Search for dissertations about: "ICT innovation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 swedish dissertations containing the words ICT innovation.

  1. 1. Determinants and Effects of Innovation : Context Matters

    Author : Sam Tavassoli; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Innovation; Innovation determinant; Innovation effect; Firm; Region; Sweden; Industry life cycle; Cluster life cycle; Export;

    Abstract : Innovation and technological change is the major factor of production, renewal, and competitiveness of firms and nations in the contemporary “knowledge economy”. The overall purpose of this dissertation is to investigate the innovative behavior of firms in various sectors and regions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Why is it difficult to design innovative IT? : An agential realist study of designing IT for healthcare innovation

    Author : Siri Wassrin; Karin Axelsson; Ida Lindgren; Katarina Gidlund; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; IT design; innovation; sociomateriality; agential realism; healthcare; IT-design; innovation; sociomaterialitet; agentiell realism; hälso- och sjukvård;

    Abstract : It may seem strange to claim that it is difficult to design innovative information technology (IT) in a time when the technological progress leaps forward like never before. However, despite the numerous opportunities that this rapid progress provides, we often design IT that is similar to existing artifacts, making IT design incremental rather than radical. READ MORE

  3. 3. The role of ICT in the shift towards student-centred learning in higher education : Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique: A case study

    Author : Xavier Muianga; Henrik Hansson; Jarkko Suhonen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; ICT; student-centred learning; pedagogical innovation; educational models; factors in ICT implementation; professional development; higher education; developing countries; data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences;

    Abstract : Over recent decades, there has been a significant rise in the use of information and communication technology (ICT) and a greater emphasis on student-centred learning (SCL) in higher education all over the world. The introduction of ICT- and SCL-based approaches is intended to improve the quality of teaching and learning to better prepare students for the 21st century workplace. READ MORE

  4. 4. Organisational Adoption of Innovations : Management Practices and IT

    Author : Erik Lundmark; Alf Westelius; Nils-Göran Olve; Pär Mårtensson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Innovation; adoption; Non Profit Organisations; NPO; SME; ISO 9000; information technology; IT; ICT; communication; Technology Acceptance Model; TAM; Sport; Information technology; Informationsteknik; Economic Information Systems; Ekonomiska informationssystem;

    Abstract : This thesis describes effects of use and reasons for using three different organisational innovations: ISO 9000, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and an administrative tool (the YAF-module) in the Swedish Sports Confederation’s system Swedish Sports Online. This is done through three separate studies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing Value Creation and Appropriation

    Author : Joakim Björkdahl; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Strategy; ICT; Innovation; Value creation; Manufacturing companies; Diversification; Business model; Value appropriation; Competencies;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how large Swedish manufacturing companies try to create value and appropriate financial returns by renewing their product offerings through the integration of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in their established product categories, and the related challenges and opportunities this produces.While much attention has been given to the technology dimension of diversification, the economic and commercial domains have been rather ignored in the literature. READ MORE