Search for dissertations about: "capabilities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1034 swedish dissertations containing the word capabilities.

  1. 1. Capabilities for frequent innovation : Managing the early project phases in the pharmaceutical R&D process

    Author : Thomas Biedenbach; Nils Wåhlin; Ralf Müller; Nathalie Drouin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ; Project management research; early project phases; dynamic capabilities; project capabilities; multi-project capabilities; pharmaceutical innovation; hypercompetition;

    Abstract : Despite their recognized significance for project success and innovation, the management of the early project phases is still an under-researched area in project management. For organizations to secure a continuous stream of innovation, the utilization of capabilities is crucial for managing the early phases of R&D projects. READ MORE

  2. 2. Manufacturing capabilities : expendable commodities or catalysts for effective supply chain management

    Author : Robin von Haartman; Lars Bengtsson; Matti Kaulio; Björge Timenes Laugen; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Many large companies have for a long time been very successful in their industries by combining leading edge R&D and marketing with strong internal manufacturing capabilities. An alternative model is now getting increased attention, where R&D and marketing is conducted internally and manufacturing performed by outsourcing partners. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Organizing the early project phases for frequent innovation in hypercompetitive industries

    Author : Thomas Biedenbach; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ; hypercompetition; organizational change; organizational design; organizational structure; change capabilities; combinative capabilities; dynamic capabilities; project capabilities; multi-project capabilities; innovation; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis contributes to the understanding of the early project phases and dynamic capabilities as key elements for frequent product innovation in the hypercompetitive pharmaceutical industry. The main purpose of the licentiate thesis is to investigate how organizations organize the early project phases of R&D in hypercompetitive environments for frequent innovation by utilizing a dynamic capabilities perspective. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing offshoring of complex products : Strategy and capabilities

    Author : Petra Edoff; Christer Norström; Jayakanth Srinivasan; Stefan Cedergren; Peter Ørberg Jensen; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : Strategy; organizational capabilities; offshoring; product development; India; China; Innovation and Design; innovation och design;

    Abstract : Offshoring is a hot topic in the industrial and academic community over the last few years, evolving from a focus on manufacturing to product development and R&D. Offshoring refers to the process of sourcing and coordinating tasks across national borders and can include both in-house and outsourced activities performed by a supplier. READ MORE