Essays about: "Centralization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 essays containing the word Centralization.

  1. 1. A Room of One's Own Delivery - A Study of Rural Identity in Sweden, and the Emancipatory Potential of Vulnerability in Resistance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Marit Stigson; [2018]
    Keywords : rural; identity; gender; vulnerability; resistance; Sollefteå; occupation; birthing clinic; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study examines the political and popular discourse that constructs the identity of the rural citizen in Sweden, and what consequences this discourse has on expectations on, and expectations of rural citizens in Sweden. The study focuses on the closing of the birthing clinic in Sollefteå hospital, Västernorrland county, in January 2017 and the occupation of the ward that followed thereafter. READ MORE

  2. 2. The adoption of distributed ledger technology in trade and export finance operations of Swedish banks

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.); KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : Gustaf Blidholm; Mathias Johnson; [2018]
    Keywords : Blockchain; DLT; distributed ledger; finance; technology; FinTech; bank; trade finance; export; cost reduction; efficiency; Sweden; innovation; diffusion;

    Abstract : Centralized data storage and reconciliation by trusted intermediaries has historically put financial systems in the hands of a single central parties. The emergence of bitcoin and blockchain, combined with the 2008 financial crisis, has shifted the Swedish financial sector’s traditional perspectives on democratization, centralization, transparency and automation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bärare av lokal utveckling : civilsamhällets roll på landsbygden

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

    Author : Elin Sjöman; [2018]
    Keywords : civilsamhälle; lokalt ledarskap; governance; socialt kapital; resiliens; legitimitet;

    Abstract : Landsbygden är full av hjältar, men det är inte alltid deras röster hörs. Kommunsammanslagningar och en ökad centralisering har lett till att landsbygdens representation i det offentliga samtalet minskat. Engagemanget för bygden och dess utveckling har dock aldrig försvunnit. READ MORE

  4. 4. Improvement of material supply systems : A case study in a Swedish pharmaceutical company executed on a research and development plant

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/JTH, Industriell organisation och produktion

    Author : Erik Dahl; [2018]
    Keywords : Centralization; Inventory structure; Service level; Cost-efficient; Pharmaceutical industry; Safety stock; Order point; Order quantity;

    Abstract : Material supply systems have for a long time been regarded as an important function with strong potential to increase the performance of companies in different industries. Consequently, substantial research has been conducted in the field. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assessing blockchain technology for Transport Data Logger

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för elektro- och informationsteknik

    Author : Björn Johansson; [2018]
    Keywords : blockchain; transport data logger; hyperledger; hyperledger fabric; byzantine fault tolerance; bft; supply chain; transport chain; permissioned; permissionless; documental truth; historical truth; immutability; security; log data; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : A proof of concept permissioned blockchain system that holds data from the Transport Data Logger, TDL, was developed. Transport chain actors who hand off TDL-equipped goods between one another use the TDL app to upload a digital handoff containing their identities and log data from and signed by the TDL to a Hyperledger Fabric blockchain network. READ MORE