Search for dissertations about: "Make or buy decisions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Make or buy decisions.

  1. 1. Designing and Managing Cross-Functional Make or Buy Decision Processes

    Author : Anna Moses; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; management; cross-functional; decision process; make or buy decision; design;

    Abstract : Cross-functional make or buy decision processes are strategic decision processes. The outcome of a make or buy decision affects competitive advantage, strategic development and leads to changes in internal and external relations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sourcing decisions for military logistics in Peace Support Operations A case study of the Swedish armed forces

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping International Business School

    Author : Per Skoglund; Susanne Hertz; David Moore; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; military logistics; public procurement; sourcing; peace support operations;

    Abstract : What role has sourcing for the logistical outcome when Swedish Armed Forces (FM) plan for and conduct Peace Support Operations (PSOs)? What are the logistic needs to support the operating units? Can logistics in itself contribute to the overall goals with the PSOs? It depends of course on how the logistics are organised and what is required in order to support the military operations. The research on military logistics in general is limited and within the conduct of small nations forces almost non-existent. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Outsourcing PRocess - Strategic and operational realities

    University dissertation from Linköping : EkonomiTryckarna AB

    Author : Reine Wasner; [1999]

    Abstract : The combination of shorter product life cycles, increased product complexity, and resource !imitations in conjunction with the globalization of the economy puts immense pressure on corporations to become more efficient, or leaner, in their operations (Alexander 1985, Sanchez 1997, Harryson 1998). One way of managing such competitive pressures has been tooutsource certain acrivities and focus internally on what has popularly been termed core competenciq thus enabling expansion and growth without having to carry the entire financial burden This is especially true for the increasing number of firms that have assumed (whether by choice or as an imperative) the systems integrator role, which implies migrating upwards in the value chain. READ MORE

  4. 4. Coordinated Routing applications in location and inventory management

    University dissertation from Institutionen för teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Henrik Andersson; Peter Värbrand; Marielle Christiansen; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Optimization; coordinated routing; inventory routing; ship routing; location; decision support; mathematical modeling; MATHEMATICS Applied mathematics Optimization; systems theory; MATEMATIK Tillämpad matematik Optimeringslära; systemteori;

    Abstract : Almost everywhere, routing plays an important role in everyday life. This thesis consists of three parts, each studying different applications where routing decisions are coordinated with other decisions. A common denominator in all applications is that an intelligent utilization of a fleet of vehicles is crucial for the performance of the system. READ MORE

  5. 5. Process-based transaction cost analysis: a cost management exploration in SCA Packaging

    University dissertation from Lund Business Press

    Author : Hans Knutsson; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; containerboard production; dynamic transaction costs; cost drivers; cost structure analysis; economic organisation; transaction cost attributes; transaction costs; cost management; Organizational science; Organisationsteori;

    Abstract : Firms compete with each other to earn the highest profit. A wide range of issues needs to be considered in order to do so – decisions about products, markets, customers and, not to forget, organisation have to be made. READ MORE