Search for dissertations about: "international business umeå"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words international business umeå.

  1. 1. Beyond Going Global : Essays on business development of International New Ventures past early internationalization

    Author : Jan Abrahamsson; Vladimir Vanyushyn; Håkan Boter; Maria Bengtsson; Svante Andersson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International New Ventures; business models; business model innovation; Sweden; business development; international entrepreneurship; internationalization; dynamic capabilities;

    Abstract : The notion of International New Ventures, or INVs, emerged in academia in the early-to-mid 1990s and generally refers to entrepreneurial firms that tend to internationalize very early in their life-cycle, and whose expansion into foreign markets occurs much more quickly than predicted by earlier theories of the incremental internationalization process. Previous literature proposes effective networking with market partners and, more recently, internationally viable business model among key distinguishing features of INVs that allow for such early and rapid entry into international markets. READ MORE

  2. 2. Construction of Transnational Identities? : a study of how multiple international assignments influence individuals' identity processes

    Author : Malin Näsholm; Nils Wåhlin; Tommy Jensen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; international assignments; identity construction; career; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis examines multiple international assignments from an identity construction perspective, and identification or social identities as part thereof. A distinction is made between repeat expatriates, employed by the same company over several assignments abroad, and international itinerants, who move abroad working for several different companies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Art Markets : insight from the international sculpture auction market

    Author : Rustam Vosilov; Jörgen Hellström; Rickard Olsson; Christophe Spaenjers; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Art markets; asset pricing; art finance; art economics; art auctions; sculpture market; art as alternative investment; art pricing; företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this thesis is to investigate the viability of sculpture as a potential alternative investment. This goal is achieved through partly assessing the market quality of the auction market for sculptures and partly by studying their long-run diversification potential. READ MORE

  4. 4. Global careerists’ identity construction : A narrative study of repeat expatriates and international itinerants

    Author : Malin Näsholm; Nils Wåhlin; Tommy Jensen; Christopher Brewster; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; global careers; repeat expatriates; international itinerants; narrative; career; identity construction; social identity;

    Abstract : Research on international work experiences has to a great extent focused on an international assignment as a single event, and on how to optimize it from the organization’s perspective. This thesis addresses individuals’ subjective experiences of international work experiences and focuses on individuals with global careers, who see working abroad as a major element of their careers, involving several international assignments or international work experiences. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Model for Determinants of Employees' Attraction and Retention in the Banking Industry of Tanzania : Employees' Perspective

    Author : Wilson Mboya; Per Nilsson; Håkan Bohman; Lena Rantakyrö; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : Since the liberalization of the economy in early 1980s, Tanzania has witnessed an increased labour mobility in its various sectors and industries of the economy including the banking industry. This situation has been partly contributed by the rapid growth of the private service sector. READ MORE