Search for dissertations about: "thesis on operations management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 283 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on operations management.

  1. 1. Management Control : Linking Strategy with Inter‐Organisational Relationships

    Author : Zita Ambrutytė; Jonas Gerdin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Management control systems; business strategy; inter-organisational relationships; management control variables; intra-organisational controls; Management control systems; styrsystem; affärsstrategi; inter-organisatoriska relationer; styrvariabler; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The alignment of strategies and control systems is believed to affect the chances for firms to successfully achieve competitive edge. Contemporary business trends like globalization, vertical disintegration, the reduction in supplier bases, the focusing of operations and outsourcing of non-core activities, have caused companies to rely increasingly on relationships with other firms. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Impact of Maintenance on the Production Process - Achieving High Performance

    Author : Patrik Jonsson; Produktionsekonomi; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Företagsledning; Management of enterprises; Produktionsteknik; Production technology; Sweden; manufacturing management; operations strategy; Maintenance management; advanced manufacturing technology; management;

    Abstract : The dissertation is about management of equipment maintenance in manufacturing firms. The overall research objective is to describe how maintenance interacts with manufacturing and explain how it contributes to high performance of organisations. It reports findings from eight papers, each dealing with parts of the overall objective. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lessons Learned in Knowledge Managment - the case of construction

    Author : Mats Persson; Byggproduktion; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction technology; Industriell ekonomi; Anläggningsteknik; Quality Management; Project Management; Knowledge Management; Construction sector; Commercial and industrial economics;

    Abstract : The construction sector has been criticised in recent years for being inefficient. The critique involved describes finished buildings as having flaws and there being a lack of interest within the construction sector in assembling knowledge and sharing experience. READ MORE

  4. 4. Container Logistics and its Management

    Author : Lars A. R. Hultén; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : demand management; management; fleet management; logistics; modelling; transport systems; decision support systems; container; cybernetics;

    Abstract : In this work research on container logistics and its management is presented. Contrary to the common approach of treating this as a mathematical problem and addressing it by operations research methods, this work regards the problem in a wider perspective. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on manufacturing-related management accounting

    Author : Andreas Myrelid; Jan Olhager; Helene Lidestam; Carin Andersson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; operations management; performance measurement; decision making; verksamhetsstyrning; prestationsmätning; beslutsfattande;

    Abstract : In general companies continuously have to improve their operations to be able to survive in the global competition. They have to be better in utilizing their resources today compared to what they were yesterday. The production systems have changed during the 20th century and factories today do not look like they did hundred years ago. READ MORE