Essays about: "the culture of IKEA SWeden"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words the culture of IKEA SWeden.

  1. 1. Change Through Transformation : An exploratory case study on leadership in contrasting organisational contexts of IKEA Sweden.

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

    Author : Karl Gårlin; Mathias Kostet; [2016]
    Keywords : transformational leadership; transformational culture; organisational culture; IKEA; temporary organisation; permanent organisation; project management; leadership; managerial perspective;

    Abstract : As corporations have to adapt to an ever-faster spinning global environment they often turn to projects as a facilitator to positive change. With the increase in temporary projects more line managers are faced with leading projects in the permanent organisation, a task that can be widely different from leadership in the permanent organisation. READ MORE

  2. 2. One tree in a forest will never survive when the wind comes : Leading across cultures and its impact

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Marielle Johansson; Ellen Nordkvist; [2016]
    Keywords : Culture; Cultural differences; Leadership; Followership; China; Sweden.;

    Abstract : Research questions: What are the biggest differences between the Swedish culture and the Chinese culture? How does leadership from one culture affect followers in a different culture? What strategies and tools does the management apply in order to manage cultural differences? Purpose: The purpose of this thesis is to understand the biggest differences between Swedish and Chinese culture. Furthermore, the purpose is to understand if and how cultural differences affect the employees within a foreign company. READ MORE

  3. 3. Working with Social Media in Japan. In the case of H&M, Ikea and Volvo Corporation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Sarah Müller; Elin Simonsson; [2015-07-08]
    Keywords : Social Media; Japan; Social Media Usage; Japanese Culture; H M; IKEA; Volvo Car Corporation;

    Abstract : AbstractSocial media is an evermore important tool for companies to utilize in marketing, as it no longer is a question of if, but how social media can be employed for communicating to current and potential customers. However, it is also a tool that holds its complexities, and one in which companies are resistant to use. READ MORE

  4. 4. Change a Way Forward: An interpretative and qualitative study examining an organizational change initiative

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Lena Ytterberg; Susanna Hallner; [2013]
    Keywords : IKEA Industry; Organizational Change Management; Cultural change; Sense Making; Symbolic Leadership; Organizational Identification; Zero Defect Culture; Quality; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Title: Change – A way forward: An interpretative and qualitative study examining an organizational change initiative. Seminar date: May 28th 2013 Course: BUSN49 - Degree Project in Managing People, Knowledge and Change - Master Level Authors: Lena Ytterberg, Susanna Hallner Advisors: Stefan Sveningsson Department of Business Administration Lund University School of Economics and Management, Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing cultural differences in MNE: a case study on IKEA in China and their staffs

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för hållbar samhälls- och teknikutveckling; Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för hållbar samhälls- och teknikutveckling

    Author : Binh Pham; Xue Hongyu; [2012]
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    Abstract : Course:EFO703 Bachelor Thesis in Business administration 15 ECTSUniversity:Mälardalen UniversitySchool of Sustainable Development of Society and Technology, VästeråsAuthors:Pham Ngoc Binh & Xue HongyuExaminer:Ole LiljeforsTutor:Per NordqvistResearch question:How has IKEA managed cultural differences regarding their staffs in China?Purpose of the research:The purpose of the research is to describe and analyze the managerial practices of IKEA in China under the influence of Chinese business culture in order to figure out the flexibility in the strategy of the company in the effort of retaining the standardized structure but still be able to adapt to the culture different from its background.Method:The deductive approach was used in this paper and the empirical data was gathered with a qualitative method. READ MORE