• ACTIVITY-BASED COSTING : CASE: DFDS LOGISTICS 

      Hovila, Henri (Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu, 2010)
      Activity-Based Costing has been successful in large-scale industries for improving the operational performance by providing appropriate and accurate information on the consumption of resources. Despite the fact that ...
    • Applying of Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace:Success Strategies for Russian Female Leaders in Finland 

      Gerasimova, Evgenia (Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu, 2012)
      The research is focused on the emotional intelligence applying in the work-place. The objective of the research was to increase the knowledge and understanding of the group of the participating women regarding the emotional ...
    • CARGO AND INFORMATION FLOW BETWEEN PORT RELATED PARTIES 

      Peri, Miia (Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu, 2011)
      The main objective of the study was to create a description of the cargo and information flow between port-related parties for Kotka Maritime Research Centre’s needs. The second purpose was to find out how eCustoms ...
    • The Colourful Russian Middle Class : Case: The winter holidays visitors in Lahti city 

      Saarela, Anna (Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu, 2011)
      From the time the Soviet-Union collapsed, the Russian middle class has been a very popular subject for researchers because of its multi-complexity and its natural transformation process. The aim of the first part of the ...
    • COMMUNICATION IN A MERGER 

      Porkka, Tiina (Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu, 2011)
      Competition in logistics markets has increased and its nature has become more global. Entering new markets can be too risky alone and that is why mergers and acquisitions can offer benefits. Finding the most effective ...
    • COOPERATION BETWEEN ORGANIZATIONS AND THEIR SERVICES 

      Kairaneva, Arja (Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu, 2012)
      The objective of this research was to find out what kinds of services are provided in the southeast of Finland region to the companies seeking entry to foreign markets or starting other international operations, either in ...
    • Customer Information Management in Lindström's Subsidiaries in Estonia, Hungary and Slovakia 

      Nikunen, Salla (Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu, 2012)
      This thesis deals with customer information management in the light of efficient customer relationship management (CRM) and customer orientation. A company’s capabilities and preconditions required for efficient customer ...
    • DEVELOPING A BUSINESS PLAN ACROSS CULTURE 

      Gill, Adeel (Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu, 2011)
      This thesis is mainly an effort to create a powerful brand which attributes to today's health-conscious customer market; another purpose behind this business plan is an ambition of being successful in the new business and ...
    • DEVELOPING PROCUREMENT PROCESS, CASE POLICE TECHNICAL CENTRE 

      Kesti, Pekka (Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu, 2010)
      The purpose of the thesis is to describe the current state of procurement of the Police Technical Centre (later PTC) and to find ways to develop then controllability and management of procurement operations. This study ...
    • DHL Freight (Finland) 2020 – Foresight study on Logistics in South-Eastern Finland 

      Andrejev, Katja (Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu, 2011)
      The research is a foresight study on Logistics in Southern-Eastern Finland in 2020. The research was made as a case stud The aim of the study was to find a way to strengthen the competitiveness of the area’s logistics and ...
    • Effective Change Management in KyUAS and Mikkeli UAS 

      Tynys, Mari (Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu, 2012)
      Changes are permanent parts of working life today. Tougher competition and changing legislation force also universities of applied sciences to develop their operations and to be able to change. Network of universities of ...
    • ESTABLISHING A EUROPEAN FOOTHOLD FOR DEVIGN, INC 

      Vihervuori-Akkanen, Mari (Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu, 2010)
      The objective of the study was to provide Devign, Inc., a corporate identity de-velopment company, the means to make an informed decision regarding ex-tending the reach of its verbal branding services to Europe via Finland. ...
    • Establishing dealer relationship in a market network 

      Suokas, Sami (Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu, 2011)
      This study was written in order to increase competitive advantage for Atlas Copco in compressed air business. The thesis was written during the process of establishing new multi-brand division for Oy Atlas Copco Kompressorit ...
    • Finding customers through social media 

      Piironen, Petra (Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu, 2011)
      The research is a marketing study specialised in marketing in social media executed for Kuortane Sports Institute. The research was made as a case study concentrating on one of Kuortane Sports Institute’s centres, Kuortane ...
    • Future Studies and Forecasting in Logistics 

      Heikkinen, Susanna (Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu, 2012)
      This research study analyses the relation between strategy and forecasting. In more concrete terms, it analyses if current logistics research provides sufficient and valid data to be meaningfully implemented on strategy ...
    • IMPROVING MARKETING MANAGEMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE PROGRAMMES THROUGH BENCHMARKING 

      Daelemans, Karoliina (Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu, 2011)
      Research project aims to answer to how can the marketing management process of Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences degree programmes conducted in English be improved to attract higher numbers of motivated international ...
    • Improving Spare Part Sales : Case: Andritz Oy 

      Heikkilä, Petra-Maria (Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu, 2012)
      This development project aimed to give a tool which simplifies spare part handling, saves time and minimizes errors in deliveries. Order and inquiry handling has been time consuming and better technical knowledge of the ...
    • INITIATING CULTURE OF LEADERSHIP IN A LOGISTICS COMPANY 

      Jungell, Irina (Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu, 2010)
      This study deals with a challenging and regionally critical phenomenon, namely, human resource development (HRD) in a multicultural logistics workplace. The study can be seen as an exploration of what happens when Eastern ...
    • INTEGRATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS OF KYMENLAAKSO UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES INTO THE LOCAL SMEs 

      Rusalova, Slaveya (Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu, 2009)
      ABSTRACT Internationalisation and integration are important components of development policies and strategies in almost all types of companies. Each unit and team in a company is affected by the trend towards globalisation, ...
    • KNOWLEDGE-INTENSIVE PROJECT LOGISTICS : CASE OY HACKLIN HAMIKO LTD 

      Parkko, Tatyana (Kymenlaakson ammattikorkeakoulu, 2012)
      This research project aimed to study a concept of knowledge-intensive project logistics. The goal was to determine ways of securing commissioned company’s profitability and competitiveness within rapidly changing international ...