Essays about: "Small and Medium Enterprise"

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  1. 1. Institutional support for the internationalization of Swedish Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises. : A Study of the Kalmar Region

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF)

    Author : Viktor Björk; Alex Matrsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Institutional environment; Internationalization process; Governmental support; Small and Mid-size Enterprise; Home market; International business strategy; Swedish government; Kalmar region; Policymakers.; Institutionell miljö; Internationaliserings process; Statligt stöd; Små och Medel stora företag; Hemmamarknad; Internationell företagsstrategi; Svenska staten; Kalmar regionen; Beslutsfattare.;

    Abstract : Extant research concludes that SMEs tend to be highly dependent on the local institutional environment when internationalizing. In relation to that, international business literature accentuates the lack of studies that aim to understand how government support influences SMEs' international business performance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring the influence of size and geography on SMEs’ and large corporations’ CSR practices in Hungary and in Sweden when facing financial shortage

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Bence Gaál; Georgina Vágó; [2022]
    Keywords : Corporate Social Responsibility CSR ; Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise SME ; Large Corporation; Carroll’s Pyramid; Triple Bottom Line TBL ;

    Abstract : Background: CSR has become an integral part of most businesses during the years, however, it has not necessarily happened by choice for every company. Stakeholders have become aware of the negative impact ofcorporations’ operations and actions on the planet and on society, consequently, they started to pressure companies to be more responsible when conducting business. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing an Environmental Jolt- A Case Study of How a Swedish SME Made Sense of a Sudden Increase in Demand from the Global Covid-19 Pandemic

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Anna Skarin; Emma Lejonmark; [2021-06-29]
    Keywords : Environmental Jolt; the Covid-19 Pandemic; ; SME; Sensemaking Perspective; Collective Sensemaking; Prospective Sensemaking; Culture; Improvisation Bricolage; Updating;

    Abstract : In today’s society organisations frequently have to cope with and respond to unexpected events. This study aims to investigate how a sudden increase in demand from an environmental jolt, in this case, the global Covid-19 pandemic, was managed by a Swedish small and medium-sized enterprise (SME). READ MORE

  4. 4. What aspects affect inter-organizational knowledge transfer in different company sizes? An exploratory study

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad

    Author : Claes Andersson; Aizhan Stanbayeva; [2021]
    Keywords : Knowledge transfer; inter-organizational; organizational level; multinational coorporation; MNC; large company; LC; small or medium enterprises; SME;

    Abstract : Purpose - The purpose of this thesis is to explore aspects that affect inter-organizational knowledge transfer (KT), at the organizational level, from different sized companies such as small and medium enterprise (SME) and large or multinational company (LC/MNC), separately, to their partners.Design/methodology/approach - This thesis conducted a qualitative study with a deductive approach, using two companies in Sweden that belong to the hospitality industry and health sector, one SME, and one LC/MNC in order to explore the aspects that affect inter-organizational knowledge transfer by applying a theoretical framework based on existing literature. READ MORE

  5. 5. Moving Toward Green Production Systems in the Pharmaceutical Industry : Implementing Artificial Intelligence to Increase Environmental Efforts in SMEs

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

    Keywords : Pharmaceutical Industry; Small and Medium Sized Enterprise SME ; Artificial Intelligence AI ; Environmental Sustainability; Green Performance Map; Production System; Läkemedelsindustrin; Små och Medelstora Företag SMF ; Artificiell Intelligens AI ; Miljömässig hållbarhet; Green Performance Map; Produktionssystem;

    Abstract : The pharmaceutical sector is important for human health due to the increasing demand for medical products but is also a pollution and waste intensive industry. There is an urgent need for the industry to review its environmental footprints and simultaneously consider the industrial transformation called Industry 4.0. READ MORE