Search for dissertations about: "make or buy decision"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words make or buy decision.

  1. 1. Designing and Managing Cross-Functional Make or Buy Decision Processes

    Author : Anna Moses; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; management; cross-functional; decision process; make or buy decision; design;

    Abstract : Cross-functional make or buy decision processes are strategic decision processes. The outcome of a make or buy decision affects competitive advantage, strategic development and leads to changes in internal and external relations. READ MORE

  2. 2. The household decision making process in replacement of durable goods

    Author : Agneta Marell Molander; Per Davidsson; Tommy Gärling; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Household decision making process; replacements; durable goods;

    Abstract : As durables are essential in many households, the level of ownership is high and, due to the high degree of penetration, a vast proportion of the current sales are replacement purchases. Even though a lot of research attention has been paid to decision making and decision processes many models are oriented towards non-durable goods and although a majority of purchases of many durable goods are replacements, few studies seem to make a distinction between a replacement purchase decision and a decision to buy an item for the first time. READ MORE

  3. 3. Coordinated Routing applications in location and inventory management

    University dissertation from Institutionen för teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Henrik Andersson; Peter Värbrand; Marielle Christiansen; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Optimization; coordinated routing; inventory routing; ship routing; location; decision support; mathematical modeling; MATHEMATICS Applied mathematics Optimization; systems theory; MATEMATIK Tillämpad matematik Optimeringslära; systemteori;

    Abstract : Almost everywhere, routing plays an important role in everyday life. This thesis consists of three parts, each studying different applications where routing decisions are coordinated with other decisions. A common denominator in all applications is that an intelligent utilization of a fleet of vehicles is crucial for the performance of the system. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Outsourcing PRocess - Strategic and operational realities

    University dissertation from Linköping : EkonomiTryckarna AB

    Author : Reine Wasner; [1999]

    Abstract : The combination of shorter product life cycles, increased product complexity, and resource !imitations in conjunction with the globalization of the economy puts immense pressure on corporations to become more efficient, or leaner, in their operations (Alexander 1985, Sanchez 1997, Harryson 1998). One way of managing such competitive pressures has been tooutsource certain acrivities and focus internally on what has popularly been termed core competenciq thus enabling expansion and growth without having to carry the entire financial burden This is especially true for the increasing number of firms that have assumed (whether by choice or as an imperative) the systems integrator role, which implies migrating upwards in the value chain. READ MORE

  5. 5. Process-based transaction cost analysis: a cost management exploration in SCA Packaging

    University dissertation from Lund Business Press

    Author : Hans Knutsson; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; containerboard production; dynamic transaction costs; cost drivers; cost structure analysis; economic organisation; transaction cost attributes; transaction costs; cost management; Organizational science; Organisationsteori;

    Abstract : Firms compete with each other to earn the highest profit. A wide range of issues needs to be considered in order to do so – decisions about products, markets, customers and, not to forget, organisation have to be made. READ MORE