Essays about: "Strategic Decision Making"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 219 essays containing the words Strategic Decision Making.

  1. 1. Exploring the factors influencing managers' decision to implement lean in their organizations : Perspective of Swedish manufacturing companies and lean consultancy firms

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Christoffer Lorentsson; Simon Swedlund; Kristina Mojzisova; [2018]
    Keywords : Lean; Strategic Decision Making; Lean implementation;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to find out which factors affect the decision to implement “lean” within manufacturing firms, and thus to build on the theory of lean implementation-driving factors. The research problem addressed, is the lack of literature regarding driver factors for lean implementation, and the potential applicability of strategic decision making (SDM) literature to the subject. READ MORE

  2. 2. Peace-, State- and Trust Building in Practice : The implementation of the New Deal TRUST principles and international peacebuilding engagements in the Somali Region

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Rebecca Lindqvist; [2018]
    Keywords : Peacebuilding; Statebuilding; Trust Building; the Somali region; The New Deal; International Engagements;

    Abstract : Referred to as a graveyard for foreign aid and simultaneously a great example for progress in terms of implementing the New Deal for Engagements in Fragile States, Somalia is recovering from a protracted war, multi-dimensional fragility and deep mistrust. This research analyses how international actors contribute to peace, state and trust building in the Somali region by implementing the New Deal TRUST principles on a national level and by engaging in the peacebuilding process in Galkacyo, Central Somalia on a local level. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Role of Collaboration in Sustainable Innovation : A Case Study of a European R&D Consortium within the Area of Smart Paper-based Electronics

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

    Author : Janne Kaukojärvi; [2018]
    Keywords : Open innovation; Networks; Sustainability-oriented innovation; Radical innovation; Public funding; Collaborative capabilities; Öppen innovation; Nätverk; Hållbarhetsinriktad innovation; Radikal innovation; Offentlig finansiering; Samverkansförmågor;

    Abstract : For the past decades, sustainability enhancement has become a necessity for ensuring a brighter future for the coming generations. Promoting technologybased innovation is seen as the main path for reaching the ambitious sustainable development goals. READ MORE

  4. 4. Decide for the future by looking back: The perceived impact of predictive analytics to support decision making in the construction industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för informatik

    Author : Johan Uppström; Daniel Nordh; [2018]
    Keywords : Predictive analytics; Business intelligence; Construction industry; Decision making process; Decisions; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Based on data from the past, predictive analytics can give a competitive advantage for companies when it is used to forecast the future. Specifically, predictive analytics can be used to aid decision makers in strategic planning. READ MORE

  5. 5. Excelling at new products : A Business Case development and Portfolio Management study

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

    Author : Emma Andreasson; [2018]
    Keywords : New Product development NPD ; Business Case Development; Product Portfolio; Ideation; Innovation development; Stage-Gate system; Strategic alignment; Business Management System BMS ; Positioning Maps; Scorecard System; Project decision making;

    Abstract : The thesis work aimed at developing a framework for portfolio management and business case development that can be used as decision support for a company for new product development. The assignment was to study relevant literature resulting in an aggregated view on this topic and the parameters that impact successful product development. READ MORE