Search for dissertations about: "ikea"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the word ikea.

  1. 1. Identity Across Borders : A Study in the "IKEA-World"

    Author : Miriam Salzer; Leif Melin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Organizational identity; organizational culture; sense-making; image; IKEA; across borders; global identity; local spheres; national culture; ethnography;

    Abstract : How do people construct shared views of what the organization is all about in the international, complex; company? Within a cultural perspective, organizational identity can be tmderstood as organizational members' shared views and definitions of the organization. As people make sense of actions, events, decisions, etc. READ MORE

  2. 2. Performing Co-production : On the logic and practice of shopping at IKEA

    Author : Frida Andersson; Irene Molina; Susan Smith; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; performativity; IKEA; experiential retailing; consumer studies; branding; materiality; shopping; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography;

    Abstract : Contemporary western society has often been described as a “consumer society” in relation to the producer oriented form that characterised the industrial society. While consumer habits used to be seen as a reflection of a person’s occupational status or place in a stable societal hierarchy, it has now become recognised as a practice through which people’s identity and status is partially defined by the choices they make as consumers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Knowledge Sharing Across Borders - A Study in the IKEA World

    Author : Anna Jonsson; Företagsekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; global strategy; experiential knowledge; IKEA; internationalization; case study; knowledge flows; knowledge sharing; MNC; retail industry;

    Abstract : To enter new markets is not easy. The most obvious challenge, at least judging from the majority of literature on internationalization, is to understand the new market thus taking a market(ing) perspective. READ MORE

  4. 4. When Information Technology Faces Resource Interaction : Using IT Tools to Handle Products at IKEA and Edsbyn

    Author : Enrico Baraldi; Håkan Håkansson; Alexandra Waluszewski; Pete Naudé; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Information Technology; Resources; Business Networks; IKEA; Edsbyn; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the interplay between IT and the other resources in business networks. IT tools are important facilities that firms utilize in several managerial tasks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Innovations in Multinational Retailing. IKEA on the Swedish, Swiss, German and Austrian Furniture Markets

    Author : Rita Mårtenson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; IKEA; multinational retailing; institutional innovations;

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