Sökning: "profitability"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 259 avhandlingar innehållade ordet profitability.

  1. 1. Profitability Performance of Supermarkets : The effects of scale of operation, local market conditions, and conduct on the economic performance of supermarkets

    Författare :Mikael Hernant; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Retailing; Store performance; Profitability; Economies of scale; Competition; Business and economics; Ekonomi; Humaniora-samhällsvetenskap; Humanities and Social sciences;

    Sammanfattning : Ever since introduced and rolled out on the market during the 1950's and 1960's the supermarket format of grocery retail stores has played an important role in the grocery retail sector in Sweden, as well as in other countries. Although the sector in Sweden has evolved into a sector harbouring various store formats, the supermarket remains the major one - about half of the total volume of sales currently goes through supermarkets. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Profitability = f(G) : Computational Thermodynamics, Materials Design and Process Optimization

    Författare :David Dilner; Malin Selleby; Mao Huahai; André Costa e Silva; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; CALPHAD; steel; sulfide; steelmaking; thermodynamics; ICME; CALPHAD; stål; sulfid; ståltillverkning; termodynamik; ICME; Teknisk materialvetenskap; Materials Science and Engineering;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis starts by giving a motivation to materials modeling as a way to increase profitability but also a possibility decrease the environmental impact. Fundamental concepts of relevance for this work are introduced, this include the materials genome, ICME and of course the CALPHAD method. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Risk, uncertainty & profitability : An accounting-based study of industrial firms' financial performance

    Författare :Mattias Hamberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; företagsekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : It is often said, among practicians and theorists, that doing business is about taking risks. Thisthesis is focused on the relationship between doing business, and thereby earning a return, andthe inherent risk taking. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Profitability in Swedish manufacturing : trends and explanations

    Författare :Lennart Erixon; Stockholms universitet; []

    Sammanfattning : .... LÄS MER

  5. 5. Firm dynamics and competition in the electricity market

    Författare :Aili Tang; Lars Hultkrantz; Magnus Lodefalk; Niklas Jakobsson; Robert Lundmark; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Firm growth; profitability; steady-state; market power; competition; Boone indicator;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of four independent essays that deal with the firm dynamics and competition in the electricity market. Specifically, it addresses two important facets of firm dynamics, namely, firm performance (growth and profitability) and the change in competition intensity that Swedish electricity firms face, brought by the process of deregulation in Swedish electricity market. LÄS MER