Search for dissertations about: "Industry structure"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 646 swedish dissertations containing the words Industry structure.

  1. 1. Competitive Advantage in the Service Industry : The Importance of Strategic Congruence, Integrated Control and Coherent Organisational Structure – A Longitudinal Case Study of an Insurance Company

    Author : Susanna Poth; Fredrik Nilsson; Johnny Lind; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Strategy; Control; Competitive Advantage; Financial Service Industry; Insurance Industry;

    Abstract : Competitive advantage has received considerable attention. Few studies have however chosen a holistic approach taking multiple aspects and organisational levels into consideration. This research has the goal of filling parts of this void. READ MORE

  2. 2. Market structure and economic status for firms producing single-family houses in Sweden

    Author : Fredrik Lindblad; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Wooden Houses; Wooden single-family houses; Wooden multi- family houses; Financial Performance; Risk Position; Economic distress; Z- score model; Industry Structure; Productivity; Off-site construction; Industry concentration; Maskinteknik; Mechanical Engineering;

    Abstract : The gradually changing behavior of the population, towards urbanization, ledto an increased shortage of available housing. This development has resultedin a serious issue in Sweden, where too few firms are providing solutions formulti-family houses in wood. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Capital Structure

    Author : Hossein Asgharian; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; Extreme Bound Analysis; Selection bias; Lisrel; Semiparametric; Nonparametric; Financial distress; Panel data analysis; Leverage; Capital structure; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : Chapter 2 analyses the relationship between capital structure and industry classification of Swedish firms. This study also analyses the determinants of the capital structure at the industry level. READ MORE

  4. 4. CAD adoption in the Swedish architectural industry : IT and the professional service sector

    Author : Gert-Olof Boström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; professional service; information technology; service quality; competitive advantage; bottomlines; management visions; industry structure; dynamic service quality; CAD; architectural firms; innovation; Arkitektkontor; Informationsteknik; Datorstödd konstruktion; Sverige;

    Abstract : The adoption of information technology (IT) is an intensive and ongoing process in society. All types of firms, but especially service firms, tend to adopt IT. Professional services, a sub-section of the service sector, are heavy users of IT. These firms are special because their business builds on the knowledge of the people in the firm. READ MORE

  5. 5. Manufacturing strategies in the Swedish engineering industry

    Author : Claes Tunälv; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Sweden; organizational structure; manufacturing strategy; process quality; division of labor; Flexible manufacturing system; decentralization; decistion-making; specialization; engineering industry; work organization; coordination;

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