Search for dissertations about: "competitive environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 214 swedish dissertations containing the words competitive environment.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  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. Administrative Reforms and the Quest for Foreign Investment in China : The Case of Shenzhen

    Author : Maria Sönne; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; China; competition; resource dependence; investment environment; foreign investments; institutions; organizational environment; organization theory; public administration; administrative reforms; Shenzhen; Political and administrative sciences; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap;

    Abstract : This study examines the attempts made by one local government in China, Shenzhen, to improve its investment environment for foreign-invested enterprises through administrative reforms between 1980 and 1997. Three empirical questions are posed: what reforms have been undertaken, what effects have they had and how have changes in the organizational environment affected them. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Dry Port Concept

    Author : Violeta Roso; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; environment; dry port; intermodal transport; seaport inland access; intermodal terminal;

    Abstract : Environmental problems have received increasing attention during the last decade and with them also the role that logistics systems can play in reducing the environmental impact; however, logistics concepts in the role of decreasing environmental impacts have not been extensively researched until recently. One of these concepts is a concept of dry port, which is the focus of this thesis. READ MORE