Search for dissertations about: "Centre of Excellence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 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. The Leader as a Facilitator of Learning at Work A study of learning-oriented leadership in two industrial firms

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Andreas Wallo; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Leadership; learning; learning-oriented leadership; facilitative leadership; managerial work; leader roles; human resource development; Ledarskap; lärande; ledarskap för lärande; chefers arbete; ledares roller; HRD; personalutveckling; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the leader as a facilitator of learning at work. More specifically, the aim of the study is to increase knowledge about leadership in relation to co-workers’ learning and development at the workplace. READ MORE

  3. 3. Development of Protocols for Metabolomics in Biomedical Research using Chemometrics

    University dissertation from Department of Chemistry, Lund University

    Author : Anders Danielsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; mass spectrometry; gas chromatography; design of experiments; Metabolomics; chemometrics; diabetes; metabolism; multivariate analysis;

    Abstract : Metabolomics is a rapidly growing research field. It aims for quantification of all the metabolites in a biological sample such as plasma, saliva, cerebrospinal fluid or cells. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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