Search for dissertations about: "Business studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2093 swedish dissertations containing the words Business studies.

  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. 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

  3. 3. Knowledge use in business exchange : Acting and thinking business actors

    Author : Jonas Dahlqvist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : How could we describe the process by which business knowledge is mediated, developed, shared, and applied during interaction between business actors? This is the main question around which the discussion in this thesis about industrial business exchange revolves. The purpose of the thesis is twofold. READ MORE

  4. 4. New Venture, Survival, Growth : Continuance, Termination and Growth of Business Firms and Business Populations in Sweden During the 20th Century

    Author : Marcus Box; Karl Gratzer; Johan Söderberg; Johan Wiklund; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; firm growth; firm death; firm survival; firm performance; firm populations; business dynamics; cohort method; longitudinal method; business demography; liability of newness; liability of smallness; entrepreneurship; small and medium enterprises; business history; size distribution; ownership; succession; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on the formation, growth and discontinuance of business populations and firms in Sweden during the 20th century. It addresses some key issues in the domain of economic and social sciences, and in particular entrepreneurship and small business research: if and when firms grow, stagnate and decline, as well as how long firms survive and when they are likely to disband. READ MORE

  5. 5. Language as a Leading Light to Business Cultural Insight : A Study on Expatriates' Intercultural Communication in Central and Eastern Europe

    Author : Kjell Ljungbo; Björn Bjerke; Susanne Tietze; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Language; multilingualism; culture; intercultural communication; business; expatriate; Central and Eastern Europe; cultural significance structure; business flower; hermeneutics; ideal type; export; foreign language skills; language competence; Sweden; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Language competence is decisively important in international business and could increase efficacy, efficiency, sales and profits. Language is an underresearched area in business studies though language constitutes management and the managers building structures, processes, cultures and personalities being the most vital working tool to get things done and make them understandable. READ MORE