Search for dissertations about: "inter-organisational relationships"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words inter-organisational relationships.

  1. 1. Management Control : Linking Strategy with Inter‐Organisational Relationships

    Author : Zita Ambrutytė; Jonas Gerdin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Management control systems; business strategy; inter-organisational relationships; management control variables; intra-organisational controls; Management control systems; styrsystem; affärsstrategi; inter-organisatoriska relationer; styrvariabler; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The alignment of strategies and control systems is believed to affect the chances for firms to successfully achieve competitive edge. Contemporary business trends like globalization, vertical disintegration, the reduction in supplier bases, the focusing of operations and outsourcing of non-core activities, have caused companies to rely increasingly on relationships with other firms. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards greener supply chains : Inclusion of environmental activities in relationships between logistics service providers and shippers

    Author : Uni Martinsen (Sallnäs); Maria Huge-Brodin; Maria Björklund; Joseph Sarkis; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Green supply chain management; inter-organisational relationships; environmental activities; logistics service providers; shippers;

    Abstract : It is well-recognised that companies are under pressure to take responsibility for the environmental impact of their operations. Logistics service providers (LSPs), who through their transport and logistics operations have a large negative impact on the environment, are one type of supply chain actor that is under such pressure. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sickness benefits and measures promoting return to work

    Author : Elsy Söderberg; Anne Hammarström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : sickness absence; sickness benefit; practices; client; patients; sickness certification; sick leave; return to work; inter-organisational cooperation; gender; work capacity; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: Decisions concerning entitlement to sickness benefits have a substantial impact on the lives of individuals and on society. In most countries, such decisions are made by professionals working in public organisations, and there is much debate about the work performed by those experts, hence more knowledge is needed on this subject. READ MORE

  4. 4. Accounting for cooperation : case study of swedish vertical supply relationships

    Author : Zita Ambrutyte; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : During the last decades a combination of business trends has caused companies to rely increasingly on relationships with other firms. Despite the popularity of inter-organizational relationships, evidence shows that many inter-organizational relationships fall short of meeting the expectations of their participants or fall for other reasons. READ MORE

  5. 5. The value of information sharing in automotive supply chains: Understanding the role of information utilisation for operations planning and control

    Author : Paulina Myrelid; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; planning processes; performance; operations planning and control; information utilisation; buyer-supplier relationships; information quality; information sharing; automotive industry;

    Abstract : The purpose of the thesis is to provide knowledge about the role of information utilisation in suppliers’ operations planning and control (OPC) processes, for generating value of shared demand-related information in automotive supply chains. To do so, the thesis focuses on information utilisation from three different perspectives: (1) how suppliers utilise shared information; (2) why they utilise the information the way they do; and (3) the effect of the utilisation. READ MORE