Essays about: "Knowledge-intensive firm"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 essays containing the words Knowledge-intensive firm.

  1. 1. Managing Acquisition Success in a Knowledge Intensive Industry : How key employee retention is managed in the event of a company acquisition

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jonas Finnström; Robin Mao; [2022]
    Keywords : acquisition; absorption acquisition; preservation acquisition; integration; post-acquisition integration; reverse integration; employee retention; talent retention;

    Abstract : Mergers and acquisitions have become increasingly popular as a method for enabling growth, and in 2021, global M&A value hit an all-time high. However, as mergers and acquisitions are complex organizational events, an estimated 70-90% of acquisitions fail to deliver value and prove to be a significant waste of time and resources. READ MORE

  2. 2. Knowledge Management and ICT Adaptions as a Result of Pandemic Workplace Restrictions : A Case Study at a SME in Germany

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Tobias Baesch; [2021]
    Keywords : Knowledge management; knowledge-intensive firm; information and communication technologies; Covid-19 pandemic; Ba; workspaces; virtual knowledge management; small- and medium-sized enterprises.;

    Abstract : Aim. The purpose of this degree project was to assess the impact of the sudden, historically-unique COVID-19 workplace restrictions on the knowledge management and interrelated ICT utilization of a knowledge-intensive SME in Germany. Based upon the outcomes of this assessment, suggestions for future advancement were to be developed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Staff retention in the field of engineering consultancy : A case study in a Swedish engineering consulting firm

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Cam Ly Magnusson; [2020]
    Keywords : Knowledge-intensive; engineering consulting; employee turnover; employee retention; competitive advantage;

    Abstract : Purpose The purpose of this case study is to explore the measures which the engineering consulting firm use to retain their employees for sustaining competitive advantage. The key focus of the research is to address the reasons for high employee turnover and connect these reasons with the measures to retain employees to maintain a low employee turnover for sustained competitive advantage. READ MORE

  4. 4. Shoemaker's Children - A qualitative study on digital disruption's effect on a multi-professional service firm's strategic knowledge renewal.

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

    Author : Louise Lundqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Digital Disruption; Professional Service Firms; Strategic Renewal;

    Abstract : The fourth industrial revolution is here, causing digital disruption of knowledge-intensive firms including professional service firms. As a result, these firms need to strategically renew their digital knowledge base to remain a relevant actor on the market. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing without managers: An interpretative case study of distributed leadership and employee motivation within a management consultancy firm

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Line Dedering; Kajsa Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : Distributed leadership; employee motivation; non-managerial structure; power dynamics; autonomy; responsibility; motivation triangle; interactive motivation; knowledge intensive organization; KIF; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to explore how distributed leadership is practiced and perceived by the knowledge workers in a management consultancy firm. Furthermore, we investigated the possible connection between the distributed leadership approach and employee motivation. READ MORE