Search for dissertations about: "institutional theory and entrepreneurship"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words institutional theory and entrepreneurship.

  1. 1. Strategies of entrepreneurship : Understanding industrial entrepreneurship and structural change in northwest Tanzania

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Per Trulsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Entrepreneurship; Structural adjustment; Institutional theory; Trust; Strategy; Unintended consequences; Societal change; Extended family; Tanzania; Industry; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This study addresses the problem of entrepreneurial activity in an environment of institutional change. The focus is on industrial entrepreneurs in northwest Tanzania. Like many other African countries, Tanzania is today undergoing a process of structural transformation. Significant changes are introduced in the formal institutional framework. READ MORE

  2. 2. Corporate Entrepreneurship A Comprehensive Field Review and Assessment of the Internal Organizational Environment Supportive of Strategic Entrepreneurship

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Belén Casales Morici; Mittuniversitetet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; corporate entrepreneurship; strategic entrepreneurship; internal organisational environment; CEAI; corporate renewal;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to expand current knowledge on the development of corporate entrepreneurship and to contribute new theoretical and empirical insights into strategic entrepreneurship. To those ends, the thesis attempts to answer two research questions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Entering renewable electricity production An actor perspective

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ingrid Mignon; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Renewable electricity production; new entrants; energy transition; energy policy; innovation; entrepreneurship; institutional theory; innovation-­adoption; implementation;

    Abstract : Although energy transition is considered one of the main challenges of our time, little attention has traditionally been paid to the actors participating in this transition, such as the producers of renewable electricity. Previous energy policy literature and policy- makers have assumed that these producers are incumbent actors of the current energy system, that is to say, large utilities producing both renewable and fossil-fueled electricity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Marketing Fads and Fashions

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Christofer Pihl; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social media; fashion; marketing practices; institutional entrepreneurship;

    Abstract : The use of social media such as blogs has grown remarkably in Sweden during recent years. The largest segment of blogs consists of fashion blogs, i.e. blogs that focus on fashion brands, fashion products and fashion e-commerce. READ MORE

  5. 5. Paper meets web how the institution of news production works on paper and online

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping International Business School

    Author : Elena Raviola; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences Media and communication studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The dissertation investigates the institution of news production at work, on paper and online, through an ethnographic study at the largest Italian financial newspaper Il Sole-24 Ore. Building on institutional theory and taking inspiration from Bordieu’s theoretical apparatus describing how cultural capital works, the dissertation presents a framework for the way institutions work, a framework that echoes Mary Douglas’ How Institutions Think (1987). READ MORE