Essays about: "small and medium-sized enterprises SMEs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 214 essays containing the words small and medium-sized enterprises SMEs.

  1. 1. Building Institutional Capacity for Sustainability Transitions through Innovation Experiments : A Case Study of Sustainability Innovation Networks and Craft Beer SMEs

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Brendan Pipkin; [2019]
    Keywords : Experimentation; Sustainability Transitions; Circular Economy; SMEs; Craft Beer; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The concept of experimentation is increasingly promoted to facilitate social learning for sustainability transitions. Experiments are collaborative initiatives designed to generate knowledge and test innovative practices to address a collective sustainability challenge. READ MORE

  2. 2. Size Matters: A Comparative Study of Supply Chain Integration between SMEs and MNEs

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS); Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS)

    Author : Johann Hagedorn; Feras Khousrof; [2019]
    Keywords : supply chain management; supply chain integration; supplier integration; small and medium-sized enterprises; multinational enterprises;

    Abstract : Background: Supplier integration is becoming increasingly important due to the increased globalisation in the business world nowadays. Today’s focal firm does not operate independently, but as a part of its supply chain which competes with other supply chains in the market. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Multiple Linear Regression Model To Assess The Effects of Macroeconomic Factors On Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik; KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Emil Book; Linus Ekelöf; [2019]
    Keywords : Statistics; Applied Mathematics; Regression Analysis; Statistik; tillämpad matematik; Regressionsanalys;

    Abstract : Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have long been considered the backbone in any country’s economy for their contribution to growth and prosperity. It is therefore of great importance that the government and legislators adopt policies that optimise the success of SMEs. READ MORE

  4. 4. Disrupting carbon lock-in: How a target-based sustainability program for businesses can support the politics of decarbonization in Ottawa, Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Robin Goldstein; [2019]
    Keywords : carbon lock-in; decarbonization; climate governance experiment; politics; business; green economy; Ottawa; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Human-induced climate change has emerged as one of the greatest sustainability challenges of our time, with significant risks for human health, livelihoods and security. However, technological solutions to phase out the use of fossil fuels in industrialized countries are politically contested. READ MORE

  5. 5. Do Leaders Prioritise Crisis Preparedness? : A study of how leaders can affect the level of crisis preparedness in SMEs

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan; Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Lena Hussmann; Jonna Schippert; [2019]
    Keywords : Crises; Crisis; Crisis Management; Crisis Preparedness; Crisis Readiness; Leaders; Management; SMEs;

    Abstract : Background: Crisis and crisis management is a research topic that since the 1980s has gotten increasing amounts of attention in research. A crisis refers to an event that may have severe effects on an organisation's survival, making it important to know how to prepare for them. Interest in research about crisis preparedness has been growing. READ MORE