Search for dissertations about: "multinational cooperation"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words multinational cooperation.

  1. 1. Transnational Projects within Multinational Corporations

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Katarina Lagerström; Katarina Hamberg Lagerström; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; företagsekonomi; Business studies; Transnational projects; projects; multinational; MNCs; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The complexity of organizing and managing the operations within multinational corporations (MNCs) has increased over the recent decades. This has led MNCs to utilize other organizational forms and mechanisms than the ones previously used for increasing collaboration and integration, but also for making use of knowledge developed at units within different countries accessible on a global basis within the corporation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards the mitigation of cultural barriers to communication and cooperation

    University dissertation from Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling; Linköpings universitet

    Author : Ida Lindgren; Linköpings universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; multinational cooperation; cultural differences; cross-cultural psychology; emergency management; teamwork; microworlds; group faultlines; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy Manufacturing engineering and work sciences Work sciences and ergonomics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi Produktion och arbetsvetenskap Arbetsvetenskap och ergonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis combines theories from cross-cultural psychology with literature on group faultlines to understand cultural barriers to communication and cooperation experienced in multinational emergency management teams. The aim is to investigate whether the faultline concept is a viable theoretical vocabulary for addressing cultural differences in communication and cooperation (in the domain of emergency management). READ MORE

  3. 3. Business Relationships Between Local Firms and MNCs in a less Developing Country The Case of Libyan Firms

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University Press

    Author : Alsedieg Alshaibi; Mälardalens högskola.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International business relationships; multinational companies; less developing countries; technology adaptation; technology cooperation; information exchange; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; Industrial Economics and Organization; industriell ekonomi och organisation;

    Abstract : International business relationships have been widely researched over the last three decades. Themajor attention of these studies, no matter what their theoretical perspective, concerns the MNCs inthe less developing countries (LDCs). Studies that illustrate how firms in LDCs behave regardinginteraction with MNCs are slim. READ MORE

  4. 4. Innovation Systems for Sustainability An empirical analysis of the role of domestic and Swedish MNCs inBrazil's innovation system

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Rita Santos Senise; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Innovation Systems; Technological Change; Environmental Sustainability; Järnvägsgruppen - Infrastruktur; Järnvägsgruppen - Infrastruktur;

    Abstract : The intellectual roots of the innovation system (IS) approach lie in attempts tounderstand the complexities of interactive relations in the innovation process. Thisthesis departs from the systemic view that ISs rest on a co-evolutionary process, inwhich on the one hand technical and economic spheres interact with policies andinstitutions, and, on the other, those spheres affect the natural environment. READ MORE