Search for dissertations about: "variation management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 339 swedish dissertations containing the words variation management.

  1. 1. Reducing and absorbing variations in a manufacturing context : A capacity management perspective

    Author : Lisa Hedvall; Joakim Wikner; Stig-Arne Mattsson; Mats Johansson; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; capacity management; variation management; buffer management; manufacturing companies; manufacturing planning and control; kapacitetsadministration; variationsadministration; buffertadministration; tillverkande företag; material- och produktionsstyrning;

    Abstract : Variations can have substantially negative effects on performance and it is therefore important to investigate how the variations can be reduced or absorbed in an appropriate way for competitiveness. Manufacturing companies are daily exposed to variations and operations managers need to take capacity management decisions with this in mind to secure the delivery capability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Imagination, variation, and firm behavior : observations from 3G

    Author : Joakim Björkdahl; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : imagination; theory of firm; uncertainty; routine; variation; investments; 3G; guiding action; management; behavior;

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  3. 3. Merger and management : University of Rwanda libraries in a transitional context

    Author : Berthilde Uwamwezi; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; University merger; resource sharing; library management; academic libraries; academic library merger; University of Rwanda; Rwanda; University of Rwanda libra;

    Abstract : With a focus on management of libraries, this study is set in the context of a merger of the University of Rwanda with multi-sites and campuses. The study explores how librarians, library directors and representatives for university management understand and conceive of the libraries in relation to the merger. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quality Management Competencies-in-use : exploring competence and practice perspectives on quality management work

    Author : Jason Martin; Mattias Elg; Ida Gremyr; Andreas Wallo; Kristen Snyder; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Quality management; competence; practice; work; organisation; individual; structure;

    Abstract : Quality management is an established, widespread and well-researched management concept. Yet, surprisingly little research can be found on understanding the potential for action that is required in order to perform quality management work. READ MORE

  5. 5. Supply chain resilience through quality management

    Author : Roy Andersson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; supply chain strategy; risk; robust; Six Sigma; quality; logistics; management; TQM; Lean; resilient; flexible; collaboration.; Agile; lean; agile; six sigma; Kvalitetsdriven logistik;

    Abstract : The length and complexity of the supply chain tend to increase, rather than diminish, thereby making the supply chain riskier and less predictable and, hence, more vulnerable. At the same time, customers are becoming increasingly demanding. READ MORE