Search for dissertations about: "DEFENCE"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 934 swedish dissertations containing the word DEFENCE.

  1. 1. Ancillary actor relations : The case of EU’s leading defence primes

    Author : Pierre Erik Gunnarsson; Peter Thilenius; Hadjikhani Amjad; Martin Lundmark; Fredrik Tell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ancillary; actor relation; aerospace industry; Aérospatiale; Airbus; BAE; business relations; Dassault; defence acquisition; defence company; defence industry; defence procurement; EADC; EADS; EDA; EDF; EU defence; EU institutions; EU integration; Europeanization; Finmeccanica; IEPG; industrial marketing; Leonardo; SAAB; solutions marketing; strategic industries; project marketing; Thales; Thomson-CSF; OCCAR; Industriell Marknadsföring; försvarsindustri; Försvar; Försvarsindustri;

    Abstract : This longitudinal research project in industrial marketing seeks to understand ancillary actors, specifically what they are, their characteristics, relations and impact on focal relations based on the empirical case of the cross-border relations of EU’s largest defence equipment producing firms (called “primes”). Ancillary actors are approached on four arenas: i) the political setting for EU defence equipment production, ii) the “primes” business relations, e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Public Private Business Models for Defence Acquisition - A Multiple Case Study of Defence Acquisition Projects in the UK

    Author : Thomas Ekström; Andreas Norrman; Peter Tatham; Teknisk logistik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Defence transformation; military logistics; supply chain; support chain; defence acquisition; Business Model; Public Private Participation; Cooperation and Partnership; Value-for-Money; performance; risk; multiple case study; misalignment; transformation av försvaret; militär logistik; försörjnings- och underhållskedja; försvarsanskaffning; affärsmodell; offentlig privat samverkan; valuta för pengarna; prestation; multipel fallstudie; inkonsekvens; defence transformation;

    Abstract : Since the ending of the Cold War, the defence sector, particularly the areas of military logistics and defence acquisition, has been undergoing a comprehensive transformation. There are several factors that explain this transformation: changes in defence and security policies for nations and organisations; reductions in defence expenditure; participation in Peace Support Operations; Lessons Learned from these operations, especially in the area of logistics; revolutionary development in the area of Information and Communication Technology; emergence of novel Commercial Best Practises in the areas of business and business logistics; and changes in the legislation regarding the conduct of public procurement in Europe. READ MORE

  3. 3. Segmentation and differentiation in defence supply chain design : A dynamic purchasing portfolio model for defence procurement

    Author : Thomas Ekström; Per Hilletofth; Alastair Finlan; Per Skoglund; Lisa Ellram; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; purchasing portfolio model; segmentation and differentiation; segmentation model; supply chain strategy; military logistics; defence procurement; defence supply chain design; modified Delphi study; portföljmodell; segmentering och differentiering; segmenterings-modell; försörjningsstrategi; militär logistik; försvarsanskaffning; utformning av militära försörjningskedjor; modifierad Delphistudie; Krigsvetenskap; War Studies;

    Abstract : An important priority in the current Swedish Defence Bill is to increase the operational warfighting capability of the Swedish Armed Forces, which has implications for the defence supply chain. A recent study suggested that the Swedish Armed Forces should use segmentation of supplies and differentiation of supply chains to enable an affordable supply chain design (SCD). READ MORE

  4. 4. Defence transformation in Sweden : The strategic governance of pivoting projects 2000-2010

    Author : Magnus Christiansson; Kjell Engelbrekt; Sten Rynning; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; strategy; governance; civil-military relations; Sweden; Nordic Battle Group; defence acquisition; Afghanistan; statsvetenskap; Political Science; Krigsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates the political control of the Swedish defence transformation in the second decade after the end of the Cold War. It focuses on high-level political and administrative processes and methods used in governing the Swedish Armed Forces. READ MORE

  5. 5. Antipredator defence in butterflies

    Author : Martin Olofsson; Christer Wiklund; Graeme Ruxton; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Antipredator defence; Bird; Crypsis; Predator; Predator-prey interaction; Prey-attack behavior; Butterfly; Deimatic behavior; Eyespots; Startle display; zoologisk ekologi; Animal Ecology;

    Abstract : Predation exerts a potent selection mechanism and has resulted in a suite of antipredation adaptations encompassing morphological and behavioral traits in prey. In butterflies, several such traits appear to be directed towards birds which are considered as one of their major predators. READ MORE