Essays about: "specific challenges of SMEs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 essays containing the words specific challenges of SMEs.

  1. 1. Barriers in the Pre-Decision Stage of Blockchain Adoption for Supply Chain : A Single Case Study in a Swedish Small Enterprise

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för företagande, innovation och hållbarhet

    Author : Lisa Klug; [2021]
    Keywords : Technological Innovation Adoption; Blockchain; Pre-Decision Stage; Barriers; TOE Framework; Supply Chain; Small and Medium-sized Enterprise SME ;

    Abstract : Background: Blockchain is a technological innovation, and its benefits such as decentralized transactions without a trusted third party, improvements in traceability and efficiency can potentially facilitate complex challenges faced by supply chains (Hughes et al., 2019; Saberi et al., 2019). READ MORE

  2. 2. Challenges in University-Industry Collaborations : Organisational Differences Leading to Challenges in University-Industry Collaborations in Student-Based Innovative Projects

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Johannes Fussenegger; David Casado Lopez; [2021]
    Keywords : university-industry collaborations; innovation; SMEs; organisational differences; student-based projects;

    Abstract : Background: Collaborations between universities and industries are common to foster innovation in small and medium-sized enterprises. Participants of these collaborations face several challenges related to these collaborations. Universities and Industries work in different environments and value different priorities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Enabling Circular Business Model Innovation : A Multiple-Case Study of Swedish SMEs and Business Support for Circularity

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

    Author : Johanna Dyremark; Sara Gustafsson; [2021]
    Keywords : circular economy; barriers to circular economy; circular business model; circular business model innovation; sustainability; business support; SMEs; cirkulär ekonomi; barriärer till cirkulär ekonomi; cirkulär affärsmodell; cirkulär affärsmodellsinnovation; hållbarhet; företagsstöd; små och medelstora företag;

    Abstract : Circular economy (CE) is seen as a strategy to achieve sustainable development, requiring commitment and support from multiple actors on all system levels; from companies and products to governments and nations. Circular business models (CBMs) are regarded as an important leverage to implement circularity at an organizational level, and business support is considered an important enabler of these. READ MORE

  4. 4. What Gets Measured Gets Done: Sustainability Reporting in Swedish Retail SMEs

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi

    Author : Alva Jonevret; Matilda Ljunglöf; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Sustainability Reporting; SMEs; Sustainable Retailing; Barriers;

    Abstract : Climate change is undoubtedly affecting the planet with sea ice melts, wildfires, and warmer temperatures. Science shows the need for keeping the global temperature at 1.5°C, which calls for a rapid societal and environmental transformation. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Race to the Top in the Era of Artificial Intelligence - A Qualitative Study examining challenges & opportunities for small and medium sized Swedish companies in AI adoption

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Johanna Dahlqvist; Olivia Pivén; [2020-07-22]
    Keywords : Artificial Intelligence; Technology Innovation Diffusion; Digitalization; Strategic management; Change management; Culture of innovation; Innovation management;

    Abstract : Background & Purpose: This study focuses on challenges to AI adoption in small- and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Sweden, as well as solutions to these challenges. The background, and the reason for studying the topic, lies in Sweden’s stated vision of becoming one of the world leaders in adopting the powers of Artificial Intelligence (AI). READ MORE