Search for dissertations about: "product culture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 110 swedish dissertations containing the words product culture.

  1. 1. Organizational capabilities for managing the offshoring of product development

    Author : Petra Edoff; Christer Norström; Jayakanth Srinivasan; Stefan Cedergren; Vinit Parida; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : offshoring; outsourcing; product development; management; culture; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP; Innovation and Design; innovation och design;

    Abstract : Large multinationals must continually innovate to produce products and services that meet the needs of a global market. In order to distribute work across multiple sites, they use techniques such as offshoring and outsourcing. This requires them to address organizational and cultural aspects to coordinate distributed product development activities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Concept decisions in product development process

    Author : Ingrid Kihlander; Margareta Norell Bergendahl; Sofia Ritzén; Jenny Janhager; Matti Kaulio; KTH; []
    Keywords : concept evaluation; decision making; product development;

    Abstract : Successful concept decisions are crucial for product development organisations. Failure in theconcept decision-making process means costly rework, requiring resources that could havebeen spent on innovative work with new products instead. This licentiate thesis tackles theconcept decision-making process and how to improve it. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Material Framework for Product Design

    Author : Charlotte Asbjørn Sörensen; Valentina Rognoli; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; experiential learning; material practices in design; pedagogic framework; higher education; product design; material selection; sensorial characteristics; technical properties; material criteria activities; case study;

    Abstract : A new paradigm is slowly making its way into society, affecting our material practice as designers. Materials selection in design and product development has for a long time been dominated by a purely technical approach, mainly focusing on properties and performance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Integration in global development projects : A study of new product development and production relocation projects

    Author : Paraskeva Wlazlak; Glenn Johansson; Kristina Säfsten; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : integration; national culture; linguistic differences; new product development; production relocation;

    Abstract : In today’s constantly changing environment globalization offers opportunities as well as threats to manufacturing companies. One trend in industry is that to meet customer demands and global competition, manufacturing companies need to frequently introduce new products to the market at the right time and cost. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Product Development-Production Interface in a Dispersed Setting - Implications for Product Development Management

    Author : Rolf Lundin; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Design; Product Realization; Manufacturing; Distributed Work; Integration;

    Abstract : Obtaining an efficient and effective product realization process demands a well-managed interface between the product development process and production process. Coordinating the process becomes however more difficult if the production site is located in one country and engineering design department in another. READ MORE