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  1. 1. New Venture, Survival, Growth : Continuance, Termination and Growth of Business Firms and Business Populations in Sweden During the 20th Century

    Författare :Marcus Box; Karl Gratzer; Johan Söderberg; Johan Wiklund; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; firm growth; firm death; firm survival; firm performance; firm populations; business dynamics; cohort method; longitudinal method; business demography; liability of newness; liability of smallness; entrepreneurship; small and medium enterprises; business history; size distribution; ownership; succession; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation focuses on the formation, growth and discontinuance of business populations and firms in Sweden during the 20th century. It addresses some key issues in the domain of economic and social sciences, and in particular entrepreneurship and small business research: if and when firms grow, stagnate and decline, as well as how long firms survive and when they are likely to disband. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Innovative Behaviour of Small Firms : Essays on Small Firms' Internationalisation and Use of Online Channels

    Författare :Vladimir Vanyushyn; Håkan Boter; Maria Bengtsson; Robert Blackburn; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Innovation; small and medium-sized enterprises; Internet; marketing; internationalisation; Sweden; Finland; Innovation; små och medelstora företag; onlinekanaler; Internet; marknadsföring; internationalisering; Sverige; Finland; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Sammanfattning : The spread of information technology and the dissolution of international borders have had a significant impact on the challenges and opportunities faced by today's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Innovative behaviour on the part of SMEs is a prerequisite for a successful transformation of the opportunities offered by these structural changes into growth and profitability. LÄS MER

  3. 3. The Creation of International Business Relationships : Experience and Performance in the Internationalization Process of SMEs

    Författare :Jukka Hohenthal; Harry Barkema; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Business Relationships; Internationalization; SME; Knowledge; Learning; Experience; Performance; Process; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; företagsekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : The present study examines the causal effect of experience on the performance of inter-national business relationships for small and medium-sized business firms. A case study of ten market entry processes in ten Swedish SMEs shows that both experienced and inexperienced firms can succeed in creating a new international business relationship. LÄS MER

  4. 4. How Personal Networks Shape Business : An Anthropological Study of Social Embeddedness, Knowledge Development and Growth of Firms

    Författare :Peter Parker; Socialantropologi; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social embeddedness; growth; small business; trust; social capital; knowledge development; informal organization; personal network; Business network; social network; anthropology; Sociology of labour; sociology of enterprise; Arbetslivssociologi; företagssociologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : The research draws from anthropological work on social exchange and later work on embeddedness in an exploration of how personal networks shape business. The purpose of the research is to contribute to an understanding of how social relations shape economic processes and vice versa. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Strategiska förhållningssätt till informationsteknik i små företag

    Författare :Sven Junghagen; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Small Business; Information technology; Diffusion; Strategic dispositions; Strategic contexts; Application contexts; Dynamics; Uncertainty avoidance; Småföretag;

    Sammanfattning : Both information technology and small business are considered to be of great importance for economy today. Several empirical studies have however showed that the diffusion of information technology among small business have been limited. LÄS MER