Scandinavia’s Home Market: The World

Throughout our trip, there has been one approach to operating a business in Scandinavia which seems much different from the average start-up in the United States. The approach we are referencing is rooted in the business attitudes of operating internationally. For example, a start-up in the United States may have only domestic plans for the […]

Scandinavia- Human Capital Summary

Emily and I set out on our adventure to Scandinavia with the intention of analyzing the manner in which Scandinavian businesses utilize human capital, the hiring and retention practices of companies, and the potential differences that could exist between the United States and Scandinavia. Throughout our company visits, one thing that really stuck out to […]

Doing Your Best Is Enough

In a global environment where everyone is attempting to do everything at once, there still remains companies that believe in specializing in their core competencies and doing it better than anyone else. During our visits to companies such as Klarna, Sandvik, and Saab Group, each of these Swedish companies continue to operate successfully over time […]