Search for dissertations about: "Rickard Garvare"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Rickard Garvare.

  1. 1. Process management and sustainable development in a quality perspective : implementation and measurement related to small and medium sized enterprises

    Author : Rickard Garvare; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Kvalitetsteknik; Quality Technology and Management;

    Abstract : This thesis aims at contributing to increased knowledge regarding sustainable competitive performance of small and medium sized enterprises in harmony with nature and society. The overall purpose has been specified in the following three parts: to explore implementation of statistically designed experiments, to describe experiences of introducing process management, and to contribute to the development of a conceptual framework for integration of business excellence and sustainable development, all with a focus on small and medium sized enterprises. READ MORE

  2. 2. Quality Improvement in Healthcare : Experiences from a Swedish County Council Initiative

    Author : Ann-Christine Andersson; Elg Mattias; Ewa Idvall; Perseius Kent-Inge; Rickard Garvare; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Improvement work; Swedish healthcare organizations; Quality of Healthcare; Quality Management; Förbättringsarbete; Kvalitetsutveckling; Svensk hälso- och sjukvårdsorganisation;

    Abstract : Quality improvement (QI) has become an important issue in healthcare settings. A central question for many healthcare systems is how to manage improvement initiatives adequately. All county councils and regions managing healthcare in Sweden have started to work with QI at an organizational system level, to varied extents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Supply Chain Quality Management : Exploring performance of manufacturing organizations

    Author : Aron Chibba; Rickard Garvare; Mattias Elg; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Kvalitetsteknik; Quality Technology Management;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the issue of quality performance in supply chains in the manufacturers’context. Research shows that the management and performance of supply chains play a major rolein gaining competitive advantage, especially in times of decreasing international trade barriers andquickly evolving information technology. READ MORE

  4. 4. Process Maturity : A Component of Process Management

    Author : Gunnar Dahlin; Raine Isaksson; Rickard Garvare; Pernilla Ingelsson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Kvalitetsteknik; Quality Technology and Management;

    Abstract : To be able to meet an increased competition through for instance globalization, and shorter product lifecycles, focus on performance control is central for organizations, where for instance processes and stakeholder orientation are central when continuously improving the operation of the organization.The purpose of this thesis is to contribute to the knowledge of how process maturity can be linked to process management. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health promotion in pregnancy and early parenthood : the challenge of innovation, implementation and change within the Salut Programme

    Author : Kristina Edvardsson; Anneli Ivarsson; Rickard Garvare; Monica Nyström; Eva Eurenius; Rolf Wahlström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Antenatal care; Child health care; Counselling; Dental health services; Dissemination; Health Promotion; Implementation; Intervention; Parents; Pregnancy; Prevention; Obesity; Overweight; Pre-­school; Primary Health Care; Sustainability; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; folkhälsa; Public health; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: In 2005, the Västerbotten County Council launched a child health promotion programme, “the Salut Programme”, in response to an alarming prevalence of overweight and obesity, and trends of increased dental caries, among young county citizens. The programme, initially developed in four pilot areas, is built on multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral collaboration and aims to support and strengthen health promotion activities in health care, social services and school settings. READ MORE