Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Department of Interculturel Communication and Management

Successful African Firms and Institutional Change (SAFIC)

The project investigates how and why African firms are able to be successful in changing business and institutional environments. The project will identify strategies that lead to sustained firm performance and seek to explain these firms’ success b ... Project Completion Report: Knowledge: The project has enhanced the understanding of economic growth and employment through new knowledge on firm development in the African private sector in Tanzania, Kenya and Zambia. The project has influenc ...

Sustainable Livelihoods in the High Andes: Engaging smallholder farmers as instrumental to development invervension targeted at biodiversity conservation

Abstract: This thesis is a case study of the impact on small-scale, marginalized Bolivian farmers from their involvement in the process to revalue native foods from the Andean region. This revaluation process revolves around a rethinking of the ...

Corporate Responsibility for Fundamental Labour Standards and Rights: A Field Study on Labour Conditions of Sugarcane Workers on Grupo Pellas’ Plantation in Western Nicaragua

Abstract: Increasingly, adverse business impacts on societies and environments have been addressed by the international community. To define a transnational umbrella model for business responsibilities, the United Nations introduced the framewo ...

Outsourcing for development

Traditionally the debate on outsourcing has focused on outsourcing to low cost locations seen from the perspective of OECD countries. Rarely has the mirror question been asked: What are the development effects of growing outsourcing to developing co ...