Essays about: "competitive pressures"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 essays containing the words competitive pressures.

  1. 1. Competing on sustainability - A study on stakeholder interaction, becoming truly sustainable and obtaining a sustained competitive advantage in an industry characterized by low sustainability maturity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Kristina Källner; Anna Lundberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainability; cold chain; pharmaceutical industry; stakeholder theory; sustainable business models; VRIO analysis; truly sustainable; competitive advantage; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Although more and more companies are facing increasing pressure to take responsibility for their actions impacting sustainability, the pharmaceutical industry and in extension the cold chain solutions industry, have previously been exempted from scrutiny. Research on sustainability in the industry is lagging, why this master thesis aims to explore how sustainability can be incorporated into the business model while avoiding creating a disconnect between corporate strategy and actual sustainability impact. READ MORE

  2. 2. ETF Cost Obfuscation

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Ole Holte; Hans-Kristian Leite; [2022]
    Keywords : Exchange Traded Funds; Expense Ratios; Tracking Errors; Index Investing; Asset Management;

    Abstract : Index-tracking ETFs have gained popularity by both retail and institutional investors over the past years while costs in the form of fees have declined due to competitive pressures. Index-tracking funds are relatively homogenous products with only the goal of replicating an index as close as possible. READ MORE

  3. 3. Preparing for Takeoff in the Payment Industry : Co-opetition as Value Creation

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

    Author : Francesca Bern; Othilia Österling; [2020]
    Keywords : Instant Payments; Cross-currency; Future Payments; Co-opetition; Network Effects; Realtidsbetalnigar; Multivalutor; Framtidens betalningar; Co-opetition; Nätverkseffekter;

    Abstract : The world is moving towards real-time – and so are payments. A global transformation of payments is lying ahead, and the future offers instant payments in multiple currencies, around the clock, every day of the year. READ MORE

  4. 4. Automatic Test Machine for Rebreather : Breathing patterns simulations of dosage regulators at depths down to 120m in water

    University essay from KTH/Industriell produktion

    Author : Carl Bühlmann; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Product performance and quality assurance are two critical steps in competitive product development. Especially important when developing life enabling products such as breathing equipment for smoke- and water diving as the company Interspiro. READ MORE

  5. 5. THE IMPACT OF THE INTERNET OF THINGS ON ESTABLISHED BUSINESS MODELS - A multiple case study of Swedish insurance companies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Simon Emanuelsson; [2019-07-09]
    Keywords : Insurance; Internet of Things; IoT; Business Model; Business Model Canvas; Business Model Innovation;

    Abstract : The insurance industry has long been suffering from profitability and growth issues due to the increasing commoditization of insurance solutions, which has forced insurers to engage in destructive “premium wars”. Digitalization and technology advancements are only set to increase these pressures even further by shifting market boundaries and increasing the level of “digital sophistication” expected by customers. READ MORE