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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 359 avhandlingar innehållade orden business network.
1. International network competitiveness : Technical and foreign market knowledge development in international SME networks
Sammanfattning : How can small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) compete over time within international networks? This thesis takes a stance in that business network relationships are essential for international SMEs as such networks can provide knowledge and learning opportunities. International network competitiveness is, in this thesis, introduced as a concept that captures SMEs long term performance, resulting from the firms being competitive within international business networks. LÄS MER
2. How Personal Networks Shape Business : An Anthropological Study of Social Embeddedness, Knowledge Development and Growth of Firms
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
Sammanfattning : Medical tourism (MT) enables patients to satisfy their healthcare needs by traveling outside their country of residence to obtain medical treatment. The increasing number of scientific publications, different countries’ engagement in providing care for foreigners, and patients heading abroad to receive healthcare indicate the growth and popularity of MT. LÄS MER
4. The Quest for Stability : A Network Approach to Business Relationship Endurance in Professional Services
Sammanfattning : Enduring business relationships have been frequently observed in the industrial setting. Models based on a network approach have explained why this could be a rationally efficient way to organise exchange between firms. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Starting from an empirical study of a business firm’s problems with implementing an information system in its business activity, this thesis identifies a need to theoretically model and conceptually develop the general business activity of a firm. This puts the context in focus, as a well-functioning information system needs to be anchored and developed to support and enhance the activities for which it is used, that is, contextualized. LÄS MER