Search for dissertations about: "products as a service"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 195 swedish dissertations containing the words products as a service.

  1. 1. Service life estimation in building design : A development of the factor method

    Author : Björn Marteinsson; Christer Sjöström; Michael A. Lacasse; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction engineering; factor method; service life prediction; durability; degradation; Byggnadsteknik; Building engineering; Byggnadsteknik;

    Abstract : The built environment usually constitutes a very important part of the real capital of a nation, and the construction sector represents more than 10% of the yearly Gross National Product of the industrialised world. Good planning of all construction is important, and consideration of the service life of the work is of great interest and is a significant aspect of sustainability considerations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Logistics Service Providers Going Green : A Framework for Developing Green Service Offerings

    Author : Karin Isaksson; Maria Huge-Brodin; Maria Björklund; Mats Abrahamsson; Roland Hellberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Logistics service providers; new service development; framework; green service offerings; environmental work;

    Abstract : Environmental impact has increasingly become a “buzzword” and an important topic. This topic has been integrated into the agenda of many companies worldwide, and this dissertation focuses on the transportation and logistics industry. READ MORE

  3. 3. Packaging and Customer Value : A Service Perspective

    Author : Martin Löfgren; Anders Gustafsson; Håkan Wiklund; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Already in the mid-seventies it was concluded that there are very few, if any, ‘pure’ goods or services. Nevertheless, over 20 years later, most publications on services focus on how service characteristics differ from goods. READ MORE

  4. 4. Service Orientation in Manufacturing Firms : Understanding Challenges with Service Business Logic

    Author : Nina Löfberg; Lars Witell; Anders Gustafsson; Bo Edvardsson; Daniel Kindström; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Service business logic; Value co-creation; Services in manufacturing firms; Service orientation; Business Administration; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Globalisation and competition from low-cost countries has pushed manufacturing firms towards offering services to remain competitive. However, increasing the service orientation of a manufacturing firm to find new ways of value (co-)creation has presented several challenges, such as the fact that services do not provide the expected revenues, and resistance from both the sales force and from customers towards services. READ MORE

  5. 5. Service Logic in Digitalized Product Platforms : A Study of Digital Service Innovation in the Vehicle Industry

    Author : Soumitra Chowdhury; Maria Åkesson; Michel Thomsen; Magnus Bergquist; Birgitta Bergvall-Kåreborn; Högskolan i Halmstad; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; digital services; premises; digital service innovation; digitalized product platforms; service logic; Data- och informationsvetenskap; Computer and Information Sciences Computer Science; digital Services;

    Abstract : The digitalization of products has become an important driver for service innovation in manufacturing firms. The embedding of digital technology in previously non-digital products creates digitalized product platforms that enable digital service innovation. READ MORE