Search for dissertations about: "supplier base development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words supplier base development.

  1. 1. Initiating and developing a supplier base in a new context

    Author : Nojan Najafi; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; economies; emerging country sourcing; supply network; interdependencies; involvement; China sourcing.; global sourcing; collaboration; supplier base development; Supplier base;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore the initiation and development of a supplier base in a new context from the perspective of a firm. An abductive approach was used to make a case study of the development of a supplier base in China by a Swedish firm, FlexLink. READ MORE

  2. 2. Outsourcing strategies for wood product manufactering firms : driving forces and strategic development

    Author : Daniel Fransson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Outsourcing; driving forces; strategic development; wood product manufacturing firms; case studies; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : In this thesis outsourcing in the wood product manufacturing sector (WPM) is studied. More specifically, the study aims to describe and analyse outsourcing strategies for firms in the WPM industries (door, floor and window). READ MORE

  3. 3. Technology development process and platform for efficient innovation - The perspective of a supplier in the aerospace industry

    Author : Ulf Högman; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; technology development; process; platform;

    Abstract : Technology and innovation has received substantial research attention from a multitude of perspectives during the last 40 years. Typically, technology development often has a fuzzy goal of building knowledge or demonstrating feasibility, is characterized by a high degree of initial uncertainty, and is in need of extensive experimentation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Organizational capabilities for managing the offshoring of product development

    Author : Petra Edoff; Christer Norström; Jayakanth Srinivasan; Stefan Cedergren; Vinit Parida; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : offshoring; outsourcing; product development; management; culture; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP; Innovation and Design; innovation och design;

    Abstract : Large multinationals must continually innovate to produce products and services that meet the needs of a global market. In order to distribute work across multiple sites, they use techniques such as offshoring and outsourcing. This requires them to address organizational and cultural aspects to coordinate distributed product development activities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Knowledge Integration and Innovation in Buyer-Supplier Collaborations

    Author : David T. Rosell; Nicolette Lakemond; Cecilia Enberg; Johan Frishammar; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Knowledge integration; innovation; buyer-supplier collaborations; NPD;

    Abstract : Research indicates buyer-supplier collaborations in new product development (NPD) can have a positive impact on innovation. From a knowledge based view, it is argued that suppliers add a complementary knowledge base that is combined with the buyer’s knowledge. READ MORE