Essays about: "Manufacturing"

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  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. EXPANDING THE CONCEPT OF DIGITAL COMPETENCE A Case Study on How Digital Competence is Portrayed in a Company Transforming to Digital Service Orientation

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Patricija Ilin; Tomi Mustikka; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : digital competence; digital servitization; digital transformation; manufacturing; digital talent; industry 4.0;

    Abstract : Digitalisation requires new ways for businesses to innovate in order to meet contemporarycustomer needs. Manufacturers are adopting digital servicebasedbusiness models to enhancecompetitive advantage. To address these challenges companies have to identify, attract anddevelop digital competence. READ MORE

  4. 4. Leveraging on digitalization for circular economy - A multiple case study on manufacturing and service companies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Illaria Mania; [2019-07-09]
    Keywords : circular economy; digitalization; data; sustainability; digital transformation; organizational change; digital technologies;

    Abstract : Competitiveness is a crucial word for describing what todays’ business environment requires to enterprises. The issue becomes even more complicated considering that there are several phenomena that are challenging companies’ ability to gain a competitive hedge. READ MORE

  5. 5. Employment effects of an increase in sugar tax

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Viktoria Carshaw; [2019-02-15]
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    Abstract : This paper examined the changes in employment in industries with close ties to sugary products sales following an increase in sugar tax in Norway in January 2018. Using the data from Statistics Norway and having removed seasonality, interrupted time series analysis was conducted. READ MORE