Search for dissertations about: "opportunity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1036 swedish dissertations containing the word opportunity.

  1. 1. Opportunity-based internationalization of SMEs : Foresee the unforeseeable and expect the unforeseen

    Author : Stylianos Papaioannou; Martin Johanson; Mikael Hilmersson; Heléne Lundberg; Roger Schweizer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SME; internationalisation; international opportunity; business networks; opportunity novelty; serendipity; opportunity value; improvisation; unpredictability; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Resource restricted Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs), face unpredictability when entering foreign business networks. However, some SMEs are better equipped to develop higher number of opportunities with better qualities than others, and come across to seemingly ‘surprises’ shaping distinct internationalization paths. READ MORE

  2. 2. Window of opportunity : Dutch and Swedish security ideas and strategies 1942–1948

    Author : Susanna Erlandsson; Jan Lindegren; Karl Molin; Duco Hellema; Thomas Jonter; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; small states; security; margin for manoeuvre; window of opportunity; neutrality; non-alignment; alliance; collective security; regional cooperation; 20th century history; international relations; World War II; Cold War; Sweden; the Netherlands; Historia; History;

    Abstract : The period treated in this thesis is one which is often characterized as a transition between World War II and the Cold War. By approaching it instead as a window of opportunity – a period in which the governments of small states perceived both an unusual space and an urgent need to reevaluate security – the security policies of two small northwestern European countries, the Netherlands and Sweden, are subjected to a critical reappraisal. READ MORE

  3. 3. Opportunity creation as a mixed embedding process : A study of immigrant entrepreneurs in Sweden

    Author : Quang V. D. Evansluong; Caroline Wigren-Kristoferson; Marcela Ramirez-Pasillas; Monder Ram; Quang Evansluong; Caroline Wigren Kristoferson; Marcela Ramirez Pasillas; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; immigrant entrepreneurship; opportunity creation; entrepreneurial opportunity; social integration; Sweden; mixed embeddedness; mixed embedding; immigrant entrepreneurship; Social integration; sweden; företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : Entrepreneurial opportunities are frequently noted and addressed in the literature of immigrant entrepreneurship; however, little is known about how these entrepreneurial opportunities come into existence and how immigrant entrepreneurs create such opportunities. The purpose of this thesis is to examine why and how immigrant entrepreneurs create entrepreneurial opportunities through embedding processes in the home country and the host country. READ MORE

  4. 4. Seizing the Opportunity : Power and Powerlessness in a Changing World Order. The Case of Mozambiqie

    Author : Hans Abrahamsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; international relations; world order; Mozambique;

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  5. 5. Toward a Theory of Entrepreneurial Action: Exploring Risk, Opportunity and Self in Technology Entrepreneurship

    Author : Henrik Berglund; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; phenomenology; Action; technology entrepreneurship; self; innovation; entrepreneur; behavior; embeddedness; enactment; opportunity; risk;

    Abstract : This thesis sets out to develop a model of entrepreneurial action that takes its point of departure in entrepreneurs´experiences of risk-taking, opportunity identification and the role of self. By focusing on what entrepreneurs experience as relevant aspects of their life worlds the goal is to attain a better understanding of the drivers and motivations of venture creation and development. READ MORE