Sökning: "Institutional Theory"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 458 avhandlingar innehållade orden Institutional Theory.

  1. 1. Contextualising Constructions of Corporate Social Responsibility Social Embeddedness in Discourse and Institutional Contexts

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Författare :Brita Backlund Rambaree; Barbara Hobson; Charlotta Stern; Dima Jamali; [2016]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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; Sociology; sociologi;

    Sammanfattning : ‘Corporate social responsibility’ (CSR) and ‘socially responsible investment’ (SRI) have become predominant frameworks connecting business to society that have spread across the globe. They comprise a shared set of ideas and practices, such as those promoted in global reporting standards and by international organisations such as the UN Global Compact. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Om reformer En studie av Kvalitetsreformen, Politireform 2000 og Kunnskapsløftet

    Detta är en avhandling från Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Författare :Jan Moren; Birgitta Eriksson; Mats Lindberg; [2011]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Reforms; organisation theory; political theory; democracy; public policy; public administration; new public management; institutional complexity; individual autonomy; political authority; instrumental tools; institutional adaptations; myths and ymbols; standardization; flexibility; effectiveness; formal structures; informal structures; decoupling; institutional environments; Working Life Science; Arbetsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis studies three major reforms in the public sector of Norway. The sectors studied are the police, higher education, and primary schools. The main motive for studying these reforms are of a theoretical nature, the reason to study them is to produce general knowledge about reforms. The study aims to answer two main questions. LÄS MER

  3. 3. The Common Good in Common Goods - The Decommodification of Fundamental Resources through Law

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Författare :Saki Bailey; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2020]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; commons; common goods; shareable goods; legal theory; social theory; socio-legal theory; property theory; critical legal theory; critical approaches to law; post-capitalist approaches to law; post-marxist approaches to law; post-liberal approaches to law; legal foundations of the market; embedding the market; strategic decommodification; decommodification; democratization of the economy; equitable access to resources; social property relations; housing policy; housing law; third-sector housing; shared limited equity; community land trusts; housing cooperatives; baugruppen; bostadsrätt; resource specific analysis; economic analysis of resources; neoliberalism.;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation is divided into three parts. Part I analyzes the Commons as a post-capitalist strategy accomplished through law by developing an alternative social theory of the market as a social institution. LÄS MER

  4. 4. 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

    Detta är en avhandling från Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Författare :Fred Saunders; Björn Hassler; Vesa-Matti Loiske; Frances Cleaver; [2011]
    Nyckelord :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;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

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

    Detta är en avhandling från Jönköping : Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Författare :Thomas Marmefelt; [1998]
    Nyckelord :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;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER