Search for dissertations about: "critical factors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 863 swedish dissertations containing the words critical factors.

  1. 1. Critical Business Episodes : The Criticality of Damage Adjustment Processes in Insurance Relationships

    Author : Mikael Gidhagen; Bo Edvardsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; business-to-business; claim settlement; corporate insurance; critical episode; critical incident; customer relationship; damage adjustment; feeling of security; financial services; insurance; insurance marketing; insurance relationship; intangibility; loss; marketing; professional services; relationship; relationship character; relationship context; relationship development; relationship marketing; relationship quality; service; services marketing; service quality; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Corporate insurance relationships involve a highly intangible professional service which provides the corporate customer with risk reduction. Insurance services are here defined as being composed of two elements: the delivery of a feeling of security, and, in the event of a loss, the damage adjustment and claim settlement. READ MORE

  2. 2. Information Technology Outsourcing in Large Companies in Sweden : A Perspective on Risks, Relationships and Success Factors

    Author : Georg Hodosi; Lazar Rusu; Björn Johansson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; IT outsourcing; risk factors; important factors; ITO relationships; success factors; transaction cost theory; IT outsourcing decision makers; design science research; survey research; large companies; private companies; Computer and Systems Sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates large private companies in Sweden that have outsourced their information technology (IT). A considerable proportion of IT outsourcing (ITO) is unsuccessful. READ MORE

  3. 3. Studies of safety and critical work situations in nuclear power plants : a human factors perspective

    Author : Lena Kecklund; Erik Hollnagel; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Safety; nuclear power; operators; work-related factors; performance; human error; annual outage; MTO; Psychology; Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to develop and apply different approaches for analyzing safety in critical work situations in real work settings in nuclear power plants, and also to identify safety enhancing measures by using the framework of interaction between human, organizational and technical subsystems (MTO, man-technology-organization). A Cognitive Psychology as well as a Stress Psychology framework was used. READ MORE

  4. 4. Angiogenic growth factors : mechanism of action and function in vascular development

    Author : Charlotte Rolny; Andrius Kazlauskas; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Molecular medicine; PDGF-BB; VEGF; angiogenesis; hypoxia; migration; heparin; Molekylärmedicin; Molecular medicine genetics and pathology ; Molekylär medicin genetik och patologi ; Molecular Medicine; molekylär medicin genetik och patologi ;

    Abstract : The mature vascular system is composed of a network of blood vessels organized into arteries, capillaries, and veins. The vessels are composed of endothelial cells surrounded by smooth muscle cells and embedded in a specialized basement membrane. READ MORE

  5. 5. Learning English in a Multi-User Virtual Environment : Exploring Factors Affecting Participation

    Author : Airong Wang; Mats Deutschmann; Mercedes Rico Garcia; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Activity theory; Conversational Analysis; Discourse analysis; Ecology of language learning; Model of factors affecting participation; Multi-User Virtual Environment; Participation; Second Life; The sociocultural perspective on learning; Technology adoption;

    Abstract : Online language learning and teaching is a field that has received a significant amount of research attention. What factors could affect student participation in simpler online learning environments has been investigated by researchers, but there has been limited study of factors affecting participation in complex Multi-User Virtual Environments. READ MORE