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    • Measures under pressure - Applicable types of performance measurements for strategy implementation at KappAhl and Skandia AFS 

      Jung, Jörg; Bengtsson, Johan (2000)
      In today's business environment concepts such as stakeholder value and service management have become extremely important to satisfy employees, customers and shareholders. This thesis focuses on how service companies can ...
    • The new Danish tax regime -Attitudes and opinions of different Swedish interested parties 

      Skans, Johan; Edstrom, Andrea (2000)
      On January 1, 1999, Denmark introduced a new tax regime. Among other things it included less stringent tax laws in regards to dividends. This has been acknowledged around Europe, and Denmark is, with their new favorable ...
    • Creating a competitive advantage in southeast Asia and Australia 

      Nylander, Håkan; Andersson, Richard (2000)
      As companies strive for getting the upper hand on the competition, there is one area that is receiving increasing interest, namely logistics. In this thesis, our contribution to the knowledge of how a competitive advantage ...
    • The Chinese pharmaceutical market 

      Kang, Zhen; Wei, Yibin (2000)
      China has the most quickly expanding and developing economy in the world today. Many Swedish firms have already entered the Chinese market, each of whom have different expectations and results. Other companies, like Recip ...
    • A case study of the construction and civil engineering industry 

      Hult, Peter; Henricson, Nina (2000)
      The purpose of this thesis is to evaluate if there are opportunities for a Scandinavian company on the Vietnamese market for construction and civil engineering. A qualitative case study has been made in three steps to reach ...
    • Euro cash pooling and shared financial services 

      Wannfors, Mats; Hong, Liang (2000)
      The shared service centre (SSC) is a concept in which a business organisation consolidates all its administrative functions and in-house services in one place. The SSC promises to save a bulk of money, and provide ...
    • M&As and Their Impact on the Organization 

      Karlsson, Birgitta; Andersson, Andreas (2000)
      This paper deals with the M&A process. Since it is a broad area we have decided to concentrate on the organizational change that occurs in an M&A, the integration phase, and what this means to people in the organization. ...
    • Swedish managers in Russia 

      Wistrand, Helena; Pettersson, Magnus (2000)
      This thesis concerns the complexity of integrating two nationalities, Swedish and Russian, into the same management team at a Swedish venture in Russia. A comparative analysis was conducted of Swedish and Russian management ...
    • The internationalisation process of e-commerce companies 

      Persson, Christine; Ekström, Marcus (2000)
      This thesis was initiated because of the new and fast growing environment that attracts more and more companies to do business electronically the Internet. The question that was raised was how e-commerce companies are ...
    • Municipal control of external providers within the elderly care 

      Trenneborg, Michael (2000)
      Swedish municipalities are today using more and more non-public alternatives to provide public services for their citizens. One area where this is increasing is the area of elderly care. By utilizing some form of ...
    • Managing the Cultural Issue of Merger and Acquisition 

      Clerc, Pascal (2000)
      Renault-Nissan, Daimler-Chrysler, Ford-Volvo, Daewoo-General Motors...The phenomenon of merger and acquisition within the automotive industry is booming. Just before, it was the take over of Rover by BMW, and the acquisition ...
    • Relationship marketing in central Europe - A case study of Volvo Truck Czech 

      Rott, Anna (2001)
      Increased competition around the world has forced companies to search for new ways to compete. Relationships are among the most valuable assets a company can have and can create competitive advantages for a company. ...
    • Wilson logistics -A strategy for the business unit logistics, guiding Wilson towards becoming a third party logistics provider 

      Richardson, Alexander; Malmborg, Henrik (2001)
      This thesis presents the strategy for the business unit logistics at Wilson Logistics Holding AB and will give the answers to `Why' and `How' logistics must be developed. Moreover this thesis exposes `the extension of the ...
    • Predicting the future -A case study of Volvo CE's forecasting process 

      Söderlund, Martin; Ramström, Joachim (2001)
      Forecasting has today become a key success factor for companies with long lead times. Resources and capabilities within a company have to be managed in an optimal way, which requires prognosing fluctuations in future demand. ...
    • E-business Str@tegy in the Acute Care segment in Europe 

      Li Kam, Hui; Fladvad, Miriam (2001)
      The European health care industry in general has been rather backwards with e-business implementation compared to other industries. Only a handful of start-up companies have recently initiated trading medical products ...
    • DESTINATION LOYALTY 

      C. BECERRA, PEDRO (2001)
      As many companies attempt to sustain competitive advantage by obtaining loyalty from its customers through a customer loyalty programs. There is one concept that has gained profound awareness, to be exact The Customer ...
    • Ownership and control in joint ventures 

      Mellgren, Anders; Li, Xuefang (2001)
      To run a joint venture effectively and without conflicts has in several cases proven to be problematic. The need for good relationships between the partners is therefore necessary. It is of great importance that the partners' ...
    • Cultures impact upon co-workers´ perceptions and behaviour 

      Gao, Hui; Ekenvall, Alexandra (2001)
      The overall subject for this thesis is to enlarge our understanding of co-workers' behaviour while working in a multicultural setting. An understanding of co-workers' behaviour is essential, since human resources should ...
    • How do companies servitize? Case company: Mölnlycke Health Care AB 

      T. Stratton, Scott; Magnusson, Johanna (2001)
      The rapid technological development has commoditized product differentiation and squeezed products margins. Consequently, manufacturers have sought alternative routes to increase the opportunity for competitive differentiation ...
    • Supporting sales management with CRM software - Case company SAP AG 

      Gurviciute, Kristina (2001)
      Increased globalization and greater market transparency are making the issue of retaining customers more and more important in today&#39s business environment. Recent sales management trends are leading companies to focus ...