Search for dissertations about: "institutional change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 234 swedish dissertations containing the words institutional change.

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Herman Stål; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : 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

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Christopher Nicol; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Usman Khalid; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016]
    Keywords : 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. 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