Search for dissertations about: "thesis on operations management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 293 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on operations management.

  1. 1. Visual Management - on Communication in Product Development Organizations

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Ludvig Lindlöf; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Visual management; Information processing capability; Task communication; Boundary object; Product development management;

    Abstract : Product development implies a need for information processing capability due to its uncertain and ambiguous nature. Uncertainty is troublesome as it limits an organization’s ability to plan for, and make decisions about, the activities that need to be made in order to reach the objectives of the organization. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Impact of Maintenance on the Production Process - Achieving High Performance

    University dissertation from Division of Production Management, Lund Institute of Technology, SE-221 00 Lund

    Author : Patrik Jonsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1999]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Management of enterprises; Företagsledning; Produktionsteknik; Production technology; Sweden; manufacturing management; operations strategy; Maintenance management; advanced manufacturing technology; management;

    Abstract : The dissertation is about management of equipment maintenance in manufacturing firms. The overall research objective is to describe how maintenance interacts with manufacturing and explain how it contributes to high performance of organisations. It reports findings from eight papers, each dealing with parts of the overall objective. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lessons Learned in Knowledge Managment - the case of construction

    University dissertation from Construction Management, Department of Construction Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Mats Persson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industriell ekonomi; Construction technology; Anläggningsteknik; Quality Management; Project Management; Knowledge Management; Construction sector; Commercial and industrial economics;

    Abstract : The construction sector has been criticised in recent years for being inefficient. The critique involved describes finished buildings as having flaws and there being a lack of interest within the construction sector in assembling knowledge and sharing experience. READ MORE

  4. 4. Container Logistics and its Management

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Lars A. R. Hultén; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [1997]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industriell teknik och ekonomi; Industrial engineering and economy; Teknisk mekanik; Engineering mechanics; container; logistics; management; fleet management; demand management; transport systems; modelling; cybernetics; decision support systems;

    Abstract : In this work research on container logistics and its management is presented. Contrary to the common approach of treating this as a mathematical problem and addressing it by operations research methods, this work regards the problem in a wider perspective. READ MORE

  5. 5. Management Control : Linking Strategy with Inter‐Organisational Relationships

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Zita Ambrutytė; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Management control systems; business strategy; inter-organisational relationships; management control variables; intra-organisational controls; Management control systems; styrsystem; affärsstrategi; inter-organisatoriska relationer; styrvariabler; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The alignment of strategies and control systems is believed to affect the chances for firms to successfully achieve competitive edge. Contemporary business trends like globalization, vertical disintegration, the reduction in supplier bases, the focusing of operations and outsourcing of non-core activities, have caused companies to rely increasingly on relationships with other firms. READ MORE