Search for dissertations about: "social innovation thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 535 swedish dissertations containing the words social innovation thesis.

  1. 1. Innovation and Employment in Services The case of Knowledge Intensive Business Services in Sweden

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Johanna Nählinder; Staffan Laestadius; Ian Miles; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Knowledge Intensive Business Services; KIBS; Innovation; Employment Effects; Job Creation; Job Destruction; Product Innovation; Process Innovation; Organisational Innovation; Technological Innovation; Service Innovation; Services; Customisation; Innovation Survey; Community Innovation Survey; Sweden; Innovationsspridning; Kunskapsföretag; Arbetsmarknad; Organisationsutveckling; Kunskapsöverföring; Anställning; Innovation; Produktutveckling; Sverige; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi;

    Abstract : This is a study of innovation in Knowledge Intensive Business Services (KIBS) and the impact innovation has on employment. The thesis relies on theories within the fields of "innovation in services", in particular KIBS, and "innovation and employment", taking as its point of departure the taxonomy of product and process innovation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enabled by the past understanding endogenous innovation in mature industries

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ksenia Onufrey; Anna Bergek; Thomas Magnusson; Lars Coenen; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mature industry; endogenous innovation; innovation mechanisms; exploitation; radical innovation; lighting industry; pulp and paper industry;

    Abstract : Mature industries have played and still play a crucial role in national and world economies. To survive and retain competitiveness, they need to innovate, as innovation is the driver of economics growth and industrial transformation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sites and Modes of Knowledge Creation: On the Spatial Organization of Biotechnology Innovation

    University dissertation from Department of Social and Economic Geography, Lund University

    Author : Jerker Moodysson; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; epistemic communities; biotechnology; communities of practice; geography; proximity; knowledge; localization; globalization; innovation systems; Innovation; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences;

    Abstract : The accelerated speed and intensity of global interconnections in all segments of society during the last couple of decades have had a profound impact on the workings of contemporary capitalism. Increased pressure is put on national and regional economies to continuously upgrade their competitive advantages, at the same time as new learning opportunities occur at a faster rate than ever. READ MORE

  4. 4. Worse than Complex

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Petter Törnberg; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Evolutionary Developmental Theory; Complexity; Transitions; Naturalism; Innovation; Wicked Systems; Social Movements; Digital Trace Data; Innovation Society; Critical Realism;

    Abstract : This thesis engages with questions on the boundary between what has traditionally been understood as social and natural. The introductory essay contextualizes the specific contributions of the included papers, by noting and exploring a reinvigoration of "naturalism" (the notion of a continuity between the human realm and the rest of natural phenomena) under the banner of Complexity Science. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evolutionary innovation : Early industrial uses of genetic engineering

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Maureen McKelvey; [1994]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Biotechnology industry; Economics of innovation; Evolutionary Economics; Genentech; human growth hormone; Kabi; technological innovation; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : Based on an analysis of biological and economic theories of evol~tion, this dissertation first specifies evolutionary innovation and then uses it toanalyze early industrial uses of genetic engineering. Innovation refers totechnological innovation processes, i.e. series of innovative activitiesresulting in technical change. READ MORE