Essays about: "Improved profitability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 117 essays containing the words Improved profitability.

  1. 1. Managing Profit and Growth

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : Gustav Geier; [2021]
    Keywords : Software as a Service SaaS ; profit-maximization; revenue growth; trade-offs; SaaS metrics; technology; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Few business models are as hyped right now as the Software as a Service (SaaS) model. But how sustainable is it? In the last decade, SaaS has reshaped the software industry and has become a leading delivery model of B2B enterprise software. READ MORE

  2. 2. Profitability Prediction Using Macroeconomic Forecasts: The Informativeness of GDP Growth Expectations and Geographic Segment Disclosures

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Gustav Hall; Valter Lindhagen; [2021]
    Keywords : Profitability prediction; Out-of-sample; Return on net operating assets; Macro to micro; Geographic segments;

    Abstract : Many firms today have an international footprint which means that they are exposed to different macroeconomic environments across the world. This Master Thesis investigates the usefulness of macroeconomic forecasts for the prediction of firm profitability. READ MORE

  3. 3. Catching the Audiowave: A study on the audiobook's effect on Swedish publishing houses

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Amanda Johansson; Tobias Schreiber; [2021]
    Keywords : Audiobooks; Publishing industry; Institutional Logics; Disruptive Technology; Legitimacy;

    Abstract : Through a qualitative study, this thesis aims to investigate how Swedish publishers have managed the adoption of the disruptive audiobook innovation. Semi-structured interviews were held with nine managers in Swedish publishing houses. READ MORE

  4. 4. Creating Value from Last Mile Deliveries to First Mile Recycling : A Case Study of an Urban Consolidation Center

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : GUSTAV WESTERLUND; DARIN BABAN; [2021]
    Keywords : Urban consolidation center; Urbanization; Urban waste management; Urban freight delivery; Business models; Value creation; Value proposition; Value capture; Urban samlastningscentral; Urbanisering; Urban sophantering; Urbana varuleveranser; Affärsmodeller; Värdeskapande; Värdeerbjudande; Värdefångst;

    Abstract : This study is a part of the HITS-project at the Integrated Transport Research Lab at KTH. The demand for urban freight transportation has continued to grow during the last decades due to increased urbanization. Road-based freight transport contributes to air pollution, traffic congestion and noise pollution. READ MORE

  5. 5. Private equity ownership in the Swedish secondary healthcare sector and its impact on financial performance, availability and quality of care

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Christoffer Lindbom; Noah Jost; [2021]
    Keywords : secondary care; quality of care; availability of care; privatization; private equity; New Public Management; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : As New Public Management reforms began to be implemented in Sweden in the 1990s, a greater degree of private involvement was introduced in the provision of services in the welfare sector, and some of the companies operating in the sector soon came to be acquired by private equity firms known for their aggressive strategies to increase profits. This study examines the extent to which two major providers in the Swedish secondary care sector owned by private equity firms achieved better results in financial terms, quality of care, and availability of services compared to other forms of ownership. READ MORE