Search for dissertations about: "organizational growth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 swedish dissertations containing the words organizational growth.

  1. 1. Modeling Organizational Dynamics Distributions, Networks, Sequences and Mechanisms

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Hernan Mondani; Fredrik Liljeros; Rickard Sandell; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; organizational dynamics; social organizing; organizational change; modeling; organizational growth; process stability; labor flow network; employment trajectories; heavy-tailed distributions; complex network analysis; sequence analysis; agent-based modeling; sociophysics; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The study of how social organizations work, change and develop is central to sociology and to our understanding of the social world and its transformations. At the same time, the underlying principles of organizational dynamics are extremely difficult to investigate. READ MORE

  2. 2. Growth through Internationalization A Knowledge Perspective on SMEs

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Lucia Naldi; Högskolan i Jönköping.; [2008]
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    Abstract : Drawing on Penrose’s theory of the growth of the firm, the international business literature, the literature on the knowledge-based view, organizational learning, and absorptive capacity, this dissertation addresses four research questions: 1) What are the effects of downstream international activities (sales and marketing completed abroad) and upstream international activities (purchasing, production, and R&D completed abroad) on the acquisition of market knowledge and technological knowledge? 2) What is the role of prior knowledge in these relationships? 3) What are the effects of the newly acquired knowledge on different growth outcomes? 4) What is the role of processes of knowledge transformation and exploitation in these relationships?Addressing these issues has practical relevance for the development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). On the one hand, international expansion might provide small and medium-sized firms with additional knowledge, enriching their limited resource base. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aquatic organisms on the pill - effects on different organizational levels

    University dissertation from Department of Biology, Lund University

    Author : Per Hallgren; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; EDC; EE2; 17α-ethinylestradiol; fish; zooplankton; gastropods; population growth rates; direct and indirect effects; somatic growth; invertebrates;

    Abstract : Communities are composed of organisms that interact with each other and with the non-biological environment. There are also anthropogenic pollutants in the environment that also interact with the organisms. READ MORE

  4. 4. Organizational resilience through crisis strategic planning

    University dissertation from Tampere University of Technology

    Author : Rudrajeet Pal; Högskolan i Borås.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Organizational resilience; crisis strategic planning; economic crisis; Sweden; textile and clothing; small and medium -sized enterprise;

    Abstract : Resilience, in an organizational sense meaning the ability to withstand crises and disturbances, has become a keyword during the last ten years. It is associated with established activities like risk and crisis management and business continuity planning or with strategic management, but it allows for new perspectives and insights into the conditions for doing business. READ MORE

  5. 5. Growth in established SMEs Exploring the innovative and ambitious firm

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Anders Uddenberg; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The growth of firms is a complex but relevant subject for different stakeholders, such as owners, who want returns on their investment, and society, where firms are vessels for jobs and job creation. Despite the vast amount of research conducted on firm growth and factors associated with firm growth, there is no coherent body of knowledge, and the average firm is not growing. READ MORE