Essays about: "Production Location Decisions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the words Production Location Decisions.

  1. 1. Plant phenology and climate change : possible effect on the onset of various wild plant species first flowering day in the UK

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Nigel Fox; [2019]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; plants; phenology; climate change; global warming; FFD; IPCC; Bluebell; Garlic mustard; Coltsfoot; Cuckooflower; United Kingdom; Woodland Trust; UK; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The IPCC states that the planet is significantly warming due to effects of climate change. This warming effect has consequences for phenological events. Many species cannot track rapid climate change, resulting in phenological mismatches. This study looks at an extreme weather event and the longer-term effects of climate change. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social capital as a determinant of farmlevel sustainable land management adoption : a case study of smallholder farmers in Northern Benin

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Olivia Riemer; [2018]
    Keywords : sustainable land management; social capital; agricultural technology adoption; principal component analysis; ordered probit model; benin;

    Abstract : In many developing countries high rates of farmland degradation contribute to the low performance of smallholder agriculture and pose serious policy challenges. Despite promotion efforts by government and non-governmental organizations adoption of improved agricultural production technologies remains low in Sub-Saharan Africa. READ MORE

  3. 3. A reshoring decision framework

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS); Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS)

    Author : Sebastian Schwarz; André Eiler; [2017]
    Keywords : reshoring; offshoring; outsourcing; framework; group of factors;

    Abstract : Background An increasing number of companies in Europe are interested in reshoring the production to their home country. Advantages in other countries, such as low direct wages, do not seem to play the major role anymore. READ MORE

  4. 4. The determinants of a dairy farmer to stay in business : the case of Jämtland County

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Linnea Högberg; [2016]
    Keywords : dairy production; decision-making; economics of scale size; future; Jämtland County; ordered probit model; strategic management;

    Abstract : Agricultural production essential for human livelihood generating: food, fiber, and ecosystem services is conducted worldwide. All since the introduction of modern technology within the agricultural sector the productivity rate on farm level has increased significantly (Zvelebil & Dolukhanov, 1991) and farm units have become larger in size (MacDonald et al. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sourcing model for production tooling - A case study at Volvo Car Corporation

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för teknikens ekonomi och organisation

    Author : Sandro Savarin; Chi Wang; [2016]
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    Abstract : This is a case study performed at Volvo Cars with the aim to improve decisions regarding production tooling in the sourcing process of car components within the progressively regionalized, global automotive manufacturer. As production tooling is one of the most costly element of a car project, decisions for instance, whether to own single, double or even triple sets of production tooling for a component are critical to handle properly. READ MORE