Search for dissertations about: "firm performance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 169 swedish dissertations containing the words firm performance.

  1. 1. New Venture, Survival, Growth Continuance, Termination and Growth of Business Firms and Business Populations in Sweden During the 20th Century

    University dissertation from Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Marcus Box; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; firm growth; firm death; firm survival; firm performance; firm populations; business dynamics; cohort method; longitudinal method; business demography; liability of newness; liability of smallness; entrepreneurship; small and medium enterprises; business history; size distribution; ownership; succession;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on the formation, growth and discontinuance of business populations and firms in Sweden during the 20th century. It addresses some key issues in the domain of economic and social sciences, and in particular entrepreneurship and small business research: if and when firms grow, stagnate and decline, as well as how long firms survive and when they are likely to disband. READ MORE

  2. 2. Relatedness through kinship the importance of family co-occurrence for firm performance

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Evans Korang Adjei; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; proximity dimension; agglomeration economies; family; family co-occurrence; family firm; region; firm performance; regional development; entrepreneurial capital; localized learning; Sweden; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to analyse the effects of family co-occurrence and past familial relationships (inherited entrepreneurial abilities) on firm performance. This aim is motivated by the contemporary arguments that social relations (e.g. family ties) are important in the analysis of today’s space economy. READ MORE

  3. 3. SME Performance and Its Relationship to Innovation

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Adli Abouzeedan; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SME performance; performance evaluation; firm efficiency; SIV model; innovation capital; system capital; open capital; business models; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi;

    Abstract : Current SME performance models suffer from a number of disadvantages. The models use intensively a business ratio approach, they look at SMEs as a homogenous group, they consider firms to be closed systems, they do not directly incorporate the impact of an enterprise’s innovation activities, and finally they are complex and rely on sophisticated statistical refining methods making them unpractical to use by SME managers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Collaboration and competition in firm-internal ideation management Two alternatives – and a third way out

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Magnus Bergendahl; KTH.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; innovation; ideation; collaboration; competition; ideas; idea generation; performance; firm-internal; ideation management; management; efficiency; employee.; Machine Design; Maskinkonstruktion;

    Abstract : The passive reliance on ideas to spontaneously emerge within companies is today replaced with more active and continuous ideation management that embraces employees from different functions and knowledge-domains within the company to create and develop ideas. A frequently observed feature in the active management of ideation is the reliance on collaboration and competition mechanisms. READ MORE

  5. 5. Employment, Competition and Firm Performance A Sub-Saharan Africa Perspective

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jönköping University, Jönköping International Business School

    Author : Johnson Bosco Rukundo; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2018]

    Abstract : This thesis addresses employment, competition and firm performance with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. The thesis consists of three individual papers and an introductory chapter. The purpose of each paper is to analyze firm performance. READ MORE