Essays about: "soft hard change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 essays containing the words soft hard change.

  1. 1. Are we there yet? : a case study on SLU carpark management policy

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Filip Jankulovski; [2018]
    Keywords : Campus Alnarp; Campus Ultuna; Campus Umeå; Carpark fee; Carpark management; Employee behaviour; Workplace travel plan; Public transportation;

    Abstract : With the technological advances that has come up since the industrial revolution our standard of living has gone up. With these advances a line of environmental and social problems has emerged. The United Nations has come up with a wide range of sustainable development gaols to help combat these problems. READ MORE

  2. 2. THE KARELIA CROSS-BORDER COOPERATION PROGRAMME : A soft space on the Finnish-Russian hard borders

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för fysisk planering

    Author : Karina Carius de Barros; [2018]
    Keywords : soft spaces; Karelia; cross-border cooperation; hard borders;

    Abstract : The study analyzes the Karelia cross-border cooperation programme and its activity under the theoretical framework of soft spaces, exploring the processes through which it overcomes the administrative and political boundaries of the Finnish-Russian ‘hard borders’. The ability of these cross-border areas to cooperate may appear to conflict with the geopolitical context in which they are embedded. READ MORE

  3. 3. LYNK&CO CIRC : WHAT IF THE AUTOMOTIVE BUSINESS EMBRACED A CIRCULAR MINDSET?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Designhögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Karl Marteliusson; [2018]
    Keywords : Circular Economy Automotive Design;

    Abstract : This project is questioning our modern way of life. With the current capitalistic economy we are draining the world on resources and creating inequality among people. It is often said the the capitalistic system is lifting people out of poverty and there is no better way. READ MORE

  4. 4. Combining Hard and Soft Aspects in Project Performance Measurement - A Qualitative Research Undertaken in an Agile Software Development Project Scenario

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för bygg- och miljöteknik

    Author : BHARAT HARIHARAN; PARINYAPORN ARPASUTEERAT; [2017]
    Keywords : key performance indicators; agile performance measurement; communication; team dynamics; complex agile project;

    Abstract : Generally, in agile software development projects, project performance is measured using Key Performance Indicators that are focused exclusively on the project’s deliverables to the customer. The softer aspects concerning the smooth functioning of agile teams are usually understood in the traditional manner through meetings, group discussions and surveys and there is an air of informality around it like every other method. READ MORE

  5. 5. Important factors when implementing an improvement process and examining how subcontracting companies differ from other companies.

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Avdelningen för maskin- och materialteknik

    Author : Simon Broomé; [2017]
    Keywords : Improvement process; successful implementation; key factors; förbättringsprocess; lyckad implementering; nyckelfaktorer;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to examine which factors are the most important to successfully implementing an improvement process, and to examine if subcontracting companies differ from the rest of the companies in the study. Increasing the quality of products and at the same time lowering the costs is often necessary with the pressure from the external environment that many companies are facing today. READ MORE