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  1. 1. Life Cycle Assessment on fiber cable construction methods

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : Shan Solivan; [2015]
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    Abstract : The demand for effective and high-speed telecommunication is growing fast in line with developments in modern society. Old telecommunication infrastructure, based on copper cable networks, cannot supply this increasing demand. READ MORE

  2. 2. Construction industry market segmentation: Foresight of needs and priorities of the urban mining segment

    University essay from Institutionen för maskinteknikInstitutionen för industriell ekonomi

    Author : Simon Ha; [2015]
    Keywords : Urban mining; C D; Emerging technology; Trends; Management; Product service development; Needfinding; Customer needs; Sustainability;

    Abstract : Context: Current unsustainable practices have resulted in the depletion of natural resources and a prevailing material scarcity. Urban Mining has emerged in this context and suggests the “mining” of cities or other sources in urban areas to retrieve valuable resources. READ MORE

  3. 3. Improving the Interaction and Communication through the LMS Open eClass in Blended Learning

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Elissavet Kartaloglou; Despina Fyntanoglou; [2015]
    Keywords : Soft Systems Methodology SSM ; Blended Learning; Learning Management System LMS ; Technology-Enhanced Learning TEL ; Learning Theories; Interaction; Communication; Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning CSCL ; Open eClass; Greece;

    Abstract : Learning Management Systems (LMSs), in a blended learning educational environment, support face to face education and enable enhanced communication and interaction among instructors and students as well as among students. However, Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL), which improves the learning process, does not come without challenges. READ MORE

  4. 4. "Red Cross-Listen In!" : A case study of how beneficiary communication and accountability contribute to reaching and measuring results

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för geografi, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Nina Paulsen Harling; [2015]
    Keywords : Results based management; beneficiary communication; accountability to beneficiaries; social media; mutuality; innovation; Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement; disaster and conflict operations; humanitarian aid; community engagement; beneficiary engagement.; Resultatbaserad förvaltning; kommunikation; dialog med förmånstagare; ansvarighet gentemot förmånstagare; sociala medier; innovation; rödakorsrörelsen; Röda korset; katastrof- och konfliktinsatser; humanitärt bistånd.;

    Abstract : While aiming to reach results (such as improved health status) humanitarian workers in aid organizations such as Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (RCRCM)[1], make use of outcomes in related global forums, standards and networks. Common concepts discussed related to humanitarian action are the following ones: effectiveness, local ownership and mutual accountability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Structure and Creativity in Innovation Processes : A qualitative study on decision making of innovation managers when balancing structure and creativity in innovation processes

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Selin Kirli; Regina Wist; [2015]
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    Abstract : This thesis looks at the field of challenges in innovation management and decision making in order to increase the understanding of how innovation managers balance the contradictory elements of structure and creativity in innovation processes. Thereby, the focus lies on innovation managers on the operational level having to deal with the elements of structure and creativity in the innovation process and the influence the organizations’ structure has on this. READ MORE