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  1. 1. A CONTINGENCY APPROACH TO THE CO-LOCATION OF DESIGN TEAM MEMBERS

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Andreas Söderberg; [2015]
    Keywords : Big Room; Lean Construction; Co-location; Socio-technical System; Contingency Theory; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Background: A “Big Room”, a way of organizing design team members through integration, can be found as one of the tools in the “Lean management” philosophy that made Toyota as a car Manufacturer successful. NCC, one of the largest construction companies in the northern European construction industry, is developing their own Big Room concept under the name of NCC Project Studio to improve building design results. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adoption of management innovations: motivation, timing and extent of implementation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Philip Engsfelt; Erik Nordgren; [2014-10-21]
    Keywords : Adoption motivation; adoption timing; implementation; ISO 9001; ISO 14001; economic gains; economic losses; social gains; social losses; forced selection; characteristics of innovations;

    Abstract : PurposeThefirstpurposeofthisstudyistofurtherempiricallytestthevalidityofKennedyandFiss’(2009)frameworkabouttheconnectionsbetweenadoptionmotivationandtimingaswellasbetweenadoptionmotivationandtheextentofpracticeimplementationwhenadoptingamanagementinnovation.Inaddition,thestudyalsoaimsatdevelopingtheframeworkbyextendingitssetofmotivationsbyaddingforcedselection. READ MORE

  3. 3. Remuneration Policies for Banks without Variable Remunerations: Interpretation of regulations in savings banks

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Hanna Johansson; Anna Ulfsdotter; [2014-10-07]
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    Abstract : MSc in Accounting.... READ MORE

  4. 4. Green two-wheeled mobility : Material Hygiene and life cycle analysis of anelectric scooter

    University essay from KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.)

    Author : Dario Braconi; [2014]
    Keywords : electric scooter; lithium battery; permanent magnet; neodymium; Material Hygiene; Design for Disassembly; Life Cycle Assessment; LCA; scooter elettrico; batteria al litio; magnete permanente; neodimio; Material;

    Abstract : In the last years electric vehicles gained importance as a more sustainable alternative to traditional vehicles. The introduction of an electric powertrain leads to lower air-pollution emissions but it also involves the introduction of new materials in the product life cycle, e. g. READ MORE

  5. 5. Urban Development on Municipal Solid Waste Management in Dhaka, Bangladesh

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Syeda Tanjima Nasrin; [2014]
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    Abstract : Urban environment is a major global concern especially where the pollution isincreasing due to rapid growth of population along with less development of physicalinfrastructure. Municipal solid waste management (SWM) is now being considered asone of the most immediate and serious environmental issue for rapid increasing anddensely populated cities of least developing countries, unfortunately a large portion ofurban areas has no service for solid waste disposal. READ MORE