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  1. 1. Product innovation in small established enterprises : Managing processes and resource scarcity

    Författare :Lars Löfqvist; Lars Bengtsson; Jenny Janhager-Stier; Matti Kaulio; Helena Forsman; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Nyckelord :innovation process; small enterprises; product innovation; resources; resource scarcity; SMEs; bootstrapping; cash flow; commercialization; design process; lead users; motivation; NPD; small companies; small firms; innovation management; Penrose; resource dependence theory;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis examines product innovation processes in small established enterprises. The research questions are: (1) what motivates small established enterprises to innovate, (2) how do small established enterprises perform product innovation, and (3) how do small established enterprises manage resource scarcity in their product innovation processes? To answer the research questions, a multiple case study approach was chosen with three small established enterprises as cases and different product innovation processes as embedded units of study. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Organisationers ideologiska ansikten : om grundläggande föreställningar i mindre företag

    Författare :Maj-Britt Johansson-Lindfors; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; small companies; deep structure; surface structure; ideology; directing function; controlling function;

    Sammanfattning : The question raised in this study is: Why are similar companies so different? That is, why do companies of the same size, in the same line of business, and with the same organizational structures, etc., function in different ways? The answer to these questions is expected to be found through knowledge of basic ideas in companies. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Innovation and Design Processes in Small Established Companies

    Författare :Lars Löfqvist; Lars Bengtsson; Jenny Janhager Stier; Matti Kaulio; Anna Öhrwall-Rönnbäck; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Innovation process; Design process; Small companies; Novelty; Context; Industrial organisation; administration and economics; Industriell organisation; administration och ekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis examines innovation and design processes in small established companies. There is a great interest in this area yet paradoxically the area is under-researched, since most innovation research is done on large companies. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Småföretags tjänsteutveckling : en studie av hur småföretag utvecklar individuellt anpassade tjänster

    Författare :Patrik Gottfridsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Kompetensutveckling; Småföretag; Sverige;

    Sammanfattning : .... LÄS MER

  5. 5. Institutional Logics and Accounting Professionals : The case of K2 and K3

    Författare :Karin Seger; Hans Englund; Magnus Frostenson; Roland Almqvist; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Institutional logics; multiple logics; co-existing logics; accounting professionals; accounting firms; small companies; small limited companies; the K-project; K2; K3;

    Sammanfattning : Accounting firms have long been considered a ‘black box’ in the literature, but over the last two decades or so, a growing body of literature has emerged which points to how the accounting profession may be seen as a profession in transformation, one in which the underlying logic of their work has gone from emphasizing professional values to one in which commercial values constitute the main rules of the game.This thesis draws upon and add to this literature as it directs attention to how co-existing and potentially conflicting institutional logics enable and constrain accounting professionals, in practice and over time. LÄS MER