Essays about: "IKEA"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 329 essays containing the word IKEA.

  1. 1. Is a Brand Light, Flexible, and Disposable? A Closer Look at Ingka Centres in the Face of Change – An Exploratory Case Study

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Tess Meyer; Emily Brown; [2020]
    Keywords : Employer Branding; Employee Engagement; Corporate Restructuring; Organizational Change; Subsidiary Organization; Ingka Centres; IKEA; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore the interrelation of employer branding and employee engagement in the context of corporate restructuring and organizational change. Our research follows an interpretative and abductive approach. We have conducted a qualitative case study with Ingka Centres as our case company. READ MORE

  2. 2. ‘The quest for social value’ - The narrative of IKEAs partnership with social entrepreneurs

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Klara Wellén; [2020]
    Keywords : Corporate Social Responsibility; IKEA; Corporate narratives; Social entrepreneurship;

    Abstract : Narratives in corporate storytelling is a powerful and persuasive tool for validation of Corporate Social Responsibility. To further their social mission, IKEA partner with social entrepreneurs, a collaboration which produce products or services for IKEA while creating incomes for the social entrepreneurs, claimed by IKEA as a win-win. READ MORE

  3. 3. Improving comfort simulations of sleeping mattresses for IKEA

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktutveckling

    Author : Joel Elinder; [2020]
    Keywords : LS-Dyna; explicit finite element simulations; compressive testing; human soft tissue material models; mass scaling; hyperelastic material model validation; material validation; explicit timestep; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : It is beneficial for a furniture company like IKEA to objectively and accurately evaluate what makes a mattress comfortable. But what defines comfort? IKEA currently investigates mattress comfort through extensive real-life user testing. Through which, six parameters of comfort have been identified. READ MORE

  4. 4. The clash between Ikea's brand identity, ideologies and employees' values

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Karolina Kubiak; Sam Ouda; Sara Samuelsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : In May 2019, Ikea group in Poland posted an article in the intranet regarding LGBT-movement, encouraging the employees to support the LGBT+ community by participating in the celebration the company was about to host. A religious employee, with the pseudonym Tomasz K., chose to show his disapproval by posting a comment to the article. READ MORE

  5. 5. Optimization of Production Scheduling at IKEA Industry Hultsfred

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Kommunikations- och transportsystemLinköpings universitet/Tekniska högskolan

    Author : Mattias Anemyr; [2020]
    Keywords : Capacitated Lot Sizing Problem with Sequence Dependent Setup Times SLSP-SDST ; Production Scheduling; Weighted Sum Method;

    Abstract : IKEA Industry has factories in several locations where one location is in Hultsfred, Småland. IKEA Industry Hultsfred produces IKEA:s wardrobe collection PAX. In 2018, 2.8 million wardrobes were manufactured in Hultsfred. READ MORE