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      Langørgen, Kanestrøm Einar; Refsnæs, Nilsberg Jonas (Master thesis, 2019)
      In today's increasingly competitive markets, organizations are contingent on being capable of changing in order to secure future wealth. A common strategy is to reshape internal and external processes and to shift the ...
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      Mikkelsen, Wilhelm Jebsen; Ravndal, Ruben; Tveitstøl, Martin (Master thesis, 2019)
      We use a four-state multinomial logistic regression model in order to estimate the probability of corrections and crises in the Norwegian stock market. The probabilities are subsequently translated into market exposure ...
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      Nordgaard, Trym Sandvik; Tvinnereim, Kristoffer Holm; Uggerud, Anna Tiril (Bachelor thesis, 2019)
      Innovasjon ledes av entreprenører og er sett på som en kritisk dimensjon for økonomisk fremgang (Schumpeter, 1983), men innovasjon i isolasjon blir stadig vanskeligere. Innovasjon krever samarbeid (Perez and Fierro, 2018), ...
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      Nordgaard, Trym Sandvik; Tvinnereim, Kristoffer Holm; Uggerud, Anna Tiril (Bachelor thesis, 2019)
      Innovasjon ledes av entreprenører og er sett på som en kritisk dimensjon for økonomisk fremgang (Schumpeter, 1983), men innovasjon i isolasjon blir stadig vanskeligere. Innovasjon krever samarbeid (Perez and Fierro, 2018), ...
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      Nordgaard, Trym Sandvik; Tvinnereim, Kristoffer Holm; Uggerud, Anna Tiril (Bachelor thesis, 2019)
      Innovasjon ledes av entreprenører og er sett på som en kritisk dimensjon for økonomisk fremgang (Schumpeter, 1983), men innovasjon i isolasjon blir stadig vanskeligere. Innovasjon krever samarbeid (Perez and Fierro, 2018), ...
    • 10 myter om Lean i byggebransjen : en studie av Lean Construction som tilrettelegger for samarbeid og læring mellom aktørene i et byggeprosjekt 

      Moen, Matias Sandven; Hjelden, Vegard (Master thesis, 2016-02-22)
      Byggebransjen kan beskrives som stagnert da bransjen i etterkrigsårene har opplevd relativt beskjeden endring. En utfordring man opplever i dag er en svak utvikling innenfor både produktivitet og innovasjon sammenlignet ...
    • 17 Ways To Kill Ideas:: An Empirical Study of Termination Strategies and Their Impact on Key Organizational Outcome Variables 

      Prestegaard, Marthe; Solheim, Ingrid (Master thesis, 2013)
      This thesis investigates 17 termination strategies for terminating ideas and project initiatives, building on Daly, Saetre, and Brun?s (2012) prior research. By surveying decision-makers and proponents in both Norwegian ...
    • 2D-packing with an application to stowage in Roll-on Roll-off liner shipping 

      Hansen, Jone; Hukkelberg, Ivar; Fagerholt, Kjetil; Stålhane, Magnus; Rakke, Jørgen Glomvik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) ships represent the primary source for transporting vehicles and other types of rolling material over long distances. In this paper we focus on operational decisions related to stowage of cargoes ...
    • 5G and its Economic Aspects - Literature Review and Selection of a Connection Portfolio Under Risk 

      Hansen, Jenny Antoinette E. (Master thesis, 2017)
      In this master s thesis we explain how 5G is currently defined, identify the most important economic aspects of 5G, and formulate an optimization planning problem for a mobile network operator operating in the 5G context, ...
    • 5 års investeringshorisont for aksjefond – myte eller realitet? 

      Øverby, Ole Henrik Holtmon; Sommerstad, Sivert Hansen (Master thesis, 2019)
      Vi har i denne oppgaven sett på en praksis i dagens finansmarked som er at man må forvente en holdeperiode på minimum 5 år dersom man skal investere i aksjefond. Forskningsspørsmålet vi forsøker å finne svar på i oppgaven ...
    • A bit risky? A comparison between Bitcoin and other assets using an intraday Value at Risk approach 

      Valstad, Ole Christian Andreas; Vagstad, Kristian (Master thesis, 2014)
      The promising cryptocurrency Bitcoin has attracted a lot of attention recently, but the high volatility of the Bitcoin price has so far been a barrier to widespread adoption. Given the way Bitcoin transactions work, users ...
    • A blueprint paradox: Successful but unintended cross-national translation of total productive maintenance 

      Rolfsen, Monica (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate if a manufacturing concept such as total productive maintenance (TPM) can be copied from one location to another. Design/methodology/approach – Qualitative data ...
    • Abolition of Statutory Audit Obligation of Small Limited Liability Companies in Norway. Should Tax Evasion Inclined Industries be Excepted? 

      Fallan, Even; Antonsen, Stein; Fallan, Lars; Olsen, Tor-Eirik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      All over Europe, mandatory audit requirements have been repealed forsmall- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Audit exemption was introduced for small enterprises in Norway in 2011. This option was justified by benefits ...
    • A branch-and-bound method for discretely-constrained mathematical programs with equilibrium constraints 

      Shim, Yohan; Fodstad, Marte; Gabriel, Steven; Tomasgard, Asgeir (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      We present a branch-and-bound algorithm for discretely-constrained mathematical programs with equilibrium constraints (DC-MPEC). This is a class of bilevel programs with an integer program in the upper-level and a ...
    • A branch and price approach for deployment of multi-tier software services in clouds 

      Gullhav, Anders Nordby; Nygreen, Bjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      This paper considers a service deployment problem that combines service placement and replication level decisions in a cloud computing context. The services are composed of multiple components that are to be placed on nodes ...
    • Absence and Overtime Work: Empirical Evidence from Norway 

      Dyrstad, Jan Morten; Ose, Solveig Osborg (Working Paper Series, 1503-299X; 2001:26, Research report, 2002)
      This paper presents both theoretical and empirical analyses of the relationship between overtime work and absence. Demand for absence is analysed under the assumption that workers in a given firm can be represented by one ...
    • Academic work engagement, resources and productivity: empirical evidence with policy implications 

      Christensen, Marit; Dyrstad, Jan Morten; Innstrand, Siw Tone (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      This paper analyzes the impact of job resources on academic productivity measured by publication and credit points in 53 departments in one large Norwegian university. The theoretical framework is the so-called conservation ...
    • A Case Study: action based Entrepreneurship Education 

      Jacobsen, Petter Jacob (Master thesis, 2011)
      This paper contributes by providing suggestions on how to analyze business ideas forexploitation in an entrepreneurial education context, and how the institution can provide support activities to enhance the chance of ...
    • A case study of the merger between DnB and Gjensidige NOR. 

      Parmann, Jan-Henrik (Master thesis, 2012)
      M&A is a widespread growth strategy that has continually developed through the years. In it’s current phase, industry consolidation seems to be the primary driver behind the M&As. Banks need to consolidate to be able to ...
    • ACCELERATORS: A study looking at accelerator’s strategic focus in order to investigate the alignment between resources provided and the needs of different entrepreneurs. 

      Tvede, Linn Therese (Bachelor thesis, 2019)
      Det finnes mange forskjellige aktører som støtter oppstartsbedrifter i et økosystem, hvor akseleratorer ofte er en av de første som assisterer oppstarter i en sentral fase av utviklingen. Flere elementer ligger til grunn ...