Essays about: "organisational operating environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the words organisational operating environment.

  1. 1. From safety code to safety in operations : A qualitative study of safety management within five companies operating in the Swedish shipping industry

    University essay from KTH/Ergonomi

    Author : Johannah Olsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Safety management; Safety management system; Swedish shipping companies; resilience engineering; complex socio-technical systems;

    Abstract : The maritime industry is vital to the Swedish trade and economy. Shipping has less environmental impact per ton transported goods than other transport modes. Furthermore, ships use the sea as their roads, thus not requiring additional impact on the environment in the form of building roads or tracks to be able to transport goods or people. READ MORE

  2. 2. Human Resource Management Practices Contributing to Competency Enhancement of Project Managers and Team Members in Project-Based Organizations:The Case of IT Industry in France

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Boris Fionov; Vusal Mustafayev; [2018]
    Keywords : Project Management; Human Resource Management; Competence Management; Human Resource Practices;

    Abstract : In the contemporary business world firms are being transformed into project-based organisations when majority of functions are performed through projects while administrative support is provided by permanent organisational structures. Moreover, variety of industries develop characteristics of Project-Based organizations which implies that HR practices need to be adjusted to help project employees to acquire necessary skills to adapt technology and help company embrace changes in business environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. The realities of innovation strategies within the low- and medium- technology industries. Are open and explorative innovation strategies superior than closed and exploitative?

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap; Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Henrik Saabs; Alexander May; [2018]
    Keywords : low- and medium-technology industry; innovation; open innovation; closed innovation; exploitative innovation; explorative innovation; innovation process; knowledge; knowledge based view;

    Abstract : Background: Most of the existing literature regarding innovation and innovation strategies focus on high-tech industries. In contrast low- and medium-technology industries are receiving very little attention despite the category is making up the largest part of the manufacturing industries in OECD countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Learning Mechanisms from Digital Innovation Projects : A Case Study of the Swedish Construction Industry

    University essay from KTH/Industriell Management; KTH/Industriell Management

    Author : Håkon Haugsten Hansen; Niklas Loason; [2018]
    Keywords : Inter-project learning; Digitalisation; Innovation; Knowledge management strategy; Learning mechanisms; Construction industry; Project-based organisation; Intern projektinlärning; digitalisering; innovation; kunskapsstrategi; inlärningsmekanismer; byggindustri; projektbaserad organisation;

    Abstract : Today, organisations in multiple industries are faced with challenges connected to digitalisation. The construction industry is one of the sectors in Sweden that are struggling most to digitalise, despite their efforts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Organisational Learning in Business Model Innovation in the Bottom of Pyramid market : An empirical fieldwork about the market introduction of clean cookstoves in Mozambique

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/FöretagsekonomiLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten; Linköpings universitet/FöretagsekonomiLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Stefan Premer; Brenda Nansubuga; [2018]
    Keywords : Organisational Learning; Organizational Learning; Knowledge; Knowledge Transfer; Experimental Learning; Experiental Learning; SECI; Tacit; Explicit; External Learning; Internal Learning; Learning from the environment; Business Model; Business Model Innovation; Bottom of Pyramid; Bottom of Pyramid market; BoP; cleantech; clean technology; clean cookstoves; clean cooking; gasification; cashew; cashew nut; cashew nut shells; market introduction; Mozambique; Africa; Sub-Saharan Africa; development; sustainability; climate change; renewable energies; ethnographic studies; fieldwork;

    Abstract : There is a need for cleaner technology initiatives into the Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) market to combat the effects of climate change. The difficulty of these initiatives lies in their business model innovation process, as those organisations struggle in finding adequate strategies to establish their business in the BoP market. READ MORE