Search for dissertations about: "high-cost environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words high-cost environment.

  1. 1. Critical Operations Capabilities for Competitive Manufacturing : A High-Cost Environment Perspective

    Author : Cinzia Sansone; Kerstin Johansen; Carin Rösiö; Dmitrij Slepniov; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; capabilities; priorities; high-cost environment; operations strategy;

    Abstract : Manufacturing companies operating in a high-cost environment are facing many challenges attempting to achieve a competitive advantage. These challenges have encouraged manufacturing companies to relocate their manufacturing operations from a high-cost to low-cost environment, creating issues for the western social welfare. READ MORE

  2. 2. Critical operations capabilities in a high cost environment

    Author : Cinzia Sansone; Per Hilletofth; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; capabilities; priorities; high cost environment; operations strategy;

    Abstract : Many manufacturing firms, driven by the goal of beating the competition, have relocated their manufacturing operations from a high to a low cost environment, creating issues for the western social welfare. In order to maintain manufacturing in high cost environments, firms located in such environments must improve their competitiveness. READ MORE

  3. 3. Is it all about the money? The effects of low and high cost simulator training scenarios in surgical training

    Author : Ninos Oussi; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Background: The learning process is complex and dependent on several factors such as for instance, the environment to learn, prior knowledge and distinct abilities, motivation, goal-orientation as well as the effects of instructor feedback. Medical education, in particular within surgical domains is imperative due to its influence on patient safety. READ MORE

  4. 4. Performance-based costing as decision support for development of discrete part production : Linking performance, production costs and sustainability

    Author : Christina Windmark; Industriell Produktion; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Production cost; PERFORMANCE; decision support; manufacturing; production development; performance-based costing; sustainability; organizational learning; Production cost; Performance; Decision support; Manufacturing; Production development; performance-based costing; Sustainability; Organizational learning;

    Abstract : In today’s global market, the industry is struggling every day to make the “correct decisions”. Decisions concerning production can range from smaller improvements to choice tool or equipment investments to relocation of entire production facilities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Models and algorithms for integrated special transport services

    Author : Marcus Posada; Jan Lundgren; Carl-Henrik Häll; Peter Schütz; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : An essential challenge for all societies is to provide efficient and effective means of transporting people. Transport systems and transport infrastructure play an integral part in society both by providing a basis for social and economic development and as the physical structure which defines our environment. READ MORE