Search for dissertations about: "flexibility method"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 327 swedish dissertations containing the words flexibility method.

  1. 1. Aesthetic Flexibility : Modularity of Visual Form in Product Portfolios and Branded Products

    Author : Torbjörn Andersson; Johan Ölvander; Anders Warell; Stefan Holmlid; Monika Hestad; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Aesthetic flexibility; industrial design; product modularity; brand extension; product portfolio development; carry-over; face-lift;

    Abstract : The increase in competition amongst companies that produce complex or large product portfolios has created a need to utilise modularity strategies not only to flexibly manage technical complexity in a costeffective manner but also for visual appearance. This research aims to understand how the visual appearance of products is affected by modular product development strategies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aesthetic Flexibility : In Industrial Design Practice

    Author : Torbjörn Andersson; Johan Ölvander; Renee Wever; Toni-Matti Karjalainen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; industrial design; product development; product modularity; product branding; and dual decision-making.;

    Abstract : Competition among companies that produce complex or large product portfolios has created a need to use modularity strategies not only to flexibly manage technical complexity in a cost-effective manner but also to produce visually appealing products. This research aims to understand how the visual appearance of products is affected by modular product development strategies and creates coherent product brands. READ MORE

  3. 3. Flexibility through Information Sharing : Evidences from the Automotive Industry in Sweden

    Author : Nidal Dwaikat; Esmail Salehi-Sangari; Christos Tsinopoulos; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; information sharing; demand forecast; inventory data; volume flexibility; delivery flexibility; responsiveness; delivery performance; first-tier supplier; automotive Industry; PLS-SEM; Industriell ekonomi och organisation; Industrial Engineering and Management;

    Abstract : Research has validated the contribution of information sharing to performance improvement. It has also suggested that flexibility is a highly important competitive priority for those companies where demand is volatile. Several studies argue that flexibility has been recognized as a key enabler for supply chain responsiveness. READ MORE

  4. 4. On Strategy and Manufacturing Flexibility

    Author : Carl-Henric Nilsson; Företagsekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : Multi-methodology.; Strategic alliance; Capital-back; Uncertainty; Strategic flexibility; Manufacturing strategy; Manufacturing flexibility; Strategy;

    Abstract : The era when customers bought what companies produced is long gone. The situation is now reversed and companies must produce what customers want; while the customers' preferences are, furthermore, becoming increasingly diverse. This has forced companies to adopt a new mode of thinking in order to survive. READ MORE

  5. 5. Contributions to the Metamathematics of Arithmetic: Fixed Points, Independence, and Flexibility

    Author : Rasmus Blanck; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; arithmetic; incompleteness; flexibility; independence; non-standard models; partial conservativity; interpretability;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the incompleteness phenomenon of first-order arithmetic: no consistent, r.e. theory T can prove every true arithmetical sentence. The first incompleteness result is due to Gödel; classic generalisations are due to Rosser, Feferman, Mostowski, and Kripke. READ MORE