Search for dissertations about: "network management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 508 swedish dissertations containing the words network management.

  1. 1. International network competitiveness : Technical and foreign market knowledge development in international SME networks

    Author : Angelika Löfgren; James Sallies; Institutionen för Marknadsföring och strategi Handelshögskolan i Stockholm; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International competiveness; SME; International entrepreneurship; Business networks; Innovation; Co-innovation; Internationalization; International entrepreneurship; Network management; Network coordination; Knowledge management; Knowledge development; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : How can small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) compete over time within international networks? This thesis takes a stance in that business network relationships are essential for international SMEs as such networks can provide knowledge and learning opportunities. International network competitiveness is, in this thesis, introduced as a concept that captures SMEs long term performance, resulting from the firms being competitive within international business networks. READ MORE

  2. 2. Credit Intelligence in Banks - Managing Credit Relationships with Small Firms

    Author : Katarina Svensson Kling; Företagsekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; small firm; service; network; interaction; decision style; information management; relationship; Credit management; credit intelligence; bank; Management of enterprises; Företagsledning; management;

    Abstract : The competition in the banking industry has during the last decades been intensified resulting in smaller interest margins. As a consequence, the resources spent on each credit customer have had to be decreased, resulting in less interaction and a perceived limited access to valuable information. READ MORE

  3. 3. Management Control : Linking Strategy with Inter‐Organisational Relationships

    Author : Zita Ambrutytė; Jonas Gerdin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Management control systems; business strategy; inter-organisational relationships; management control variables; intra-organisational controls; Management control systems; styrsystem; affärsstrategi; inter-organisatoriska relationer; styrvariabler; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The alignment of strategies and control systems is believed to affect the chances for firms to successfully achieve competitive edge. Contemporary business trends like globalization, vertical disintegration, the reduction in supplier bases, the focusing of operations and outsourcing of non-core activities, have caused companies to rely increasingly on relationships with other firms. READ MORE

  4. 4. The management and leadership of nurse managers in top positions within health care

    Author : Maud Lindholm; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; power; support; demand; professional network; management development; management education; management direction; management role; Nurse manager; leadership style; Hospital science and management; Sjukhusforskning; sjukhusförvaltning;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to illuminate the management and leadership of nurse managers within Swedish health care organizations and to recognize influencing factors of importance for the nurse managers in exercising and developing their management. The interviewees were all active in their positions at the time of the interviews. READ MORE

  5. 5. Strategic Management of Customer Relationships-A Network Perspective on Key Account Management

    Author : Robert Spencer; Lars Hallen; Ivan Snehota; Renato Fiocca; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Key Account; Strategic Customer Management; Network; Relationship management; Industrial marketing; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the key account management theme. The traditional view of key account management takes its roots in company practice and considers key customer accounts to be large complex customers with high financial returns - hence the notion of key - for the supplier firm. READ MORE