Search for dissertations about: "Department Of Business Administration And Social Sciences."

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  1. 1. The complex internationalization process unfolded : The case of Atlas Copco’s entry into the Chinese mid-market

    Author : Mikael Eriksson; Ulf Holm; Mats Forsgren; Rian Drogendijk; Niina Nummela; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Business; Internationalization process; Complexity; Process theory; Strategy process; Evolutionary process; Political process; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Despite its contemporary relevance, we still have limited empirical knowledge about the forces underlying complex internationalization processes as when multinational corporations (MNCs) seek to enter new growing markets. Based on a real-time process study comprising ninety interviews and two hundred hours of observation made between 2009 and 2012, Atlas Copco’s entry into the Chinese mid-market was investigated. READ MORE

  2. 2. Creation of Social Exlcusion in Policy and Practice

    Author : Mayeda Jamal; Patric Humphrey; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social Exclusion; Social Policy; Children’s Rights; Social Construction;

    Abstract : Social exclusion of vulnerable children and families is a serious concern for policy-makers and practitioners alike. This doctoral thesis explores the social construction of exclusion in the UK. The thesis explores both historical and current processes of interactions between the socially excluded populations and policy agents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Organisation of Purchasing and Buyer-Supplier Relationships in Large Construction Companies

    Author : Mikael Frödell; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Subcontractors; Contractors; Construction industry; Organisation of purchasing; Integration; Cooperation; Suppliers; Buyer-supplier relationships;

    Abstract : Large construction companies purchase 70-80 per cent of their turnover from material and service suppliers, rendering their purchasing processes and practices crucial for achieving profitability and a competitive edge. However, the organisational structure of these companies, where purchasing is conducted in both the central purchasing department and in the projects, makes purchasing a challenging issue. READ MORE

  4. 4. Budgetary control in public health care : a study about perceptions of budgetary control among clinical directors

    Author : Pia Nylinder; Anders Anell; Gert Paulsson; Lars-Göran Aidemark; Företagsekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public sector organizations; Primary health care; Hospital Health care; Clinical directors; Budgetary control; Företagsekonomi; Business administration; Public sector organizations; Primary health care; Hospital; Health care; Clinical directors; Budgetary control;

    Abstract : Health care expenditures have increased rapidly in most OECD-countries, and several reforms have been considered for the improvement of cost-containment in the health care sector. Physicians in particular have been recognized to have considerable impact on health care expenditures and as a result they have become increasingly involved in budgetary control with the hope of a more efficient use of resources. READ MORE

  5. 5. The interplay of roles and routines : situating, patterning, and performances in the emergency department

    Author : Virginia Rosales; Mattias Jacobsson; Anette Hallin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Roles; routines; scripted; unscripted; patterns; situating; performing; patterning; emergency department; organizational ethnography;

    Abstract : This thesis took its point of departure in the lack of research regarding the intricate and important relationship between roles and routines. With roles and routines providing individuals with enough discretion to accomplish work while ensuring consistency, the overall research question posed was: how do roles and routines interplay to enable flexible performances? This question was operationalized through three sub questions: (1) why are roles and routines flexible, (2) how do roles and routines interplay, and (3) what contextual aspects influence which patterns come into play? The purpose was to increase the understanding of the interplay of roles and routines in organizations. READ MORE