Search for dissertations about: "paradox"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 149 swedish dissertations containing the word paradox.

  1. 1. Paradox As the New Normal essays on framing, managing and sustaining organizational tensions

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Medhanie Gaim; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Competing demands; organizational tensions; paradox; paradox theory; architectural firm; företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : Metaphorically, the idiom “you cannot have your cake and eat it too” describes fundamental tensions at the heart of today’s organizations. Engaging tensions may seem implausible or even impossible. However, there exists evidence, given the increasingly complex environment, that both are vital to organizational success. READ MORE

  2. 2. Knowing the Ropes in Open Innovation : Understanding Tensions through a Paradox Lens

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Ioana Stefan; Lars Bengtsson; Marcel Bogers; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; tensions; open innovation; paradox of disclosure; value co-creation; value capture; openness; appropriability; intellectual property rights; misappropriation; paradox lens; spänningar; öppen innovation; paradox om avslöjande; samskapande av värde; värdefångst; öppenhet; immateriella rättigheter; idé missbruk; paradoxteori lins;

    Abstract : The fundamental paradox of disclosure suggested by Kenneth Arrow represents a challenge in contemporary open innovation settings. Potential negative outcomes of this paradox – e.g. misappropriation of ideas – are still not fully avertable. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Advantage Paradox : Managing Innovation Processes in the Multinational Corporation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala University, Department of Business Studies

    Author : Olivia H. Kang; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Multinational corporation; Subsidiary; ‘Advantage paradox of the MNC’; Innovation development; Innovation transfer; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Two important ways that a subsidiary can contribute to the multinational corporation’s (MNC) competitive advantage are innovation development and transfer activities. However ‘the advantage paradox of the MNC’ calls into question a subsidiary’s ability to effectively and efficiently carry out both innovation development and transfer activities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Knowing the Ropes in Open Innovation Understanding Tensions through a Paradox Lens

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Ioana Stefan; KTH.; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; tensions; open innovation; paradox of disclosure; value co-creation; value capture; openness; appropriability; intellectual property rights; misappropriation; paradox lens; Industrial Economics and Management; Industriell ekonomi och organisation;

    Abstract : The fundamental paradox of disclosure suggested by Kenneth Arrow represents a challenge in contemporary open innovation settings. Potential negative outcomes of this paradox – e.g. misappropriation of ideas – are still not fully avertable. READ MORE

  5. 5. The accessibility paradox Everyday geographies of proximity, distance and mobility

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Katarina Haugen; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Accessibility; proximity; distance; daily mobility; everyday life; residential conditions; spatial structure;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to explore the importance of proximity and mobility, respectively, for individuals’ accessibility, as well as the relationship between these two key spatial dimensions of accessibility in the context of everyday life. The thesis is based upon three empirical research papers which focus on accessibility-related preferences, actual accessibility conditions, and travel patterns. READ MORE