The University of Vaasa (Finnish: Vaasan yliopisto, Swedish: Vasa universitet) is a multidisciplinary, business-oriented university in Vaasa, Finland. The campus of the university is situated by the Gulf of Bothnia adjacent to downtown Vaasa. The university has evolved from a school of economics founded in 1968 to a university consisting of three faculties: Faculty of Business Studies, Faculty of Philosophy and Faculty of Technology. With its Faculty of Business Studies, also called the Vaasa School of Economics, University of Vaasa is one of the largest business universities in Finland. The university has 425 personnel which includes a teaching staff of 180 and 54 professors. Around 5000 students are currently studying in various degree programs at the university.

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Multinational companies struggle to understand service needs

Technology companies are increasingly trying to grow their revenue by creating value to customers through services. In practice, however, customer and company have differing views on value and its creation. This is shown ...

Shipbuilding showing the way for sustainability management

Combining sustainability into business is often felt as a challenge, if not even impossible. Environmental aspects and social responsibility are seen as opposite requirements compared to financial targets of a company. The ...

How managers' beliefs about firm performance guide priorities

A new study from the University of Vaasa explores managers' perceptions on firm performance. According to the study, managers approach firm performance differently. Some managing directors may emphasize partnership with customers, ...

Heterogeneous news flow on volatility

According to a new study from the University of Vaasa, it is possible to apply different statistical methods and information content of time series observations to estimate volatility. The results have importance, for example, ...

Improved internal arc protection with new techniques

A new study from the University of Vaasa, Finland, investigates development directions of internal arc protection. Arc faults in switchgear can be characterized as electrical explosions which are very hazardous to personnel ...

Crowdsourcing provides remarkable benefits for companies

According to a new study from the University of Vaasa "Generic Crowdsourcing Model for Holistic Innovation Management" organizations should be more customer focused in innovation production. The study indicates that crowdsourcing ...