Search for dissertations about: "Service Orientation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 swedish dissertations containing the words Service Orientation.

  1. 1. Service Orientation in Manufacturing Firms : Understanding Challenges with Service Business Logic

    Author : Nina Löfberg; Lars Witell; Anders Gustafsson; Bo Edvardsson; Daniel Kindström; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Service business logic; Value co-creation; Services in manufacturing firms; Service orientation; Business Administration; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Globalisation and competition from low-cost countries has pushed manufacturing firms towards offering services to remain competitive. However, increasing the service orientation of a manufacturing firm to find new ways of value (co-)creation has presented several challenges, such as the fact that services do not provide the expected revenues, and resistance from both the sales force and from customers towards services. READ MORE

  2. 2. Formal Approaches for Behavioral Modeling and Analysis of Design-time Services and Service Negotiations

    Author : Aida Čaušević; Paul Pettersson; Cristina Seceleanu; Ina Schieferdecker; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Service-Oriented Systems; Formal modeling and Analysis; Service; Service Composition; Service Negotiation; Computer Science; datavetenskap;

    Abstract : During the past decade service-orientation has become a popular design paradigm, offering an approach in which services are the functional building blocks. Services are self-contained units of composition, built to be invoked, composed, and destroyed on (user) demand. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Customer's Role in New Service Development

    Author : Bodil Sandén; Anders Gustafsson; Bo Edvardsson; Lars Witell; Bernd Stauss; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; New Service Development; Service Innovation; New Product Development; Customer Involvement; User Involvement; Market Research; Market Orientation; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Given today’s industry dynamics, new service development is becoming increasingly important to the competitiveness, growth, and survival of organizations. Unfortunately, new service development has proven to be a complex and difficult task. READ MORE

  4. 4. Enacting, Enabling, and Embracing Market Orientation : A study of Public–Private Dyads

    Author : Sofia Molander; Markus Fellesson; Rolf Rönning; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; market orientation; public service; public-private relationships; public procurement; public transport; collaboration; coordination; Business Administration; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to an increased understanding of how public–private dyads enact (“what”), enable (“how”), and embrace (“why”) market orientation. Drawing on a multi-year study of Swedish public transport, the thesis shows that the nature of the relationship between public and private organizations plays an important role in how market orientation is undertaken in dyadic practice. READ MORE

  5. 5. Globalisation and Competitive Sustenance of Born Global : Evidence from Indian knowledge-intensive service industry

    Author : Nishant Kumar; Ali Yakhlef; Axèle Giroud; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; early internationalisation of firms; Indian knowledge-intensive born global firms; capability-based view; international entrepreneurship; entrepreneurial orientation; organisational learning; customer orientation; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The survival and sustained competitiveness of born global firms constitute a complex and dynamic process that evolves under conditions of disruptive change and pervasive uncertainty. To date, whereas much of the research in the area has focused on the early and rapid internationalisation stages of the development of born global firms, it is not clear how these firms manage to survive the challenges of the early internationalisation stage and gain a sustainable competitive position in the global economy. READ MORE