Search for dissertations about: "school based management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 122 swedish dissertations containing the words school based management.

  1. 1. Management Control : Linking Strategy with Inter‐Organisational Relationships

    Author : Zita Ambrutytė; Jonas Gerdin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Management control systems; business strategy; inter-organisational relationships; management control variables; intra-organisational controls; Management control systems; styrsystem; affärsstrategi; inter-organisatoriska relationer; styrvariabler; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The alignment of strategies and control systems is believed to affect the chances for firms to successfully achieve competitive edge. Contemporary business trends like globalization, vertical disintegration, the reduction in supplier bases, the focusing of operations and outsourcing of non-core activities, have caused companies to rely increasingly on relationships with other firms. READ MORE

  2. 2. Icons of New Public Management : four studies on competition, contracts and control

    Author : Roland M Almqvist; Ernst Jonsson; Björn Brorström; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; competition; decentralization; management by contract; management control system; mechanisms of change; new public management; organizational reform; threat of competition; transformation; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Public organizations have undergone major changes over the past few decades. The umbrella term used to characterize these changes in the style of public administration is ‘New Public Management’ (NPM). READ MORE

  3. 3. On enhancing joint risk management throughout a project's lifecycle : Empirical studies of Swedish construction projects

    Author : Ekaterina Osipova; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction Engineering and Management; Byggproduktion;

    Abstract : Due to their complexity, construction projects involve significant risks thatmust be managed in order to meet the main project objectives in terms of cost,time and quality. While some risks can be foreseen at the beginning of aproject and allocated among the project actors, other risks are difficult topredict. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Role of Top Management in Supply Chain Management Practices

    Author : Erik Sandberg; Mats Abrahamsson; Håkan Aronsson; Per Åman; Jari Juga; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Logistics; Supply Chain Management; Strategy; Top management; Collaboration; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Supply chain management (SCM) has been discussed by researchers as well as business practitioners for more than two decades now, but still surprisingly little of this philosophy can be seen in today’s business practices. One important enabler for taking the SCM philosophy from theory into practice that is often mentioned, but not investigated in-depth, is top management support. READ MORE

  5. 5. Project-based E-procurement : towards strategic purchasing in the Swedish construction industry

    Author : Johan Ouchterlony; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : E-procurement; construction industry; strategic purchasing; project based; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to describe and analyse the use of E-procurement and the development towards Strategic Purchasing in the Swedish Construction Industry.The rationale behind this study is to bring out the potential for large decentralized finns, such as large construction companies, to exercise strategic purchasing which I have chosen to define as a more centralized approach to the purchasing function in order to enhance all relative benefits for large organizations. READ MORE