Search for dissertations about: "Centre of Excellence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words Centre of Excellence.

  1. 1. In Search of MNC Competitive Advantage : The Role of Foreign Subsidiaries as Creators and Disseminators of Knowledge

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Christine Holmström; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; MNC Competitive Advantage; Subsidiary Knowledge; Knowledge Transfer; Learning; Centre of Excellence; Företagsekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Research on the multinational corporation (MNC) has highlighted the development of knowledge that occurs in geographically dispersed subsidiaries, and several scholars have emphasized the significance of subsidiary knowledge for the success of the MNC. This thesis contributes to the understanding of how knowledge is developed within MNC subsidiaries and how the development of subsidiary knowledge is related to the transfer of subsidiary knowledge and subsidiary impact on the performance of the larger MNC. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cluster Initiatives as Intermediaries A Study of their Management and Stakeholders

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Inessa Laur; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cluster; cluster initiatives; intermediary organization; regional development; entrepreneurship; success factors; actors stakeholders and activities;

    Abstract : This dissertation offers a platform to understand the nature of cluster initiatives as a socio-economic phenomenon combining cluster, entrepreneurship and intermediary features. They are particular types of ventures facilitating networks and dialog platforms adjusted to local contexts and offering a way to enhance regional development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Psychosocial Work Conditions and Aspects of Health

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Cathrine Reineholm; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Today’s working life has led to new requirements and conditions at the workplace, and additional factors may be of importance for employees’ health. Most earlier research has taken place in stable organizations, and has not taken changes in organizations into account. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring organizational translation A case study of changes toward Lean Production

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Jostein Langstrand; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Organizational change; Lean Production; Organizational translation; Organisatorisk förändring; lean; organisatorisk översättning;

    Abstract : Lean Production has received massive attention during recent years, and many organizations attempt to introduce it with an ambition to reach the radical improvement effects that are promised in the popular management literature. However, introducing a management concept can be a very challenging task, and research has shown that the majority of such initiatives fail. READ MORE

  5. 5. Psychosocial Work Conditions, Health, and Leadership of Managers

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Daniel Lundqvist; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Although psychosocial work conditions, health and leadership are concepts that have been studied for a long time, more knowledge is needed on how they are related in managers. Existing research suggests that managers are very influential in their workplaces, but the way in which their workplaces influence them is often overlooked. READ MORE