• Which changes to the anti-avoidance rule have impacted the precedent effects of ConocoPhillips III as a result of the legislation? 

      Westby, Oda Finnanger; Hansen, Zahra (Master thesis, 2021)
      This master thesis has aimed to gain an understanding of how the enactment of the general anti-avoidance rule in the Tax Act has affected Norwegian taxpayers. To do so, we have dissected elements from Rt-2014-227, ...
    • Which Factors drive Shadow Banking? : an Empirical Study 

      Alhusen, Sophia (Master thesis, 2016)
      This thesis is an empirical analysis of the factors that drive the size of the shadow banking sector. Shadow banking, in this analysis, uses the flow of fund measure. Two-way fixed-effects panel regression for a cross ...
    • Which valuation method yields the most accurate value in the valuation of companies in different stages of their life cycle? 

      Pettersen, Robin; Nylen, Mats (Master thesis, 2017)
      This thesis investigates how different valuation techniques - the DCF, the First Chicago Method, and option valuation - perform on companies at different stages in their life cycle. We compare the results of each of these ...
    • White-collar crime in cyber time: the role of opportunity in committing financial crime online 

      Karvonen, Maria; Fedina, Alla (Master thesis, 2018)
      The advent and expansion of Internet-enabled technology made likely the accomplishment of remarkable improvements in research, expertise, and communication. Unfortunately, computers and the Internet have furthermore supplied ...
    • Who resorts to sarcasm at work : A study on power, gender and personality 

      Dobrev, Daniel; Abrahamsen, Didrik (Master thesis, 2017)
      The current study investigates if power enhances the inclination to use sarcastic irony in a hypothetical work setting. In addition to gender, trait dominance is included as a potential moderator. Results suggest that ...
    • Why do companies go public at MTFs? An empirical analysis of the Swedish market 

      Kjeverud, Stian (Master thesis, 2017)
      This thesis sets out to highlight the motivations to list at a multilateral trading facility rather than a regulated market. I use a sample of Swedish companies going public between 2007 and 2013 to document the difference ...
    • WHY TURNOVERS? EXAMINING THE DRIVERS OF CEO TURNOVER IN FAMILY FIRMS 

      Gautam, Himal (Master thesis, 2020)
      I examine the potential drivers for replacement of CEOs in privately held firms in Norway emphasizing on family firms. I studied how different family-related characteristics and change in firm performance are related to ...
    • Wimp 

      Moen, Elisabeth B.; Jahren, Erik; Ulland, John Reinert; Schmitz, Philipp Pascal (Bachelor thesis, 2014-09-09)
      WiMP is a music streaming service that provides the user with customized music offerings. The company is established in several countries including Germany, which will be the focus of this thesis. The goal for this ...
    • The Winners and Losers of COVID-19 - A Global Comparative Study 

      Lading, Ine Kristine Helgå (Master thesis, 2021)
      Determinants explaining country-level success and failure when handling COVID-19 are disputed. The gender of state leaders, political affiliation and stringency of containment measures have all been argued as potential ...
    • Would you eat it? An investigation of how perceived sustainability and perceived risk influence consumer acceptance of edible food packaging. 

      Boonchujaras, Apichaya; Furulund, Katrine (Master thesis, 2020)
      One of the recent innovations for food packaging materials is edible packaging which is initiated to deal with environmental issues. However, research into edible food packaging is still in its infancy, especially in ...
    • Would you like to bid higher for additional information? Examining consumers’ willingness to pay for blockchain proven goods in the Norwegian food industry 

      Strøm, Eirik Andreas Ledesma; Elisenberg, Jørgen (Master thesis, 2020)
      This study focuses on the effect blockchain technology has on consumers’ willingness to pay, when used to record and present food provenance information. This was done through an experimental auction, where consumers bid ...
    • Wrangler : Hvordan har relanseringen av Wrangler nådd ut til ønsket målgruppe? 

      Hamza, Aliaa; Heien, Mari (Bachelor thesis, 2018)
      Denne bacheloroppgaven omhandler relanseringen til merkevaren Wrangler, der vi har kommet frem til følgende problemstilling: «Hvordan har relanseringen av Wrangler nådd ut til ønsket målgruppe?» Innledningsvis presenteres ...
    • X and Y leadership 

      Engelsvoll, Gerd Katrin Hystad; Pedersen, Linda Herwander (Master thesis, 2012-05-10)
      The purpose of this study was to find support for McGregor’s Theory X and Y. Our aim was to investigate whether the relationship between leaders’ X/Y attitude would have a significant impact on employee work behaviour. ...
    • XXL all sports united 

      Hogstad, Kenneth Berge; Karlsen, Kristian; Larsen, Roger Holmen; Ljostad, Henrik Angell (Bachelor thesis, 2016-09-26)
      XXL ASA, which hereby will be addressed as XXL, is a retailer with one simple business concept; offer the consumer a wide range of branded merchandise, at extraordinary low prices. Established by Øivind Tidemandsen in ...
    • Yara international entry etrategy for Cambodia 

      Aasum, Camilla; Diamantis, Adrian Hegstad; Eftang, Bendik; Kjelsnes, Bjørn Arve Johansen; Staaby, Anne (Bachelor thesis, 2014-09-09)
      We wrote our thesis for Yara International ASA, a global firm specializing in agricultural products and environmental protection agents. The company has established operations in 54 countries within six continents, and is ...
    • The Yield Curve as a Predictor of Business Cycle 

      Dadashova, Iryna; Demchuk, Ivanna (Master thesis, 2020)
      In the Master Thesis, we study the yield curve's predictability power for the business cycle in developing countries. For this research, we want to answer the question if the inverted yield curve can predict the recessions ...
    • You break it, you fix it? : costumer participation in service recovery 

      Talgø, Therese; Rødsjø, Espen Liseth (Master thesis, 2012-05-09)
      Customer participation represents numerous positive effects for companies in terms of productivity gains and profitability. It has in recent years emerged as a powerful tool for companies to customize their service offerings ...
    • You’re fired: A study of public leader exits from 1945 to 2018 

      Hjersing, Sandra Windom; Berner, Thea Marie Holmberg (Master thesis, 2018)
      The present thesis examines if exiting leaders is a viable solution to problems in organizations, or if exiting leaders has become a practice of its own. To investigate what involuntary public leader exits (i.e. leader ...
    • Ytringsklima som verdiskaper i samspill 

      Sætre, Endre (Master thesis, 2017)
      Oppgaven handler om hvordan lederen kan skape et åpent ytringsklima. Et åpent ytringsklima er en helt sentral faktor for verdiskaping i samspillsprosjekter. Ved komplekse oppgaver der flere personer må samhandle for å ...
    • Zhăo 

      Løstegård, Mats Skjellnan; Andreassen, Christian; Sætre, Henrik; Daneshmand, Tor Kashani (Bachelor thesis, 2010-08-18)
      The aim for this thesis has been to research the Chinese Internet market in order to develop a business model for Zhăo. The Chinese Internet market has seen significant growth in both number of users and online advertisement ...