Search for dissertations about: "KIBS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the word KIBS.

  1. 1. Innovation in an urban context

    University dissertation from Heidi Wiig Aslesen/Lunds universitets geografiska institution

    Author : Heidi Wiig Aslesen; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Regional innovation systems; Social geography; Social sciences; Head-office-corporate-service complex; KIBS-client interaction; KIBS; Urban agglomerations; Innovation activity; Socialgeografi; Samhällsvetenskaper;

    Abstract : The dissertation is based on a collection of papers addressing different aspects of regional innovation systems in an urban context. The overall aim is to find explanatory factors behind the workings of regional innovation systems in urban agglomerations by looking at the innovation dynamics and innovation outcomes of the Oslo region, and secondly, by analysing how two diverse subsets of economic activity in the Oslo region (and other urban agglomerations) are able to exploit a regional innovation system (clustered manufacturing SME's and Knowledge Intensive Business Services (KIBS). READ MORE

  2. 2. Innovation and Employment in Services The case of Knowledge Intensive Business Services in Sweden

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Johanna Nählinder; Staffan Laestadius; Ian Miles; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Knowledge Intensive Business Services; KIBS; Innovation; Employment Effects; Job Creation; Job Destruction; Product Innovation; Process Innovation; Organisational Innovation; Technological Innovation; Service Innovation; Services; Customisation; Innovation Survey; Community Innovation Survey; Sweden; Innovationsspridning; Kunskapsföretag; Arbetsmarknad; Organisationsutveckling; Kunskapsöverföring; Anställning; Innovation; Produktutveckling; Sverige; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi;

    Abstract : This is a study of innovation in Knowledge Intensive Business Services (KIBS) and the impact innovation has on employment. The thesis relies on theories within the fields of "innovation in services", in particular KIBS, and "innovation and employment", taking as its point of departure the taxonomy of product and process innovation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Firm internationalization and born global firms : On the causes and consequences of export market entry

    University dissertation from KTH

    Author : Torbjörn Halldin; Pontus Braunerhjelm; Wim Naudé; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; categorized as future exporters show much significance on individual characteristics. However; when the sample is extended to include the total amount of new firms; we see that individual employee characteristics do matter for survival.;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of four self-contained essays on the topic of small firm internationalization. In the first essay I study the relationship between collateralizable assets and export market entry. There are often large sunk costs associated with export market entry, which firms have to finance somehow. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on High-Quality Entrepreneurship On the Origins and Survival of Start-ups and the Role of Universities in the Location Decision

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Apostolos Baltzopoulos; Hans Lööf; Bo Carlsson; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Entrepreneurship; self-employment; agglomeration externalities; innovation; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays on the topic of entrepreneurship.[Essay I] uses a unique and detailed Swedish dataset to explore firm, regional, and industry determinants that stimulate spin-offs using the choice of the individuals as the level of analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Firm renewal in the regional economy

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping University, Jönköping International Business School

    Author : Tina Wallin; Börje Johansson; Lars Pettersson; Johan Klaesson; Andrés Rodríguez-Pose; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This thesis consists four independent papers. In each paper the purpose is to analyse firm renewal, with special consideration to regional characteristics. Highlighted here are the knowledge available in the region where a firm is located as well as the local supply of financial intermediaries. READ MORE