• Analysis of Front-End Processes 

      Fraknoy, Daniel (Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu, 2009)
      The aim of the thesis was to map out and analyse the Front-End Processes within the development processes of companies to identify areas of improvement. Another goal was to reveal significant similarities, which could serve ...
    • Analyzing China Smart Water Meter Industry Cluster Competitiveness 

      Chan, Parker (Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu, 2013)
      Sustainable development has always been a top issue nowadays. The smart water management is one of the methods to achieve the sustainable development. This paper aims to focus on analyzing the competitiveness of industrial ...
    • The Art of Optimization : Case: Valmet's Wastewater Applications 

      Yacoub, Samar (Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu, 2016)
      Besides wanting to reach the targeted audience rapidly, it is important to communicate efficiently, and be present when consumers engage in a search. Search engine optimization (SEO) combined with search engine advertising ...
    • BRANDS AND BRANDING - BRAND IMAGES IN KAINUU 

      Loukusa, Milla; Suutari, Susanna (Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu, 2006)
      The purpose of this thesis was to study brand images in Kainuu. The aim was to find out if the target group of the research associates local produts, services and companies as brands. The theoretical part of the thesis ...
    • Business to Business Marketing Research for Angry Birds Park Vuokatti 

      Leppävuori, Liisa (Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu, 2014)
      This thesis was developed to acquire information about companies’ attitudes towards recreational days for their employees and their families. The research was commissioned by Angry Birds Park Vuokatti/ SuperPark Oy. The ...
    • Calibration Services Markets in Europe : Exploratory Study - Flow, Force and Torque Measurement in Focus 

      Peltoniemi, Katri (Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu, 2013)
      This was an exploratory study the aim of which was to have an overall view of the calibration ser-vices markets in Europe. The goals were to indicate some of the market participants, where they op-erated and what sort of ...
    • The Challenges in Marketing for Clean Tech SMEs in Finland 

      Smolander, Heidi (Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu, 2014)
      Environmental sustainability and clean technology are among the hottest topics nowadays. Advances in clean technology are happening right now and the business sector is moving fast. Finland has started to recognize the ...
    • Change Management in the Internal Supply Chain 

      Ikäheimo, Katri (Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu, 2012)
      Change management is a relatively new concept in today’s business life. As the needs of customers change constantly, companies must be able to change their business processes and tools in a highly flexible way in order to ...
    • Conveying corporate communication by the means of organizing an event- Case Antti Arola Ltd 

      Arola, Sara (Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu, 2015)
      This thesis is built around the concept of conveying corporate communication and brand communication through organizing an event. Corporate communication is a way to lead the company´s stakeholders to create certain images ...
    • Cross-Border Consumption within Kostomuksha and the Kainuu Region 

      Sheveleva, Anna (Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu, 2010)
      Usually, national borders are considered to be a barrier to the migration or outward flow of products, services, capital, and people. Nevertheless, differences among countries and cultures can promote cross-border consumption ...
    • Cross-Cultural Brand Perception 

      Pennington, Andrew (Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu, 2010)
      The purpose of this research is to analyze how global brands differ according to markets and are viewed differently. In order to do this Mercedes-Benz was used as an example of a global brand and Germany and USA as the ...
    • Crowdfunding as a Customer Engagement Channel 

      Paykacheva, Valeriya (Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu, 2014)
      This thesis aims to explore the application and effects of customer engagement techniques to the field of online crowdfunding. The research was commissioned by TJR Games Oy and is aimed to be applied in the process of ...
    • CULTURAL SPONSORSHIP IN KAINUU 

      Tuovinen, Tiinamaija (Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu, 2007)
      This thesis was written with the aim to find out what is the situation of cultural sponsorship in Kainuu and to gather helpful information for both, the sponsors and the sponsor seekers. The theory part of the final year ...
    • CUSTOMER NEEDS IDENTIFICATION FOR ON-LINE OPTICAL IMAGE ANALYSIS BASED PARTICLE ANALYZERS IN THE MINERAL PROCESSING INDUSTRY 

      Karjalainen, Antti (Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu, 2012)
      The aim of this thesis was to research and identify customer needs for an optical on-line particle analyzer. The research focused on operators in the industrial mineral processing industry. Metso Automation Oy commis-sioned ...
    • Customer research of the Moscow market for the linguistic company “Hop & Scotch” 

      Myshov, Pavel; Smolkina, Daria (Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu, 2015)
      The purpose of the thesis is to analyse potential clients for the linguistic company Hop & Scotch on the moscow market. The objectives of the thesis are: • To gain and analyze information about Moscow linguistic market; ...
    • CUSTOMER SATISFACTION AND VISIBILITY RESEARCH FOR KAJAANIN HOKKI 

      Riikonen, Jussi; Rinne, Jarno (Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu, 2008)
      The aim of the research was to find out reasons behind the low attendance in the home games of a Finnish ice hockey club, Kajaanin Hokki. Despite the good success that Hokki had had recently, the attendance seemed to ...
    • CUSTOMER SATISFACTION OF RUSSIAN TOURISTS, CASE VUOKATTI SKI RESORT 

      Panov, Gleb (Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu, 2015)
      Customer satisfaction plays a significant role in modern business. If the consumer is satisfied with the product, he\she will purchase goods from exactly this company again. Another situation is in tourism. Even though ...
    • Customer Service and Customer Satisfaction Level of CheapSleep Hostels, Helsinki 

      Nguyen Thi Vu, Hoa (Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu, 2016)
      This bachelor thesis was commissioned by CheapSleep hostels, Helsinki. CheapSleep is a young budget hostel having operated for 3,5 years located in Vallila, Helsinki. CheapSleep has recently considered opening a new business ...
    • Customer Service and Customer Satisfaction Level of CheapSleep Hostels, Helsinki 

      Nguyen, Hoa (Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu, 2016)
      This bachelor thesis was commissioned by CheapSleep hostels, Helsinki. CheapSleep is a young budget hostel having operated for 3,5 years located in Vallila, Helsinki. CheapSleep has recently considered opening a new business ...
    • Designing the business model for VR products with the purpose of relaxation therapy - Case VIEMR 

      Loktionova, Mariia (Kajaanin ammattikorkeakoulu, 2016)
      This thesis was commissioned by VIEMR, a creative industry company based in Groningen, the Netherlands. In the company's attempt to increase their visibility in the customer segment of mental health care solutions, they ...