Search for dissertations about: "small and medium enterprises"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 106 swedish dissertations containing the words small and medium enterprises.

  1. 1. Process management and sustainable development in a quality perspective : implementation and measurement related to small and medium sized enterprises

    Author : Rickard Garvare; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Kvalitetsteknik; Quality Technology and Management;

    Abstract : This thesis aims at contributing to increased knowledge regarding sustainable competitive performance of small and medium sized enterprises in harmony with nature and society. The overall purpose has been specified in the following three parts: to explore implementation of statistically designed experiments, to describe experiences of introducing process management, and to contribute to the development of a conceptual framework for integration of business excellence and sustainable development, all with a focus on small and medium sized enterprises. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pluripotent Dynamic Capabilities in the Internationalization of Firms : Focus on Learning, Innovating and Networking in SMEs from Sweden

    Author : Mohammad Reza Saeedi; Hossein Dadfar; Staffan Brege; Desirée Holm; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Internationalization of SMEs; Firm-specific advantages; Dynamic capabilities; Absorptive capacity; Networking capability; Innovative capability; and PLS-SEM;

    Abstract : Internationalization of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has been a considerable concern for international business (IB) scholars. Particularly, for those economies such as Sweden with small local markets, internationalization of SMEs could be fundamental. READ MORE

  3. 3. Industrial design : rapid tooling for small and medium sized enterprises

    Author : Anders Håkansson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industrial Design; Industriell design;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis combines three different topics, the small business environment, industrial design and rapid tooling. Smaller companies often suffer from lack of resources in many ways and since most theoretical product development methods are formulated for larger companies, this is a problem. READ MORE

  4. 4. Internationalization and Performance among Small and Medium-sized Firms : A study of furniture producers in Sweden

    Author : Åsa Devine; Anders Baudin; Anders Pehrsson; Staffan Brege; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; export; furniture producer; internationalization; perception of export barriers; performance; small and medium sized enterprises SMEs ; strategy competence; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Forestry and Wood Technology; Skog och träteknik;

    Abstract : Furniture production in Sweden still exists on a comparably small scale. The majority, or more than 99 percent, of all furniture producers in Sweden are small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) with less than 250 employees. Despite their size, these firms are, to a large extent, involved in export. READ MORE

  5. 5. Generating Products in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises : Challenges and Potential Improvements

    Author : Jörgen Pilemalm; Maskinkonstruktion Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Integrated Product Development; Change Management; SME;

    Abstract : In contemporary society, companies are faced with new demands and challenges, due to increasing competition and customer requirements. The development of products affects to a great extent, the future earnings and costs of an enterprise, and is therefore very important for its long-term survival. READ MORE