Search for dissertations about: "manufacturing sector"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 71 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.; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : Social Sciences Economics and Business Business Administration; Samhällsvetenskap Ekonomi och näringsliv Företagsekonomi;

    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 : industrial transformation; innovation; manufacturing; structural change; third industrial revolution; literature-based innovation output; innovation indicator; economic history; Sweden; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    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 University

    Author : Karl Lundvall; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ekonomi; Business and economics; 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. Essays on Firm Turnover, Growth, and Investment Behavior in Ethiopian Manufacturing

    University dissertation from Göteborg University

    Author : Mulu G Gebreeyesus; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Nationalekonomi; Economics; 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

  5. 5. Preventative environmental strategies in the service sector

    University dissertation from IIIEE, Box 196, SE-221 00 Lund

    Author : Peter Kisch; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2000]
    Keywords : pollution control; Miljöteknik; Environmental technology; Service sector; Preventative environmental strategies; Cleaner production; Pollution prevention; kontroll av utsläpp; Commercial and industrial economics; Industriell ekonomi; Ekonomi; Business and economics; Geovetenskap; Earth sciences;

    Abstract : Preventative environmental approaches (e.g. Cleaner Production and Pollution Prevention) have been successfully implemented in the manufacturing industry. They are, however, far from being fully adopted by all society actors. READ MORE