Essays about: "why study organizational development"

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  1. 1. Managing transformation pressure in large organizations : A case study on a product development organization in the transport and truck industry

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

    Author : Robert Timur Emre; Lina Lindbom Byggnings; [2019]
    Keywords : Transformation pressure; innovation; exploitation; exploration; organizational ambidexterity; ambidextrous leadership; incumbent; product development; self-driving trucks; electrification; transport; sustainability; sustainable transport solutions; Industriell transformation; innovation; förvalta och utforska; organisatorisk tvåhänthet; ambidexterity; produktutveckling; transportindustri; hållbarhet; hållbara transportlösningar;

    Abstract : Why do some large organizations succeed during transformations and others do not? This thesis aims to contribute and expand the discussion of how product development capabilities could enable success during transformations. To investigate the problem, a qualitative case study was performed at a large transport and truck incumbent, Scania CV AB. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Field Study in Shipping: Near Miss, A Mantra With Dubious Effect on Safety

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Mikkel Andersen; [2018]
    Keywords : Shipping; ISM code; Near-miss; progressive safety; awareness; loss prevention; accident pyramid; KPI; learning; power relations; FLMU06; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Safety is intertwined with learning, without learning safety would be a static construct. To advance, safety concepts and theories all rely on the art of processing knowledge and though learning attaining a contributing effect. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring Methods for Further Development of Projects in a Cluster Initiative Context : Bridging the commercial handover gap

    University essay from KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.); KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.)

    Author : Ario Alipanah; Axel Gother; [2018]
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    Abstract : With the growing concern about resource overconsumption and its consequences, the need for sustainable development is becoming more and more crucial. Sustainability brings about some challenges that are simply too great for any organization to tackle alone and this calls for higher degree of stakeholder engagement in sustainable innovation efforts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Doing Business in the Age of Transparency: A case study of Full Material Disclosure in the electronics sector

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Alexandra Wu; [2018]
    Keywords : Chemical management; green chemistry; electronics; Full Material Disclosure; case study; cleaner production; chemicals in products; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Electronic products consist of substances that can be harmful to human health and the environment if exposed or leaked during the product use and end-of-life phases. Full Material Disclosure (FMD), which usually requires suppliers to disclose on the concentrations or masses of all substances in a product, is one method of increasing supply chain transparency on chemicals in products. READ MORE

  5. 5. Welcome to the girls' club - A qualitative study on the true motivations for organizational investment in Women Leadership Development Programs

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Anna Herbstman Blitz; Julia Martins; [2017]
    Keywords : Women Leadership Development Programs; Gender equality; Female leadership; Second generation gender bias;

    Abstract : For most organizations the reality is that women still remain underrepresented at senior levels. In combination with strategic challenges, initiatives that aim to reduce gender imbalances at the higher levels of organizations is both an ethically and strategically correct move to make. READ MORE