; institutionella logiker; konvergent förändring; divergent förändring; praktik; översättning; företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : To avoid dangerous climate change a massive reduction in greenhouse gas emissions is required in a relative short time span. However, as development is moving in the wrong direction, there appears to be great inertia in changing activities. READ MORE

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

    Author : Karolina Windell; Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson; Bengt Jacobsson; Sigrid Quack; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Business studies; CSR; Corporate Social Responsibility; Ideas; Institutional Change; Translation; Issue-Field; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    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

  3. 3. Change in the cage : Exploring an organisaitonal field: Sweden's biofuel region

    Author : Christopher Nicol; Tommy Jensen; Kiflemariam Hamde; Stefan Jonsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Institutional theory; organisational field change; institutional forces; structuration processes; triggers for change; Institutionell teori; organisatorisk fält förändring; institutionella krafter; struktureringsteori; processer; utlösare av förändring; företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : This Ph.D. thesis seeks to better understand how change occurs within a group of organisations. Aiming to make a contribution to institutional theory, it brings together three main schools, namely: old, new and neoinstitutionalism, in an integrative approach for understanding organisational field change. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Institutions and Institutional Change

    Author : Usman Khalid; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Institutions; Institutional change; Economic institutions; Political institutions; Firm ownership;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three essays discussing institutional change and its effects. It distinguishes between economic and political institutions, and highlights the need for broader empirical efforts that consider interactions among different types of institutions. READ MORE

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

    Author : Karolina Windell; Kerstin Sahlin; Bengt Jacobsson; Quack Sigird; Uppsala universitet Företagsekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; CSR; institutional change; translation; institutional ideas; management ideas; företagsekonomi; Business Administration;

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