Essays about: "Q-methodology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the word Q-methodology.

  1. 1. Unraveling diverse values of ecosystem services : A socio-cultural valuation using the Q-methodology in Messenia, Greece

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Sofia Maniatakou; [2019]
    Keywords : socio-cultural valuation; ecosystem services; values; perceptions; Q-methodology; Messenia;

    Abstract : People perceive the importance of ecosystem services in different ways, depending on their values, beliefs and needs. This study provides a nuanced understanding of the multiple ways stakeholder groups perceive the benefits derived from hydrologic services in the surrounding area of the "Gialova" coastal wetland in Messenia, Greece. READ MORE

  2. 2. Remote Technical Support Needs for Hospital Personnel : Using Q-methodology to Examine Remote Support Solutions in Healthcare

    University essay from KTH/Medicinteknik och hälsosystem

    Author : Mattias Fendukly; [2018]
    Keywords : Remote control; technical communication; technical support; biomedical engineer; medical technology support; OmniSphere; OmniSphere Remote Technical Connect; hospital engineer needs; Q-methodology; Teknisk distanskontroll; teknisk kommunikation; teknisk support; medicintekniker; medicinteknisk support; OmniSphere; OmniSphere Remote Technical Connect; sjukhusingenjör behov; Q-methodology;

    Abstract : Remote control and management functions are widely utilized in multiple industries.The remote control and management functions has allowed for peopleto connect and interact to solve technical problems more efficiently. READ MORE

  3. 3. Value-driven Sustainability Consideration in Project Management : A single-case study in the railway construction industry

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013); Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : André Neseth Forkéus; Marcus Grönlund; [2018]
    Keywords : Project Management; Sustainability; Q-Methodology; Infrastructure;

    Abstract : The aspects of sustainability have over the last years become an increasingly important topic in the business world. In project management the relevance of sustainability has received attention as well, with a growing number of researchers addressing the link between sustainability and project management. READ MORE

  4. 4. Economic growth: help or hinder for sustainability? : an investigation of perspectives on economic growth and sustainability within the Swedish environmental movement

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Hanna Bach; [2017]
    Keywords : environmental NGOs; meta-governance; sustainability science; Q-methodology; green think-tanks; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : There is a longstanding debate between environmentalists and economists regarding the possibility to combine economic growth and sustainability. So far, the neoliberal economists’ argumentation for a capitalist economic system with everlasting economic growth has been the dominating paradigm. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring drivers of chemical risk management in Sweden : A Q-methodological study of the engineering industry in the Gnosjö region

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för biologi och miljö (BOM)

    Author : Maria Jakobsson; [2017]
    Keywords : chemicals; drivers; engineering industry; Q-methodology; REACH; risk management; drivkrafter; kemikalier; Q-metodologi; REACH; riskhantering; verkstadsindustri;

    Abstract : Uncertainty about how chemicals affect human health and the environment, and shortcomings in current chemicals legislation, make it necessary to motivate chemical users to work actively with risk management in order to achieve a high level of protection. In this study, the drivers of chemical risk management have been investigated in order to find out how a pro-active work could be promoted. READ MORE