Organizations under pressure synergize to survive

Press Releases   •   Oct 10, 2017 13:46 GMT

What happens to the integrity and core values of an organization when it is under pressure? In a new thesis from Jönköping University, Sara Ekberg investigates how organizations within the newspaper industry respond to challenges and opportunities.


World-class research in Jönköping

Press Releases   •   Oct 06, 2017 06:39 GMT

​A new independent report shows that Jönköping International Business School ranks first in Europe and second worldwide in entrepreneurship research.


Towards a future where machines understand us

Press Releases   •   Oct 02, 2017 07:30 GMT

In most respects, the web and its possibilities have evolved far beyond what most people thought was possible. In other respects, we have only just scratched the surface. In a new PhD thesis, Karl Hammar is finding models that can take the internet to the next step.


New knowledge can provide improved recycled aluminium

Press Releases   •   Sep 18, 2017 07:27 GMT

Recycling cast aluminium saves a lot of energy. But there is potential for increased reliability and strength. In a new PhD thesis from School of Engineering at Jönköping University, Anton Bjurenstedt has found some of the missing puzzle pieces.


Improving the properties of ductile iron components

Press Releases   •   Sep 11, 2017 09:00 GMT

In a new PhD thesis from the School of Engineering, Jönköping University, Keivan Amiri Kasvayee investigates the effect of microstructural variation on the mechanical properties and deformation behaviour of ductile iron. ”Understanding this process is crucial for designing and manufacturing more durable products.”


Cutting-edge research on cast materials and components

Press Releases   •   Jun 21, 2017 09:00 GMT

Jönköping University is amongst the world’s top research institutions for cast materials and foundry technology, and now the university starts a new project in collaboration with several global companies in the region of Jönköping. The participating companies are Volvo, Husqvarna Group, Fagerhult, Kongsberg, Comptech, Fueltech, Stena Aluminium and Ahlins i Habo.


Making road freight transport industry more sustainable

Press Releases   •   Jun 20, 2017 07:00 GMT

The importance of the road freight transport industry for economic growth and sustainability is undeniable. As awareness of sustainability is growing, a new doctoral thesis from Jönköping International Business School at Jönköping University addresses the issues of a sustainable supply chain business model for the industry.


The internationalization of Sweden requires new models for occupational adaptation

Press Releases   •   Jun 19, 2017 08:54 GMT

Exposed social groups with international background require new models for occupational adaptation. In a thesis from The School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, occupational therapist Ann Johansson explores how persons in vulnerable life situations can adapt to meet new challenges.


Leif Melin receives lifetime achievement award

Press Releases   •   Jun 08, 2017 06:00 GMT

The Family Enterprise Research Conference starts today, and during the conference Leif Melin, Professor at Jönköping International Business School, will receive the FERC Lifetime Influence and Impact Award for his immense work in family business research.


Relationships crucial for external CEOs’ success in family firms

Press Releases   •   Jun 02, 2017 06:49 GMT

In a family firm, why is it that in some cases external CEOs leave after a short time, while in other cases they stay for decades? In a paper published yesterday in the Human Resource Management Review, Matthias Waldkirch, Mattias Nordqvist and Leif Melin, Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University, Sweden, present a new approach for answering this question.

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