Search for dissertations about: "THESIS ON BUSINESS STRATEGY"

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  1. 1. The complex internationalization process unfolded : The case of Atlas Copco’s entry into the Chinese mid-market

    Author : Mikael Eriksson; Ulf Holm; Mats Forsgren; Rian Drogendijk; Niina Nummela; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Business; Internationalization process; Complexity; Process theory; Strategy process; Evolutionary process; Political process; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Despite its contemporary relevance, we still have limited empirical knowledge about the forces underlying complex internationalization processes as when multinational corporations (MNCs) seek to enter new growing markets. Based on a real-time process study comprising ninety interviews and two hundred hours of observation made between 2009 and 2012, Atlas Copco’s entry into the Chinese mid-market was investigated. READ MORE

  2. 2. Strategy as Sociomaterial Practices : Planning, Decision-Making, and Responsiveness in Corporate Lending

    Author : Robert Demir; Ali Yakhlef; Paula Jarzabkowski; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; strategy; sociomaterial; practice; technology; planning; decision-making; responsiveness; bank; lending; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : In their everyday work, organizations, like individuals, find it familiar to consider information technologies and other material objects as nonnegotiable necessities. Management and organization researchers have recalled this evident fact by advancing knowledge of the mundane aspects of computer-mediated work. READ MORE

  3. 3. Organisational Self-understanding and the Strategy Process : Strategy Dynamics in Scania and Handelsbanken

    Author : Olof Brunninge; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; strategy; organizational identity; history; change management; organizational self-understanding; continuity; scania; handelsbanken;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the role of organisational self-understanding in strategy processes. The concept of organisational self-understanding denotes members’ understanding of their organisation’s identity. The study illustrates that strategy processes in companies are processes of self-understanding. READ MORE

  4. 4. Logistics-based Competition : A Business Model Approach

    Author : Tobias Kihlén; Mats Abrahamsson; Daniel Kindström; Andreas Norrman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; logistics-based competition; business model; logistics strategy; strategy; logistics; Business and economics; Ekonomi;

    Abstract : Logistics is increasingly becoming recognised as a source of competitive advantage, both in practice and in academia. The possible strategic impact of logistics makes it important to gain deeper insight into the role of logistics in the strategy of the firm. READ MORE

  5. 5. Networks and Demand. The Use of Electricity in an Industrial Process

    Author : Torkel Wedin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Networks; Industrial networks; resources; strategy; electricity; pulp and paper industry; actors; Knowledge; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The formation of demand for an individual resource is examined in a network setting. Demand is seen as an interactive process, where several firms make use of a resource directly and indirectly and, in so doing, shape the primary demand for it. This thesis is also concerned with how an individual firm can influence its demand. READ MORE