Search for dissertations about: "Technological capability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 swedish dissertations containing the words Technological capability.

  1. 1. Technological Growth in the MNC : A Longitudinal Study of the Role of Advanced Foreign Subsidiaries

    Author : Katarina Blomkvist; Ivo Zander; Rajneesh Narula; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Multinational corporation; foreign subsidiary; technology; capability emergence; capability diffusion; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis emphasizes the technological evolution of technologically advanced foreign subsidiaries of multinational corporations, in order to examine specific and related research questions as to what is the nature of the advanced modern MNC regarding technological growth. In particular, evolutionary paths and potential limits to the development of technological capabilities at the level of individual foreign subsidiaries, and to what extent these subsidiaries serve as significant sources of technological capabilities for other actors in the multinational group are highlighted. READ MORE

  2. 2. Technology Transfer and Technological Capability Building in Informal Firms in Tanzania

    Author : Astrid Szogs; CIRCLE; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; technology transfer; informal firms; technological capability building; Tanzania;

    Abstract : Technology transfer is important to understand how knowledge is transformed to economic value. Applying a case study approach, this thesis investigates the technology transfer efforts from the University of Dar Es Salaam to indigenous informal SMEs in Tanzania and examines the impact of one of their technology transfer mechanisms on the specific technological capabilities that were acquired at the firm level. READ MORE

  3. 3. Digital Capability and Business Model Reconfiguration : a co-evolutionary perspective

    Author : Behrooz Golshan; Anita Mirijamdotter; Patrik Elm; Rana Mostaghel; Sandberg Johan; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Digital capability; Business Model Change; Interorganisational collaborations; Co-exploration and Co-exploitation; Informatik; Information Systems;

    Abstract : While IT-enabled innovations continue to disrupt long-lasting industries, emerging concepts and theories seek to explain implications of digitalisation on its value, competition and organisation. Over the past two decades, the notions of digital capability and business model reconfiguration as antecedents of organisational performance have become increasingly influential in the Information Systems literature. READ MORE

  4. 4. Building Technological Capabilities of Local Auto Parts Firms under Contrasting Industrial Policies: A Comparative Study of Malaysia and Thailand 1960-2000

    Author : Kamaruding Abdulsomad; Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Malaysia; progressive firms; major change capabilities.; Social and economic history; Ekonomisk och social historia; Technological capability; minor change capabilities; investment capabilities; linkage capabilities; declining firms; production capabilities; Thailand; stagnant firms; progressing firms;

    Abstract : This study deals with technological capability building of local auto parts firms in Malaysia and Thailand during the period 1960-2000. Malaysia introduced a national car programme in 1985 while Thailand has maintained its liberal economic policy and relies on foreign multinational automakers to operate in the country. READ MORE

  5. 5. Innovation Capability within a Supply Chain Context

    Author : Faisal Iddris; Gabriel Baffour Awuah; Desalegn Abraha Gebrekidan; Aihie Osarenkhoe; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; supply chain; innovation; innovation capability; collaboration; idea management;

    Abstract : A firm’s supply chain faces challenges relating to reducing operational cost while at the same time producing innovative products and services to meet consumers’ current and potential demand. One important phenomenon in the field of innovation research is the concept of innovation capability. READ MORE