Search for dissertations about: "Industrial Development Centres"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Industrial Development Centres.

  1. 1. Learning Destinations The complexity of tourism development

    University dissertation from Fakulteten för samhälls- och livsvetenskaper

    Author : Laila Gibson; Karlstads universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; learning; destinations; collaboration; competition; tourism development; learning destinations; Leith; Industrial Development Centres; IDC; local development; regional development; socio-spatial; culture; entrepreneurship; tourism; development; complexity; networks; globalization; networking; places; projects; social capital; entrepreneurs; social relations; cultural capital; attitudes; cooperation; lärande; destinationer; turismutveckling; turism; komplexitet; globalisering; platser; projekt; entreprenörer; sociala relationer; kultur; utveckling; nätverk; nätverkande; socialt kapital; kulturellt kapital; attityder; samarbete; samverkan; konkurrens; lärande destinationer; Kiruna; Jukkasjärvi; Skellefteå; Guldriket; Tornedalen; Sundsvall; Åre; Industriella utvecklingscentra; IUC; lokal utveckling; regional utveckling; socio-spatial; entreprenörskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Our world is becoming increasingly complex, and is rapidly changingwith distances being reduced. Societies today are also in atransition from traditional production industries to increasingreliance on communication, consumption, services and experience. Asone of these emerging ‘new industries’, tourism is part of thismovement. READ MORE

  2. 2. Organising Regional Innovation Support : Sweden's Industrial Development Centres as Regional Development Coalitions

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Marie-Louise Eriksson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; lnnovation support organisations; lnnovation policy; Learning organisations; Development coalitions; Partnership; Organisationai capabilities; Economic geography of innovation; Learning regions; Socio-cultural and institutional context; Path-dependency; Sweden; Finspång; Gnosjö; Tekniska innovationer; regional utveckling; regionalpolitik; innovation; Sverige; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This PhD dissertation examines the issues of institutional and policy learning often referred to in discussions about innovation policy in the literature on economic geography of innovation, systems of innovation, and learning regions. A central argument is that in order to enhance OUTknowledge of this learning dimension in innovation policy we need to focus on the level at which much innovation policy is organised and implemented, i. READ MORE

  3. 3. Calling for call centres : a study of call centre locations in a Swedish rural region

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Charlotte Stoltz; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Call centres; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap; Economic Information Systems; Ekonomiska informationssystem;

    Abstract : The business economy is undergoing structural changes as we are moving towards more information based businesses. Most studies of industrial location have however focused on manufacturing activities and there is a lack in knowledge of the exact determinants for the location of information based and geographically independent activities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Accumulation, Boundaries, Capabilities and Dynamics - Explaining Firm Growth

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Johan Brink; [2007]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Firm Growth; Bioscience; Knowledge Accumulation; Innovation;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to further develop the theoretical understanding of the growth of knowledge intensive business organizations. The overall aim is to understand the growth challenges of emerging firms in the knowledge-based economy. In particular this thesis addresses several aspects of the growth of small bioscience based firms. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing offshoring of complex products Strategy and capabilities

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Petra Edoff; Mälardalens högskola.; Mälardalens högskola.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Strategy; organizational capabilities; offshoring; product development; India; China; Innovation and Design; innovation och design;

    Abstract : Offshoring is a hot topic in the industrial and academic community over the last few years, evolving from a focus on manufacturing to product development and R&D. Offshoring refers to the process of sourcing and coordinating tasks across national borders and can include both in-house and outsourced activities performed by a supplier. READ MORE