Search for dissertations about: "Management Thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6692 swedish dissertations containing the words Management Thesis.

  1. 1. Walking the Plank of the Entrepreneurial University : The little spin-out that could?

    Author : Nina Fowler; David Sköld; Marcus Lindahl; Malin Brännback; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : University spinouts; research; academic capitalism; entrepreneurship; commercialisation; social forces; Engineering Science with specialization in industrial engineering and management; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot industriell teknik;

    Abstract : Creating spinout companies (USOs) from university research is one focus of innovation policy. The phenomenon features in two main fields of enquiry: academic entrepreneurship studies, and literature on academic capitalism and the entrepreneurial university. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring Third-Party Logistics and Partnering in Construction : A Supply Chain Management Perspective

    Author : Andreas Ekeskär; Martin Rudberg; Per Erik Eriksson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Case study; construction; construction management; construction industry; supply chain management; logistics; third-party logistics; logistics management; partnering;

    Abstract : The construction industry is associated with problems such as low productivity and high costs. This has been highlighted in several government-funded reports in both Sweden and in the UK during the course of over two decades. READ MORE

  3. 3. Quality management : National or global driving factors

    Author : Dag Kroslid; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Quality Management; Quality Development; Business Excellence; Total Quality Management; Culture; Hofstede;

    Abstract : Around the world Quality Management is commonly regarded by industrialists and academics as a management concept that encompasses the potential in any organisation of developing into a company-wide philosophy with a profound focus on stakeholder values and improvement processes. However, there are mounting evidence that Quality Management has developed into an important strategic issue also on a national level, and that some leading industrial nations have enjoyed significant gains in the post War era by means of nation-wide progresses in Quality Management. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards a Sustainable Resource Management : A Broader Systems Approach to Product Design and Waste Management

    Author : Jagdeep Singh; Björn Frostell; William Hogland; KTH; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Resource Management; Product Design; Waste Management Challenges; Systems Thinking; Sustainability Science; Industrial Ecology; Industriell ekologi; Resource Management; Product Design; Waste Management Challenges; Systems Thinking; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Rapid economic growth, urbanisation and increasing population have caused (materially intensive) resource consumption to increase, and consequently the release of large amounts of waste to the environment. Numerous technological and operational approaches to resource management have been introduced throughout the system of production, consumption and waste management. READ MORE

  5. 5. Institutional changes in construction waste management

    Author : Rickard Andersson; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; CDWM; Institutional Work; Circular Economy; Construction and demolition waste management; Institutional Logics;

    Abstract : The construction industry is a major contributor to both environmental degradation and resource depletion. The industry responsible for more than 30 percent of the total amount of waste generated within the European Union relies on a linear mode of production where waste is considered as materials end-of-life, resulting in excessive consumption of natural resources. READ MORE