Essays about: "NPD"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 essays containing the word NPD.

  1. 1. Challenges to Develop and Commercialise Innovations

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

    Author : ALICIA JOTOFT; MATTIAS STÅLERED; [2020]
    Keywords : Innovation Process; Development and Commercialisation; NPD; Ambidexterity; Innovationsprocess; utveckling och kommersialisering; ny produktutveckling; tvåhänthet;

    Abstract : Digitalisation has changed the way many industries do business, and the consultancy industry has not escaped the challenges these changes can bring. To stay competitive, companies need to explore new products and services, as well as maintain their established businesses. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effects of Visual Management on Efficiency and Innovation in Product Development

    University essay from KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.); KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.)

    Author : Marcus Ekström; Lovisa Hammarlund; [2020]
    Keywords : Visual Management; Visual Tools; Organizational Performance; Innovation; Efficiency; Product Development; Efficient Behaviour; Cognitive Ability; Knowledge sharing; Visuell ledning; Visuella verktyg; Organisatorisk prestation; Innovation; Effektivitet; Produktutveckling; Effektivt beteende; Kognitiv förmåga; Kunskapsdelning;

    Abstract : The business environment has during the last decades gone through major dramatic changes. Rapid and radical technological development and continuous change in both business practices and behaviours of the population, to name a few, have complicated and put pressure on organizations’ new product development (NPD) processes. READ MORE

  3. 3. The decision behind outsourcing New Product Development : An exploratory case study in the context of technical products

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Ebba Öhlin; [2020]
    Keywords : Outsourcing; make-or-buy; decision-making; model; factors; NPD; Utkontraktering; köpa eller göra; beslutsfattande; modell; faktorer; NPU;

    Abstract : In todays increased globalized business world and with a firms’ ongoing need for higher quality and lower costs, outsourcing is a popular strategy for companies to use. This thesis intends to study outsourcing in the context of new product development (NPD). The aim of this research is to contribute to the field of operations management. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Application of Futures Studies in Innovation Processes : Scenario methods as a tool to facilitate flexibility and enable future resilient products

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling; Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

    Author : Linda Eriksson; Lina Simme; [2020]
    Keywords : futures studies; foresight; scenarios; innovation; innovation process; NPD; new product development;

    Abstract : Companies are pressured by dynamic markets and the increase of innovation speed, technology change and shortening of product life cycles. They need to attend to customer demands and ever-changing environmental conditions, policies and regulations set by governments and institutions in order to stay relevant on the market and be allowed to operate. READ MORE

  5. 5. The process of product development in small agricultural firms : a multiple case study of Swedish lamb producers

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Hugo Hultin; Simon Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : agricultural sector; farmers; gotland; new food product development; new product development; NPD process; Sheep farmers; small firms;

    Abstract : This study provides a better understanding of small-scale farmers New Product Development (NPD) processes, what activities farmers undertake within and how they work with NPD processes. NPD plays a crucial role in creating and maintaining competitiveness in many industries and its importance has grown over the years due to changing market conditions, also in the agricultural sector. READ MORE