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  • Project-closure in Armenia

    A project (funded by Unicef) to support the Armenian government in developing a method to determine who has the right for support because of a disability, has come to an end.
  • Cutting-edge research within cast materials and components

    Jönköping University is amongst the world’s top research institutions for cast materials and foundry technology, and now the university starts a new project in collaboration with several global companies in the region of Jönköping. The participating companies are Volvo, Husqvarna Group, Fagerhult, Kongsberg, Comptech, Fueltech, Stena Aluminium and Ahlins i Habo.
  • Making road freight transport industry more sustainable

    The importance of the road freight transport industry for economic growth and sustainability is undeniable. As awareness of sustainability is growing, a new doctoral thesis from Jönköping International Business School at Jönköping University addresses the issues of a sustainable supply chain business model for the industry.
  • The internationalization of Sweden requires new models for occupational adaptation

    Exposed social groups with international background require new models for occupational adaptation. In a thesis from The School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, occupational therapist Ann Johansson explores how persons in vulnerable life situations can adapt to meet new challenges.
  • Relationships crucial for external CEOs’ success in family firms

    In a family firm, why is it that in some cases external CEOs leave after a short time, while in other cases they stay for decades? In a paper published yesterday in the Human Resource Management Review , Matthias Waldkirch, Mattias Nordqvist and Leif Melin, Jönköping International Business School, present a new approach for answering this question, by focusing on how the relationship between the owner family and an external CEO influences whether the CEO stays or leaves.