Search for dissertations about: "sales trend"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words sales trend.

  1. 1. Historical patterns of globalization : the growth of outward linkages of Swedish long-standing transnational corporations, 1890s-1990s

    Author : Richard Palmer; Lennart Schön; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; foreign employment; foreign sales; foreign subsidiaries; globalization; history; Sweden; Swedish economy; transnational corporations TNCs .; Economic History; ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : The study addresses the outward cross-border linking of the Swedish economy and its most important transnational corporations during the 20th century. It explores the aggregate level of Swedish industry, and most importantly, the firm level of a group of eight long-standing transnational corporations, which during the post-1945 period represented roughly half of Sweden’s foreign industrial activity in terms of employment, e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Returns Avoidance and Gatekeeping to Enhance E-commerce Performance

    Author : Klas Hjort; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; returns management; customer service; demand chain management; e-commerce;

    Abstract : The mail order business was once a traditional method of selling and distributing clothes, and other commodities, to customers. Now, the e-commerce trend, with more sophisticated techniques of marketing, selling, and distributing goods, has not only challenged the traditional mail order system, it seems also that the traditional retail chain and even fashion chains are being challenged. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Empirical Development and Political Economics

    Author : Bei Qin; Jakob Svensson; David Strömberg; Nancy Qian; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; microblogs; media bias; political connection; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of three essays in development and political economics.Political Connection, Government Patronage and Firm Performance: Evidence from Chinese Manufacturing FirmsThe paper tests whether politically connected firms receive preferential favor from the government, as measured by state capital investment from the central government and subsidies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Language as a Leading Light to Business Cultural Insight : A Study on Expatriates' Intercultural Communication in Central and Eastern Europe

    Author : Kjell Ljungbo; Björn Bjerke; Susanne Tietze; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Language; multilingualism; culture; intercultural communication; business; expatriate; Central and Eastern Europe; cultural significance structure; business flower; hermeneutics; ideal type; export; foreign language skills; language competence; Sweden; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; företagsekonomi; Business Administration;

    Abstract : Language competence is decisively important in international business and could increase efficacy, efficiency, sales and profits. Language is an underresearched area in business studies though language constitutes management and the managers building structures, processes, cultures and personalities being the most vital working tool to get things done and make them understandable. READ MORE

  5. 5. A quantity-quality framework for measuring the regional socio-economic impact of tourism : The case of Jämtland Härjedalen

    Author : Kai Kronenberg; Matthias Fuchs; Maria Lexhagen; Dieter Müller; Mittuniversitetet; []

    Abstract : Measuring the economic effects of tourism has always been a high priority for private and public actors in the regional economy (Stabler et al 2009). These estimates provide insights about the generation of sales, jobs, and income associated with tourism, but also support industry officials in the regional development agenda. READ MORE