The generator of innovations: The case of Swedish entrepreneurs and innovation creation in Lithuania
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
The purpose of this thesis is to analyze Swedish entrepreneurs and how they recognize opportunities in transition economies. In order to reach the intention of thesis, a case study of three Swedish firms have been conducted with interviews.
Theoretical framework consists of the entrepreneurship theory, opportunity recognition process and innovations which all are relevant to the study and research questions. The empirical findings include the case firms view on entrepreneurial characteristics, opportunities and innovations.
The conclusions of the thesis are that opportunities are recognized by individuals with specific characteristics. Suppliers, customers and agents can influence opportunity recognition process and direction.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 71 p.
Entrepreneurship; opportunity recognition; innovations; transition economies.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-20340OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-20340DiVA: diva2:536270
Subject / course
Business Administration - Other
International Business Programme, 180 credits
, Kalmar (English)
UppsokPhysics, Chemistry, Mathematics
Timlon, Joachim, Professor
Sandberg, Susanne, Doktor