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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. Entrepreneurs and Small-Scale Enterprises : Self Reported Health, Work Conditions, Work Environment Management and Occupational Health Services

    Författare :Kristina Gunnarsson; Malin Josephson; Eva Vingård; Ing-Marie Andersson; Gunnar Rosén; Stig Vinberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; small-scale enterprises; SSE; entrepreneur; self-rated health; systematic work environment management; work conditions; social life; Occupational Health Service; OHS; Occupational medicine; Yrkesmedicin; Arbets- och miljömedicin; Occupational and Environmental Medicine;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis focused on factors contributing to improved work environment in small-scale enterprises and sustainable health for the entrepreneurs. In Study I, implementation of the provision of Systematic Work Environment Management (SWEM) with and without support was investigated. Two implementation methods were used, supervised and network method. LÄS MER

  3. 3. 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;

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  4. 4. Healthy performance in small enterprises : studies of organizational determinants

    Författare :Stig Vinberg; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Industrial Work Environment; Industriell produktionsmiljö;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis presents explorative studies aimed at contributing to more knowledge about relations between organizational factors such as aspects of leadership, learning, psychosocial working environment and quality, and relations between these factors and outcomes related to organizational and health performance, in small enterprises. The main focus is not on particular relations in isolation, but on a whole set of factors and the relations between these. LÄS MER

  5. 5. 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