Search for dissertations about: "Business Models"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 662 swedish dissertations containing the words Business Models.

  1. 1. On Business Exchange Activity : Activity Systems and Business Networks

    Author : Frans Prenkert; Håkan Håkansson; Lars Halén; Lars-Gunnar Mattsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Starting from an empirical study of a business firm’s problems with implementing an information system in its business activity, this thesis identifies a need to theoretically model and conceptually develop the general business activity of a firm. This puts the context in focus, as a well-functioning information system needs to be anchored and developed to support and enhance the activities for which it is used, that is, contextualized. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Development of Swedish Business Journalism : Historical Roots of an Organisational Field

    Author : Maria Grafström; Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson; Lars Engwall; Stefan Jonsson; Royston Greenwood; Kerstin Sahlin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; institutional theory; organisational field; field emergence; institutional entrepreneurs; business journalism; business news; newspapers; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Contemporary Swedish business journalism is an established organisational field with shared practice within and across organisations. Using a historical perspective, this dissertation investigates the early formation of this field and the formation of a shared meaning system for business journalism. 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 : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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. Open Source Vendors’ Business Models

    Author : Thomas Rosenfall; Anna Öhrwall Rönnbäck; Staffan Brege; Mogens Kühn Pedersen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Open Source Software; Business Models; Open Source Business Models; Open Source Communities; Software Licensing;

    Abstract : It may seem controversial that open-source software (OSS), i.e. software created by voluntary contributions that is available to use, change, and distribute for free, can be utilized for business purposes. Yet, for some firms, commercial OSS software products are the primary source of revenue. READ MORE

  5. 5. Navigating Manufacturing Firms to Service-led Business Models

    Author : Marin Jovanovic; Mats Engwall; Anna Jerbrant; Glenn Parry; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; servitization; service transition strategy; service business models; outcome-based contracts; Industrial Economics and Management; Industriell ekonomi och organisation;

    Abstract : This thesis tackles an increasingly popular phenomenon – servitization of manufacturing – a growth opportunity for industrial firms through a service-led business model. However, implementing a servitization strategy in industrial firms triggers multifaceted challenges and requires further research. READ MORE