Search for dissertations about: "project management thesis on business management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 156 swedish dissertations containing the words project management thesis on business management.

  1. 1. Human Resource Management in Project-Based Organisations : Challenges, Changes, and Capabilities

    Author : Karin Bredin; Jonas Söderlund; Henrik Holt Larsen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HRM; project-based organisations; people management systems; people capability; project management; line management; HR department; project capability; personalarbete; people capability; projektledning; linjechef; HR-avdelning; projekt; HRM; projektbaserade organisationer; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis addresses human resource management in project-based organisations. The aim is to explore the challenges for HRM in project-based organisations and the changes in people management systems to meet these challenges. The thesis consists of a compilation of six papers and an extended summary. READ MORE

  2. 2. Project management ontology : the organizational learning perspective

    Author : Heli Aramo-Immonen; Kaj U. Koskinen; Jari Palomäki; Finland Tampere Tampere University of Technology; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mega-project; project learning; organizational learning; systems thinking; activity theory; management ontology;

    Abstract : In a recent interview with the Financial Times, the chief executive of Royal Dutch Shell, Mr. Jeroen van der Veer, said he “keeps faith in ‘elephant’ projects” referring to the Russian gas mega-project that Shell had fallen eight months behind schedule with and had cost overruns twice the original estimate. Mr. READ MORE

  3. 3. Quality management : National or global driving factors

    Author : Dag Kroslid; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Quality Management; Quality Development; Business Excellence; Total Quality Management; Culture; Hofstede;

    Abstract : Around the world Quality Management is commonly regarded by industrialists and academics as a management concept that encompasses the potential in any organisation of developing into a company-wide philosophy with a profound focus on stakeholder values and improvement processes. However, there are mounting evidence that Quality Management has developed into an important strategic issue also on a national level, and that some leading industrial nations have enjoyed significant gains in the post War era by means of nation-wide progresses in Quality Management. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring Third-Party Logistics and Partnering in Construction : A Supply Chain Management Perspective

    Author : Andreas Ekeskär; Martin Rudberg; Per Erik Eriksson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Case study; construction; construction management; construction industry; supply chain management; logistics; third-party logistics; logistics management; partnering;

    Abstract : The construction industry is associated with problems such as low productivity and high costs. This has been highlighted in several government-funded reports in both Sweden and in the UK during the course of over two decades. READ MORE

  5. 5. Walking the Plank of the Entrepreneurial University : The little spin-out that could?

    Author : Nina Fowler; David Sköld; Marcus Lindahl; Malin Brännback; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : University spinouts; research; academic capitalism; entrepreneurship; commercialisation; social forces; Engineering Science with specialization in industrial engineering and management; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot industriell teknik;

    Abstract : Creating spinout companies (USOs) from university research is one focus of innovation policy. The phenomenon features in two main fields of enquiry: academic entrepreneurship studies, and literature on academic capitalism and the entrepreneurial university. READ MORE