Search for dissertations about: "institutional logics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 swedish dissertations containing the words institutional logics.

  1. 1. Institutional Logics and Accounting Professionals The case of K2 and K3

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Karin Seger; Örebro universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Institutional logics; multiple logics; co-existing logics; accounting professionals; accounting firms; small companies; small limited companies; the K-project; K2; K3;

    Abstract : Accounting firms have long been considered a ‘black box’ in the literature, but over the last two decades or so, a growing body of literature has emerged which points to how the accounting profession may be seen as a profession in transformation, one in which the underlying logic of their work has gone from emphasizing professional values to one in which commercial values constitute the main rules of the game.This thesis draws upon and add to this literature as it directs attention to how co-existing and potentially conflicting institutional logics enable and constrain accounting professionals, in practice and over time. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Logics of Healthcare - In Quality Improvement Work

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Christian Gadolin; Högskolan i Skövde.; Högskolan i Skövde.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Medarbetarskap och organisatorisk resiliens FORE ; Followership and Organizational Resilience; quality improvement; quality improvement work; healthcare organizations; healthcare professionals; institutional logics; institutional work;

    Abstract : Quality improvement (QI) has become a cornerstone in contemporary healthcare organizations with the aim of enabling management that facilitates efficiency and effectiveness, while providing a consistent correlation between health spending and indicators of access to and quality of care. However, despite years of reform which have attempted to change healthcare professionals’ practice, traditional professional modes of working remain relatively stable and entrenched. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Changing practices for public facilities management

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Ingrid Svensson; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; public facilities management; sociomateriality.; institutional logics; institutional work; changing practices;

    Abstract : Public facilities management organizations are currently facing several challenges both external and internal. New regulations regarding sustainability (including energy efficiency targets), a transition to a business-like approach/form of governance and changing demographical conditions are examples of outer challenges. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Last Hour: How Digitalization has Transformed Firms in the Legal Industry

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Charlotta Kronblad; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Institutional Logics; Institutional Complexity; Law firms; Professional Service Firms; Digital Transformation;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis explores how digitalization has transformed firms in the legal industry. Based on a qualitative study of 22 law firms I explore what digitalization has entailed for firms and its wider effects. The aim is to understand the digital transformation of the industry as well as the effects for individual law firms. READ MORE