Essays about: "Boundary Object"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 essays containing the words Boundary Object.

  1. 1. Crossing Boundaries: Stage-Gate Model as a Boundary Object - A qualitative study on the function of the stage-gate model as a boundary object in cross-functional work

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Seila Kozarcanin; Weris Ahmed Mohamed; [2019-07-02]
    Keywords : Stage-Gate model; Industry 4.0; Product Development; Boundary Object; Boundary Spanning Activities; Cross-functional work; Cross-functional teams;

    Abstract : MSc in Management.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Leveling Up In Design

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Teknik och samhälle

    Author : Emma Larsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Design; Organization; Maturity; Strategy; Process;

    Abstract : Design is a very ambiguous term. It can be referred to as a thing, an activity, a process, and even a strategy. Because of its many meanings and definitions, it is argued that design can have more than one purpose or role. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reinterpreting ecosystem services : a governance perspective on what ’ecosystem services’ mean in practice for different socio-political actors

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Ana Calvo Robledo; [2019]
    Keywords : boundary object; governance images; ecosystem services; operationalization; working practices;

    Abstract : To govern ecosystem services encompasses interactions among many different sociopolitical actors, from local to international levels. The ecosystem services (ES) approach to biodiversity and ecosystem management intends to highlight human-environment interrelationships. READ MORE

  4. 4. Adapting the lead time tree model to include immaterial activities : Extending the lead time tree model to enable mapping, efficiency evaluation and waste identification in order fulfillment processes

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/JTH, Produktionsutveckling

    Author : Mathilda Jonsson Egeman; [2019]
    Keywords : Administrative processes; Boundary object; Critical path; Engineer to order; Information flow mapping; Process mapping; Time-phased product structure;

    Abstract : Much research regarding efficiency in manufacturing industry has historically been focused on the material activities of the shop floor. However, companies that merely focus on material activities when trying to improve lead times, risk losing potential for improvements within immaterial activities such as planning, engineering, design, and purchasing, which often constitute the most time consuming parts of the order fulfillment processes. READ MORE

  5. 5. More Than A Helping Hand: Male Masturbatory Aids and the Construction of Heterosexual Masculinity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier

    Author : Abigail Phillips; [2018]
    Keywords : Heterosexual Masculinity; Masturbation; Heterosexual Desire; Intimacy; Sex Toy; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : In this paper, I explore the construction and articulation of heterosexual masculinity through male masturbatory aids, and how these aids manipulate and interact with heterosexual desires, pleasures and intimacies. The first chapter of this paper is given over to historically contextualising attitudes and perceptions of male masturbation and entwining this with a history of masculinity. READ MORE