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Innovation and Development Activities in Professional Service Firms – a Role Structure Perspective, doctoral dissertation by Tiina Tuominen

By Riku Seppälä

I attended the public defence of Tiina Tuominen’s doctoral dissertation at Aalto University in Otaniemi, Espoo on 22nd February.  Title of her thesis is Innovation and development activities in professional service firms- a role structure perspective.  The thesis can be found here: http://otalib.aalto.fi/en/collections/e-publications/dissertations/

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Doctoral Dissertation of Anna Salonen

Posted by Juho Hyvärinen

I had an honor of participating in Doctoral Dissertation of Anna Salonen in wonderful settings of Runeberginkatu 22-24. The title of dissertation was “Essays on globalization and evolving competitive strategies of Finnish MNEs: Transitioning from products to services and solutions”. As opponents were Professor, PhD Kazuhiro Asakawa from Keio University and Professor, PhD Peter W. Liesch from University of Queensland. Professor Elizabeth L. Rose acted as custos.
This study focuses on four different Finnish companies in different industries. These are Wärtsilä, Kone, Perlos and Nokia.  Continue reading