Essays about: "Knowledge-intensive firms"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 essays containing the words Knowledge-intensive firms.

  1. 1. Roads to Emptiness

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Nadine Kellner; Celina Tarnow; [2019]
    Keywords : Organisational Behaviour; Empty Labour; Non-Work Related Activities; Knowledge-Intensive Firms; Banking Industry; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The phenomenon of empty labour gained considerable attention throughout the past years - mainly through its debate in public media and the introduction of the term by Roland Paulsen. We aim to contribute to the existing literature by adding alternative explanations to this phenomenon, as it is, up until now, mainly presented in a negative light. READ MORE

  2. 2. Unpacking followership in a management consultancy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Elanor Jacobs; Saga Gardevärn; [2019]
    Keywords : Followership; social constructions; professional service firms; PSFs; knowledge intensive firms; KIFs; management consultancy; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose – The purpose behind our study was to understand how individuals socially construct followership in a management consultancy. We did this through exploring the relations between consultants and their selected leaders, as well as through exploring how they related to the notion of followership. READ MORE

  3. 3. Unequal opportunities in the knowledge economy : A social network analysis of formal and informalnetworks

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för geografi

    Author : John Eklund; [2019]
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    Abstract : A new capitalistic era known as the knowledge economy has emerged since the middle of the 20thcentury, identified by ‘knowledge-based work’ and ‘immaterial labor’ generating innovation inleading-edge sectors, and recognized as a driver for economic change and future growth. As aspatial consequence, the importance of regions as economic entities has increased. READ MORE

  4. 4. Proactive practices to prevent value co-destruction in knowledge-intensive business services : A multiple-case study on knowledge-intensive businesses in the Swedish IT-industry

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF)

    Author : Andreas Hagman; Viktor Zivkovic; [2019]
    Keywords : Knowledge-intensive business services KIBS ; value co-creation; value co-destruction; interaction; resource integration; customer participation and miscommunication;

    Abstract : Interactions are of critical importance in business-to-business contexts, and value seems to be influenced by the interactions between the supplier, customer and other third parties where these interactions co-creates value. However, as the literature has mostly focused on the positive value co-creation, the interactions that result in failure is instead co-destroying value. READ MORE

  5. 5. Internationalization and customer satisfaction : A case study of a luxury knowledge-intensive soft service firm

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Industriell ekonomi och organisation; Mälardalens högskola/Industriell ekonomi och organisation

    Author : Samantha Shepherd; Alexander Björk; [2019]
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    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate if a luxury knowledge-intensive soft service firm can use an existing internationalization model for a future internationalization process. The aim is furthermore to investigate how the main driving forces contribute to customers’ overall satisfaction level in luxury knowledge-intensive soft service firms and how management in a structured manner can work towards establishing a set of standardized procedures for a future internationalization process. READ MORE