Search for dissertations about: "manufacturing sector"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 94 swedish dissertations containing the words manufacturing sector.

  1. 1. Manufacturing capabilities expendable commodities or catalysts for effective supply chain management

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Robin von Haartman; Högskolan i Gävle.; Högskolan i Gävle.; KTH.; [2012]

    Abstract : Many large companies have for a long time been very successful in their industries by combining leading edge R&D and marketing with strong internal manufacturing capabilities. An alternative model is now getting increased attention, where R&D and marketing is conducted internally and manufacturing performed by outsourcing partners. READ MORE

  2. 2. Innovation and transformation in the Swedish manufacturing sector, 1970-2007

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Karolin Sjöö; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; innovation; industrial transformation; manufacturing; structural change; third industrial revolution; literature-based innovation output; innovation indicator; economic history; Sweden;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis investigates changes in the volume and character of Swedish manufacturing sector innovation output between 1970 and 2007, a time span composed of both extended periods of relative prosperity and decline. More specifically, it examines whether changes in the number of innovations, the character of the innovating firms, and the distribution of innovations across industries are generally associated with any such period. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Manufacturing Production in a Developing Economy: Kenya 1992-94

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Karl Lundvall; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Firm size; Kenya; manufacturing; stochastic frontier production functions; data envelopment analysis; technical efficiency; factor substitution; informal sector.;

    Abstract : The dissertation consists of five separate empirical papers based on panel data from Kenyan manufacturing firms in the food, wood, textile and metal sectors, collected during the early 1990s, and an overview of the economic literature on small firms in developing countries. The principal tools of analysis are the microeconomic theory of production and econometrics. READ MORE

  4. 4. Off-site manufacturing systems development in timber house building Towards mass customization-oriented manufacturing

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping University, School of Engineering

    Author : Djordje Popovic; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2018]

    Abstract : The need for housing in Sweden has been showing a constant increase over the past couple of years. However, this situation might change in 2018 since there are indications that the increase in demand will reach its peak. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Firm Turnover, Growth, and Investment Behavior in Ethiopian Manufacturing

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Mulu G Gebreeyesus; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; firm turnover; productivity; firm growth; investment; adjustment cost; irreversibility; manufacturing; Africa; Ethiopia.;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the dynamics and investment behavior of Ethiopian manufacturing firms in post-reform period using establishment level industrial census panel data from 1996 to 2003. Three related topics such as firm turnover and productivity differentials, determinants of firm growth, and the effect of adjustment cost and irreversibility on firm investment decisions are investigated empirically. READ MORE