Search for dissertations about: "Intermediary Organizations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Intermediary Organizations.

  1. 1. Multinational Companies and Host Partnership in Rural Development : A Network Perspective on the Lamco Case

    Author : Mohammad Latifi; Mats Åkerblom; Amjad Hadjikhani; Mo Yamin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Multinational Companies; Rural Development; Less Developed Countries; Network Theory; Lamco; Intermediary Organizations; Private Voluntary Organizations; Community Development; Liberia; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Multinational companies (MNCs) in less developed countries (LDCs) are regularly contracted to undertake rural development around their sites. Likewise, they regularly fail. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cluster Initiatives as Intermediaries : A Study of their Management and Stakeholders

    Author : Inessa Laur; Magnus Klofsten; Dzamila Bienkowska; Peter Van der Sijde; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Cluster; cluster initiatives; intermediary organization; regional development; entrepreneurship; success factors; actors stakeholders and activities;

    Abstract : This dissertation offers a platform to understand the nature of cluster initiatives as a socio-economic phenomenon combining cluster, entrepreneurship and intermediary features. They are particular types of ventures facilitating networks and dialog platforms adjusted to local contexts and offering a way to enhance regional development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Service stations along global knowledge pipelines - on innovation intermediaries' function in fostering globalized innovation processes

    Author : Emily Wise; Research Policy Institute (RPI); []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; innovation intermediaries; globalization of innovation; transnational innovation networks; cluster organizations;

    Abstract : Innovation is an interactive learning process that is facilitated naturally by geographic proximity. Innovation intermediaries can serve as an extra catalyst to and facilitator of interaction and collaboration. READ MORE

  4. 4. Notations supporting knowledge acquisition from multiple sources

    Author : Åke Malmberg; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Knowledge Acquisition; Knowledge Representation; Expert Systems; Knowledge Engineering; XML; Distributed Systems; Knowledge Repository; Presence; SGN; Informatics; computer and systems science; Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap; Computer science; Datavetenskap; Systemutveckling; Expertsystem; Datorisering;

    Abstract : Today many organizations are geographically distributed, and the number of international organizations is increasing. Managing knowledge in a distributed organization may include a knowledge repository. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Practice of Newspaper Ownership: Fifty Years of Control and Influence in the Swedish Local Press

    Author : Jonas Ohlsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; newspaper ownership; control; influence; the press; ownership concentration; board of directors; foundation ownership; principal-agent; political parallelism; Sweden;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with a perennial theme in both public and academic debate: how ownership is exercised in the news media. It does so by exploring the main agency through which ownership control is expected to be exerted in the individual media firm: the board of directors. READ MORE