Search for dissertations about: "strategic action"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 106 swedish dissertations containing the words strategic action.

  1. 1. Acting Entrepreneurially and Strategically in Heavily Regulated Sectors

    Author : Belén Casales Morici; Cecilia Lindholm; Anna Bengtson; Peter Ekman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : advantage-seeking; decision-making; entrepreneurial action; internal organizational factors; networks; new ventures; opportunity-seeking; strategic action; strategic entrepreneurship; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how firms act entrepreneurially and strategically in heavily regulated sectors. Over four studies, the thesis develops a deeper and more empirically grounded understanding of how entrepreneurial and strategic actions are developed and combined. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mind the Mind : Strategic Communication in the Swedish Green Party

    Author : Emma Svensson; Jakob Svensson; Mats Edenius; Eli Skogerbø; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Strategic Communication; Strategic Political Communication; Election Campaigns; Practice Theory; Strategy as Practice; Objective Mind; Biography; Positioning; Tensions; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies;

    Abstract : An increasingly complex environment and pressure from external publics on organizations to speak consistently challenge contemporary organizations. Strategic communication has been portrayed as offering a method for organizations to handle these complexities and is characterized not only as a rational way to handle problems organization face by centralizing, planning, and controlling, but as inevitable. READ MORE

  3. 3. Change models in need of renewal: Building strategic practice to prevail in industry transitions

    Author : Johanna Pregmark; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; change formula; strategic practice; contextual ambidexterity; industry transition; change; renewal; action research; innovation; urgency creativity;

    Abstract : Organizations find it hard to survive industry transitions. To succeed, organizations need to rethink the way they do business and the renewal efforts have to overcome the lock-in created by the organizational system, capabilities and organizational culture. Moreover, in an industry transition a clear view of what to change into is often lacking. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sociotechnical Knowledge. An Operationalised Approach to Localised Infrastructure Planning and Sustainable Urban Development

    Author : Jaan-Henrik Kain; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; process; critical realism; sociotechnical; strategic choice approach; sustainable development; practice; action; social construction; decision-making; capital; implementation; infrastructure; urban; actor network theory; local; systems theory; design; partnerships; planning;

    Abstract : In processes of urban infrastructural reconfiguration, there is a counterproductive tension between tendencies of de-monopolisation and market liberalisation, on the one hand, and ambitions for sustainable urban development, drawing on Keynesian reformism and ecological modernisation, on the other. In this thesis, the aim is to overcome this tension and to facilitate a concrete operationalisation of the notion &'sustainable urban development' within concrete and localised processes of planning, design, decision-making and implementation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Introductory methodological support for cross-sectoral municipal and regional strategic work for sustainability

    Author : Lisa Wälitalo; Göran Broman; Edith Callaghan; Karl-Henrik Robèrt; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Strategic sustainable development; Cross-sector collaboration; Action research; Municipalities and regions; Methodological support;

    Abstract : Municipal and regional actors, and in particular their respective governments, have key roles to play for society’s transition to sustainability, and many good efforts have been made. However, co-creating sustainable visions and effective governance towards such visions is a complex challenge and an overarching systems perspective is often lacking in the decision making. READ MORE