Selaus koulutusohjelman mukaan kokoelmassa VäitöskirjatSchool of Business and Management, Kauppatieteet

    • A project management office as a project organization’s strategizing tool 

      Otra-Aho, Ville
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 12.09.2019)
      Organizations are increasingly searching for ways to create value and enhance competitiveness. One way to increase the value contribution of an organization’s assets is to establish a project management office (PMO). A PMO ...
    • Co-creation, Brokering and Innovation networks: A Model for Innovating with Users 

      Konsti-Laakso, Suvi
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta University of Technology, 19.10.2018)
      The most recent shift in the innovation paradigm stresses collaboration amongst many different stakeholders and areas of knowledge to emphasise the role of users. While the importance of users for successful innovation has ...
    • Complementarity and contextualization of firm-level strategic orientations 

      Beliaeva, Tatiana
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 08.02.2019)
      Strategic orientations, which reflect strategic behaviors implemented by a firm, have been widely associated with a firm’s competitiveness and performance. An extensive theoretical and empirical consideration has been ...
    • Essays on Stock Market Anomalies 

      Karell, Ville
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta University of Technology, 05.12.2018)
      The objective of this doctoral thesis is to examine the efficacy of anomaly-based equity trading strategies in the Finnish and the U.S stock markets. The main focus in the papers included in this thesis is on different ...
    • Growth for the Common Good? Social enterprises’ growth process 

      Tykkyläinen, Saila
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 09.12.2019)
      Social enterprises are expected to contribute to solving some of the most vicious problems of our time, including poverty, inequality and environmental threats. Thus, social enterprises need to tailor scalable operational ...
    • Intellectual capital and innovation: A comparison between high technology and low technology firms 

      Buenechea Elberdin, Marta (University of Deusto, 11.12.2018)
      The turbulent and challenging environment in which companies operate has contributed to the increasing interest of researchers to find new ways of innovating. Innovation essentially involves utilising knowledge resources ...
    • Knowledge Ecosystem Formation: An Institutional and Organisational Perspective 

      Almpanopoulou, Argyro
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 27.04.2019)
      The main purpose of this thesis is to provide a better understanding on knowledge ecosystem formation, that is, the factors and processes that result in the emergence of knowledge ecosystems and their particular forms of ...
    • Learning and entrepreneurial opportunity development within a Finnish telecommunication International New Venture 

      Tuomisalo, Teemu
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 05.12.2019)
      This dissertation investigates the development of entrepreneurial opportunity in a Finnish International New Venture (INV) operating in the telecommunication sector by applying a learning-based approach. Despite decades ...
    • Management of technological resource dependencies in interorganizational networks 

      Karttunen, Elina
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta University of Technology, 12.10.2018)
      The superior performance of a firm is achieved neither through technology nor the surrounding organizational structure per se, but through the successful alignment of technological resource dependencies and interorganizational ...
    • Managerial cognitive structures, strategy frames, collective strategy frame and their implications for the firms 

      Bergman, Jukka-Pekka
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 14.02.2020)
      The overall aim of this doctoral dissertation is to increase the understanding of the interconnection between the top managers, the firms, and the industry by investigating the managerial cognitive structures and their ...
    • Perspectives on business model experimentation in internationalizing high-tech companies 

      Rissanen, Tommi
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 10.05.2019)
      The main research question addressed in this doctoral dissertation is “How do high-tech companies employ business model experimentation in their internationalization processes?” As the business model concept is itself ...
    • Psychological aspects of entrepreneurship – How personality and cognitive abilities influence leadership 

      Palmer, Carolin
      Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, 18.12.2019)
      About 100 years after Schumpeter’s initial work on “The Theory of Economic Development“, research on entrepreneurship is still a growing and remarkably dynamic field that comprises various research streams and builds on ...