Search for dissertations about: "competitive advantage"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 184 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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala universitet

    Author : Susanna Poth; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : 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

    University dissertation from Department of Design Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Lund University

    Author : Mirella Muhic; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2019-08-07]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Cloud sourcing; Innovation; Competitive Advantage; Cloud continuance; Business relationships; Cloud sourcing; Business relationships; Innovation; Competitive advantage; Cloud continuance;

    Abstract : AbstractLooking 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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Christine Holmström; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; MNC Competitive Advantage; Subsidiary Knowledge; Knowledge Transfer; Learning; Centre of Excellence; Företagsekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi 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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University

    Author : Raquel Flodström; Karlstads universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Information Systems; Informatik; strategic management; information technology IT ; competitive environment; competitive advantage; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Information technology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Informationsteknologi; Economic Information Systems; Ekonomiska informationssystem; competitive advantages.;

    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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala University, Department of Business Studies

    Author : Olivia H. Kang; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : 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