Search for dissertations about: "BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT"

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  1. 1. Critical Business Episodes : The Criticality of Damage Adjustment Processes in Insurance Relationships

    Author : Mikael Gidhagen; Bo Edvardsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; business-to-business; claim settlement; corporate insurance; critical episode; critical incident; customer relationship; damage adjustment; feeling of security; financial services; insurance; insurance marketing; insurance relationship; intangibility; loss; marketing; professional services; relationship; relationship character; relationship context; relationship development; relationship marketing; relationship quality; service; services marketing; service quality; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Corporate insurance relationships involve a highly intangible professional service which provides the corporate customer with risk reduction. Insurance services are here defined as being composed of two elements: the delivery of a feeling of security, and, in the event of a loss, the damage adjustment and claim settlement. READ MORE

  2. 2. The coexistence of family, ownership, and business : Conceptualizing entanglement and business family ownering

    Author : Lisa Bäckvall; Leif Melin; Anna Larsson; Robin Holt; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Family Business; Entanglement; Collective Subjective Corpus; Three-Circle Model of Family Business; Social Praxeology; Practice Theory; Business Family; Business Family Ownership Practice; Business Family Owning; Governance; CEO;

    Abstract : This research engages with the topic of business family ownership through an ethnographically inspired study of business governance-related activities constructed as family members’ business-owning practices relationally and over time. In short, it is about what business families do when owning businesses and how this form of owning can be conceptualized. READ MORE

  3. 3. Beyond Going Global : Essays on business development of International New Ventures past early internationalization

    Author : Jan Abrahamsson; Vladimir Vanyushyn; Håkan Boter; Maria Bengtsson; Svante Andersson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International New Ventures; business models; business model innovation; Sweden; business development; international entrepreneurship; internationalization; dynamic capabilities;

    Abstract : The notion of International New Ventures, or INVs, emerged in academia in the early-to-mid 1990s and generally refers to entrepreneurial firms that tend to internationalize very early in their life-cycle, and whose expansion into foreign markets occurs much more quickly than predicted by earlier theories of the incremental internationalization process. Previous literature proposes effective networking with market partners and, more recently, internationally viable business model among key distinguishing features of INVs that allow for such early and rapid entry into international markets. READ MORE

  4. 4. Entrepreneurial competence development : triggers, processes & consequences

    Author : Magdalena Markowska; Johan Wiklund; Friederike Welter; Dimo Dimov; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Entrepreneurial Competence; development; cases; gourmet restaurateurs;

    Abstract : This dissertation, comprised of the cover story and the four separate but interrelated articles, focuses on exploring the development of entrepreneurial competence. Building on the assumption that purposeful engagement in entrepreneurial action potentially leads to the acquisition of specific entrepreneurial competencies, this thesis investigates the mechanisms facilitating and enabling entrepreneurs’ acquisition of entrepreneurial expertise, and the consequences of this process. READ MORE

  5. 5. Growth intentions and communicative practices : Strategic entrepreneurship in business development

    Author : Pia Ulvenblad; Åsa Lindholm-Dahlstrand; Lars Bengtsson; Anders W Johansson; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Strategic entrepreneurship; communication; growth intention; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; communicative practice; communication strategy; growth intention; strategic entrepreneurship; Growth;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the “will and skill” of individuals who take part in activities of running a business. The aspect of “will” is studied in terms of growth intentions and the aspect of “skill” is studied in terms of communicative practices. READ MORE