Essays about: "Manufacturing Firm"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 145 essays containing the words Manufacturing Firm.

  1. 1. Industry Classification and The Relationship between Profitability and Competition: A Study of The US Manufacturing Industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Oleksandr Baranov; [2019-09-25]
    Keywords : Profitability; Competition; Industry Classification; Manufacturing; Antitrust; Monopolistic Competition; Oligopoly; Herfindahl-Hirschman Index; Concentration Ratio; Market Share;

    Abstract : This paper examines how the relationship between profitability and competition changes with narrowing industry classification⁠—and what implications that carries for policy makers and future antitrust laws. The sample is comprised of panel data for 1178 US manufacturing firms between 2002 and 2012, covering approximately 26% of the total market capitalization and 19% of all public businesses in the US for 2012. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Tension Between Growing and Maintaining Artistic Freedom - A multiple case study of Swedish craft breweries’ internationalisation process

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Ludvig Axfjord; Ida Jernberg; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : Craft brewery; Craft beer; Craft industries; Tension; Art vs Commerce; Network theories; Internationalisation; Artistic freedom; Mentality; Goal ambiguity; Gothenburg;

    Abstract : MSc in International Business and Trade.... READ MORE

  3. 3. DEVELOPING ORGANIZATIONAL DYNAMIC CAPABILITIES IN PROJECT-BASED INTEGRATED SOLUTION : A Study of Servitization in Chinese Water Treatment Industry

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Hong Xiang Shao; [2019]
    Keywords : Performance; Dynamic Capabilities; Micro-foundations; Mechanisms; Project-based integrated solution; Project Manager; Service Providers; Service Co-creators;

    Abstract : Manufacturing firms seeking to create and extend competitive advantage are striving to include more services into their offerings. Meanwhile, there are research gaps such as how frontline service providers influence organizational dynamic capabilities and how organizational dynamic capabilities can be developed in servitization need to be systematically studied and explicitly explained. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stimulating Internationalization through digitalization : Digital competence in Swedish manufacturing SMEs

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

    Author : Muhammad Akash Bin Nasir; Abubakar Ismail Sada; [2019]
    Keywords : Internationalization; Internationalization process; Digitalization; Digital Competence; Swedish; Manufacturing; Small and Medium Enterprises; SMEs; Industry 4.0; Fourth Industrial Revolution; 4IR; Automation; Digital Skills; Motivation; Internationalisering; internationaliseringsprocess; digitalisering; digital kompetens; svensk; tillverkning; små och medelstora företag; små och medelstora företag; industri 4; 0; fjärde industrirevolutionen; 4IR; automation; digitala färdigheter; motivation;

    Abstract : Digital competence used to be a confusing concept, until recently when some researchers coined a comprehensive definition of digital competence and formulated a conceptual framework in an SME context. However, the framework was only at a conceptual level and required to be tested with the empirics of a qualitative or quantitative study. READ MORE

  5. 5. Strategic Planning and Performance in Small and Medium Enterprises: A Multiple Case Study in the German Manufacturing Industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Shabrina Adani; Philipp Konnerth; [2019]
    Keywords : Small and medium enterprises SMEs ; formal strategic planning; unstructured planning; performance; environment; product; entrepreneurs and management; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This research aims to improve the understanding of the relationships between formal and informal strategic planning in reference to performance among SMEs. A qualitative case study was chosen as the approach for this thesis. The data was collected by conducting ten interviews with ten different manufacturing SMEs in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. READ MORE