Search for dissertations about: "knowledge production"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1416 swedish dissertations containing the words knowledge production.

  1. 1. Reuse of Engineering Knowledge: Perspectives on Experience-Based Codified Knowledge in Incremental Product Development

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Daniel Stenholm; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; engineering knowledge; knowledge management life cycle; engineering checksheet; knowledge assets; experience-based knowledge; knowledge reuse; knowledge management;

    Abstract : Product development is a knowledge-intensive activity and as products become more complex and competition intensifies, the amount of knowledge increases. A prerequisite for engineers who apply current best practices and continuously improve their working methodologies is to efficiently reuse existing knowledge. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Knowledge Production Function Evidence from New Micro Data

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Hans Lööf; [2002]
    Keywords : 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; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy; TEKNIKVETENSKAP 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

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

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstad University Press

    Author : Mona Jerndahl Fineide; Lena Gonäs; Helge Ramsdal; Eva Bejerot; [2012]
    Keywords : 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. Knowledge Dissemination in Multinational Corporations

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstad University Press

    Author : Dan Paulin; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; obstacles; knowledge sharing; influencing factors; inhibitors; knowledge transfer; MNCs; product realization; facilitators; Knowledge dissemination;

    Abstract : Today’s globalization trend in industry is of major importance for world economy. One effect of the globalization trend is that international companies are exposed to a broadened knowledge base. A major competitive advantage for a multinational corporation (MNC) is its ability to utilize knowledge that is situated at the different locations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Innovation and Efficiency - A Knowledge-Based Approach to Organizing Industrial Firms

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstad University Press

    Author : Mats Magnusson; [2000]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; innovation; knowledge; knowledge creation; organizing; efficiency; knowledge exploitation;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the organizing of industrial firms that face the challenge of achieving high levels of both innovation and efficiency, taking a knowledge-based approach to this classical trade-off. With a constructionist perspective as a point of departure, knowledge, which contains tacit and explicit components, is seen to exist at both the individual and the organizational level. READ MORE