Essays about: "•Strategic Management"

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  1. 1. No shared vision for the sharing economy? : exploring the transformative potential of the non-profit sharing economy in Southern Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Annabel Schickner; Sanne Raggers; [2017]
    Keywords : sharing economy; collaborative consumption; non-profit sharing; transformative social innovation; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Consumerism contributes to sustainability problems of social fragmentation and environmental degradation. In response to this the sharing economy is a relatively new and rapidly growing phenomenon. READ MORE

  2. 2. The business strategy from employee perspective : A qualitative study of using the business strategy as a control tool at a parallel import company of pharmaceuticals

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Louise Hardne; [2017]
    Keywords : Management control; horizontal operative control; knowledge work; strategic communication;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to analyse how the business strategy is communicated by the senior management and interpreted by the employees at a parallel distribution company of pharmaceuticals. These knowledge intense organizations are characterized by complex and ambiguous work tasks. READ MORE

  3. 3. IT Strategic considerations regarding refugees and asylum seekers : A study of digital practices among asylum seekers in Umeå, Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för informatik

    Author : Hailemelekot Negussie Zewdie; [2017]
    Keywords : Asylum seekers; digital inequality; digital divide; internet use; digital inclusion; social inclusion;

    Abstract : The refugee crisis is currently a major world event. However, not much is known about the technology adoption and digital skills of those fleeing these conflicts and seeking asylum in foreign countries. To study this, a qualitative study was conducted in Umeå, Sweden. Data was collected through interviews, written responses and observations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Managing a Global Workforce: International Human Resource Management as a Strategic Tool

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Fanný Heiða Hjartardóttir; Louise Lundeborg; [2017]
    Keywords : Globalization; Global Workforce; International Human Resource Management IHRM ; Strategic Human Resource Management SHRM ; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to gather existing literature regarding the challenges senior human resource managers face in multinational corporations when managing a global workforce, as well as to discover the strategies that are used within the field of international human resource management. The systematic literature review revealed several main challenges and strategies and by building on those a framework was created. READ MORE

  5. 5. Family Business Adaptation to Disruptive Technology : Case Studies on Family Businesses in Handling the Challenges of Disruptive Technology and Maintaining Competitive Advantage within a Swedish Market

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Jessica Sandlin; [2017]
    Keywords : Family Business; Disruptive Technology; Competitive Advantage; Family Influence; Business Transformation; Innovation; Leadership; Strategic Management; Decision Making; Integration; Adaption;

    Abstract : Disruptive technologies continue to pose challenges for industries worldwide, and firms are constantly learning how to adapt in order to remain competitive. Family businesses are not immune to these “shocks” in their industry, and they too need to harness the potential advantages of novel technology just as much as corporations do. READ MORE