Search for dissertations about: "Business Relationships"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 348 swedish dissertations containing the words Business Relationships.

  1. 1. Business Streamlining : Toward a Substantive Theory of the Streamlining of Outsourced Business Processes

    Author : Jonas Molin; Björn Axelsson; Lars-Torsten Eriksson; Lars-Johan Åge; Jens Hultman; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business services; Outsourcing; Grounded theory; Business Relationships; Business process; Relationship Management;

    Abstract : Research comparing public-private services outsourcing applying a longitudinal approach including the production/delivery processes (life after purchase) in services sourcing contexts is scarce. In addition, prior studies on service sourcing tend be under conceptualized. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rekindled Business Relationships : A study of the re-activation process of buyer-supplier relationships in the defence and security industry in Sweden

    Author : León Poblete; Virpi Havila; Anna Bengtson; Tähtinen Jaana; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Buyer-supplier relationships; supplier switching; switching back; re-activation; de-activation; business networks; supply chain; purchasing; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Most research on buyer-supplier relationships has mainly focused on initiating, developing and ending the relationship with suppliers. However, the firm’s possibilities of doing business again with former suppliers have been largely overlooked. READ MORE

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

    Author : Mikael Gidhagen; Bo Edvardsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

  4. 4. The Creation of International Business Relationships : Experience and Performance in the Internationalization Process of SMEs

    Author : Jukka Hohenthal; Harry Barkema; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Business Relationships; Internationalization; SME; Knowledge; Learning; Experience; Performance; Process; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The present study examines the causal effect of experience on the performance of inter-national business relationships for small and medium-sized business firms. A case study of ten market entry processes in ten Swedish SMEs shows that both experienced and inexperienced firms can succeed in creating a new international business relationship. READ MORE

  5. 5. Customer-perceived Value in Business Relationships

    Author : Catarina Bovik; Per Norling; Christian Berggren; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Customer-perceived value; Total service offering; Business-to-business relationship; Commercial aircraft engine maintenance industry; Case study; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The content of customer-perceived value has in this study been explored with the aim of providing an understanding of the concept. The evolving service-centered logic for marketing puts an emphasis on value, especially the value perceived and determined by the customer. READ MORE