Search for dissertations about: "Multinational enterprise"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Multinational enterprise.

  1. 1. Orchestrating Innovation in the Multinational Enterprise Headquarters Involvement in Innovation Transfer Projects

    Author : Henrik Dellestrand; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Multinational enterprise; headquarters-subsidiary relationships; innovation transfer; involvement; orchestration; resource allocation; attention; subsidiary evolution; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : In the past several decades research has emphasized innovation development and transfer as key issues when investigating the multinational enterprise (MNE). This thesis focuses on the question of what factors make headquarters involve itself in innovation transfer projects taking place between a sending and a receiving subsidiary within the MNE. READ MORE

  2. 2. Innovation and Evolution in the Multinational Enterprise

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Benjamin Ståhl; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; multinational enterprises; innovation; subsidiary evolution; Företagsekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : For multinational enterprises (MNEs) that are active in dynamic industries with global scope, the ability to quickly leverage innovations across the whole organization is imperative. This thesis is concerned with how subsidiaries innovate, how these innovations are spread in the MNE and what the consequences are, for the MNE as a whole and for the innovating subsidiary. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing responsibilities. The formation of Swedish MNC's firm-society policies and practices

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Bokförlaget BAS

    Author : Niklas Egels-Zandén; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; multinational corporation; stakeholders; case study; new institutional theory; labor union; supply chain; joint venture; CSR; corporate social responsibility; sustainability.;

    Abstract : The role of multinational corporations (MNCs) in society is a frequently debated topic among academics and practitioners. Still, knowledge is lacking in how demands from MNCs’ stakeholders and corporate discretion combine to form MNCs’ firm-society policies and practices. READ MORE

  4. 4. Leading IT-Enabled Change Inside Ericsson A Transformation Into a Global Network of Shared Service Centres

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Business Studies

    Author : Einar Iveroth; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; IT-enabled change; global organisational change; ERP; shared service centre; change agent; actor; structure; practice.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore—from a managerial perspective—how IT-enabled change is designed, led, and sustained from-within an organisation. This is an issue of central concern because there is a considerable lack of research that directly incorporates IT in management and organisational change studies. READ MORE