Search for dissertations about: "Managers"

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  1. 1. The people dimension in manufacturing strategy : operators and managers

    Author : Nina Edh; Operations Management Department of Technology Management and Economics Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Manufacturing strategy; Behavioral operations; People; Operators; Managers; Strategic consensus;

    Abstract : The manufacturing strategy (MS) field has largely focused on the MS content, and not so much on the people dimension of MS or on the process of bringing the MS out in organizations. Within companies, there is often a lack of a joint view of MS; different hierarchical levels view the strategy differently. READ MORE

  2. 2. Managers' Cooperative Work Practices in Computational Artefacts-Supported Library Systems

    Author : Niki Chatzipanagiotou; Anita Mirijamdotter; Jaime Campos; Christina Mörtberg; Ulrika Lund Snis; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : Work Practice; Cooperative Work; Cooperative Work Practices; Computational Artefacts; Computer-Supported Cooperative Work; Articulation Work; Awareness; Appropriation; Ethnography; Focused-Ethnography; Fieldwork; Vignettes; Complexity; Managers; Management; Libraries; Academic Library; Academic Library Managers; Informatik; Information Systems;

    Abstract : The dissertation presents understandings of the complex, contextual, cooperative everyday work practices of academic library managers supported by computational artefacts, as well as challenges disrupting their practices and thereby computational artefacts usage. The doctoral research approaches and conceptualises managers’ work as ‘everyday cooperative practice’, in this way adopting the computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW) approach. READ MORE

  3. 3. Involving individuals in the manufacturing strategy formation : Strategic consensus among workers and managers

    Author : Nina Edh Mirzaei; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Manufacturing strategy; strategic consensus; behavioural operations; workers; managers;

    Abstract : Decisions made and actions taken by individuals in the operations function impact the formation of a company’s manufacturing strategy (MS). Therefore, it is important that the MS is understood and agreed on by all employees, that is, strategic consensus among the individuals in the operations function is essential. READ MORE

  4. 4. Senior Managers and Lean : The importance of becoming a practitioner

    Author : Jonas Renström; Lars Bengtsson; Jörgen Eklund; Camilla Niss; Lars Medbo; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Lean; leadership; management; Lean management; senior managers; Lean implementation;

    Abstract : Considered to be one of the most influential paradigms in manufacturing, Lean has developed and expanded beyond the shop floor and manufacturing environment of the auto industry. Lean is considered to be applicable throughout organizations and other industries besides manufacturing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managers' identity work : experiences from introspective management training

    Author : Thomas Andersson; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : Civics; Samhällsvetenskap; Humanities and Social sciences; Humaniora-samhällsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The study takes its point of departure in the complex relation between “being yourself” and being manager, i.e. the struggle between what one ought to do as a representative of an organizations and what one want to do as a person. Introspective management training constitutes one extreme of focusing on the person in this matter, i. READ MORE