Search for dissertations about: "Magnus Klofsten"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words Magnus Klofsten.

  1. 1. SME Performance and Its Relationship to Innovation

    Author : Adli Abouzeedan; Magnus Klofsten; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SME performance; performance evaluation; firm efficiency; SIV model; innovation capital; system capital; open capital; business models; Business and economics; Ekonomi;

    Abstract : Current SME performance models suffer from a number of disadvantages. The models use intensively a business ratio approach, they look at SMEs as a homogenous group, they consider firms to be closed systems, they do not directly incorporate the impact of an enterprise’s innovation activities, and finally they are complex and rely on sophisticated statistical refining methods making them unpractical to use by SME managers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Policy and transitions processes in sector systems of innovation and production

    Author : Carl-Otto Frykfors; Magnus Klofsten; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Business and economics; Ekonomi;

    Abstract : In the last decades, innovation and innovation processes in industry have been regarded as critical to establishing sustainable economic competitiveness and development-both crucial for societal goals and visions. In the aftermath of the tirst oil crisis in the late 1970s and early 1980s, the influential work by research schalars' has inspired a comprehensive new order in economic research internationally which will be discussed in this thesis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Doctoral education in the entrepreneurial university : enhanced employability?

    Author : Eloïse Germain-Alamartine; Magnus Klofsten; Dzamila Bienkowska; Peter Van der Sijde; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Entrepreneurial university; Doctoral education; Job mismatches; Regional development; Entrepreneurship; Non-academic careers; Employability; Entreprenöriella universitet; Doktorsexamen; Matchning på arbetsmarknaden; Regional utveckling; Entreprenörskap; Icke-akademisk karriär; Anställningsbarhet;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the issue of employability of doctorate holders through the theoretical lens of the model of the entrepreneurial university. It starts from the observation that there is a bottleneck in the academic labour market in many countries, making it increasingly difficult for recent doctoral graduates to engage in an academic career. READ MORE

  4. 4. Change in the Pharmaceutical Industry : Aspects on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Openness, and Decision Making

    Author : Thomas Hedner; Magnus Klofsten; Johan Braet; Mirjam Knockaert; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ; Pharmaceutical industry; Big Pharma; life sciences; drug discovery; drug development; business model; innovation; closed innovation; open innovation; entrepreneurship; intellectual property; multiple stakeholders; decision making; judgment; uncertainty; go no-go; go no-go recycle; company; SME.; Läkemedelsindustri; Big Pharma; biovetenskap; läkemedelsutveckling; utveckling av läkemedel; FoU; affärsmodell; innovation; stängd innovation; öppen innovation; entreprenörskap; immaterialrätt; beslutsfattande; osäkerhet; go no-go; go no-go recycle; företag; små och medelstora företag;

    Abstract : Over the past century, the pharmaceutical industry has been a major contributor of individual and population health and societal wealth. Its products and services have contributed to longevity of large groups of patients and symptom relief from major diseases. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cluster Initiatives as Intermediaries : A Study of their Management and Stakeholders

    Author : Inessa Laur; Magnus Klofsten; Dzamila Bienkowska; Peter Van der Sijde; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Cluster; cluster initiatives; intermediary organization; regional development; entrepreneurship; success factors; actors stakeholders and activities;

    Abstract : This dissertation offers a platform to understand the nature of cluster initiatives as a socio-economic phenomenon combining cluster, entrepreneurship and intermediary features. They are particular types of ventures facilitating networks and dialog platforms adjusted to local contexts and offering a way to enhance regional development. READ MORE