Search for dissertations about: "company performance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 169 swedish dissertations containing the words company performance.

  1. 1. Sustainability and company performance Evidence from the manufacturing industry

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Lujie Chen; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Empirical research; sustainable practices; company performance;

    Abstract : This dissertation approaches the question of sustainability and its influence on company performance, with special focus on the manufacturing industry. In the contemporary production environment, manufacturing operations must take into account not only profit, but also environmental and social performance, in order to ensure the long-term development of the company. READ MORE

  2. 2. Performance-based costing as decision support for development of discrete part production : Linking performance, production costs and sustainability

    University dissertation from Division of Production and Materials Engineering, Lund University

    Author : Christina Windmark; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2018-07-20]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Production cost; PERFORMANCE; decision support; manufacturing; production development; performance-based costing; sustainability; organizational learning; Production cost; Performance; Decision support; Manufacturing; Production development; performance-based costing; Sustainability; Organizational learning;

    Abstract : In today’s global market, the industry is struggling every day to make the “correct decisions”. Decisions concerning production can range from smaller improvements to choice tool or equipment investments to relocation of entire production facilities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Communicating performance measures : Supporting continuous improvement in manufacturing companies

    University dissertation from Skövde : University of Skövde

    Author : Carina Larsson; Högskolan i Skövde.; Högskolan i Skövde.; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Communication; performance measures; manufacturing; continuous improvement; Production and Automation Engineering; Produktion och automatiseringsteknik;

    Abstract : Manufacturing enterprises are a key driver of economic growth (Eurostat, 2016). Implementing continuous improvement (CI) is commonly used to increase competitiveness (Hyland et al., 2007), but despite the well-known theory of CI, many manufacturing companies fail in implementing it (Bhasin, 2012; Nordin et al., 2012; Tiwari et al. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evaluation and revision of performance measurement systems

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Industriell produktion

    Author : Stefan Tangen; KTH.; [2004]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Technology; performance measurement; performance measurement systems; productivity; evaluation; TEKNIKVETENSKAP; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Performance measurement is a topic that has received considerable attention during the last decades. There are many motives for using performance measures in a company but perhaps the most crucial one is that they will help to improve productivity when used properly. READ MORE

  5. 5. Representing Performance | Performing Representation Ontology in accounting practice

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Business School, Stockholm University

    Author : Andreas Sundström; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Accounting; Ontology; Commensuration; Distance; Performance measurement; Praxiography; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Social studies of accounting have drawn attention to the dubious role of accounting as a representational link between organizational realities and action. Based on five years immersion with performance management and board work in a theatre company, this thesis inquires into the ontological significance of accounting practices. READ MORE