Search for dissertations about: "TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 160 swedish dissertations containing the words TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi.

  1. 1. Clearing for Action Leadership as a Relational Phenomenon

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Lucia Crevani; Mälardalens högskola.; KTH.; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy Industrial organisation; administration and economics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi Industriell organisation; administration och ekonomi;

    Abstract : Although leadership is deemed to matter, scholars seldom pay attention to the phenomenon itself, as it is happening. Hence definitions abound, but there is a lack of vocabulary for expressing what leadership is about without ending up talking of individual leaders and/or descriptions of abstract “goodness”. READ MORE

  2. 2. Project Becoming and Knowing Trajectories. An Epistemological Perspective on Human and Nonhuman Project Making

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Camilla Niss; Högskolan i Gävle.; Högskolan i Gävle.; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi; project; knowing; project making; nonhuman agency; knowing trajectory;

    Abstract :  In our ‘projectified’ and ‘knowledge-intensive’ society, industrial projects have been proposed as important “journeys of knowledge creation” or “places for knowledge integration”. To date, such perspectives have mainly used traditional cognitive and contextual theories of knowledge and have thus mostly been focused on human actors and their interaction. READ MORE

  3. 3. Acting creatively for enhanced performance Challenges for Swedish manufacturers in an age of outsourcing

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Mandar Dabhilkar; Högskolan i Gävle.; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy Manufacturing engineering and work sciences Work sciences and ergonomics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi Produktion och arbetsvetenskap Arbetsvetenskap och ergonomi; Balanced Scorecard; continuous improvement behaviours; lean manufacturing; outsourcing manufacturing; plant performance; Swedish engineering industry; team-based work organisation; shop-floor work.;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to contribute to the discourse on the future of manufacturing in Sweden. It is argued that the real threat does not come from lower wages in Eastern Europe and Asia. Rather it comes from an inability to make the most of existing manufacturing systems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Innovation and Design Processes in Small Established Companies

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Lars Löfqvist; Högskolan i Gävle.; Högskolan i Gävle.; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy Industrial organisation; administration and economics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi Industriell organisation; administration och ekonomi; Innovation process; Design process; Small companies; Novelty; Context;

    Abstract : This thesis examines innovation and design processes in small established companies. There is a great interest in this area yet paradoxically the area is under-researched, since most innovation research is done on large companies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Supply chain management : an empirical study on Swedish manufacturing firms enterprise systems adoption, supply chain integration, competition capability and performance

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Pejvak Oghazi; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Marketing; Marknadsföring; Logistics; Logistik; Industrial Marketing; Industriell marknadsföring; Technology - Industrial engineering and economy; Teknikvetenskap - Industriell teknik och ekonomi;

    Abstract : Today's marketplace is more fiercely competitive than ever before. Globalization, continual technological advances, and an ever-changing customer demand for new products have brought about new managerial practices and business models. READ MORE