Essays about: "Collaborative consumption"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 93 essays containing the words Collaborative consumption.

  1. 1. Variability Management in Robotic Systems: A Variability-Modelling Language That Implements Variation Points Based On Binding Time and Binding Mode

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : JUDE GYIMAH; [2022-02-02]
    Keywords : Variability Management; Service Robots; Robotics Software Engineering; Domain-Specific Languages; Feature Reconfiguration;

    Abstract : Technological advancements have led to a growing demand for efficient solutions that minimise risk and maximise efficiency when it comes to performing tasks in nondeterministic environments. In the wake of the current pandemic, humanity has been affected by labor shortages, logistic challenges, unexpected strain on supply systems and product shortages caused by safety regulations and health complications. READ MORE

  2. 2. Libraries of Things - Drivers for a sustainable sharing economy? A case study of Circle Centre Lund

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Florence Kunert; [2022]
    Keywords : collaborative sharing; social change; prefiguration; sustainability science; non-profit sharing organizations; transformative potential; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The gradual destruction of global ecosystems enhanced by the predominant growth paradigm and overconsumption, require social change and alternative practices. A sustainable sharing economy is one alternative pathway to challenge the current socio-economic system. READ MORE

  3. 3. Friendship for Rent - Can friendship be monetized? Can money fight loneliness? - A quantitative study about monetary exchange for friendship as a possible solution to loneliness

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi

    Author : Tom Andersson; Andrea Norelid; [2022]
    Keywords : sharing economy; loneliness; rent a friend; friendship; collaborative consumption;

    Abstract : This report is investigating whether renting a friend could reduce the societal problem of loneliness. Is there a demand in Sweden for friendship rental? If yes, who and under which circumstances would someone engage in the monetary exchange for friendship? Through two surveys conducted for this thesis it can be concluded that people are not likely to rent a friend. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards Sustainable Lifestyles : An exploration of Cohousing in the North American context

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Jesus Diaz Moreno; [2022]
    Keywords : pro-environmental behaviour; cohousing; sustainable lifestyles;

    Abstract : Considering current urban challenges within the United States, the stewardship of massive, unsustainable living and consumption, collaborative cohousing communities appear to hold substantial potential as agents of change delivering sustainable-oriented lifestyles. This research examines the internal drives that intervene in adopting environmentally friendly habits and explores how they are facilitated inside this type of residence. READ MORE

  5. 5. Consumer Acceptance and Value in Alternative Business Models in the Fashion Industry : A Systematic Literature Review

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Windy Nguyen; Tzu-Meng Chuang; [2021]
    Keywords : Alternative business models; Fashion industry; Collaborative consumption; Product-service systems; Systematic literature review;

    Abstract : In recent years, the consumption of clothes has increased extensively due to diminishing quality and low prices of garments along with ever-faster changing fashion trends. The linear business model results in products with a short lifespan and clutter of idle goods. READ MORE