Search for dissertations about: "relatedness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 85 swedish dissertations containing the word relatedness.

  1. 1. Relatedness put in place : on the effects of proximity on firm performance

    Author : Lisa Östbring; Urban Lindgren; Rikard Eriksson; Thomas Brenner; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cognitive proximity; labor mobility; knowledge; plant performance; relatedness; proximity dimensions; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to recent theorizations in economic geography on the effects of proximity on firm competitiveness. One of the great challenge in the contemporary economy is for firms to remain competitive. Their innovative ability is highly dependent on the knowledge they possess and their ability to acquire new knowledge. READ MORE

  2. 2. Relatedness through kinship : the importance of family co-occurrence for firm performance

    Author : Evans Korang Adjei; Urban Lindgren; Rikard Eriksson; Rodrigo Basco; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; proximity dimension; agglomeration economies; family; family co-occurrence; family firm; region; firm performance; regional development; entrepreneurial capital; localized learning; Sweden; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to analyse the effects of family co-occurrence and past familial relationships (inherited entrepreneurial abilities) on firm performance. This aim is motivated by the contemporary arguments that social relations (e.g. family ties) are important in the analysis of today’s space economy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Multi-Document Summarization and Semantic Relatedness

    Author : Olof Mogren; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : semantic relatedness; multi-document summarization; semantic similarity; automatic summarization;

    Abstract : Automatic summarization is the process of presenting the contents of written documents in a short, comprehensive fashion. Many approaches have been proposed for this problem, some of which extract content from the input documents (extractive methods), and others that generate the language in the summary based on some representation of the document contents (abstractive methods). READ MORE

  4. 4. Virulence factors and clonal relatedness of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) isolated from children with diarrhoea in Bolivia

    Author : Claudia Rodas Miranda; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli; Virulence factors; Bolivia; Children; Severity of disease; Relatedness;

    Abstract : Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) is one of the major causes of diarrhoea in children under five years of age in developing countries and in travellers to these settings. To cause disease, ETEC must be able to colonize the small intestine and produce heat-stable enterotoxin (ST) or heat-labile toxin (LT) or both toxins. READ MORE

  5. 5. Industry Dynamics and Relatedness of Knowledge: Knowledge Transfer Through Labor Mobility and Entrepreneurship in the West Swedish Textile Industry

    Author : Snöfrid Börjesson Herou; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Relatedness; knowledge transfer; industry dynamics; labor mobility; entrepreneurship; cognitive proximity; industry life-cycle phases;

    Abstract : This PhD thesis investigates how industry dynamics are influenced by knowledge transferred through labor mobility and entrepreneurship by focusing on the role of relatedness of the knowledge. The empirical setting is the textile industry in the West Swedish region Västra Götaland, which encompasses the sub-industries Manufacturing of textiles and Wholesale and retail trade of textiles. READ MORE