Search for dissertations about: "internationalization process"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words internationalization process.

  1. 1. The complex internationalization process unfolded : The case of Atlas Copco’s entry into the Chinese mid-market

    Author : Mikael Eriksson; Ulf Holm; Mats Forsgren; Rian Drogendijk; Niina Nummela; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Business; Internationalization process; Complexity; Process theory; Strategy process; Evolutionary process; Political process; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Despite its contemporary relevance, we still have limited empirical knowledge about the forces underlying complex internationalization processes as when multinational corporations (MNCs) seek to enter new growing markets. Based on a real-time process study comprising ninety interviews and two hundred hours of observation made between 2009 and 2012, Atlas Copco’s entry into the Chinese mid-market was investigated. READ MORE

  2. 2. Expectations in the internationalization process : The case of two Swedish banks’ foreign activities 1995-2010

    Author : Annoch Isa Hadjikhani; Peter Thilenius; Steve Thompson; Mälardalen University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Expectation; bank; commitment; knowledge; internationalization; process; case; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Studies of banks’ internationalization are few, particularly of Swedish banks’ and studies holding a process view of internationalization. This is surprising considering the fact that banks’ have an incredibly important role in our societies. Furthermore, the Swedish banks have until recently been restricted from internationalizing. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Creation of International Business Relationships : Experience and Performance in the Internationalization Process of SMEs

    Author : Jukka Hohenthal; Harry Barkema; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Business Relationships; Internationalization; SME; Knowledge; Learning; Experience; Performance; Process; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The present study examines the causal effect of experience on the performance of inter-national business relationships for small and medium-sized business firms. A case study of ten market entry processes in ten Swedish SMEs shows that both experienced and inexperienced firms can succeed in creating a new international business relationship. READ MORE

  4. 4. Expectations in the internationalization process – The case of two Swedish banks’ foreign activities 1995-2010

    Author : Annoch Hadjikhani; Peter Thilenius; Peter Ekman; Steve Thompson; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Expectation; bank; commitment; knowledge; internationalization; process; case; industriell ekonomi och organisation; Industrial Economics and Organisations;

    Abstract : Studies of banks’ internationalization are few, particularly of Swedish banks’ and studies holding a process view of internationalization. This is surprising considering the fact that banks’ have an incredibly important role in our societies. Furthermore, the Swedish banks have until recently been restricted from internationalizing. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Political View on the Internationalization Process

    Author : Francisco Figueira de Lemos; Amjad Hadjikhani; Mats Forsgren; Mohamed Yamin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Internationalization Process; Uppsala Model; Transaction Cost Economics; Institutional theory; Firm; Multinational; Government;

    Abstract : The role of governments in the internationalization of the firm had early recognition in prominent seminal studies in international business, such as Hymer’s thesis or the Uppsala Model, though the interaction between multinationals and governments has attracted scarce attention. As such, the main stream of economics and management studies have focused on internationalization essentially as an issue of the firm, wherein the multinationals’ interaction with the environment is limited to a business-industrial scope of suppliers, clients, and competitors. READ MORE