Search for dissertations about: "Using english in business"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words Using english in business.

  1. 1. Language as a Leading Light to Business Cultural Insight : A Study on Expatriates' Intercultural Communication in Central and Eastern Europe

    Author : Kjell Ljungbo; Björn Bjerke; Susanne Tietze; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Language; multilingualism; culture; intercultural communication; business; expatriate; Central and Eastern Europe; cultural significance structure; business flower; hermeneutics; ideal type; export; foreign language skills; language competence; Sweden; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; företagsekonomi; Business Administration;

    Abstract : Language competence is decisively important in international business and could increase efficacy, efficiency, sales and profits. Language is an underresearched area in business studies though language constitutes management and the managers building structures, processes, cultures and personalities being the most vital working tool to get things done and make them understandable. READ MORE

  2. 2. Relational Networks and Family Firm Capital Structure in Thailand : Theory and Practice

    Author : Suranai Chuairuang; Barbara Cornelius; Håkan Boter; Anura De Zoysa; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Networks; relationships; capital structure decisions; family firm; small firm; information asymmetry; pecking order hypothesis; företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : Firms must access capital to remain in business.  Small firms have greater difficulty accessing financial resources than have large firms because of their limited access to capital markets.  These difficulties are exacerbated by information asymmetries between a small firm’ s management and capital providers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Industrialization of Services : Technology and Routinization in the 21st Century

    Author : Richard Backteman; Niklas Arvidsson; Eric Giertz; Anna Jonsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industrialization; services; knowledge; technology; Industrialisering; tjänster; kunskap; teknologi; Industriell ekonomi och organisation; Industrial Economics and Management;

    Abstract : Sweden has a long tradition of process improvements, productivity increments, waste reduction in manufacturing, continuing a mode of industrialization that helped achieve prosperity. With growing urban centers, mechanization of agriculture, outsourcings by manufacturing and the public sector with subsequent acquisitions, large service firms have appeared in an ever-growing service sector. READ MORE

  4. 4. Using Alliances to Increase ICT Capabilities

    Author : Paul Pierce; Institutionen för informatik; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Alliance; ICT capability; Transfer Capacity; Relationship Governance; Culture;

    Abstract : Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is perhaps the most important, emblematic and ubiquitous technology of contemporary society. ICT is used increasingly in new product areas and help resolve problems and challenges to mankind; it has even gotten to a point where life without ICT is hard to imagine. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Industrial TransformationTowards the Circular Economy : Dynamics, Drivers and Constraints

    Author : Armaghan Chizaryfard; Cali Nuur; Paolo Trucco; Emrah Karakaya; Allan Dahl Andersen; KTH; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Circular economy; industrial dynamics; evolutionary theory; closed loop supply; industry value chain; Industrial Economics and Management; Industriell ekonomi och organisation;

    Abstract : The notion of the circular economy has recently been posited as a vital strategy to mitigate climate change. At the industrial level, the circular economy envisions socio-industrial transformation to closed-loop material systems. READ MORE