Essays about: "Diffusion of Innovation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 175 essays containing the words Diffusion of Innovation.

  1. 1. SUCCESSFUL CHANGE COMMUNICATION IN LARGE ORGANIZATIONS A Qualitative Case Study on a Planned Change in a Swedish County Council

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Caroline Wiklund; [2020-01-14]
    Keywords : Organizational planned change; Change communication; Case study; Swedish county council; Adopt to change; Diffusion of innovations theory DOI ; Thematic analysis;

    Abstract : This qualitative case study explores a planned change project and its current change communication used to mediate change within one of Sweden’s largest county councils. A study on change communication is a relevant contribution to the field of organizational change communication as well as to large-scale organizations. READ MORE

  2. 2. The role of innovation-driven SMEs in upscaling niche innovations within a regional context: An investigation of SMEs developing new mobility solutions in Västra Götaland County

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : HANI ELZOUMOR; SPIROS STRACHINIS; [2020-01-03]
    Keywords : SMEs; Niche Innovations; Multiple-Level Perspective; Transition Pathway; Strategic Niche Management; Electrification; Autonomous Vehicles; Connectivity; Shared Mobility; Västra Götalandsregionen; Västra Götaland County; Sustainability;

    Abstract : MSc in Knowledge-based Entrepreneurship.... READ MORE

  3. 3. Investments in Academic Renewable Electricity Generation Technology Spin-Offs : A Qualitative Study on High Capital Limitations for Underexplored Renewable Energy Sources

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Industriell teknik

    Author : Yann Braune; [2020]
    Keywords : Renewable Energy Generation Technologies REGT ; Underexplored Renewable Energy Sources; University Spin-Off; Funding Ecosystem; Funding Gap; Degree of Utilization; Cross-Disciplin;

    Abstract : Due to an intensified climate change discourse, renewable energy technologies find higher attention within the energy system and increasingly compete with traditional energy conversion systems. Electricity is progressively being generated through renewable electricity generation technologies (REGT) which harness naturally existing energy fluxes (wind, tide, heat, sun) and convert it to electricity. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Dawn of a New Era : A Case Study of an Incumbent Car Manufacturer’s Transition to Electric Cars

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Yashar Modiri; Oskar Olsson; [2020]
    Keywords : organizational ambidexterity; exploration; exploitation; dynamic capability; structural ambidexterity; domain separation; agile management; organizational inertia; ambidextrous leadership; senior leadership; transformation; knowledge diffusion; knowledge integration; goal alignment; innovation; electric cars; Volvo Cars;

    Abstract : How do firms tend to their current viability while remaining competitive in the long-term? This question lays out the basis for this thesis by highlighting their conflicting logics through the concept of organizational ambidexterity. Literature makes a distinction between competing in mature markets and existing technologies (exploitation) versus new markets and new technologies (exploration). READ MORE

  5. 5. In Pursuit of Sustainability : Decentralized Renewable Energy Services in India

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Industriell teknik

    Author : Max Rosvall; [2020]
    Keywords : Decentralized Renewable Energy; Technological Innovation Systems; Sustainable Transformations; Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : Based on the grand challenges of transforming the energy sector towards sustainability and harvesting the potential from decentralized solar PV, a holistic and systemic perspective is required. This study presents the case of decentralized renewable solutions in Karnataka India. READ MORE