Search for dissertations about: "value-creating processes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words value-creating processes.

  1. 1. Mutual benefit : Rethinking social inclusion

    Author : Lina Martinson; Göran Cars; Judith Allen; KTH; []
    Keywords : Social sciences; Social inclusion; integration; segregation; social exclusion; social capital; governance; value-creation; value-creating processes; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : geography, where segregation and social exclusion of neighbourhoods and marginalised groups are mounting problems. Concurrently, globalisation and structural changes have altered the conditions for the national state and the public sector as well as for other actors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Added value from biomass by broader utilization of fuels and CHP plants

    Author : Christer Gustavsson; Roger Renström; Lars Nilsson; Pål Börjesson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; biofuels; bioeconomy; pyrolysis; gasification; leaching; Miljö- och energisystem; Environmental and Energy Systems;

    Abstract : The present work, where additional value-creating processes in existing combined heat and power (CHP) structures have been examined, is motivated by a political- and consumer-driven strive towards a bioeconomy and a stagnation for the existing business models in large parts of the CHP sector.The research is based on cases where the integration of flash pyrolysis for co-production of bio-oil, co-gasification for production of fuel gas and synthetic biofuels as well as leaching of extractable fuel components in existing CHP plants have been simulated. READ MORE

  3. 3. Value co-creation as practice : On a supplier's capabilities in the value generation process

    Author : Sarah Wikner; Ethel Brundin; Susanne ; Hertz; Björn Axelsson; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Value co-creation; value-in-use; dynamic capabilities; supplier-customer relationships; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : How can suppliers contribute to their customers’ value creating processes? Although this question is crucial for firms’ collaboration with customers and for their competitiveness, it is not clear how firms co-create value with their customers. Research on value co-creation has increased notably the last years. READ MORE

  4. 4. Taking a system view on customer value creation

    Author : Anna Åslund; Ingela Bäckström; Johan Lilja; Mattias Elg; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; customer value; customer value creation; societal value; system view; Total Quality Management TQM ; Quality Management; Societal entrepreneurship; social entrepreneurship; Value Ripple Logic VRL ;

    Abstract : In Quality Management and Total Quality Management (TQM) customer focus and customer value creation is of importance and in organisations it is of high priority. Quality Management has had an internal focus when it comes to customer value creation but in the 21st century there is a need for an outward orientation and to go beyond the organisational borders. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lean Transformation of Industrial Work : Understanding What Supports Socially Sustainable Working Conditions During Lean Manufacturing

    Author : Malin Håkansson; Lotta Dellve; Teresia Nyman; Svend Erik Mathiassen; Per Sederblad; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Organizational Ergonomics; Work Design; Physical Ergonomics; Lean Production; Manufacturing; Working conditions; Work Content Analysis; Musculoskeletal Pain; Teknik och hälsa; Technology and Health;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to contribute to the understanding of to what extent lean manufacturing transforms industrial work, including psychosocial and physical working conditions, and, to understand how socially sustainable working conditions can be supported in a lean organization.Four studies with different methodological approaches are included. READ MORE