Search for dissertations about: "thesis on contract management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 63 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on contract management.

  1. 1. Icons of New Public Management : four studies on competition, contracts and control

    Author : Roland M Almqvist; Ernst Jonsson; Björn Brorström; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; competition; decentralization; management by contract; management control system; mechanisms of change; new public management; organizational reform; threat of competition; transformation; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Public organizations have undergone major changes over the past few decades. The umbrella term used to characterize these changes in the style of public administration is ‘New Public Management’ (NPM). READ MORE

  2. 2. Risk management in construction projects : a comparative study of the different procurement options in Sweden

    Author : Ekaterina Osipova; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction Engineering and Management; Byggproduktion;

    Abstract : Risks have a significant impact on a construction project's performance in terms of cost, time and quality. As the size and complexity of the projects have increased, an ability to manage risks throughout the construction process has become a central element preventing unwanted consequences. READ MORE

  3. 3. Expanding the use of contract inspections in construction : An approach to inter-project knowledge diffusion?

    Author : Robert Lundkvist; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Civil engineering and architecture - Building manufacturing engineering; Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur - Byggproduktionsteknik; Byggproduktion; Construction Engineering and Management;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis presents a taxonomic approach to classification of defect information in construction projects. A conceptual model, based in a frame of reference consisting of the concepts of Continuous Improvement, Performance Measurement, Knowledge Management, as well as the current Quality Management regime of the industry helps to understand how the use of Contract Inspections can be developed towards facilitating inter-project knowledge diffusion and continuous improvement in construction. READ MORE

  4. 4. Organizational tensions when managing interorganizational projects : Applying a paradox perspective on large construction projects in Sweden

    Author : Henrik Szentes; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction Engineering and Management; Byggproduktion;

    Abstract : Over the years, technological developments and societal changes have forced companies to modify their organizing practices. Companies operating in the construction sector are no exception, but due to their project-based structure, it is more difficult to coordinate change initiatives. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing Change for Increased Innovation in the Infrastructure Sector Exploring a Client's Strategy Implementation

    Author : Anna-Therése Järvenpää; Malena Havenvid; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Byggproduktion och teknik; Construction Management and Building Technology;

    Abstract : Strategy implementation for driving innovation and change within the infrastructure sector is important because the path from making a decision to change to actually reaching the intended vision is complex. A client needs to find strategies for how to stimulate innovation when the client has to go via the contractor during the execution of a project. READ MORE