Essays about: "importance of information services in business"

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  1. 1. Understanding value-added service offering by 3PL providers : VAS as a source of competitive advantage for the provider and the customer

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Arcelly Ingrid Herrera Quintana; Lisui Yang; [2017]
    Keywords : Third party logistics; value-added services;

    Abstract : Background: Outsourcing logistics operations to third-party logistics providers (3PL) is a growing trend for customer companies in all stages of supply chains. Among the services offered by providers, value-added services (VAS) play a special role for the provider as a differentiation opportunity and a source of higher margins, and for the customer as a way to increase the efficiency of their logistics flow beyond what standard solutions allow. READ MORE

  2. 2. Which small firm manager will opt out of having a voluntary audit in Sweden?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Caroline Nilsson; Naseer Hameed; [2017]
    Keywords : Voluntary audit; Statutory audit; Managerial characteristics; Small firm;

    Abstract : The business world and its perceived complex accounting structure has made a path for audit to acquire a key role in terms of delivering independent opinions considering the management assertions of the financial statements, as well as in assurance and advisory services. Both opinions and services are equally important for managers, owners and stakeholders of companies that are obliged to issue an audit report and for companies that operate in a context where audits are voluntary. READ MORE

  3. 3. External Auditor’s Trust in Internal Auditors : The Cultural Effect - A Study Between Greece and Sweden

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Avdelningen för företagsekonomi; Karlstads universitet/Avdelningen för företagsekonomi

    Author : Nicklas Paulsson; Sofia Oikonomidi; [2016]
    Keywords : Auditor; trust; culture; internal auditor; external auditor; cultural effect; Sweden; Greece;

    Abstract : Nowadays, the importance of the external auditing is demonstrated by the highly risky business environments, that fertilize the fraud and irregularities, which lead businesses to provide mistaken financial statements and misleading financial information. The uncertainty that occurs in the decision process in businesses, enhance the risks and requires the attention of the employees. READ MORE

  4. 4. Improving Knowledge of Truck Fuel Consumption Using Data Analysis

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Reglerteknik; Linköpings universitet/Logistik- och kvalitetsutveckling

    Author : Sofia Johnsen; Sarah Felldin; [2016]
    Keywords : big data; Total Quality Management; trucks; automotive; fuel consumption; logged vehicle data; customer usage data; aggregated data; big-data plan; big data management; data analysis; data mining; Principal Component Analysis; Factor Analysis; k-means Clustering; Hierarchical Clustering; Principal Component Regression; Regularization; Lasso; Elastic Net;

    Abstract : The large potential of big data and how it has brought value into various industries have been established in research. Since big data has such large potential if handled and analyzed in the right way, revealing information to support decision making in an organization, this thesis is conducted as a case study at an automotive manufacturer with access to large amounts of customer usage data of their vehicles. READ MORE

  5. 5. Revenue model analysis in the creditdecision services market

    University essay from KTH/Industriell Management; KTH/Industriell Management

    Author : JENNY ISAKSSON; JOHANNA SJÖGREN; [2016]
    Keywords : Revenue model; revenue model analysis; strategic management; customer value proposition; credit decision services.!;

    Abstract : One of the most fundamental aspects of a business is revenue generation. The revenue modeldescribes how revenues are collected by a firm through selling its products and services. READ MORE