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Thesis contest and seminar on clinical research

October 2009. During the fall semester 2008 and the spring semester 2009 the Foundation arranged thesis contests at selected universities. The best contenders were rewarded at local ceremonies and the winning papers presented at a seminar held by SIAR in Helsinki October 29-30. Thesises accepted for the contest were in Business Administration and addressing issues of interest for the practitioners. The winning papers were:

“Entrepreneurial Learning” – Cajsa-Malin Skärström/Erik Wallerstedt/Linus Wennerström (Jönköping International Business School)

“Impact of Organisation Structure on the Process of Strategy Implementing. Based on example Unilever” – Jekaterina Luisma (Tallinn Technical University)

“Productification of services in knowledge intensive businesses” – Magnus Sjöstrand (Åbo Akademi University)

“The use of competences in designing and maintaining job evaluation pay structure” – Anastasia Efremova (St Petersburg State University)