Recent Submissions

  • Teamwork orientation and personal learning: The role of individual cultural values and value congruence 

    Ghulam, Mustafa; Glavee-Geo, Richard; Maria Rice, Paula (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Orientation: There is a growing body of research that indicates that personal factors such as collectivist value orientation play an important role in individuals’ preference for teamwork, and an individual’s propensity ...
  • Land based farming of salmon: economic analysis 

    Nesset, Erik; Tusvik, Amalie (Research report, 2017)
    The aim of this report is to investigate the economics of land based aquaculture of salmon and to compare the competitiveness of land based production to the conventional, sea based production model. Two land based scenarios ...
  • Safeguarding export and import transactions through relationships and networking 

    Glavee-Geo, Richard; Engelseth, Per (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    This paper provides insight into some notable factors in safeguarding business transactions. Firms in the Sunnmøre region of Norway use a variety of governance forms to secure and safeguard international business transactions. ...
  • An organizational capability perspective on knowledge management: The effect of knowledge management capabilities on organizational effectiveness of maritime equipment suppliers in Møre and Romsdal 

    Nordøy, Ingrid Marie (Master thesis, 2017)
    Previous studies have emphasized the importance of knowledge management capabilities (KMC´s) and outlined their influence on organizational effectiveness. Today’s economic environment has been described as knowledge based ...
  • Consumer perceptions of Country of Origin Brand image and product quality on the purchase intention of high-tech products: A multi-country study of Ghanian, Norwegian and South Korean consumers 

    Muni-Awudu, Grace; Hyekomin, Kwon (Master thesis, 2017)
    Purpose: In recent times, smartphones can be considered as one of the basic needs of every person. The flexibility, efficiency and ease of use it comes with make it a necessity in today's age and world of technological ...
  • The Backsourcing Process – A case study 

    Slyngstad, Andrea Blindheim (Master thesis, 2017)
    This study examines the backsourcing process in detail. Previous research regarding backsourcing has mainly focused on the process before the decision to backsource has been made. Research regarding what happens after ...
  • Kundelojalitet 

    Haugen, Astri Marie Vik; Fagerli, Martine Kolsvik (Bachelor thesis, 2017)
    I denne oppgaven har problemstillingen: «hvordan påvirker lojalitetsprogrammer i dagligvarehandelen forbrukernes lojalitet til de respektive handelshusene» blitt analysert og drøftet. Distribusjonskjeden består av leddene ...
  • Elektronisk word-of-mouth markedsføring og dens påvirkning på restaurantavgjørelser 

    Førde, Elisabeth Berg; Kirkaune, Ronja Østerfeldt (Bachelor thesis, 2017)
    Tiden vi lever i nå blir ofte omtalt som informasjonsalderen. Det eksisterer overveldende mengder med informasjon, noe som gjør elektronisk word-of-mouth til en nødvendig tidsbesparer (Silverman 2001). Når det gjelder ...
  • An Analysis of demand for Norwegian salted & dried cod in the Dominican Republic 

    Haahjem, Hanne Gjendem; Nesset, Katrine Oline Istad (Master thesis, 2017)
    The objective of this study is to examine the Dominican market for salted & dried cod, by presenting an analysis of demand for this product from 1988 to 2015. Additionally, the study investigates how demand for slated & ...
  • Sponsing på blogg 

    Hatleid, Janicke Strømskag; Monsen, Cathrine Bjerke; Ylving, Elisabeth Brox; Bugge, Helene Bølset (Bachelor thesis, 2017)
    Oppgavens tema kom vi frem til på grunn av vår interesse for utviklingen av bloggens bruksområde. Vi ville med dette se på hvordan sponsing kan ha innvirkning på bloggleserens opplevelse. Det er spennende å se hvordan ...
  • Hva skal til for å gjøre hvitfisknæringen mer miljømessig bærekraftig i fremtiden? 

    Sølsnes, Robin Samuelsen; Råd, Marius Frandsen (Bachelor thesis, 2017)
    I denne oppgaven har vi fokusert på bærekraftig drift i hvitfisknæringen, nærmere bestemt den miljømessige delen av bærekraft. Problemstillingen vår lyder som følgende: Hva skal til for å gjøre hvitfisknæringen mer ...
  • Vurdering av budsjett som styringsverktøy for virksomheter 

    Stensøe, Alexandra Gabrielle; Giske, Lena Elise Paulsen (Bachelor thesis, 2017)
    Formålet med denne utredningen er å vurdere budsjettet som styringsverktøy. Over de siste tiårene har kritikken mot det tradisjonelle budsjettet økt, og som anklages for å være tid og kostnadskrevende, lite fleksibelt ...
  • Pro Pelo SB med MeltWire 

    Myklebust, Rebekka Fjørtoft; Hermansen, Gaute; Håskjold, Marte Konstance Alvestad (Bachelor thesis, 2017)
    Did you know that plastic is one of the biggest environmental challenges we face? It is estimated that by 2050 the sea will contain more plastic than fish. In addition, about 29,500 tonnes of plastic waste are thrown ...
  • InNorvation SB - Innovasjonsprosjekt 

    Sæterøy, Vegard Strand; Hough, Endre Lorentz Fotland; Busæt, Mathias Brandal (Bachelor thesis, 2017)
    If you’ve ever seen a new, innovative product on a crowdfunding website, and wondered how long it will take for it to be completed or if it will meet your expectations, then you’re not alone. On most internet sites/outlets ...
  • Verdens beste fagarbeider? En analyse av fremtidens maritime fagarbeidar på Sunnmøre 

    Klock, Fredrik L. (Master thesis, 2016)
    Hensikten med oppgaven har vært å analysere hvilken kompetanse fremtidens fagarbeidere innen maritim industri på Sunnmøre bør inneha for å kunne kalles verdens beste fagarbeidere om fem til ti år, ut fra et strategisk og ...
  • Effects of local language skills on the employabiblity of International graduates in Norway. 

    Tamrakar, Sajwal; Das, Roshan (Master thesis, 2016)
    Many studies suggest that language is almost the essence of international business (Bondarouk, Ruel & Looise, 2011). This study focuses on the role of local language skills on the employability of international graduates ...
  • Tourists' perceptions and intention to revisit Norway 

    Lazar, Ana Florina; Komolikova-Blindheim, Galyna (Master thesis, 2016)
    Purpose - The overall purpose of this study is to explore tourists' perceptions and their intention to revisit Norway. The aim is to find out what are the factors that drive the overall satisfaction, the willingness to ...
  • Market integration between wild and farmed seabream and seabass in Spain 

    Bjørndal, Trond; Guillen, Jordi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) and European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) production from aquaculture has been increasing since the 1990s. Nowadays, about 95% of their production comes from aquaculture. In this study, ...
  • Økonomisk analyse av klippfisknæringa 

    Bjørndal, Marianne Tranberg; Bjørndal, Trond; Ekerhovd, Nils-Arne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Samandrag Eksportverdien av klippfisk var i 2014 på cirka 3,6 milliarder kroner. Klippfiskindustrien på Nordvestlandet er tyngdepunktet for norsk klippfiskproduksjon og eksport og over 90 prosent av eksporten skjer frå ...
  • Fish processing in Portugal: An industry in expansion 

    Bjørndal, Trond; Brasao, Ana; Ramos, Jorge; Tusvik, Amalie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    The purpose of this paper is to analyse developments in the Portuguese fish processing industry from the 1960s to the present as well as prospects for future expansion. In this period, Portugal has undergone tremendous ...

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