Search for dissertations about: "competitive advantage"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 198 swedish dissertations containing the words competitive advantage.

  1. 1. Competitive Advantage in the Service Industry : The Importance of Strategic Congruence, Integrated Control and Coherent Organisational Structure – A Longitudinal Case Study of an Insurance Company

    Author : Susanna Poth; Fredrik Nilsson; Johnny Lind; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Strategy; Control; Competitive Advantage; Financial Service Industry; Insurance Industry;

    Abstract : Competitive advantage has received considerable attention. Few studies have however chosen a holistic approach taking multiple aspects and organisational levels into consideration. This research has the goal of filling parts of this void. READ MORE

  2. 2. Transition to Cloud Sourcing - Innovation and Competitive Advantage

    Author : Mirella Muhic; Innovationsteknik; []
    Keywords : Cloud sourcing; Innovation; Competitive Advantage; Cloud continuance; Business relationships; Cloud sourcing; Business relationships; Innovation; Competitive advantage; Cloud continuance;

    Abstract : Looking into the topic of cloud sourcing, at first glance it might be seen as an off the shelf pay per use service that is easy and fast to adopt for most companies. Although in practice not all companies succeed with cloud sourcing. READ MORE

  3. 3. In Search of MNC Competitive Advantage : The Role of Foreign Subsidiaries as Creators and Disseminators of Knowledge

    Author : Christine Holmström; Mats Forsgren; Ulf Holm; Torben Pedersen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; MNC Competitive Advantage; Subsidiary Knowledge; Knowledge Transfer; Learning; Centre of Excellence; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Research on the multinational corporation (MNC) has highlighted the development of knowledge that occurs in geographically dispersed subsidiaries, and several scholars have emphasized the significance of subsidiary knowledge for the success of the MNC. This thesis contributes to the understanding of how knowledge is developed within MNC subsidiaries and how the development of subsidiary knowledge is related to the transfer of subsidiary knowledge and subsidiary impact on the performance of the larger MNC. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Framework for the Strategic Management of Information Technology

    Author : Raquel Flodström; Birger Rapp; Thomas Kalling; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; strategic management; information technology IT ; competitive environment; competitive advantages.; Information technology; Informationsteknologi; Economic Information Systems; Ekonomiska informationssystem; competitive advantage; Information Systems; Informatik;

    Abstract : Strategy and IT research has been extensively discussed during the past 40 years. Two scientific disciplines Management Science (MS) and Management Information Science (MIS) investigate the importance of IT as a competitive factor. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Advantage Paradox : Managing Innovation Processes in the Multinational Corporation

    Author : Olivia H. Kang; Mats Forsgren; Desirée Holm; Kristiina Mäkelä; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Multinational corporation; Subsidiary; ‘Advantage paradox of the MNC’; Innovation development; Innovation transfer; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Two important ways that a subsidiary can contribute to the multinational corporation’s (MNC) competitive advantage are innovation development and transfer activities. However ‘the advantage paradox of the MNC’ calls into question a subsidiary’s ability to effectively and efficiently carry out both innovation development and transfer activities. READ MORE