Search for dissertations about: "technological opportunity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 swedish dissertations containing the words technological opportunity.

  1. 1. Shaping and Exploiting Technological Opportunities: The Case of Renewable Energy Technology in Sweden

    Author : Anna Bergek; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; capital goods industry; renewable energy; policy; strategy; technological opportunity; innovation system; industrial dynamics; technology diffusion; industry development;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on how the Swedish capital goods industry exploits (or fails to exploit) opportunities within renewable energy technology to build new growth industries and how it, in that process, shapes the diffusion of such technologies on the market. The thesis consists of a covering paper and the work contained in four appended papers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Toward a Theory of Entrepreneurial Action: Exploring Risk, Opportunity and Self in Technology Entrepreneurship

    Author : Henrik Berglund; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; phenomenology; Action; technology entrepreneurship; self; innovation; entrepreneur; behavior; embeddedness; enactment; opportunity; risk;

    Abstract : This thesis sets out to develop a model of entrepreneurial action that takes its point of departure in entrepreneurs´experiences of risk-taking, opportunity identification and the role of self. By focusing on what entrepreneurs experience as relevant aspects of their life worlds the goal is to attain a better understanding of the drivers and motivations of venture creation and development. READ MORE

  3. 3. From Approaching to Challenging the Forerunners : A Study of Innovation Capability Building in Brazilian Firms

    Author : Stefan Cavalcante Bernat Junior; Solmaz Filiz Karabag; Christian Berggren; Thomas Magnusson; Inge Ivarsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Brazil; Catch-up; Emerging economy firms EEFs ; Forerunners; Innovation capability; Technological capability; Windows of opportunity; Brasilien; Ikapp; Företag i tillväxtekonomi; Föregångare; Innovationsförmåga; Teknisk förmåga; Möjligheter;

    Abstract : Innovation capability refers to the ability to continuously innovate. Firms have recognized this ability as the most critical source of innovation performance, firm performance, and sustained competitiveness. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bringing Aviation into the EU Emissions Trading Scheme : Institutional Entrepreneurship at Windows of Opportunity

    Author : Katarina Buhr; Kerstin Sahlin; Linda Wedlin; Lars Strannegård; Roy Suddaby; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The present decade has experienced a boom in public and private interest in climate change. A frequently exposed industry in this debate has been aviation, not least international air transport, the greenhouse gas emissions of which have long remained unregulated. READ MORE

  5. 5. Entrepreneurial Opportunity Exploitation for New Venture Performance

    Author : Nerine Mary George; Vinit Parida; Joakim Wincent; Sergey Anokhin; Darek M. Haftor; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Entreprenörskap och innovation; Entrepreneurship and Innovation;

    Abstract : New ventures drive innovation and economic growththrough commercializingideas, products and businesses when the market has a need for it and create the market need to bring about socioeconomic development. However, most new ventures struggle with survival and achieving early stage financial performance. READ MORE