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  1. 1. Aesthetic Flexibility : Modularity of Visual Form in Product Portfolios and Branded Products

    Författare :Torbjörn Andersson; Johan Ölvander; Anders Warell; Stefan Holmlid; Monika Hestad; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Aesthetic flexibility; industrial design; product modularity; brand extension; product portfolio development; carry-over; face-lift;

    Sammanfattning : The increase in competition amongst companies that produce complex or large product portfolios has created a need to utilise modularity strategies not only to flexibly manage technical complexity in a costeffective manner but also for visual appearance. This research aims to understand how the visual appearance of products is affected by modular product development strategies. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Service Provider Flexibility : A Strategic Perspective

    Författare :Danilo Brozovic; Fredrik Nordin; Annika Ravald; Per-Olof Berg; Lars Witell; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; provider flexibility; value creation; service logic; service; strategic flexibility; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is about service provider flexibility and how provider flexibility facilitates customer value creation in contexts where customer processes and activities change. Provider flexibility is delineated as a mechanism of value creation and defined as the ability of the service provider to respond to changes or to bring about changes that support its customers’ value creation. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Aesthetic Flexibility : In Industrial Design Practice

    Författare :Torbjörn Andersson; Johan Ölvander; Renee Wever; Toni-Matti Karjalainen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; industrial design; product development; product modularity; product branding; and dual decision-making.;

    Sammanfattning : Competition among companies that produce complex or large product portfolios has created a need to use modularity strategies not only to flexibly manage technical complexity in a cost-effective manner but also to produce visually appealing products. This research aims to understand how the visual appearance of products is affected by modular product development strategies and creates coherent product brands. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Flexibility through Information Sharing : Evidences from the Automotive Industry in Sweden

    Författare :Nidal Dwaikat; Esmail Salehi-Sangari; Christos Tsinopoulos; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; information sharing; demand forecast; inventory data; volume flexibility; delivery flexibility; responsiveness; delivery performance; first-tier supplier; automotive Industry; PLS-SEM; Industriell ekonomi och organisation; Industrial Engineering and Management;

    Sammanfattning : Research has validated the contribution of information sharing to performance improvement. It has also suggested that flexibility is a highly important competitive priority for those companies where demand is volatile. Several studies argue that flexibility has been recognized as a key enabler for supply chain responsiveness. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Implementation of Flexible Automatic Assembly in Small Companies : Flexibility and Process demands

    Författare :Roger Johansson; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Assembly automation; Flexibility; Modularity;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis has its focus within Flexible Automatic Assembly (FAA) systems and its implementation in small companies. The small companies are an important part of a country’s industry and economy. The need for the small company to increase the technology level, in order to be competitive in a global market as a supplier, is evident. LÄS MER