• Trust and its Impersonal Nature 

      Kosonen, Miia; Blomqvist, Kirsimarja; Ellonen, Riikka (Igi Global, 2008)
      In the knowledge-based network economy, trust is becoming an increasingly important issue. Both economists (Arrow, 1974) and sociologists (Luhmann, 1979) have pointed at the role of trust as a lubricant in managing ...
    • Effects of Different Blade Angle Distributions on Centrifugal compressor performance 

      Röyttä, Pekka; Grönman, Aki; Jaatinen, Ahti; Turunen-Saaresti, Teemu; Backman, Jari (Hindawi, 2009)
      A centrifugal compressor with three different shrouded 2D impellers is studied numerically. All impellers have the same dimensions, and they only differ in channel length and geometry. Noticeable differences in efficiency ...
    • The role of intrafirm coopetition in knowledge creation and innovation process 

      Ritala, Paavo; Välimäki, Kari; Blomqvist, Kirsimarja; Henttonen, Kaisa
      Routledge Studies in Global Competition (Routledge, 2009)
      Coopetition (simultaneous competition and cooperation) has mainly been researched in the inter-firm context. However, there is only a scant literature addressing coopetition in intra-firm context and actually no studies ...
    • Effect of Vaneless Diffuser Width on the Overall Performance of a Centrifugal Compressor 

      Jaatinen, Ahti; Grönman, Aki; Turunen-Saaresti, Teemu; Röyttä, Pekka (Sage Journals, 2011)
      Three vaneless diffuser designs, varying in diffuser width, for centrifugal compressor were studied experimentally. Along with the diffuser width, the tip clearance was altered. The compressor overall performance and ...
    • The Role of Information and Communication Technologies in Paper Consumption 

      Hujala, Maija (Inderscience, 2011)
      Conventionally paper demand is modelled by using only gross domestic product and the price of paper as explanatory variables. However, one factor affecting the demand of printing and writing papers is presumably the diffusion ...
    • Recovery of indium from indium tin oxide by solvent extraction 

      Virolainen, Sami; Ibana, Don; Paatero, Erkki (Elsevier, 2011)
      Recovery of indium from LCD screen wastes, which contain indium in the form of indium tin oxide (ITO) as the electrode material, is becoming economically and environmentally justified. Indium is a valuable metal and the ...
    • Impersonal trust - the development of the construct and the scale 

      Vanhala, Mika; Puumalainen, Kaisu; Blomqvist, Kirsimarja (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 07.06.2011)
      Purpose Modern organizations face an increasing need for trust, yet there are fewer opportunities for the development and maintenance of interpersonal trust, so they cannot rely only on that. There is therefore a need ...
    • The effect of HRM practices on impersonal organizational trust 

      Vanhala, Mika; Ahteela, Riikka (Emerald Publishing, 19.07.2011)
      Organizations face an increasing need to foster trust. However, there are fewer opportunities for developing interpersonal trust and an evident need to establish complementary forms. The purpose of this paper is to examine ...
    • Key capabilities in knowledge-intensive service business 

      Ritala, Paavo; Hyötylä, Maarit; Blomqvist, Kirsimarja; Kosonen, Mia (Taylor & Francis, 25.10.2011)
      The purpose of this study is to identify key capabilities in knowledge-intensive service business. Current service research lacks evidence on this topic, since knowledge-intensive services constitute a very heterogeneous ...
    • Potential of energy and nutrient recovery from biodegradable waste by co-treatment in Lithuania 

      Havukainen, Jouni; Zavarauskas, Kestutis; Denafas, Gintaras; Luoranen, Mika; Kahiluoto, Helena; Kuisma, Miia; Horttanainen, Mika (SAGE Publications, 2012)
      Biodegradable waste quantities in Lithuania and their potential for the co-treatment in renewable energy and organic fertilizer production are investigated. Two scenarios are formulated to study the differences of the ...
    • Excavation-drier method of energy-peat extraction reduces long-term climatic impact 

      Silvan, Niko; Silvan, Kaisa; Väisänen, Sanni; Soukka, Risto; Laine, Jukka (Suomen Ymparistokeskus, 2012)
      Climatic impacts of energy-peat extraction are of increasing concern due to EU emissions trading requirements. A new excavation-drier peat extraction method has been developed to reduce the climatic impact and increase the ...
    • Effect of mixing on enzymatic hydrolysis of cardboard waste: Saccharification yield and subsequent separation of the solid residue using a pressure filter 

      Kinnarinen, Teemu; Shakhanova, Maria; Hietanen, Erika; Salmimies, Riina; Häkkinen, Antti; Louhi-Kultanen, Marjatta (Elsevier, 04 / 2012)
      Cellulosic wastes, from sources such as low-quality cardboard and paper, are regarded as potential feedstocks for bioethanol production. One pathway from these cellulosic materials to ethanol is saccharification (hydrolysis) ...
    • Solid-liquid separation of hydrolysates obtained from enzymatic hydrolysis of cardboard waste 

      Kinnarinen, Teemu; Huhtanen, Mikko; Häkkinen, Antti; Louhi-Kultanen, Marjatta (Elsevier, 07 / 2012)
      Enzymatic hydrolysis provides an environmentally friendly pathway from cellulosic biomass to sugars that can be fermented to produce ethanol. The hydrolysis step has a marked influence on the overall efficiency of the ...
    • Telecare services for aging people: Assessment of critical factors influencing the adoption intention 

      Sintonen, sanna; Immonen, Mika (Elsevier, 2013)
      The dimensions of telecare services are analyzed and contrasted to theories of behavioral intentions. Factors influencing the adoption of innovations are derived from target group specific factors and telecare features. ...
    • Linking the unlinked: knowledge-based perspective on non-routine change 

      Ritala, Paavo (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013)
      Purpose – Firms operating in contemporary hypercompetitive environments have to seek series of temporary advantages, sometimes requiring them to move beyond their current knowledge domains. The existing knowledge‐ and ...
    • An Update on Inter-Country Differences in Recovery and Utilization of Recycled Paper 

      Arminen, Heli; Hujala, Maija; Puumalainen, Kaisu; Tuppura, Anni; Toppinen, Anne (Elsevier, 2013)
      The use of recovered paper as raw material in the paper and board industry has increased heavily during recent decades. At the same time, growing environmental awareness has raised the interest in recycling and a more ...
    • Performance and flow fields of a supersonic axial turbine at off-design conditions 

      Grönman, Aki; Turunen-Saaresti, Teemu; Röyttä, Pekka; Jaatinen, Ahti; Backman, Jari (Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 2013)
      The increasing demand of energy efficiency and the utilisation of small-scale energy sources require efficient, small and versatile turbines. Supersonic turbines have a high power density and therefore small size and fewer ...
    • Experimental study of centrifugal compressor tip clearance and vaneless diffuser flow fields 

      Jaatinen-Värri, Ahti; Turunen-Saaresti, Teemu; Röyttä, Pekka; Grönman, Aki; Backman, Jari (Sage Journals, 2013)
      Three vaneless diffuser designs, varying in diffuser width, for centrifugal compressor were studied experimentally. Along with the diffuser width, the tip clearance was altered. The compressor overall performance and ...
    • Experimental study of centrifugal compressor vaneless diffuser width 

      Jaatinen-Värri, Ahti; Röyttä, Pekka; Turunen-Saaresti, Teemu; Grönman, Aki (Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2013)
      Seven different vaneless diffuser designs for a centrifugal compressor, varying only in diffuser width, were studied experimentally. The studied diffuser widths versus impeller exit width were 1.0, 0.903, 0.854, and 0.806. ...
    • Explaining the Shifts of International Trade in Pulp and Paper Industry 

      Hujala, Maija; Arminen, Heli; Hill, R. Carter; Puumalainen, Kaisu (Society of American Foresters, 2013)
      The pulp and paper industry is currently facing broad structural changes due to global shifts in demand and supply. These changes have significant impacts on national economies worldwide. In this paper, we describe the ...