Essays about: "subcontracting"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the word subcontracting.

  1. 1. The unionisation of precarious workers : representations, problematisation and experiences in Swedish blue-collar unions in the construction and hotel-restaurant sectors

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för hälsa, vård och välfärd

    Author : Sophie BANASIAK; [2020]
    Keywords : precarious workers; labour unions; Swedish model; commodification; labour market segmentation; subcontracting; flexibility; fear; organising; community building;

    Abstract : From the Polanyian perspective on the double movement of labour commodification and self-protection of Society, the aim of this study was to examine how unionists perceive and problematise precarious employment and what are their practices for unionising and thereby securing precarious workers. A double case study was conducted in the hotel-restaurant and construction sectors in Sweden with the participation of blue-collar unionists with diverse backgrounds and experiences. READ MORE

  2. 2. Entrepreneurial Outsourcing : Motivators, Benefits, Risks and Challenges

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Steffen Appelhans; Tobias Svensson; [2019]
    Keywords : Outsourcing; Entrepreneurship; Startups; Internationalization; Externalization; Subcontracting; Offshoring;

    Abstract : Our economy is going global. Open borders and the internet have created endless possibilities for companies to source products and services internationally. This phenomenon, outsourcing, is widely studied among large companies, usually referring to them offshoring parts of their operations to increase business and cost efficiency. READ MORE

  3. 3. Barriers to business model innovation : An exploratorive multiple case study of subcontracting manufacturing SMEs in Jönköping County

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Rasmus Hellman; Gustav Lindholm; Malcolm Scott; [2018]
    Keywords : Business Model; Business Model Innovation; Dynamic Capabilities; Sustainable competitive advantage;

    Abstract : Background – In today´s globalized environment, a stronger emphasis on moving production to low-cost environments is present. Assembling a complex product usually involves multiple smaller manufacturing firms across the globe. READ MORE

  4. 4. Important factors when implementing an improvement process and examining how subcontracting companies differ from other companies.

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Avdelningen för maskin- och materialteknik

    Author : Simon Broomé; [2017]
    Keywords : Improvement process; successful implementation; key factors; förbättringsprocess; lyckad implementering; nyckelfaktorer;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to examine which factors are the most important to successfully implementing an improvement process, and to examine if subcontracting companies differ from the rest of the companies in the study. Increasing the quality of products and at the same time lowering the costs is often necessary with the pressure from the external environment that many companies are facing today. READ MORE

  5. 5. An explorative study on small-sized game development firms from a born global perspective

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Eduardo Do Amaral; Kevin Walther; [2017]
    Keywords : Born global; Internationalization; Small-sized game development firms; Game development; Digital distribution;

    Abstract : The existing literature provides a variety of drivers enabling rapid internationalization of born global firms. This explorative study with its inductive approach attempts to analyze to what extent born global theory can be used to understand internationalization in the context of small-sized game development firms. READ MORE