Search for dissertations about: "Ivo Zander"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Ivo Zander.

  1. 1. Creating and sharing subsidiary knowledge within multinational corporations

    Author : Maria Andersson; Ivo Zander; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The conditions facing multinational corporations today reflect the increasing globalization of international business, in which knowledge is an important ingredient. Subsidiaries are important as they, to various degrees, possess unique knowledge, thus accounting for the strength of the multinational corporation, which is the topic under study in this thesis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Solving for ‘X’ : Understanding New Venture Units

    Author : Eve-Michelle Basu; Gundula Lücke; Ivo Zander; Philip Kappen; Julian Birkinshaw; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Corporate Entrepreneurship; New Venture Units; Multimodal Analysis; Materiality Visuality; Organizational Space; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Innovation ‘labs’, ‘garages’ and ‘X’ units are proliferating in corporations across geographic and industry boundaries. However, semi-autonomous units poised to organize entrepreneurship within established corporations are not a novel phenomenon: such new venture units (NVUs) first appeared in the 1970s. READ MORE

  3. 3. Technological Growth in the MNC : A Longitudinal Study of the Role of Advanced Foreign Subsidiaries

    Author : Katarina Blomkvist; Ivo Zander; Rajneesh Narula; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Multinational corporation; foreign subsidiary; technology; capability emergence; capability diffusion; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis emphasizes the technological evolution of technologically advanced foreign subsidiaries of multinational corporations, in order to examine specific and related research questions as to what is the nature of the advanced modern MNC regarding technological growth. In particular, evolutionary paths and potential limits to the development of technological capabilities at the level of individual foreign subsidiaries, and to what extent these subsidiaries serve as significant sources of technological capabilities for other actors in the multinational group are highlighted. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fat Cats? : A Case for the Swedish Managers' Making Sense of the Developing Markets

    Author : Michal Budryk; Katarina Blomkvist; Ivo Zander; Philip Kappen; Rajneesh Narula; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sensemaking; immanent sensemaking; developing markets; emerging markets; globalisation; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I report a set of four studies designed to enhance the understanding of how managers of multinational enterprises (MNEs) perceive and make sense of their business environment under the conditions of gradual, long term environmental change. The focus lies on immanent sensemaking, a process occurring under the conditions of such an environmental change, which fails to give rise to a cosmology episode and consequently energise sensemaking as it has been traditionally understood. READ MORE

  5. 5. Corporate Entrepreneurship : A Comprehensive Field Review and Assessment of the Internal Organizational Environment Supportive of Strategic Entrepreneurship

    Author : Belén Casales Morici; Heléne Lundberg; Peter Öhman; Ivo Zander; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; corporate entrepreneurship; strategic entrepreneurship; internal organisational environment; CEAI; corporate renewal;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to expand current knowledge on the development of corporate entrepreneurship and to contribute new theoretical and empirical insights into strategic entrepreneurship. To those ends, the thesis attempts to answer two research questions. READ MORE