Essays about: "SMEs"

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  1. 1. A Race to the Top in the Era of Artificial Intelligence - A Qualitative Study examining challenges & opportunities for small and medium sized Swedish companies in AI adoption

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Johanna Dahlqvist; Olivia Pivén; [2020-07-22]
    Keywords : Artificial Intelligence; Technology Innovation Diffusion; Digitalization; Strategic management; Change management; Culture of innovation; Innovation management;

    Abstract : Background & Purpose:This study focuses on challenges to AI adoption in small- and medium sized enterprises (SMEs)in Sweden, as well as solutions to these challenges. The background, and the reason for studyingthe topic, lies in Sweden’s stated vision of becoming one of the world leaders in adopting thepowers of Artificial Intelligence (AI). READ MORE

  2. 2. To purchase, or not to purchase, renewable electricity A study of decisive factors for increased use of renewable electricity among Swedish SMEs

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Niklas Löfgren; Edwin Grehorn Hall; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : purchasing; SMEs; renewable electricity; renewable energy; green electricity; adoption factors; decisive factors;

    Abstract : A major challenge of future electricity consumption is the need for it to be renewable to avoiddepletion of natural resources. Swedish small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are vitalfor increasing demand for renewable electricity (RE) in Sweden, which is desired sinceSweden has set the goal to be completely free from non-renewable electricity by 2040. READ MORE

  3. 3. LEMONS & CHERRIES: THE IMPACT OF FOREIGN ACQUISITIONS ON THE REGIONAL EMBEDDEDNESS OF SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISES IN TERMS OF SOURCING PRACTICES

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Kyle T. Johnson; Paul Järvinen; [2020-06-29]
    Keywords : Foreign acquisition; International business IB ; Multinational corporations MNCs ; Regional embeddedness; Small and medium-sized enterprises SMEs ; Sourcing;

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

  4. 4. Which firm characteristics determine access to finance for SMEs within the East African Community?

    University essay from

    Author : Joseph Fridner; Emil Jonsson; [2020-06-29]
    Keywords : SME; access to finance; East African Community; sub-Saharan Africa; logit; FDR; asymmetric information;

    Abstract : Financial constraints among SMEs are generally more prevalent in the developing world than in the developed world, but SMEs in sub-Saharan Africa stand out as being particularly constrained. Previous studies also show causal links between access to finance and company growth and increased prosperity. READ MORE

  5. 5. The role of networks in a Swedish medium-sized pharmaceutical firm’s internationalization process

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Greta Lyckenblad; Lina Nygren; [2020-02-13]
    Keywords : Internationalization; networks; utilizing networks; pharmaceutical firm; medium-sized company; SME;

    Abstract : Today pharmaceuticals are the fifth largest export product in Sweden, whereas SMEs are the motor of innovation within the pharmaceutical industry. Pharmaceutical firms face several challenges, as high product development costs, high entry barriers due to institutional legal frameworks and slow return of investments, during their internationalization. READ MORE