Search for dissertations about: "relationship"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 4655 swedish dissertations containing the word relationship.

  1. 1. Critical Business Episodes : The Criticality of Damage Adjustment Processes in Insurance Relationships

    Author : Mikael Gidhagen; Bo Edvardsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; business-to-business; claim settlement; corporate insurance; critical episode; critical incident; customer relationship; damage adjustment; feeling of security; financial services; insurance; insurance marketing; insurance relationship; intangibility; loss; marketing; professional services; relationship; relationship character; relationship context; relationship development; relationship marketing; relationship quality; service; services marketing; service quality; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Corporate insurance relationships involve a highly intangible professional service which provides the corporate customer with risk reduction. Insurance services are here defined as being composed of two elements: the delivery of a feeling of security, and, in the event of a loss, the damage adjustment and claim settlement. READ MORE

  2. 2. Relationship-to-Profit : A Theory of Business, Markets, and Profit for Social Ecological Economics

    Author : Jennifer B. Hinton; Sarah E. Cornell; Arnaud Diemer; Wiebren J. Boonstra; Eric Dacheux; Max Koch; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sustainability; Sustainable economy; Sustainable business; Institutional analysis; Systems thinking; Post-growth economy; Degrowth; Not-for-profit business; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : How does the relationship between business and profit affect social and ecological sustainability? Many sustainability scholars have identified competition for profit in the market as a key driver of social exploitation and environmental destruction. Yet, studies rarely question whether businesses and markets have to be profit-seeking. READ MORE

  3. 3. ZrN based Nanostructured Hard Coatings : Structure-Property Relationship

    Author : Phani Kumar Yalamanchili; Magnus Odén; Naureen Ghafoor; Emilio Jiménez-Piqué; Jon Andersson; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Abstract : Ever since the hard coatings have been introduced, there has been a constant push for better mechanical properties, which motivates for deeper understanding of the microstructure-mechanical properties correlation. The aim of this thesis is to extend the knowledge on how microstructural variation influences the deformation, fracture and wear behavior of ZrN based nanostructured coatings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Online brand relationship building : Asia pacific perspectives

    Author : Peter Steyn; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Online Brand Communications; Consumer Empowerment; Information Technology; Online Brand Relationship Building; Consumer Generated Content; Internet; Bloggers; Business Economics - Business studies; Ekonomi - Företagsekonomi; Industriell marknadsföring; Industrial Marketing;

    Abstract : Information technology is empowering consumers through the availability of information, interactivity of online communication tools, and the connectivity with others. The newly empowered consumer is a co-creator of brand communications and is rapidly developing a sense of co-ownership in brands. READ MORE

  5. 5. Noncontractual Governance Strategies of Business Angels in the Post-Investment Venture Relationship

    Author : Andreas Fili; Björn Berggren; Jaan Grünberg; Kent Eriksson; Jonas Gabrielsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; business angels; post-investment; relationship; governance; role contingency; mentoring; investor roles; venture; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : Business angels fulfil an important economic role in society by getting involved in early-stage ventures. This dissertation aspires to advance our knowledge of the governance strategies used by business angels in the venture relationship, based on the idea that the choice of governance strategies depends on the individual venture but is also shaped by the strategies adopted by any business angel network (BAN) the business angel is part of. READ MORE