• Internationalisation of Manufacturing Companies in Uganda : Ronnie's Establishment 

      Munyoomi, Moses (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      Internationalization has always been a great deal to manufacturing companies in Uganda but a failure in practice. Most companies have attempted to expand internationally but very few have survived. The objective of this ...
    • Destination Branding: Central Finland as the Sauna Region of the World 

      Zaborna, Anna (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      With boundaries for travelling disappearing, tourist destinations compete more than ever for their market share. In order for a destination to attract tourists, it has to position itself successfully among others by building ...
    • Analysis of Auction-Based Renewable Energy Support Schemes 

      Niskala, Otto (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2017)
      Renewable energy is cheaper than ever to build and costs are going down as the technologies develop. Yet, when competing with more established technologies, especially non-renewable ones, it is still difficult for renewable ...
    • The Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Customer Loyalty. A Case Study of StanBed Tours ky 

      Bediako, Benjamin (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2017)
      This study analyzed the impact of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) on Customer loyalty, specifically among Finnish tourists with StanBed Tours ky as the case study. The objective of the study was to determine the ...
    • The Impact of Culture in Customer Service of Public Organizations in Nigeria and Finland 

      Ezerie, Faith (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2017)
      This research examined the effect culture has on perception of customer service. It evaluated the customer services in government organizations between Nigeria and Finland. Comparably, it determined whether both cultures ...
    • The Impact of Employees Motivation on Organizational Effectiveness 

      Nguyen My, Linh (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2017)
      The objective of the thesis was to find out the impact of employee motivation on organizational effectiveness. The study focused on (1) defining the motivation concepts and methods, (2) identifying the most motivating ...
    • Understanding the distribution channels of fast moving consumable goods (FMCG) of food industry in Nigeria 

      Odupitan, Aminat (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2017)
      The Fast Moving Consumable Goods (FMCG) sector in Nigeria is one of the largest sectors in the country and its contribution to the economy cannot be over-looked. This sector is highly important in the food industries which ...
    • The Role of Internal Auditors in Fraud Prevention 

      Ojo, Adeoye (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2017)
      Fraud has been identified as one of the major challenges to the entire business world. It`s devastating effect manifests itself in the deteriorating performance of the bank as well as in economic backwardness. As a result, ...
    • Thought Leadership : Becoming an Influence in Your Niche 

      Iddrisu, Lukumanu (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2017)
      In an era where customer demands go beyond product and service, companies are on their toes to devise mechanisms to be relevant to their customers, industry and community since the orthodox marketing tactics no longer work ...
    • Effectiveness of EU Standards and Certifications on Cocoa Exports from Ghana 

      Tengey, Stanley (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2017)
      The aim of this thesis was to study the Effectiveness of EU Standards and Certifi-cations on cocoa exports from Ghana. This thesis was carried with the intention to address the cocoa export deficits which may be attributed ...
    • A Marketing Plan for IT-Line Ltd. 

      Vuorinen, Eeva (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2017)
      This thesis examines the marketing of a company called IT-Line Ltd. and how to develop it. This project was started during a practical training period with the company. At that time the head of the company handed out the ...
    • The Attractiveness of Online Travel Agencies – Cultural Differences in Online Buying Behavior 

      Mäkinen, Juko (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2017)
      The aim of this thesis was to study what factors have made people to buy travel services online and what kinds of cultural differences occur in buying behavior. This research was conducted to find out how students from ...
    • A MARKET ANALYSIS FOR NORDIC MEAT EXPORT 

      Ritola, Iiro (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2017)
      Export has been a rising trend for all types businesses for a quite some time and it is also one of the key indicators used in public economics. The quality of the meat in Finland and in Sweden is excellent, and this could ...
    • FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE SPECTATOR ATTENDANCE IN ICE HOCKEY : Case Company: Vaasan Sport 

      Stenbacka, Niclas (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2017)
      Tämän lopputyön tavoite on tutkia eri tekijöitä jotka vaikuttavat yleisömääriin jääkiekko-ottelussa. Millainen suhde on kannattajien ja jääkiekko organisaation henkilöstön välillä? Ovatko kannattajien odotukset otettu ...
    • Consumer's Buying Behaviour Towards Green Packaging in Finland 

      Nguyen Hoai, Anh (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2017)
      The objective of this study was to investigate consumer behaviour in connection with functionality of green packaging. Based on three major functions of conventional package, the aim was to examine how consumer perceives ...
    • Effects of E-Banking on the Financial Performance of Kenyan Banks 

      Kiragu, Michael (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2017)
      This thesis aimed to study and present the status of electronic banking in Kenya and in overall the impact on the financial performance of the Kenyan banks offering electronic banking. There is a huge gap in knowledge on ...
    • Middle-Eastern Business Culture : Case Iran 

      Dirbaz, Ali (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2017)
      Opinnäytetyössä käsitellään Lähi-Idän business kulttuuria, mutta suurimaksi osaksi aiheena on Iran. Työn tavoite ja tutkimus keskittyvät kohdemaahan. Tässä työssä käytimme monia eri lähteitä. Tavoitteena on antaa lukijalle ...
    • Solving the need of the Metal and Sheet Metal Products when entering the Swedish Market 

      Hannuksela, Mikael (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2017)
      The main goal of this thesis was to clarify which metal and steel sheet products have the demand on the industry of construction in Sweden. The objective was to find the potential companies in Sweden which have an actual ...
    • THE STUDY OF APPLYING DESTINATION BRANDING TO BUSINESS CLUSTERS 

      Zhu, Zhu (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2017)
      With fast globalization of economy and the sharp development of science and technology, the competition of business clusters is becoming heavier. Branding of business clusters is different from marketing them, it plays a ...
    • Business-To-Business Branding in The Finnish Tourism Industry 

      Forsgård, Joni (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2017)
      The thesis studied global SME Business-to-Business tour operators branding, and how brand building in Finnish tourism industry could be developed in the future. Europe’s mature travel markets and increased global competition ...