Search for dissertations about: "performance management dissertation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 166 swedish dissertations containing the words performance management dissertation.

  1. 1. Auditors’ Constitution of Performance : a study on the duality of performance in the auditing profession

    Author : Cristoffer Lokatt; Matti Skoog; Mikael Holmgren Caicedo; Crawford Spence; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Auditing; auditors; performance; performance management; control; structure; agency; institutional logics; profession; accountability; företagsekonomi; Business Administration;

    Abstract : For decades, the auditing profession has been under scrutiny, due in part to its close association with a business rationale. This has led to some to call for de-professionalization, where accountability, control, and commerce would threaten auditing’s autonomy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Communicating performance measures : Supporting continuous improvement in manufacturing companies

    Author : Carina Larsson; Mattias Strand; Anne Persson; Anna Syberfeldt; Mats Winroth; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Communication; performance measures; manufacturing; continuous improvement; Production and Automation Engineering; Produktion och automatiseringsteknik;

    Abstract : Manufacturing enterprises are a key driver of economic growth (Eurostat, 2016). Implementing continuous improvement (CI) is commonly used to increase competitiveness (Hyland et al., 2007), but despite the well-known theory of CI, many manufacturing companies fail in implementing it (Bhasin, 2012; Nordin et al., 2012; Tiwari et al. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Meaning of Environmental Management : An Interpretive Study of Managing Emergent or Evolutionary Environmental and Energy Strategy

    Author : Thomas Parker; Internationella miljöinstitutet; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Environmental Management Systems; Emergent strategy; Interpretive Research; Change; Complexity; Contingency; Energy Management; Management of meaning; Environmental Management Systems; Emergent strategy; Contingency; Change; Complexity; Energy Management; Management of meaning;

    Abstract : Because of the vital roles of industry in sustainable development, it is essentialthat environmental management is effective in preventing pollution. To this end,environmental management systems have been implemented to a growing extent inindustry. Moreover, this Ph.D. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Impact of Maintenance on the Production Process - Achieving High Performance

    Author : Patrik Jonsson; Produktionsekonomi; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Företagsledning; Management of enterprises; Produktionsteknik; Production technology; Sweden; manufacturing management; operations strategy; Maintenance management; advanced manufacturing technology; management;

    Abstract : The dissertation is about management of equipment maintenance in manufacturing firms. The overall research objective is to describe how maintenance interacts with manufacturing and explain how it contributes to high performance of organisations. It reports findings from eight papers, each dealing with parts of the overall objective. READ MORE

  5. 5. Time to Work : Responsibilization and Reification in the Swedish Welfare State

    Author : Desirée Ödén; Mikael Holmgren Caicedo; Fredrik Svärdsten Nymans; Ebba Sjögren; Christine Cooper; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Accounting; Management Accounting; Performance; Performance Management; Public Sector; Refugee Crisis; Establishment; Labour Market; Responsibilization; Commodification; Alienation; Reification; Critical Theory; Swedish Public Employment Service; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : In late 2015 and early 2016, more than two million refugees crossed European borders. Sweden, with its 10 million inhabitants welcomed more than 160,000 refugees, the second highest number per capita in Europe. READ MORE