Search for dissertations about: "Lars Engwall"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Lars Engwall.

  1. 1. Size distributions of firms

    Author : Lars Engwall; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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  2. 2. In search of known unknowns : an empirical investigation of the peripety of a knowledge management system

    Author : Leon Michael Caesarius; Jan Lindvall; Lars Engwall; Jannis Kallinikos; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; knowledge management systems; knowledge management endeavours; knowledge management; knowledge; knowledge creation; information technology; automating; informating; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : In their quest to secure their level of competitiveness, organizations have turned their attention to a specific type of information technology (IT) solution referred to as knowledge management systems (KMS). Research recurrently views and defines such system as IT-tools that mainly enable the collection, storing and diffusion of knowledge within the boundaries of the organization. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Role of Production Topology in Information Based Structuring of Organizations : The design of craft-based and industrialized construction firms

    Author : Robert Gerth; Bengt Lindberg; Mats Engwall; Lars Stehn; KTH; []
    Keywords : Organization structure; organization development; production system; production topology; engineer-to-order; manufacture-to-order; assembly-to-order; make-to-stock; customer-order-the-coupling-point; information processing; information storage; industrial construction; housing; cybernetic; management; SRA - Production; SRA - Produktion;

    Abstract : Industrialization of construction is a business strategy to significantly improve competitiveness. However, the organization structure of the construction firms needs to support the new production system. The knowledge on why and how this business development can be accomplished is scarce, both within academia and in business practice. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Development of Swedish Business Journalism : Historical Roots of an Organisational Field

    Author : Maria Grafström; Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson; Lars Engwall; Stefan Jonsson; Royston Greenwood; Kerstin Sahlin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; institutional theory; organisational field; field emergence; institutional entrepreneurs; business journalism; business news; newspapers; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Contemporary Swedish business journalism is an established organisational field with shared practice within and across organisations. Using a historical perspective, this dissertation investigates the early formation of this field and the formation of a shared meaning system for business journalism. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rule-Making in the Transnational Space : The Development of European Accreditation of Management Education

    Author : Tina Hedmo; Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson; Lars Engwall; Martin Marcussen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; EQUIS; Accreditation; Management Education; Self-regulation; Re-institutionalisation; Quality regulation; Quality Standards; NGO; Europeanisation; Transnational; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis deals with the emergence in the area of management education of a European accreditation system known as the European Quality Improvement System, or EQUIS, and with the subsequent spread if this system. Answers are sought as to why and how the system was launched, and why it made such an impact in Europe. READ MORE