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Modeling Equity, Satisfaction and Loyalty
(Series of Dissertations3/2002, Doctoral thesis, 2002)
The link between customer satisfaction and loyalty has had a tremendous impact on managerial decision-making and academic works over the years. Despite the lack of empirical research supporting this link, its existence ...
Mellom profesjon og reform: Om fremveksten og implementeringen av enhetlig ledelse i norsk sykehusvesen
(Series of Dissertations2/2009, Doctoral thesis, 2009)
Avhandlingen består foruten en introduksjonsdel av tre artikler. Den første artikkelen (Fra fagstyre til enhetlig ledelse) er en historisk studie av utviklingen fra enhetlig legeledelse, som var den dominerende ledelsesmodellen ...
Televised sport: Exploring the structuration of producing change and stability in a public service institution
(Series of Dissertations01/2009, Doctoral thesis, 2009)
This thesis has both an empirical and a theoretical ambition. First, the empirical concern is uncovering the processes that shaped and influenced the production of televised football in the Norwegian Public Service ...
The Contrary Forces of Innovation: An Ethnography of Innovation Processes in the Food Industry
(Series of Dissertations06, Doctoral thesis, 2009)
The purpose of the study is to contribute to our understanding of innovation processes. The overarching research question has been: How do innovation processes evolve over time, and, in particular, how are knowledge and ...
Managing Organizational Change during Institutional Upheaval: Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Higher Education in Transition
(Series of Dissertations5/2008, Doctoral thesis, 2008)
This study focuses on organizational change in non-stabile environments. Non-stabile environments are characterized by dramatic change at societal, economic and political levels caused by, for example, changes in political ...
Organizational Identity and Value Creation in Post-Acquisition Integration: The Spiralling Interaction of the Target's Contributive and the Acquirer's Absorptive Capacities
(Series of Dissertations7/2008, Doctoral thesis, 2008)
Through a longitudinal case study of five acquisitions made by the same acquirer, I explore the relationship between organizational identity, post-acquisition integration and acquisition outcomes. The concept of organizational ...
The Role of Intermediaries in Evolving Distribution Contexts: A Study of Car Distribution
(Series of Dissertations4/2009, Doctoral thesis, 2009)
This study contributes to the understanding of the role of intermediaries in contemporary distribution systems. These systems are characterised by an increased variety stemming both from changes in customer demand patterns, ...
Topics in accounting for impairment of fixed assets
(Series of Dissertations3/2005, Doctoral thesis, 2005)
This dissertation consists of three topics related to the accounting for impairment of fixed assets, represented by five papers. The first topic is an empirical research into the functionality of the new generation of ...
Trading in Equity Markets: A study of Individual, Institutional and Corporate Trading
(Series of Dissertations8/2004, Doctoral thesis, 2004)
This thesis is about the trading behavior of various participants in equity markets, how they trade in various settings, their transactions costs and how their trading activity affect prices.
Votes Count but the Number of Seats Decides: A comparative historical case study of 20th century Danish, Swedish and Norwegian road policy
(Series of Dissertations4/2006, Doctoral thesis, 2006)
This dissertation about Danish, Swedish and Norwegian 20th century road policy is an attempt of elucidating some puzzles: Why did Norwegian authorities pursue a road policy contrary to most other West European industrialized ...