Essays about: "Case Based Reasoning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 essays containing the words Case Based Reasoning.

  1. 1. A Case Study of Knowledge Transfer. Pedalling for progress with the cargo cycle

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : David Jallow; Lisette Johansson; [2015-07-10]
    Keywords : Knowledge transfer; knowledge dissemination; best practice; sustainable last-mile logistics; urban development; urban freight transport; urban mobility; cargo cycles; cargo bikes; cycle logistics; Colombia;

    Abstract : AbstractCity logistics is integral to the sustainable development of cities, nevertheless, it is an aspect which has been largely ignored in policy debate. Although policy-makers are increasingly tending to this issue, there has not been sufficient research addressing the link between last-mile logistics and sustainable urban development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Finding a suitable framework for environmental reporting – a case of water quality in New Zealand

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Madeleine Rose Holmes Cayford; [2015]
    Keywords : DPSIR; nitrates; environmental reporting; framework; water quality; sustainable development;

    Abstract : Environmental Reporting is an important way in which the state of the environment can be assessed. In New Zealand, one of the most at risk elements of the natural environment is the freshwater, particularly freshwater quality in the Canterbury Region, on the South Islands east coast. READ MORE

  3. 3. Development of a method for studying cascading effects between critical infrastructures

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet; Lunds universitet/Riskhantering

    Author : Björn Arvidsson; [2015]
    Keywords : critical infrastructure protection; Cascading effects; incident investigation; conditions; counterfactual reasoning; empirical method; flooding; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Most current methods for studying cascading effects rely on written sources to extract information. This thesis presents an empirical method for studying cascading effects, when little written information of the event is available. The method presented has been influenced by incident investigation methods. READ MORE

  4. 4. It's For the Better Sake of Society - Why Don't Swedish MNCs Disclose a CbC Report on Taxes?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Sara Risshytt; Sanna Lennartsson; [2015]
    Keywords : Voluntary Country-by-Country Tax Reporting; Proprietary Cost Theory; Institutional Theory; Legitimacy Theory; Stakeholder Theory;

    Abstract : Using a multiple case study and theories on voluntary disclosures, this thesis aims to investigate why Swedish multinational corporations (MNCs) listed on Large Cap at Nasdaq OMX Stockholm do not voluntarily disclose a country-by-country (CbC) report on taxes and what the inherent risks in their reasoning are. Based on an abductive research approach, the study firstly finds that the decision to not disclose a CbC report can be explained by proprietary cost theory, institutional theory and partly by legitimacy theory. READ MORE

  5. 5. Individual adoption to innovation : A study of MOOCs in Swedish universities

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Sofoklis Per Lamprou; Yulia Lvovskaya; [2015]
    Keywords : MOOC; innovation; individual adoption; acceptance; TAM;

    Abstract : Background:Rapid development of digital technologies creates innovative ways of learning, Massive Open Online Courses being one of them. To keep up with the development, two Swedish universities have launched their own courses despite lack of clear benefits for education. READ MORE