Search for dissertations about: "cluster initiatives"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words cluster initiatives.

  1. 1. Cluster Initiatives as Intermediaries : A Study of their Management and Stakeholders

    Author : Inessa Laur; Magnus Klofsten; Dzamila Bienkowska; Peter Van der Sijde; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Cluster; cluster initiatives; intermediary organization; regional development; entrepreneurship; success factors; actors stakeholders and activities;

    Abstract : This dissertation offers a platform to understand the nature of cluster initiatives as a socio-economic phenomenon combining cluster, entrepreneurship and intermediary features. They are particular types of ventures facilitating networks and dialog platforms adjusted to local contexts and offering a way to enhance regional development. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Legitimacy Process that Supports the Formation and Development of Cluster Initiatives : The Case of a Tourism Cluster Initiative in Dalarna

    Author : Anna Emmoth; Bo Enquist; Jörgen Elbe; Christina Öberg; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business Administration; Företagsekonomi; Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys;

    Abstract : Today, large public investments are being made with the aim of creating and developing cooperation between businesses in inter-organizational networks. Such initiatives are commonly denoted cluster initiatives and their underlying purpose are to spur innovation and regional growth. READ MORE


    Author : Wendy Sofia Sanzetenea Ramirez; Pirjo Elovaara; Andreas Larsson; Gabriela Dutrénit; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Bolivia; Cluster Development; Triple Helix; Knowledge Production; Participatory Action Research.; Technoscience studies; Teknovetenskapliga studier;

    Abstract : The main theme in this licentiate thesis is the focus on strengthening institutional capacities to promote cooperation within a cluster initiative between public and private sectors in Latin American contexts, especially in Bolivia. The argument is the need to generate spaces for interaction through participatory practices in order to incorporate different points of view, academic and non-academic, which can lead to a more critical production and appropriation of knowledge. READ MORE

  4. 4. Unlocking Potentials of Innovation Systems in Low Resource Settings

    Author : Julius Ecuru; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cluster; Innovation; Innovation System; Low resource setting; Research; Science; Technology; Technoscience; Triple Helix; Uganda;

    Abstract : This study examined the dynamics, challenges and opportunities of developing innovation systems in low resource settings with a particular focus on Uganda. It applied perspectives of technoscience and concepts of innovation systems, triple helix as university-industry-government relationships, mode 2 knowledge production and situated knowledges in understanding the context, identifying key policy issues and suggesting ways to address them. READ MORE

  5. 5. Medication reviews by clinical pharmacists in older hospitalised patients : Implementation, performance and effects

    Author : Thomas G. H. Kempen; Ulrika Gillespie; Håkan Melhus; Elisabet I. Nielsen; Derek Stewart; Stephen Byrne; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medication review; medication reconciliation; multi-professional collaboration; hospital medicine; polypharmacy; inappropriate prescribing; drug-related problems; medication-related hospital admissions; pragmatic clinical trial; cluster analysis; randomised controlled trial; qualitative analysis; process evaluation; implementation science; Geriatrics; Geriatrik; Farmakokinetik och läkemedelsterapi; Pharmacokinetics and Drug Therapy; Internal Medicine; Internmedicin; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research;

    Abstract : Background Inappropriate use of medications is a leading cause of avoidable harm in health care. Medication reviews by clinical pharmacists improve medication use, but evidence on hard clinical outcomes in older hospitalised patients is scarce and implementation in practice is challenging. READ MORE