Search for dissertations about: "technical consultants"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the words technical consultants.

  1. 1. Swift transition and knowledge cycling : A study of knowledge transfer in technical consulting

    Author : Svjetlana Pantic-Dragisic; Jonas Söderlund; Cecilia Enberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Professional service firm; technical consulting firm; technical consultants; mobile engineers; knowledge transfer; mobility; swift transition; knowledge cycling; formal training;

    Abstract : The prominent shifts towards greater flexibility in work arrangements as well as in organizational forms have had profound effects on the labor market for engineers, and given rise to the technical consulting industry. The technical consulting firm is becoming increasingly important in many technology-based industries, as a growing number of technology-based firms rely on technical consulting firms to produce their outputs. READ MORE

  2. 2. The interplay between organizational capabilities and individual skills : Studies of technical and engineering consulting firms

    Author : Svjetlana Pantic-Dragisic; Jonas Söderlund; Cecilia Enberg; Frida Pemer; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; technical and engineering consulting firm; professional service firm; technical consultants; mobile engineers; engineering knowledge; knowledge transfer; organizational capabilities; individual skills; liminality; liminality competence; teknikkonsultföretag; professionellt tjänsteföretag; teknikkonsulter; mobila ingenjörer; ingenjörskunskap; kunskapsöverföring; organisatoriska förmågor; individuella färdigheter; liminalitet; liminalitetskompetens;

    Abstract : The number of professional service firms has increased rapidly in the recent decades. This thesis focuses on a type of professional service firm that has, thus far, been under-researched, namely the technical and engineering consulting (TEC) firm. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing Knowledge in Professional Service Organizations: Technical Consultants Serving the Construction Industry

    Author : Per-Olof Sverlinger; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; consultants; knowledge management; construction;

    Abstract : Professional service organizations refine, package and sell knowledge. The aim of the present investigation is to create an understanding of how technical consultancy firms serving the construction industry manage knowledge. READ MORE

  4. 4. Work Liminality and Liminality Competence : a study of mobile project workers

    Author : Elisabeth Borg; Jonas Söderlund; Karin Bredin; Eskil Ekstedt; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Liminality; Work liminality; Mobile Project Workers; Technical consultants; Project-Based Work; Competence;

    Abstract : This thesis is about people engaged in project-based work, a work context that is becoming increasingly common since more and more firms are relying on project-based forms of organization. More specifically, the thesis deals with a specific condition arising in projectbased work, namely that of ‘work liminality’. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transfer of technical training know-how : a study of consultancy services in aid practice

    Author : Sigurd Johansson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; transfer; training know-how; technology transfer; aid; consultancy services; participatory case study; hydro power;

    Abstract : In this thesis an aid financed attempt to transfer technical training know- how in the form of consultancy support is described and analysed. Between 1992 and 1996 Swedish consultants acted as advisers during the establishment phase of the Aswan training centre. READ MORE