Search for dissertations about: "competitiveness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 267 swedish dissertations containing the word competitiveness.

  1. 1. International network competitiveness Technical and foreign market knowledge development in international SME networks

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm School of Economics

    Author : Angelika Löfgren; James Sallies; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International competiveness; SME; International entrepreneurship; Business networks; Innovation; Co-innovation; Internationalization; International entrepreneurship; Network management; Network coordination; Knowledge management; Knowledge development; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : How can small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) compete over time within international networks? This thesis takes a stance in that business network relationships are essential for international SMEs as such networks can provide knowledge and learning opportunities. International network competitiveness is, in this thesis, introduced as a concept that captures SMEs long term performance, resulting from the firms being competitive within international business networks. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Sustainability and Competitiveness of European Short-Sea Shipping

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Zeeshan Raza; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Short-sea shipping; environmental sustainability; competitiveness; improvement factors; slow steaming; collaboration; innovation;

    Abstract : Several factors could improve the environmental performance of European short-sea shipping (SSS) and enhance its competitiveness, and in this thesis, some of those factors are explored. The purpose of this thesis is to both explore factors with the potential to improve the environmental sustainability of European SSS and analyse the industry’s competitiveness. READ MORE

  3. 3. Spatial clustering and industrial competitiveness Studies in economic geography

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Per Lundequist; Inge Ivarsson; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic geography; economic geography; cluster; industrial competitiveness; institutional thickness; learning; music industry; regional policy; Sweden; North East England; Kulturgeografi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi; kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the causes and effects of spatial clustering of similar and related economic activity. The relationship between spatial clustering and industrial competitive-ness is analysed in a series of empirical studies, revolving around four research questions: How useful is an institutional approach in analyses of spatial clustering? Can the link between spatial clustering and industrial performance be empirically validated and measured by quantitative methods? In what sense does spatial clustering promote localised processes of learning and innovation? What role can industrial and regional policies play in promoting the type of localised processes emphasised in spatial clustering research?It proves to be a rather complicated matter to measure the impact of spatial clustering on firm performance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Small firm capabilities for competitiveness an empirical study of ICT related small Swedish firms

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Vinit Parida; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; fasteass; Industrial engineering and economy - Industrial organisation; administration and economics; Industriell teknik och ekonomi - Industriell organisation; administration och ekonomi; Entreprenörskap och innovation; Entrepreneurship and Innovation;

    Abstract : Small technological firms are today facing turbulent environments where they are constantly challenged and have to struggle to remain competitive. The resourcebased view argues that firms with unique capabilities are able to achievecompetitiveness. READ MORE

  5. 5. Space Craft Globalization and Governmentality in Regional Development

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Andreas Öjehag-Pettersson; Mikael Granberg; Hans Lödén; Malin Rönnblom; Wendy Larner; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Assemblage; Space; Territory; Multimodal Discourse Analysis; Innovation; Competitiveness; Statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis explores two related purposes. First, it theoretically investigates how the broad literature on globalization is nested in debates concerning the nature of concepts such as space and territory. READ MORE