Search for dissertations about: "Boundary spanners"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Boundary spanners.

  1. 1. Bridging Boundaries in the Borderland of Bureaucracies Individual Impact on Organisational Adaption to Demanding Situations in Civil and Military Contexts

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Aida Alvinius; Karlstads universitet.; Försvarshögskolan.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociologi; Sociology; Boundary spanners; uniformed organisations; bureaucratic organisations; adaption; systems theory; contingency; stressful environment; civil-military relations; disaster management; emotional labour; Gränsöverskridare; uniformerade organisationer; byråkratier; anpassning; systemteori; contingency; påfrestande förhållanden; civil-militära relationer; katastrofhantering; emotionellt lönearbete; Ledarskap under påfrestande förhållanden; Ledarskap under påfrestande förhållanden; Uniformed organisations; rationality; boundary spanners;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to reach a deeper understanding of how boundary spanners are bridging boundaries between uniformed bureaucratic organisations and their environment, characterised by demanding conditions.The main part of this thesis is based upon empirical data gathered through 71 interviews with Swedish civil and military informants from several uniformed organisations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Leveraging user relationships for innovation within sustained producer-user ecosystems Observations from the medical technology industry

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Carl Wadell; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Producer-user ecosystems; User involvement; Innovation; Boundary-spanners; Social networks; Medical technology; Machine Design; Maskinkonstruktion;

    Abstract : Today we can see how companies are making significant investments in various methods and tools to access and utilize the users’ knowledge for the purpose of innovation efforts. What many highly innovative companies try to accomplish with these investments is to develop and establish sustained producer-user ecosystems. READ MORE