Search for dissertations about: "Leif Melin"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Leif Melin.

  1. 1. Organizational identity construction in family businesses a dualities perspective

    Author : Börje Boers; Leif Melin; Mattias Nordqvist; Majken Schultz; Thomas Zellweger; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This dissertation is about organizational identity construction with a dualities perspective. By taking a dualities perspective the focus shifts from assuming that organizational identity actually is in place towards organizational identity construction where identities are socially constructed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Founding conditions and the survival of new firms : An imprinting perspective on founders, organizational members and external environments

    Author : Giuseppe Criaco; Lucia Naldi; Leif Melin; Shaker A. Zahra; Harry Sapienza; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : New firms are important sources of new employment, economic growth and innovation. Yet, a large portion of them do not manage to survive their first years of existence. This is often linked to their initial lack of capabilities, resources, routines and legitimacy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Living moments in family meetings : A process study in the family business context

    Author : Jenny Helin; Leif Melin; Leona Achtenhagen; Robert Chia; John Shotter; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; process; Bakhtin; meeting; dialogue; conversations; family business; collaborative; qualitative; process organization studies; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies meetings from a process perspective. Such an approach, which can be labelled ‘process organisation studies’ is promising in that it directs attention to social processes continuously in the making. The thesis builds on the current development in process organisation studies in two ways. READ MORE

  4. 4. Developing trust among family owners in multiple branches family firms

    Author : Isabelle Mari; Leif Melin; Mattias Nordqvist; Lloyd Steier; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies trust in Multiple Branches Family Firms. It focuses on a form of trust that has received little attention: collective trust (Kramer 2010). READ MORE

  5. 5. Nurturing entrepreneurial venturing capabilities : A study of family firms

    Author : Imran Nazir; Leif Melin; Mattias Nordqvist; Carole Howorth; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The purpose of this dissertation is to improve our understanding of how family firms adapt to their dynamic environments through creating new businesses and to explore the role of dynamic capabilities driving firm’s strategic entrepreneurial activities. I address the above aims by conducting qualitative case studies of Hum Network and AVT channels, which are both family firms at the time of their entry into the deregulated TV industry of Pakistan in 2005. READ MORE