Essays about: "what drives a business"

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  1. 1. A Field Study in Shipping: Near Miss, A Mantra With Dubious Effect on Safety

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Mikkel Andersen; [2018]
    Keywords : Shipping; ISM code; Near-miss; progressive safety; awareness; loss prevention; accident pyramid; KPI; learning; power relations; FLMU06; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Safety is intertwined with learning, without learning safety would be a static construct. To advance, safety concepts and theories all rely on the art of processing knowledge and though learning attaining a contributing effect. READ MORE

  2. 2. The realities of innovation strategies within the low- and medium- technology industries. Are open and explorative innovation strategies superior than closed and exploitative?

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap; Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Henrik Saabs; Alexander May; [2018]
    Keywords : low- and medium-technology industry; innovation; open innovation; closed innovation; exploitative innovation; explorative innovation; innovation process; knowledge; knowledge based view;

    Abstract : Background: Most of the existing literature regarding innovation and innovation strategies focus on high-tech industries. In contrast low- and medium-technology industries are receiving very little attention despite the category is making up the largest part of the manufacturing industries in OECD countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reference-dependent preferences in the case of Allsvenskan: Outcome uncertainty and live-game attendance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Gustav Hallén; Gustav Johansson; [2018]
    Keywords : Reference-dependent preferences; Uncertainty of Outcome Hypothesis; Loss Aversion; Football; Allsvenskan.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis studies how different preferences for uncertainty affects live game attendance in the Swedish premier football league Allsvenskan. A framework proposed by previous literature concerning this relationship is highlighted. In the presence of reference dependency, two types of preferences is of interest. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ambidextrous product development - An investigation into the tension between exploration and exploitation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Johan Dreber; Oscar Hedström; [2017]
    Keywords : Exploration; exploitation; tension; ambidexterity; product development process.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate what drives the tension between exploration and exploitation in a product development process (PDP) as well as trying to understand if and how it can be managed. Research questions: What drives the tension between exploration and exploitation in a product development process? How can the tension between exploration and exploitation be managed in a product development process? Methodology: A single case study with both deductive and inductive elements was used. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring the producers' perspective on local industry development : a case study of the conditions for blackcurrants, strawberries and arctic raspberries in northern Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Department of Plant Breeding (from 130101)

    Author : Anna Enocksson; [2017]
    Keywords : producers; knowledge and innovation systems; strategy; value chain; industry development; processing; blackcurrant; strawberry; arctic raspberry; Sweden;

    Abstract : Sweden is working on a national food strategy to increase the competitiveness of Swedish agriculture by increasing the competitiveness of the food value chains and increasing the total food production, in relation to consumer demand. As berries are a horticultural product of high consumer demand, and berries are the main horticultural crop in northern Sweden this case study focuses on berry producers in northern Sweden. READ MORE