Search for dissertations about: "Entrepreneurship and Innovation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 82 swedish dissertations containing the words Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

  1. 1. Managing the Collaborative Front End of Innovation in Manufacturing Firms : Requirements, Capabilities, and Conditions

    Author : Fabio Gama; Johan Frishammar; David Sjödin; Vinit Parida; Anders Fundin; Fábio Gama; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Entreprenörskap och innovation; Entrepreneurship and Innovation; front end of innovation; collaboration;

    Abstract : The front end of innovation is critical to innovative efforts in firms yet it remains to be poorly understood. This especially important since innovation efforts in the front end are becoming increasingly open in line with the era of open innovation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Entrepreneurship Policy : Public Support for Technology-Based Ventures

    Author : Charlotte Norrman; Magnus Klofsten; Anna Bergek; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public support programmes; Entrepreneurship policy; Early stages technology-based ventures; Entrepreneurship; Innovation; Innovation systems; Programme theory; Evaluation; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The subject of this thesis is entrepreneurship policy and the focus is on public support programmes directed to early stages technology-based ventures. It advocates that a broad view should be taken with regard to the type of policies for entrepreneurship that aim at supporting the facilitation of the supported ventures’ ability to link to their surrounding innovation system, in which they can secure their access to crucial external resources. READ MORE

  3. 3. Change in the Pharmaceutical Industry : Aspects on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Openness, and Decision Making

    Author : Thomas Hedner; Magnus Klofsten; Johan Braet; Mirjam Knockaert; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ; Pharmaceutical industry; Big Pharma; life sciences; drug discovery; drug development; business model; innovation; closed innovation; open innovation; entrepreneurship; intellectual property; multiple stakeholders; decision making; judgment; uncertainty; go no-go; go no-go recycle; company; SME.; Läkemedelsindustri; Big Pharma; biovetenskap; läkemedelsutveckling; utveckling av läkemedel; FoU; affärsmodell; innovation; stängd innovation; öppen innovation; entreprenörskap; immaterialrätt; beslutsfattande; osäkerhet; go no-go; go no-go recycle; företag; små och medelstora företag;

    Abstract : Over the past century, the pharmaceutical industry has been a major contributor of individual and population health and societal wealth. Its products and services have contributed to longevity of large groups of patients and symptom relief from major diseases. READ MORE

  4. 4. Small Firm Growth and Performance : Entrepreneurship and Beyond

    Author : Johan Wiklund; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Why is it that some small firms perform well and grow while others do not? Does entrepreneurship play a role in this process? These are the two principal questions addressed in this text.On the basis of an extensive literature review, variables enhancing and restricting small firm growth and performance were identified. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing in turbulence : an empirical study of small firms operating in a turbulent environment

    Author : Mats Westerberg; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Entreprenörskap och innovation; Entrepreneurship and Innovation; Redovisning och styrning; Accounting and Control;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with how small firms, and especially their CEOs, manage their situation in times of high environmental turbulence. Eight firms have been chosen for the empirical study based on their performance and the CEO’s self-efficacy and tolerance for ambiguity. READ MORE