Sökning: "Knowledge production"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 2007 avhandlingar innehållade orden Knowledge production.

  1. 1. Reuse of Engineering Knowledge: Perspectives on Experience-Based Codified Knowledge in Incremental Product Development

    Författare :Daniel Stenholm; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; engineering knowledge; knowledge management life cycle; engineering checksheet; knowledge assets; experience-based knowledge; knowledge reuse; knowledge management;

    Sammanfattning : Product development is a knowledge-intensive activity and as products become more complex and competition intensifies, the amount of knowledge increases. A prerequisite for engineers who apply current best practices and continuously improve their working methodologies is to efficiently reuse existing knowledge. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Knowledge Production Function : Evidence from New Micro Data

    Författare :Hans Lööf; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Knowledge capital; performance heterogeneity; innovation; manufacturing; srvices; Community Innovation Survey; cross-country comparisons; outsosurcing; capital structure; dynamic adjustment; panel data; Industrial engineering and economy; Industriell teknik och ekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This doctoral thesis consists of five self-contained essays.Common themes that unify the essays are the conditions for innovative engagements and the effort to endogenize innovations into the explanation of profitability, productivity and growthin manufacturing and service production. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Translating Lean Production : From Managerial Discourse to Organizational Practice

    Författare :Jostein Pettersen; Jörgen Eklund; Mattias Elg; Andreas Hellström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Lean Production; Translation; Implementation; Organizational change; Lean Production; översättning; implementering; organisationsförändring; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Industrial organisation; administration and economics; Industriell organisation; administration och ekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : The majority of organizational change efforts end in failure. These failures can often be ascribed to lack of understanding of the translation processes that accompany the implementation of management concepts. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Controlled by Knowledge : A Study of two Clinical pathways in Mental Healthcare

    Författare :Mona Jerndahl Fineide; Lena Gonäs; Helge Ramsdal; Eva Bejerot; Karlstads universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Organisation theory; scientific bureaucratic medicine; health policy; governance; New Public Management; regulatory tools; control; management; standardisation; rule production; instrumentation; clinical pathways; lean; work; professions; professionals; autonomy; discretion; power; knowledge; legitimacy; evidence based medicine; mental health care; hospital; child and youth psychiatry; psychiatrist; psychologist; jurisdiction; legitimacy; soft bureaucracy; hybridisation; Working Life Science; Arbetsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Standardisation of professional work is a major policy concern to ensure quality and efficiency of services and a number of hospitals are now focusing on the use of clinical pathways as an important tool to standardise their work. This study sheds light on the processes set in motion when notions of standardisation meet local practice. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Innovation and Efficiency : a Knowledge-Based Approach to Organizing Industrial Firms

    Författare :Mats Magnusson; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; innovation; efficiency; knowledge; organizing; knowledge creation; knowledge exploitation;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with the organizing of industrial firms that face the challenge of achieving high levels of both innovation and efficiency, taking a knowledge-based approach to this classical trade-off. With a constructionist perspective as a point of departure, knowledge, which contains tacit and explicit components, is seen to exist at both the individual and the organizational level. LÄS MER