Search for dissertations about: "Knowledge accumulation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 229 swedish dissertations containing the words Knowledge accumulation.

  1. 1. Unpacking the Flow : Knowledge Transfer in MNCs

    Author : Magnus Persson; Mats Forsgren; Ulf Andersson; Ram Mudambi; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Knowledge transfer; Innovation; Multinational corporations; Technology; Subsidiary; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Multinational corporations (MNCs) are increasingly competing on their ability to utilise knowledge sourced from various parts of the world. In order to draw full advantage of a multinational presence, harnessing the potential of peripheral knowledge assets is a main strategic imperative. READ MORE

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

    Author : Johan Brink; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : 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

  3. 3. Governing Power, Knowledge and Conflict in Complex Commons Systems

    Author : Christian Stöhr; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : Co-management; Power; Governance; Conflict; Wolf governance; Neo-institutionalism; Commons; Fisheries; Knowledge; Open Source Software governance; Participation; Science-policy;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes theoretically and empirically to the research about complex commons governance systems that are characterized by numerous and diverse agents, complex distributions of power, incomplete and competing knowledge as well as diverse contestation and conflict processes. Governance refers to a system of public and/or private coordinating, steering and regulatory processes established and conducted for social (or collective) purposes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Metal accumulation by microorganisms : Characteristics and implications for soil systems

    Author : Maria Ledin; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : The aim of the present study was to investigate the potential role of microbial accumulation in the mobility of metals in soil systems. As a first approach, the metal-accumulating properties of three bacterial species were studied to determine to what extent and under what conditions the accumulation occurred. READ MORE

  5. 5. Knowledge Integration and Innovation in Buyer-Supplier Collaborations

    Author : David T. Rosell; Nicolette Lakemond; Cecilia Enberg; Johan Frishammar; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Knowledge integration; innovation; buyer-supplier collaborations; NPD;

    Abstract : Research indicates buyer-supplier collaborations in new product development (NPD) can have a positive impact on innovation. From a knowledge based view, it is argued that suppliers add a complementary knowledge base that is combined with the buyer’s knowledge. READ MORE