Search for dissertations about: "Balanced Scorecard"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words Balanced Scorecard.

  1. 1. The diffusion of a balanced scorecard in a divisionalized firm : Adoption and implementation in a practical context

    Author : Simone Wenisch; Lars G. Hassel; Kerstin Nilsson; Marko Järvenpää; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; diffusion of innovations; intra-firm diffusion; management accounting change; Balanced Scorecard; network perspective; implementation process; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Diffusion studies are commonly associated with the dissemination of innovations across legally and economically independent organizational units. Suggesting a new perspective on the existing diffusion literature, this thesis argues that diffusion of innovations is a relevant issue to study also on a (formally) micro–level of investigation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring the Use of Balanced Scorecards in a Swedish Health Care Organization

    Author : Beata Kollberg; Jens Jörn Dahlgaard; Per-Olof Brehmer; Johnny Lind; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Balanced Scorecard; kvalitetsförbättring; verksamhetsmätningar; implementering; Industrial organisation; administration and economics; Industriell organisation; administration och ekonomi;

    Abstract : Due to an extensive decentralization in the County Council of Östergötland during the 1980s, the demands on follow-up reports have increased on the production units. In order to support the units in following up their organizations, the board of the County Council decided to implement Total Quality Management in the beginning of the 1990s. READ MORE

  3. 3. Methods to Improve and Evaluate Spatial Data Infrastructures

    Author : Ara Toomanian; Centrum för geografiska informationssystem (GIS-centrum); []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Spatial data infrastructure; evaluation; balanced scorecard; geoportals; clearinghouse; web cartography; expert system; web services;

    Abstract : This thesis mainly focuses on methods for improving and evaluating Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDIs). The aim has been threefold: to develop a framework for the management and evaluation of an SDI, to improve the accessibility of spatial data in an SDI, and to improve the cartography in view services in an SDI. READ MORE

  4. 4. Acting creatively for enhanced performance : Challenges for Swedish manufacturers in an age of outsourcing

    Author : Mandar Dabhilkar; Jan Forslin; Pär Åhlström; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Balanced Scorecard; continuous improvement behaviours; lean manufacturing; outsourcing manufacturing; plant performance; Swedish engineering industry; team-based work organisation; shop-floor work.; Work sciences and ergonomics; Arbetsvetenskap och ergonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to contribute to the discourse on the future of manufacturing in Sweden. It is argued that the real threat does not come from lower wages in Eastern Europe and Asia. Rather it comes from an inability to make the most of existing manufacturing systems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Science and practice of balanced scorecard in a hospital in Pakistan : feasibility, context, design and implementation

    Author : Fauziah Rabbani; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Balanced Scorecard; low-income countries; hospital; systematic review; organizational culture; leadership; modified Delphi; indicators; context; Pettigrew s framework; case study; implementation; barriers; strategic processes.;

    Abstract : Background: Millennium Goals emphasize good governance and health systems research. In Pakistan, hospitals provide the major bulk of both basic and advanced care. READ MORE