Search for dissertations about: "Christina Grundström"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Christina Grundström.

  1. 1. Gaining influence in standard-setting processes : a discussion of underlying mechanisms in 3G mobile telephony technology development

    Author : Christina Grundström; Helén Andersson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Dominant designs; standard-setting processes; 3G mobile telephony technology development; technology and standards hierarchy; industry maturity; roles and functions of people; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The environment in which companies operate is such that standards become increasingly important due to the built-in rigidities resulting from previous technology investments and network externalities. The research question is: How can a market-leading company gain influence on the formation of standards perceived as vital for the company-s continued business? The purpose of the dissertation is to explore, describe, and characterise how such influence may be gained; it thus aims to reveal some of the mechanisms underlying a technology standard-setting process. READ MORE

  2. 2. The many faces of standards and phases of standardisation in product development : findings from two exploratory case studies involving software

    Author : Christina Grundström; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : Product development, in-house or in collaboration with other parties, is considered one of the key issues to consider for any company interested in developing its business. Software of some kind is increasingly central to new products. READ MORE

  3. 3. Growth in established SMEs : Exploring the innovative and ambitious firm

    Author : Anders Uddenberg; Anna Öhrwall Rönnbäck; Christina Grundström; Roland Sjöström; Karl Wennberg; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : The growth of firms is a complex but relevant subject for different stakeholders, such as owners, who want returns on their investment, and society, where firms are vessels for jobs and job creation. Despite the vast amount of research conducted on firm growth and factors associated with firm growth, there is no coherent body of knowledge, and the average firm is not growing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Contextualization of Evolving Patterns in the Internationalization of Small Firms

    Author : Ya Zhang; Anna Öhrwall Rönnbäck; Christina Grundström; Magnus Holmström; Svante Andersson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Internationalization; evolving patterns; small firms; prospect theory; emerging markets;

    Abstract : The internationalization of SMEs has been recognized as one of the important paths to growth in SMEs. However, internationalization is also a resource and competence-demanding process. READ MORE