Essays about: "thesis IN strategic MANAGEMENT"

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  1. 1. Factors Determining Wealth Creation from Divestitures in Sweden

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Karim Stiti; [2018]
    Keywords : Divestiture; refocusing hypothesis; size effect; ROA; ROE; Equity Ratio; Financial Distress; Optimal Portfolio Management;

    Abstract : Divestitures have grown in importance and popularity over the years, rivaling other strategic transactions in mergers and acquisitions. The dominating opinion in academic research is that divestitures overall generate an abnormal return for the parent company stock. READ MORE

  2. 2. Examining Traditional, Better & Beyond Budgeting In a Dynamic Era : A Case Study of Länsförsäkringar

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

    Author : Hampus Renfors; Martin Odh; [2018]
    Keywords : Budgeting; Traditional Budgeting; Better Budgeting; Beyond Budgeting; Beyond Budgeting Model; Management Controlling Systems;

    Abstract : Within the research field of management controlling systems, a contrasting debate has evolved about budgeting. The market environment has become more dynamic where traditional budgeting, better budgeting and beyond budgeting have received significant observation to establish what alternative that is mostly suitable for the current market situation. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Role of Collaboration in Sustainable Innovation : A Case Study of a European R&D Consortium within the Area of Smart Paper-based Electronics

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Janne Kaukojärvi; [2018]
    Keywords : Open innovation; Networks; Sustainability-oriented innovation; Radical innovation; Public funding; Collaborative capabilities; Öppen innovation; Nätverk; Hållbarhetsinriktad innovation; Radikal innovation; Offentlig finansiering; Samverkansförmågor;

    Abstract : For the past decades, sustainability enhancement has become a necessity for ensuring a brighter future for the coming generations. Promoting technologybased innovation is seen as the main path for reaching the ambitious sustainable development goals. READ MORE

  4. 4. Purchasing and Supply Strategies for SMEs in the Construction Industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Charlie Sundblad; Christoffer Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : SME; Purchasing; Strategic purchasing; Construction; Specialist Contractors; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Since the purchasing expenditure of many companies is such a large part of the total cost and 99,8 % of companies are classified as Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SME), one might expect that theories on purchasing strategy would not only be conducted for large companies but also SMEs. In order to fill this gap in theory, this thesis aims to create a purchasing strategy framework for SMEs in the construction and specialist contractor industry built on current purchasing theories of large companies and theories of SME behaviour and actions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Strategic performance measurement systems in small and medium-sized enterprises

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för teknikens ekonomi och organisation

    Author : Karl Lennartsson; Gustav Markström; [2018]
    Keywords : performance measurement system; strategic performance measurement system; balanced scorecard; PMS; SPMS; BSC; SME;

    Abstract : Since the 1980s, financially focused performance measurement systems have been heavily criticised for leading to, among other things, short-termism and a lack of strategic focus. Companies are instead recommended to use a wider variety of performance measurements and to derive the measurements from strategy. READ MORE