Search for dissertations about: "related variety"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 645 swedish dissertations containing the words related variety.

  1. 1. Strategic and operational capabilities in steel production : Product variety and performance

    Author : Joakim Storck; Bengt Lindberg; Christer Johansson; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Steel production; system dynamics; product variety; production strategy; cost models; Manufacturing engineering; Produktionsteknik; Operativa strategier för förbättrad produktivitet vid tillverkning av rostfria band;

    Abstract : Steel producers that employ niche market strategies are continuously seeking to reduce production cost while maintaining adiverse product mix. The business model is typically based onmarketing of high–strength special or stainless steels. READ MORE

  2. 2. On inter-industry relatedness and regional economic development

    Author : Kadri Kuusk; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic geography; relatedness; regional economic development; structural change; agglomeration economies; knowledge spillovers; labour mobility; path development; Sweden; innovation; economic growth; related variety; related diversification; regional growth; evolutionary economic geography; labour market;

    Abstract : The dissertation aims to advance our understanding about the role of local industry structure in regional economic development. More specifically, it investigates how relatedness between local industries (i.e. similarities in what kind of knowledge industries use) contributes to and constrains regional economic development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Entrepreneurship and the Geography of Innovation : Essays on the Role of Related Variety

    Author : Thomas Ejdemo; Daniel Örtqvist; Patrik Söderholm; Koen Frenken; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Entreprenörskap och innovation; Entrepreneurship and Innovation;

    Abstract : The traditional view that large industrial corporations are the primary engines of innovation and economic progress has gradually been replaced by the notion that place is the key organizing platform for innovative activity in the modern knowledge economy. The geography of innovation has shown that innovative activities tend to cluster in space, due to the advantages of certain cities and regions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Flood Warnings in a Risk Management Context : A Case of Swedish Municipalities

    Author : Erik Persson; Lars Nyberg; Inge Svedung; Charles Parker; Giuliano Di Baldassarre; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Early warning systems; floods; natural hazards; municipality; risk management; preparedness; disaster risk reduction.; Risk and Environmental Studies; Risk- och Miljöstudier;

    Abstract : As a result of the United Nations’ International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (1990-2000), and recent high profile disasters, disaster risk reduction has climbed high on the international political agenda. There has been a paradigm shift from reacting to disasters towards preparing for and mitigating effects of disasters. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mapping bathymetry : From measurement to applications

    Author : Benjamin Hell; Martin Jakobsson; Michele Rebesco; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Ocean and coastal mapping; Digital Bathymetric Model; Geographical Information System; Applications of bathymetric data; Baltic Sea; Arctic Ocean; Seafloor morphology; Ocean circulation; Other earth sciences; Övrig geovetenskap; Marine Geoscience; marin geovetenskap;

    Abstract : Surface elevation is likely the most fundamental property of our planet. In contrast to land topography, bathymetry, its underwater equivalent, remains uncertain in many parts of the World ocean. Bathymetry is relevant for a wide range of research topics and for a variety of societal needs. READ MORE