Search for dissertations about: "Absorptive capacity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the words Absorptive capacity.

  1. 1. New Technology-Based Firms in Science Parks - A Study of Resources and Absorptive Capacity

    University dissertation from Lund Business Press

    Author : Marie Löwegren; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; Management Resources; Resource-Based View; Absorptive Capacity; Science Parks; New Technology-Based Firms; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : In this thesis a strategy perspective (the resource-based view) is applied to the New Technology-Based Firms (NTBFs) in Science Parks, arguing that the Science Park provides the firms with a set of resources that if used could help them build their resource base and thus develop and grow. Three categories of resources are identified in the Science Park; University related resources, Science Park facilities, and Cluster effects. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fostering Dynamic Capabilities of SMEs. The Impact of Inward International Licensing on Absorptive Capacity and Networking Capability A Multiple Case Study in Pharmaceutical Industry

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Mohammad Reza Saeedi; Hossein Dadfar; Staffan Brege; Peter Ekman; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Absorptive capacity; networking capability; inward international licensing; dynamic capabilities; SMEs; Iran;

    Abstract : Resource limitation and inadequate capabilities are the SME’s major problems. On this basis, alliances as vehicles of inter-firm collaboration provide opportunities for SMEs to obtain complementary capabilities and critical resources to overcome resource limitations. READ MORE

  3. 3. The impact of competition and innovation on firm performance

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Andreas Poldahl; Lars Lundberg; Patrik Gustavsson Tingvall; Leo Grünfeld; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TFP growth; R D; R D spillovers; Competition; Absorptive capacity; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This PhD thesis consists of four papers analyzing the impact of competition and innovation on Swedish manufacturing firms’ performance.Paper [I] (co-authored with Patrik Gustavsson Tingvall) analyse determinants of firm R&D using matched Swedish employer-employee data spanning the period 1990-1999. READ MORE

  4. 4. On Green Innovation Inertia

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Mats Williander; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; absorptive capacity; automotive industry; greening of industry; innovation;

    Abstract : A growing number of nations, firms and individuals realize that the current ways in whichproducts are produced, consumed and disposed of is unsustainable. Yet most actors seem toawait options that deliver the needed eco-environmental improvement without requiring anyindividual sacrifices. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pluripotent Dynamic Capabilities in the Internationalization of Firms Focus on Learning, Innovating and Networking in SMEs from Sweden

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Mohammad Reza Saeedi; Hossein Dadfar; Staffan Brege; Desirée Holm; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Internationalization of SMEs; Firm-specific advantages; Dynamic capabilities; Absorptive capacity; Networking capability; Innovative capability; and PLS-SEM;

    Abstract : Internationalization of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has been a considerable concern for international business (IB) scholars. Particularly, for those economies such as Sweden with small local markets, internationalization of SMEs could be fundamental. READ MORE