Search for dissertations about: "thesis on procurement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 112 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on procurement.

  1. 1. Essays on Auctions

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Robin Rander; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Auctions; Bidding; Bayesian equilibrium; Procurement; Game theory;

    Abstract : The thesis is concerned with topics relating to auctions and competitive bidding. In the first chapter, the case of a procurement situation where multiple producers compete in price and quality, but are unable to commit to quality, is treated in a scoring auction context. READ MORE

  2. 2. Public Procurement of Innovation

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Max Rolfstam; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Innovation Policy; Technology procurement; Innovative public procurement; Public procurement; Innovation;

    Abstract : Policy-makers in the European Union (EU) have increasingly emphasised public procurement as an instrument that can be used to stimulate innovation. These developments reflect and respond to a growing concern among EU member states and regions about how to maintain competitive advantage in an economic environment increasingly subject to global competition The Lisbon goals set for the EU in 2000 require it to become the most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based economy in the world by 2010. READ MORE

  3. 3. Enhancing Environmental Performance by Green Procurement A study of environmental procurement preferences in the construction industry

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Annika Varnäs; Berit Balfors; Charlotta Faith-Ell; Olof Hjelm; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Green procurement; Environmental management; Construction industry; Environmental criteria; Environmental requirement; EIA; EMS; Public procurement; Construction project; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : In recent years, the general awareness of the environmental impacts that industrial production gives rise to has radically increased throughout the world. Finding ways to minimise these impacts has become a major concern of the authorities in many countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Comparing Procurement Methods in Road Construction Projects : Influence on Uncertainty, Interaction and Knowledge

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Företagsekonomiska institutionen, Uppsala universitet

    Author : Robert Lundström; Martin Johanson; Amjad Hadjikhani; Jaana Tähtinen; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Procurement methods; uncertainty; interaction; knowledge; construction; network; project; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The construction sector is often considered to show a number of limitations regarding efficiency and effectiveness, conclusions normally drawn irrespective of project procurement method used, and despite the common assumption that differences among approaches exist regarding these aspects. The study investigates differences and similarities among procurement methods using a longitudinal multi-case study based on two comparatively large infrastructure projects: a traditional so-called design-bid-build project and an unconventional so-called design-build-maintain project. READ MORE

  5. 5. Improving Procurement Performance with E-business Mechanisms

    University dissertation from Department of Industrial Management and Logistics, Lund Institute of Technology

    Author : Daniel Knudsen; [2003]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industriell ekonomi; Commercial and industrial economics; e-procurement; e-business; procurement; purchasing;

    Abstract : E-procurement — e-business mechanisms deployed on procurement — offers many recent and innovative methods that can improve procurement in different ways. The key challenge of e-procurement, however, is how to apply the various e-procurement applications in such a way that they improve the procurement practice and sourcing strategy of a company. READ MORE