• Entrepreneurship and Micro Enterprises 

      Nguyen, Linh (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      The purpose of this study was to examine the connection between entrepreneur-ship and the establishment and development of micro enterprises. The research methodolody includes current theories on the subject of entrepreneur ...
    • Measuring Business Impacts in a Small Business : Case B-Impact Assessment Tool 

      Silvast, Annika (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      The business environment is becoming increasingly more unpredictable and there-fore understanding the economic, environmental and social impacts of business has become increasingly more important. The aim of this thesis ...
    • The Impact of Chatbots in Customer Engagement 

      Ojapuska, Emma (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      The main goal of this thesis is to understand the impact that a chatbot has on customer engagement. The thesis aims to find the factors that can affect the positive or negative outcome that the chatbot has on customer ...
    • ORGANIZING A HACKATHON IN WÄRTSILÄ 

      Lillback, Christina (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      This thesis is using SAP Hackathon – A Piece of Cloud as an example on how to organize a hackathon in Wärtsilä. SAP Hackathon was organized by Wärtsilä in September 2017. In the thesis the actions taken before, during and ...
    • A Marketing Plan for Agribothnia Finland Oy 

      He, Zixin (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      Agribothnia Finland Oy is a grain export company, which has sales experience in Europe. Now the company wishes to enter the Asian market, and China is determined as the first target. The company hasn’t done any market ...
    • Business Process Improvement: Accrual Process : Case: Company X 

      Hansman, Timothy (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      This thesis project focused on improving the accrual process at accounts payable through the five phases of business process improvement. The objectives of the project were automating the process activities, reducing the ...
    • Current Market Situation of Cross Laminated Timber in the United Kingdom 

      Hautamäki, Jonna (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      Cross laminated timber as a construction material is a very current topic, since more factories are being built around the world and the demand for it is increasing. Examining its market situation is important in order to ...
    • Leading Virtual Teams 

      Bagge, Nina (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      This thesis studies leadership of globally dispersed teams. The globalization of trade has forced the development of leadership styles, and this research aimed to introduce the reader to the role of a virtual leader and ...
    • A Market Research for Chinese Movies Export to North America 

      Chen, Ziwei (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      China has become the second largest movie market in the world. However, comparing to the domestic revenue of Chinese movies, the overseas revenue is not so desirable. In order to promote Chinese movies to go global, Chinese ...
    • The Role of Corporate Culture in Company Performance : Case: OK Perintä 

      Tarvonen, Janne (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      The main objective of this thesis was to identify positive cultural traits affecting performance in OK Perintä Oy and creating a description of the culture in the company. The underlying hypothesis is that culture has a ...
    • Internet Finance for Commercial Bank Development and Counter-measures of Industrial and Commercial bank of China 

      Jiang, Siqi (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      With the high-speed innovation of Internet technology, the connection between the Internet industry and the financial industry has become increasingly closer. As the result of rapid development of Internet finance, the ...
    • STUDY OF THE RMB EXCHANGE RATE’S IMPACT ON THE CHINESE STOCK MARKET 

      Feng, Yaqi (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      Since the 1970s, with the implementation of a floating exchange rate regime in the worldwide, the foreign exchange market and the stock market have drawn more and more attention from scholars at home and abroad. It becomes ...
    • Pricing of consulting in Vaasa : Exploratory case studdy research 

      Oliver Puerta, Irene (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      The existing research on consulting and the pricing of consulting activities is centered on the needs of large consulting firms which work for large companies with hundreds and thousands of employees. But how can consulting ...
    • Hedging practices among International New Ventures in Vietnam 

      Dao, Thuy; Dao, Thuy Hanh; Dao, Thuy Hanh; Dao, Thuy Hanh (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      The International New Ventures have recently received much concern from researchers and play an important role in developing the economy of Vietnam. However, little study in Vietnam has taken deep place about knowledge on ...
    • Gender Congruency Flexibility in Consumer Behavior : A Quantitative Study of Finnish Millennials 

      Chaux, Camille (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      It is generally assumed that equality between men and women has initiated a blurring of gender roles in our modern society. It was thus deemed interesting to explore whether this blurring affected the younger generation’s ...
    • Exploring the Influential Factors of Online Purchase Intention in Finland 

      Agyapong, Heather (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      Online shopping or e-commerce is a fact that is observed to be in high existence lately. Looking closely at the rapid growth of the main players in this field proves that there is still a large market potential for online ...
    • The Impact of Multicultural Working Environment on Employees at Workplaces 

      Gyebi, Kerlyn (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      This is study was conducted to investigate how cultural diversity affects employees at workplaces. Advantages and disadvantages were compared to examine which one has the most impact on workers and its effects on organizations ...
    • The Impact of a Resume on a Job Interview and First Impression 

      Uskaurs, Matiss (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      This thesis aimed to give a better perspective on how companies approach the re-cruitment process. The aim was to see how big of an impact people’s resumes have on getting to job interview, the interview itself and the ...
    • Comparison of Product Launch Strategies for Home Gaming Consoles : Germany and Finland 

      Hendrickson, EmmaMae (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      The interactive entertainment industry is continuously growing and is expected to continue expanding. A significant portion of that industry is home gaming consoles. The aim of this thesis was to determine ideal launch ...
    • Internet Marketing Strategy in China : Case company : Tmall 

      He, Xiaoyan (Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2018)
      The objective of this thesis was to do a research of internet marketing strategy in China. Tmall was chosen as the case company. The main research question was included: 1) The current situation of internet marketing under ...