Search for dissertations about: "Management literature"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 874 swedish dissertations containing the words Management literature.

  1. 1. Lessons Learned in Knowledge Managment - the case of construction

    University dissertation from Construction Management, Department of Construction Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Mats Persson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction technology; Industriell ekonomi; Anläggningsteknik; Quality Management; Project Management; Knowledge Management; Construction sector; Commercial and industrial economics;

    Abstract : The construction sector has been criticised in recent years for being inefficient. The critique involved describes finished buildings as having flaws and there being a lack of interest within the construction sector in assembling knowledge and sharing experience. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stories of Achievements - Narrative Features of Organizational Performance

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Hervé Corvellec; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1996]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Narrative; Organizational performance; Management of enterprises; Annual reports.; Public Libraries; Sport; Management literature; Management terminology; Företagsledning; management;

    Abstract : Stories of achievements is a study concerning uses of the notion of organizational performance. It shows the variety of meanings given the notion in dictionaries, management literature, sports, and performance indicators; it also explores how such meanings are constructed and how they are attached to this notion in new contexts, such as in the activity reports of public libraries. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Andreas Ekeskär; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    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

  4. 4. Beyond Waste Management

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Jagdeep Singh; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2016-05-12]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Sustainable global physical resource management; global waste management; systems thinking; life cycle thinking; planning framework; global environmental justice; circular economy;

    Abstract : Current physical resource management (PRM) was investigated in a global perspective in this thesis, to gain a deeper understanding of its implications in a sustainability perspective. In particular, the main challenges to the current PRM system and the kinds of systemic changes needed for sustainable PRM were examined. READ MORE

  5. 5. Management Control : Linking Strategy with Inter‐Organisational Relationships

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Zita Ambrutytė; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Management control systems; business strategy; inter-organisational relationships; management control variables; intra-organisational controls; Management control systems; styrsystem; affärsstrategi; inter-organisatoriska relationer; styrvariabler; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The alignment of strategies and control systems is believed to affect the chances for firms to successfully achieve competitive edge. Contemporary business trends like globalization, vertical disintegration, the reduction in supplier bases, the focusing of operations and outsourcing of non-core activities, have caused companies to rely increasingly on relationships with other firms. READ MORE