Search for dissertations about: "Acquisition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 889 swedish dissertations containing the word Acquisition.

  1. 1. Assessment of tools for environmentally preferable procurement with a life cycle perspective : the case of acquisition in Swedish defence

    Author : Elisabeth Hochschorner; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Chemical engineering; Acquisition; Ecodesign tools; Life Cycle Assessment; LCA; MECO; Public procurement; Simplified; Kemiteknik; Chemical engineering; Kemiteknik;

    Abstract : Procurement in public and non-public organisations has the potential to influence product development towards more environmentally preferable products. In 2003, public procurement in Sweden was 28% of GDP. Different types of approaches can contribute some knowledge and thereby facilitate the choice of environmentally preferable products. READ MORE

  2. 2. Public Private Business Models for Defence Acquisition : A Multiple Case Study of Defence Acquisition Projects in the UK

    Author : Thomas Ekström; Andreas Norrman; Peter Tatham; Sweden Lund Lund University Department of Industrial Management and Logistics Division of Engineering Logistics; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; defence transformation; military logistics; supply chain; support chain; defence acquisition; business model; public private participation; cooperation and partnership; value-for-money; performance; risk; multiple case study; misalignment;

    Abstract : Since the ending of the Cold War, the defence sector, particularly the areas of military logistics and defence acquisition, has been undergoing a comprehensive transformation. There are several factors that explain this transformation: changes in defence and security policies for nations and organisations; reductions in defence expenditure; participation in Peace Support Operations; Lessons Learned from these operations, especially in the area of logistics; revolutionary development in the area of Information and Communication Technology; emergence of novel Commercial Best Practises in the areas of business and business logistics; and changes in the legislation regarding the conduct of public procurement in Europe. READ MORE

  3. 3. Snakes and Ladders : Developmental Aspects of Lexical-Conceptual Relationships in the Multilingual Mental Lexicon

    Author : Lari-Valtteri Suhonen; Språkinlärning; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; third language acquisition; cross-linguistic influence; mental lexicon; multilingualism; psychotypology; L3; attrition; second language acquisition; SLA; TLA; transfer; concept; cognitive control; working memory; CLI; multidirectional; multilingual mental lexicon; MML; acquisition; learning; translation ambiguity; introspection; longitudinal;

    Abstract : One phenomenon causing issues for language learners in the form of cross-linguistic influence (CLI) is translation ambiguity (Eddington & Tokowicz, 2013). Translation ambiguity refers to a situation where word meanings are different in a speaker’s languages. READ MORE

  4. 4. Predicting who stays or leaves after the acquisition: : Target’s top manager turnover

    Author : Keivan Aghasi; Terrence Brown; Massimo Colombo; Maureen McKelvey; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Acquisition; CEO turnover; TMT turnover; coordination; Founder-CEO; Similarity attraction; Diversity;

    Abstract : In acquisition of high-tech and knowledge intensive firms, scholars have paid special attention to top managers’ status after the deal. Literature suggests that these managers in particular CEOs if kept in post-acquisition provide coordination capacity for the acquirer to transfer the knowledge and technology from the target to the acquirer while minimizing the disruptive effect of post-acquisition integration process. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mastering the question : the acquisition of interrogative clauses by Finnish-speaking children

    Author : Raija Kangassalo; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Finnish; child language development; acquisition; interrogative clause; wh-questions; yes no- questions; disjunctive questions; wh-question word; interrogative particle; discourse function;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to chart the development of interrogative syntax among Finnish-speaking children between the ages of 1 to 4 years living in Sweden. The material consists of language samples taken from eleven Sweden-Finnish children with Finnish as their first language. READ MORE