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EXPLORING THE INFLUENCE OF CULTURE ON CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY: The example of France, Spain and Sweden
Halmstad University. Halmstad University, School of Business and Engineering (SET).
Halmstad University, School of Business and Engineering (SET), Biological and Environmental Systems (BLESS).
2010 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Title: The influence of culture on corporate sustainability

Authors: Adriana Corral Alonso and Daphné Lapourré

Supervisor: Jean-Charles Languilaire

Level: Bachelor Thesis in Business Administration, Marketing

Key words: Sustainability, sustainable development, corporate sustainability, Tetra Pak, culture, cultural influence, cultural dimensions, France, Spain, Sweden…

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explore how and to what extent cultural aspects can influence the corporate sustainability of a given company.

Method: It is a qualitative case study enhancing on one hand primary research and on the other hand secondary data. The primary data based on three interviews of Tetra Pak key employees in France, Spain and Sweden are completed by the secondary research based on facts about Tetra Pak and on key authors’ books.

Theoretical framework: The framework consists of theories and models about sustainability and its extensions and about cultural dimensions theories.

Conclusion: Culture has an influence on corporate sustainability. However the extents are not easy to measure and vary according to the culture and the country’s means.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2010. , p. 110
Keyword [en]
Sustainability, sustainable development, corporate sustainability, culture, cultural dimensions
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-13933OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hh-13933DiVA, id: diva2:372779
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Available from: 2010-11-29 Created: 2010-11-28 Last updated: 2010-11-29Bibliographically approved

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