Sökning: "agency theory"

Visar resultat 26 - 30 av 275 avhandlingar innehållade orden agency theory.

  1. 26. Moving beyond stewards versus agents : Exploring business managers as existential beings in the interior-design and furniture industry in Småland, Sweden

    Författare :Pär Vasko; Daniel Ericsson; Lena Olaison; Mathias Karlsson; Jenny Helin; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Stewardship; Agency; Existentialism; Aspect seeing; Freedom; Responsibility; Ambiguity; Concreteness; Being; Nothingness; Business administration; Företagsekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Exploring two theoretical positions in the field of corporate governance – stewardship theory and agency theory – Moving beyond stewards versus agents homes in on the positions’ respective conceptions of managers. Although fundamentally drawing a clear line between the two positions, these conceptions also conjoin them. LÄS MER

  2. 27. Flerspråkiga matematikklassrum : Diskurser i grundskolans matematikundervisning

    Författare :Eva Norén; Astrid Pettersson; Torbjörn Tambour; Paola Valero; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; multilingual mathematics classrooms; discourse; Swedishness; agency; identities; foreground; ethnography; socio-political; Subject didactics; Ämnesdidaktik; matematikämnets didaktik; Mathematics Education;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to investigate and analyze practices in multilingual mathematics classrooms in compulsory school in Sweden. By using ethnographic methods, mainly participant observation, data were collected in a number of multilingual mathematics classrooms in suburban areas of a major city. LÄS MER

  3. 28. Voices for Change : Hopes and costs for empowerment - a study on women's claims in the Egyptian revolution

    Författare :Christine Bendixen; Klas Roth; Margareta Aspan; Mina O'Dowd; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Women; empowerment; agency; structure; functionings; capability; social conversion factors; narrative imagination; opportunity costs; societal change; Egypt; pedagogik; Education;

    Sammanfattning : This study investigates women’s possibilities to actively participate in societal change in Egypt. It aims at enhancing the understanding of structural conditions for women’s agency and how these enables and/or restrains women’s participation in the aspiration for societal change as well as their aspiration to live a ‘full life’. LÄS MER

  4. 29. Developing a framework for describing and analyzing misalignments in the supply chain - Illustrated with the Swedish Cash Supply Chain

    Författare :Johan Lundin; Teknisk logistik; []
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Incentive alignment; Risk and reward sharing; Agency theory; Cash supply chain; Supply chain management;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Narayanan & Raman (2004) present what they call an approach to treat incentive misalignments. It consists of three steps: Accept the premise, Pinpoint the cause, and Align or redesign. The first step, accept the premise, is simply acknowledging that there is such a thing as incentive misalignments. LÄS MER

  5. 30. How institutions matter in MA research : a literature review

    Författare :Malin Härström; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Institutional theory; Institutional theorizing; Embedded agency; Institutions; Social structure; Sources of change; MA practice; Sources of MA practice; Conceptualizations of MA; Social role of MA;

    Sammanfattning : It is currently popular to study management accounting (MA) from an institutionalist perspective. Such a perspective is premised on that ‘institutions matter’; so that notions of social structure, agency and linkages in between them thus become central. LÄS MER