Search for dissertations about: "knowledge production"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1448 swedish dissertations containing the words knowledge production.

  1. 1. The Knowledge Production Function : Evidence from New Micro Data

    Author : Hans Lööf; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Knowledge capital; performance heterogeneity; innovation; manufacturing; srvices; Community Innovation Survey; cross-country comparisons; outsosurcing; capital structure; dynamic adjustment; panel data; Industrial engineering and economy; Industriell teknik och ekonomi;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis consists of five self-contained essays.Common themes that unify the essays are the conditions for innovative engagements and the effort to endogenize innovations into the explanation of profitability, productivity and growthin manufacturing and service production. READ MORE

  2. 2. Translating Lean Production : From Managerial Discourse to Organizational Practice

    Author : Jostein Pettersen; Jörgen Eklund; Mattias Elg; Andreas Hellström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Lean Production; Translation; Implementation; Organizational change; Lean Production; översättning; implementering; organisationsförändring; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Industrial organisation; administration and economics; Industriell organisation; administration och ekonomi;

    Abstract : The majority of organizational change efforts end in failure. These failures can often be ascribed to lack of understanding of the translation processes that accompany the implementation of management concepts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Controlled by Knowledge : A Study of two Clinical pathways in Mental Healthcare

    Author : Mona Jerndahl Fineide; Lena Gonäs; Helge Ramsdal; Eva Bejerot; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Organisation theory; scientific bureaucratic medicine; health policy; governance; New Public Management; regulatory tools; control; management; standardisation; rule production; instrumentation; clinical pathways; lean; work; professions; professionals; autonomy; discretion; power; knowledge; legitimacy; evidence based medicine; mental health care; hospital; child and youth psychiatry; psychiatrist; psychologist; jurisdiction; legitimacy; soft bureaucracy; hybridisation; Working Life Science; Arbetsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Standardisation of professional work is a major policy concern to ensure quality and efficiency of services and a number of hospitals are now focusing on the use of clinical pathways as an important tool to standardise their work. This study sheds light on the processes set in motion when notions of standardisation meet local practice. READ MORE

  4. 4. Kaikaku in production

    Author : Yuji Yamamoto; Mats Jackson; Monica Bellgran; Jan Olhager; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; production system; continous improvement; radical improvement; Japanese industry; Manufacturing engineering and work sciences; Produktion och arbetsvetenskap; industriell ekonomi och organisation; Industrial Economics and Organization;

    Abstract : In today’s fast-changing and dynamic business environment, the pressures on manufacturing companies to compete on the global arena have been intensified. Production is challenged to handle and benefit from ever increasing competitions in terms of cost, delivery capability, and flexibility. READ MORE

  5. 5. Performance-based costing as decision support for development of discrete part production : Linking performance, production costs and sustainability

    Author : Christina Windmark; Industriell Produktion; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Production cost; PERFORMANCE; decision support; manufacturing; production development; performance-based costing; sustainability; organizational learning; Production cost; Performance; Decision support; Manufacturing; Production development; performance-based costing; Sustainability; Organizational learning;

    Abstract : In today’s global market, the industry is struggling every day to make the “correct decisions”. Decisions concerning production can range from smaller improvements to choice tool or equipment investments to relocation of entire production facilities. READ MORE