Essays about: "the role of operating system"

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  1. 1. Making Sense of MCS - a case study on how MCS become enabling or coercive through sensemaking, sensegiving and sensebreaking in a decentralized firm

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

    Author : Axel Weckström; Love Hultgren; [2018]
    Keywords : Management control systems; Enabling; Coercive; Sensemaking;

    Abstract : How does a management control system (MCS) come to be perceived as enabling or coercive (Ahrens & Chapman, 2004)? Although previous research has shown this to result from how actors make sense of the features of MCS (Englund & Gerdin, 2015), it has disregarded the special role of the middle manager as an intermediary (Floyd & Lane, 2000), channelling control from top management to operational staff. Using the theory of sensemaking (Weick, 1995), we attempt to shed light on this issue through a single case study with two embedded, contrasting cases in two divisions of a decentralized firm, Conglom. READ MORE

  2. 2. Distribution of Meiofaunal biodiversity and abundance in relation to development stage of the Mangrove Forest

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Examensarbeten i biologi

    Author : Matilda Hultman; [2017]
    Keywords : Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Mangrove ecosystems constitute a valuable economic resource harbouring a wide diversity of organisms and operating an essential provider of nutrients for adjoining marine ecosystems. The meiobenthic fauna (i.e. READ MORE

  3. 3. The comparison of automatic and manual loading in an underground mining environment

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Simon Marklund; [2017]
    Keywords : Underground Mining; Automation; Loading; Transport; LHD;

    Abstract : Mine automation has been in development since the 1980s and began to be implemented in the 1990s with the biggest drivers being safety, reduced maintenance and increased productivity. Automation is used in many different mining methods performing a variety of tasks. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Historic Record of Sea Ice Extents from Scatterometer Data

    University essay from KTH/Geoinformatik

    Author : Inès Otosaka; [2017]
    Keywords : sea ice; radar scattering; scatterometer;

    Abstract : Sea ice is a vital component of the cryosphere and does not only influence the polar regions but has a more global influence. Indeed, sea ice plays a major role in the regulation of the global climate system as the sea ice cover reflects the sun radiation back to the atmosphere keeping the polar regions cool. READ MORE

  5. 5. Optimization and energy efficiency measures in modified combined heat and power plant processes : A case study of changed processes in Mälarenergi power plant

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper

    Author : Emma Wiesner; [2017]
    Keywords : Energy effciency; combined heat and power; CHP; energy efficiency measures; Energieffektivisering; kraftvärmeprocesser; kraftvärme; kraftvärmeverk; energieffektiviseringsåtgärder;

    Abstract : The EU energy efficiency directive is driving the EU member states to set ambitious goals to increase energy efficiency. Mälarenergi AB is one of the Swedish energy companies, affected by the directive, that have taken an active role in order to increase efficiency within their energy production. READ MORE