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  1. 16. Managing competence development and acquisition in small manufacturing firms : differences between firms by organisational market performance

    Författare :Håkan Ylinenpää; Luleå tekniska universitet; []

    Sammanfattning : This thesis addresses how small manufacturing firms develop in-house competencies and acquire external expertise. It also relates in-house development and external aquisition to contextual factors. LÄS MER

  2. 17. Företag i perifera regioner : fallstudier av företagartradition, företagsmiljö och företags framväxt i Norrbottens inland

    Författare :Elisabeth Sundin; Leif Lindmark; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; buying behavior; case studies; dependency theory; developing industry; economic tradition; entrepreneurship; external control; growing firms; historical method; industrial environment; linkage patterns; local control; northern Sweden; peripheral regions; prefabricated houses; small firms; spirit of enterprise; staple theory; underdeveloped regions; Företag; Sverige; Norrbotten;

    Sammanfattning : This is a study of how industries develop in regions that are industrially weak, exemplified by Norrbotten, the northernmost province of Sweden. Developing industries are represented by three companies manufacturing prefabricated wooden houses, situated in the municipalities Övertorneå, Kalix (Morjärv) and Älvsbyn in the interior of Norrbotten. LÄS MER

  3. 18. Managing Distance : Small Firm Networks at the Geographic Margins

    Författare :Alexandre Dubois; Brita Hermelin; Andrew Copus; Dimitris Skuras; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; globalisation; periphery; small firms; embeddedness; extralocal networks; proximity; kulturgeografi; Human Geography;

    Sammanfattning : Small businesses located in the most sparsely populated and peripheral parts of Europe are frequently believed to be marginalised with respect to the processes of economic globalisation. This thesis proposes to explore an alternative perspective for understanding how small businesses that are located at the geographical margins engage with the globalised economy. LÄS MER

  4. 19. Competence acquisition and competitive advantages : an empirical study of small firms

    Författare :Malin Malmström; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Redovisning och styrning; Accounting and Control;

    Sammanfattning : Competence acquisition in small firms is an under-researched area. The purposes of the entire thesis are, to describe how small firms acquire competence, to create an understanding by identifying factors that can affect how small firms handle competence acquisition, and why these factors affect the acquisition of competence, and to develop and test a model about competence acquisition. LÄS MER

  5. 20. Barriers to growth in small firms

    Författare :Henrik Barth; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
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    Sammanfattning : It has been indicated in literature that growth of small firms is essential for job creation, for the national economy and for development as a whole. In order for small firms to realise their growth potential, it is essential that the small firms manage to overcome various barriers to growth along the way. LÄS MER