Search for dissertations about: "small and medium-sized enterprises SMEs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 swedish dissertations containing the words small and medium-sized enterprises SMEs.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. ERP adoption in small and medium sized enterprises

    Author : Gustaf Juell-Skielse; Louise Yngström; Mark T. Smith; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Enterprise Resource Planning; Enterprise Systems; Information Systems; Critical Succesfactors; Small and Medium Sized Enterprises; Information technology; Informationsteknik;

    Abstract : Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is established among a majority of small and medium sized companies in Kista Science City and seems to have a positive effect on organizational effectiveness. Kista Science City is Sweden’s largest corporate centre, with more companies and employees in a limited area than anywhere else in Europe. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Puzzling out the choice of capital budgeting techniques : among high-growth small and medium sized firms

    Author : Zahida Sarwary; Timurs Umans; Högskolan Kristianstad; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Capital budgeting techniques; decision making; strategic investments; theory-practice gap; practice-theory gap; SMEs; First North;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to explore the drivers of practitioners’ choices of capital budgeting techniques(CBT). The mainstream literature suggests that sophisticated CBT (SCBT) will best guide organizations inevaluating important strategic investments. READ MORE

  5. 5. Organising Corporate Social Responsibility : The Case of Employee Involvement at Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

    Author : Tina Sendlhofer; Susanne Sweet; Daniel Tolstoy; Udo Zander; Arno Kourula; Sweden stockholm Stockholm School of Economics; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Corporate social responsibility CSR ; small and medium-sized enterprises SMEs ; employees; organising;

    Abstract : Businesses often refer to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) when asked about their responsibilities toward society. In this view, CSR includes social, environmental, and economic responsibilities, of which the latter is prevalently prioritised. READ MORE