Search for dissertations about: "flexibility"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1038 swedish dissertations containing the word flexibility.

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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Torbjörn Andersson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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. Service Provider Flexibility A Strategic Perspective

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Danilo Brozovic; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; provider flexibility; value creation; service logic; service; strategic flexibility; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis is about service provider flexibility and how provider flexibility facilitates customer value creation in contexts where customer processes and activities change. Provider flexibility is delineated as a mechanism of value creation and defined as the ability of the service provider to respond to changes or to bring about changes that support its customers’ value creation. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Nidal Dwaikat; KTH.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; 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

    University dissertation from Department of Industrial Engineering, Lund University

    Author : Carl-Henric Nilsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1995]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; 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. Evaluation and Management of Manufacturing Flexibility

    University dissertation from Lund Institute of Technology

    Author : Carl-Henric Nilsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1992]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; strategy; manufacturing; flexibility;

    Abstract : 5 articles on Flexibility especially in manufacturing.... READ MORE