Search for dissertations about: "Organizational capabilities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 64 swedish dissertations containing the words Organizational capabilities.

  1. 1. Micro-Foundations of Organizational Adaptation A Field Study in the Evolution of Product Development Capabilities in a Design Firm

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping International Business School

    Author : Carlo Salvato; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Organizational adaption; Organizational evolution; Organizational replicators; Organizational routines; Firm competences; Dynamic capabilities; Organizational learning; New product development; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to improve knowledge of how organizations adapt to their dynamic environments, by developing a detailed understanding of the configuration and evolution of organizational replicators.Among open questions in the literature on organizational adaptation, I have explored the following: How can the structure of organizational replicators and the nature of their components be realistically described? How do different organizational replicators interact with each other at different levels within and across organizational boundaries? How do replicators evolve? Why do firms need dynamic capabilities?I’ve addressed these questions by means of an embedded, longitudinal field study of Alessi, an Italian firm founded in 1921, active in the development and production of hundreds of design household products. READ MORE

  2. 2. Organizing the early project phases for frequent innovation in hypercompetitive industries

    University dissertation from Umeå : Handelshögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Thomas Biedenbach; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; hypercompetition; organizational change; organizational design; organizational structure; change capabilities; combinative capabilities; dynamic capabilities; project capabilities; multi-project capabilities; innovation; pharmaceutical R D; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis contributes to the understanding of the early project phases and dynamic capabilities as key elements for frequent product innovation in the hypercompetitive pharmaceutical industry.The main purpose of the licentiate thesis is to investigate how organizations organize the early project phases of R&D in hypercompetitive environments for frequent innovation by utilizing a dynamic capabilities perspective. READ MORE

  3. 3. Competitive Capabilities of a Technology Born Global

    University dissertation from Lund Business Press

    Author : Liliya Altshuler; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Born globals; international SMEs; international entrepreneurship; strategy; organizational capabilities; R D management; alliance management; brand management; managerial capabilities; organizational learning;

    Abstract : Since the early 1980s, rapidly internationalizing start-ups have captured attention of the academia, media and institutions. These ’born global’ firms seem to disregard the traditionally established views of firm internationalization. READ MORE

  4. 4. Managing offshoring of complex products Strategy and capabilities

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Petra Edoff; Mälardalens högskola.; Mälardalens högskola.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Strategy; organizational capabilities; offshoring; product development; India; China; Innovation and Design; innovation och design;

    Abstract : Offshoring is a hot topic in the industrial and academic community over the last few years, evolving from a focus on manufacturing to product development and R&D. Offshoring refers to the process of sourcing and coordinating tasks across national borders and can include both in-house and outsourced activities performed by a supplier. READ MORE

  5. 5. Capabilities for frequent innovation Managing the early project phases in the pharmaceutical R&D process

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå School of Business

    Author : Thomas Biedenbach; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Project management research; early project phases; dynamic capabilities; project capabilities; multi-project capabilities; pharmaceutical innovation; hypercompetition; R D;

    Abstract : Despite their recognized significance for project success and innovation, the management of the early project phases is still an under-researched area in project management. For organizations to secure a continuous stream of innovation, the utilization of capabilities is crucial for managing the early phases of R&D projects. READ MORE