Essays about: "Sourcing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 241 essays containing the word Sourcing.

  1. 1. THE SHIFT TOWARD ELECTRIFICATION IN THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY - A Scenario Analysis Investigating What Sourcing Mode for Lithium-Ion Battery Cells Original Equipment Manufacturers Can Take to Meet Future Demand in The United States

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Nicolina Jacobsson; Sara Svärd; [2020-07-22]
    Keywords : Automotive Industry; Electrification; Electrification in the United States; Lithium-ion Battery Cells; Scenario Planning; Sourcing; Sourcing Continuum; Transaction Cost Theory;

    Abstract : The automotive industry is one of the main contributors to greenhouse gas emissions and hasconsequently commenced its transition toward producing more sustainable vehicles. Electric vehiclesare contributing to sustainable development and due to new components, original equipmentmanufacturers are facing substantial supply chain challenges. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Tourism and marine resource conservation tentacle in tentacle? Zanzibari hotels as biosphere stewards in support of octopus closures

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Michael Bohlin; [2020]
    Keywords : Corporate biosphere stewardship; tourism; marine resource conservation; small-scale fisheries; Zanzibar; trade; value chain; octopus; signal dilution; Mashirikiani ya kibiosphere stewardship; utalii; uhifadhi wa rasilimali zabahari; wavuvi wadogo wadogo; Zanzibar; biashara; mnyororo wa thamani; pweza; signal dilution;

    Abstract : Tourism fuels the Zanzibari economy but adds to the depletion of marine resources. However, the concept of corporate biosphere stewardship suggests that companies with consolidated power can influence sustainability pathways. READ MORE

  4. 4. Strollers specifically designed for a circular economy : Why the future paradigm will pose new demands on products and how to fulfil them

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

    Author : Simon Alin; Kevin Larsson; [2020]
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    Abstract : Today´s traditional linear production and consumption model fronted by cheap wear and tear products is problematic in terms of sustainability and has to make the transition to a more circular model. As evident from previous projects and pilots, simply taking the shortcut and solely changing the business model (often by leasing instead of selling the exact same products as before) is not sufficient enough in order to meet the demands that come as a consequence of the new business model. READ MORE

  5. 5. Why Waste? : Exploring the potential of waste as a new material and method for fashion design.

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Nanna Graversen; [2020]
    Keywords : Material driven fashion design; Reflective design practice; Sustainable design; Knit- Menswear; Sustainable Design; Waste streams;

    Abstract : This research explores the scope of waste as a material and methods for fashion design, drawing together an open mindset and sustainable actions for a menswear collection. Reflective Design Practice is the overlaying methodology used to incorporate a wide variety of textile manipulations and materials. READ MORE