Search for dissertations about: "increased competitive ability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 swedish dissertations containing the words increased competitive ability.

  1. 1. Utilizing research in the practice of personnel selection : General mental ability, personality, and job performance

    Author : Sofia Sjöberg; Magnus Sverke; Katharina Näswall; Marise Born; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Personnel selection; job performance; correction for range restriction; general mental ability; personality; clinical and mechanical data collection; clinical and mechanical data combination; utility; preference for hiring approach; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Identifying and hiring the highest performers is essential for organizations to remain competitive. Research has provided effective guidelines for this but important aspects of these evidence-based processes have yet to gain acceptance among practitioners. READ MORE

  2. 2. Seaweed Invasions and Novel Chemical Defences

    Author : Swantje Enge; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Biological invasions; enemy release; increased competitive ability; novel weapon; chemical defence; plant-herbivore interactions; competition; seaweeds; Bonnemaisonia hamifera;

    Abstract : Biological invasions pose a risk to the biodiversity and the functioning of ecosystems in invaded areas. The reasons why some introduced species become dominant and widespread in their new environments is still largely an unsettled question. READ MORE

  3. 3. Networking as a tool for competitive advantage : evidence from Swedish new ventures

    Author : Sari Roininen; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Entreprenörskap och innovation; Entrepreneurship and Innovation;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to increase our understanding of factors influencing new venture performance, and ultimately survival. The focus of this research is to study how network relationships, and a new venture's ability to initiate, develop and utilise the relationships that affect the firm's entrepreneurial strategy (here defined as the firm's entrepreneurial orientation) when seeking competitiveness. READ MORE

  4. 4. Physiological demands of competitive elite cross-country skiing

    Author : Magnus Carlsson; Michail Tonkonogi; Christer Malm; Eva Andersson; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Performance capability; maximal oxygen uptake; lactate threshold; lean mass; double poling; power output; maximal speed; sprint skiing; distance skiing.; Health and Welfare; Hälsa och välfärd;

    Abstract : Introduction Researchers have, for decades, contributed to an increased collective understanding of the physiological demands in cross-country skiing; however, almost all of these studies have used either non-elite subjects and/or performances that emulate cross-country skiing. To establish the physiological demands of cross-country skiing, it is important to relate the investigated physiological variables to the competitive performance of elite skiers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sexual selection in the collared flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis) : A life-history perspective

    Author : Anna Qvarnström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Ecology; Sexual selection; life-history; honest signalling; fighting ability; genotype-environment interaction; direct benefits; indirect benefits; Ekologi; Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology; Terrestisk; limnisk och marin ekologi; Animal Ecology; zooekologi;

    Abstract : This thesis integrates sexual selection theory with life history theory to elucidate the causes and consequences of variation in a male secondary sexual trait. The model organism, the collared flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis), was studied on Gotland, Sweden. READ MORE