Essays about: "knowledge-intensive firm"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 essays containing the words knowledge-intensive firm.

  1. 1. Do Differences Make a Difference? : A Single Case Study on How Cultural Diversity Affects the Innovation Process

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Evelyn Chlaen; Aya Suliman; [2022]
    Keywords : Cultural Diversity; Multicultural Teams; Innovation Process; Global Teams; Team Dynamics; Cultural Dimensions; The Stage-Gate model; New Product Development.;

    Abstract : Background:  The increment of global population flows has challenged businesses to harness the potential of a culturally diverse environment. Nonetheless, previous studies on the effect of cultural diversity on teams has been equivocal, specifically when it is related to a firm’s innovation process. READ MORE

  2. 2. Leadership influence on EO : An interview-based study on leadership influence on Entrepreneurial Orientation in KIBS-firms from the eyes of the consultants

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Jafet Backman; Linus Drevell; [2022]
    Keywords : Entrepreneurial Orientation; Leadership; Innovation; KIBS; Consultancy;

    Abstract : Over the last decades, there has been a shift from a product intensive market to a service-based one which is based on knowledge being a high commodity in contrast to previous decades where tangible capital resources and products have been the primary focus. Over a similar time frame, entrepreneurial orientation (EO) has become one of the most important theories/concepts within entrepreneurial research, which is a firm’s capacity to portray innovative, proactive and risktaking behaviour to outcompete their competitors. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing Acquisition Success in a Knowledge Intensive Industry : How key employee retention is managed in the event of a company acquisition

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jonas Finnström; Robin Mao; [2022]
    Keywords : acquisition; absorption acquisition; preservation acquisition; integration; post-acquisition integration; reverse integration; employee retention; talent retention;

    Abstract : Mergers and acquisitions have become increasingly popular as a method for enabling growth, and in 2021, global M&A value hit an all-time high. However, as mergers and acquisitions are complex organizational events, an estimated 70-90% of acquisitions fail to deliver value and prove to be a significant waste of time and resources. READ MORE

  4. 4. Knowledge Management and ICT Adaptions as a Result of Pandemic Workplace Restrictions : A Case Study at a SME in Germany

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Tobias Baesch; [2021]
    Keywords : Knowledge management; knowledge-intensive firm; information and communication technologies; Covid-19 pandemic; Ba; workspaces; virtual knowledge management; small- and medium-sized enterprises.;

    Abstract : Aim. The purpose of this degree project was to assess the impact of the sudden, historically-unique COVID-19 workplace restrictions on the knowledge management and interrelated ICT utilization of a knowledge-intensive SME in Germany. Based upon the outcomes of this assessment, suggestions for future advancement were to be developed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Staff retention in the field of engineering consultancy : A case study in a Swedish engineering consulting firm

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Cam Ly Magnusson; [2020]
    Keywords : Knowledge-intensive; engineering consulting; employee turnover; employee retention; competitive advantage;

    Abstract : Purpose The purpose of this case study is to explore the measures which the engineering consulting firm use to retain their employees for sustaining competitive advantage. The key focus of the research is to address the reasons for high employee turnover and connect these reasons with the measures to retain employees to maintain a low employee turnover for sustained competitive advantage. READ MORE