Search for dissertations about: "Performance Management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1179 swedish dissertations containing the words Performance Management.

  1. 1. Constituting performance : Case studies of performance auditing and performance reporting

    Author : Fredrik Svärdsten Nymans; Anders Grönlund; Bino Catasús; Andrea Mennicken; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Constituting performance; performance measurement; performance management; performance reporting; performance audit; performance standards; audit independence; accounting concepts; output; representation; government at a distance; social construction; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to problematize how and under what conditions organizational performance is constituted in the practices of performance auditing and accounting. Organizational performance disclosure is a world-wide phenomenon for enabling accountability relationships in large organizations regardless of the societal sector they operate in. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

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

    Author : Hervé Corvellec; Institutionen för service management och tjänstevetenskap; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  4. 4. Creating New Attention in Management Control

    Author : Erik Bjurström; Jan Lindvall; Cecilia Lindholm; Hanno Roberts; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Business studies; Attention; Attention-directing; Attention-based view of the firm; Framing; Sensemaking; Practice; Practice theory; Knowledge Management; Management Control; Management Accounting; Performance Measurement; Performance Management; Non-financial; Human Resources; Intangible Assets; Employee Health; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The need to focus and economize on scarce attention is increasingly being acknowledged within management accounting and control literature. The aim of this study is to investigate how practitioners go about creating new concepts and measurements to induce attention towards new issues and as-pects of strategic importance for the organization. READ MORE

  5. 5. Irrigation water management : A performance study of the Rahad scheme in Sudan, 1977-1996

    Author : Nighisty Ghezae; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; Rahad scheme; irrigation management; water supply activities; agricultural extension activity; performance assessment; main system management; on-farm management; organizational structure; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : The central objectives of this study is to assess the performance of irrigation water management of the Rahad scheme in Sudan between 1977 and 1996. The study assesses how well the scheme has succeeded in achieving irrigation management objectives using the criteria of productivity, equity, cost recovery and environmental stability. READ MORE