Search for dissertations about: "Lars Bengtsson"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 swedish dissertations containing the words Lars Bengtsson.

  1. 1. Innovation and Design Processes in Small Established Companies

    Author : Lars Löfqvist; Lars Bengtsson; Jenny Janhager Stier; Matti Kaulio; Anna Öhrwall-Rönnbäck; Ann Öhrwall-Rönnbäck; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Innovation process; Design process; Small companies; Novelty; Context; Industrial organisation; administration and economics; Industriell organisation; administration och ekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis examines innovation and design processes in small established companies. There is a great interest in this area yet paradoxically the area is under-researched, since most innovation research is done on large companies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Product innovation in small established enterprises : Managing processes and resource scarcity

    Author : Lars Löfqvist; Lars Bengtsson; Jenny Janhager-Stier; Matti Kaulio; Helena Forsman; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : innovation process; small enterprises; product innovation; resources; resource scarcity; SMEs; bootstrapping; cash flow; commercialization; design process; lead users; motivation; NPD; small companies; small firms; innovation management; Penrose; resource dependence theory;

    Abstract : This thesis examines product innovation processes in small established enterprises. The research questions are: (1) what motivates small established enterprises to innovate, (2) how do small established enterprises perform product innovation, and (3) how do small established enterprises manage resource scarcity in their product innovation processes? To answer the research questions, a multiple case study approach was chosen with three small established enterprises as cases and different product innovation processes as embedded units of study. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lean Implementation : the significance of people and dualism

    Author : Bengt Halling; Lars Bengtsson; Jörgen Eklund; Lars Medbo; Halling Bengt; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Lean; leadership; management; implementation; barriers; comparison; development; health care; manufacturing;

    Abstract : Lean, with its origins at the Toyota Motor Company, is a concept that is known to increase effectiveness in manufacturing. The Lean concept is now argued to be relevant not only in manufacturing but in service and health-care delivery as well. The reported results of Lean implementation efforts are divided. READ MORE

  4. 4. Senior Managers and Lean : The importance of becoming a practitioner

    Author : Jonas Renström; Lars Bengtsson; Jörgen Eklund; Camilla Niss; Lars Medbo; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Lean; leadership; management; Lean management; senior managers; Lean implementation;

    Abstract : Considered to be one of the most influential paradigms in manufacturing, Lean has developed and expanded beyond the shop floor and manufacturing environment of the auto industry. Lean is considered to be applicable throughout organizations and other industries besides manufacturing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Senior Managers and Lean- The importance of becoming a practitioner

    Author : Jonas Renström; Lars Bengtsson; Jörgen Eklund; Camilla Niss; Lars Medbo; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Lean; leadership; management; Lean management; senior managers; Lean implementation;

    Abstract : Considered to be one of the most influential paradigms in manufacturing, Lean has developed and expanded beyond the shop floor and manufacturing environment of the auto industry. Lean is considered to be applicable throughout organizations and other industries besides manufacturing. READ MORE