Essays about: "empirical cost studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 174 essays containing the words empirical cost studies.

  1. 1. IDENTITY & TECHNO-UTOPIANISM. A Critical Discourse Analysis of Marketing Material and their Sociotechnical Imaginaries.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Albin Åberg; [2022-02-10]
    Keywords : Discourse Analysis; Sociotechnical Imaginaries; Marketing Technology; MarTech; Critical Studies; Identity; Techno- Utopianism;

    Abstract : This research paper sets out to investigate the messaging present in a corpus of texts gathered from Acxiom’s, an American data-analysis and ‘Identity Solutions’-company, website. The paper applies a framework of Critical Discourse Analysis informed by Theo van Leeuwen’s theory of ‘legitimations’ and analyses the findings through the theoretical framework of ‘Sociotechnical Imaginaries’. READ MORE

  2. 2. Visualizing potential for improvements in the information flow for road haulages : Exploratory case study on two Swedish road haulage firms

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi

    Author : Yones Khateeb; Mahmoud Atta; [2022]
    Keywords : Information flow; communication channels; haulage operation; inefficiency; root causes; Informationsflöde; kommunikationskanaler; vägtransportföretag åkeri ; Ineffektivitet; rotorsaker;

    Abstract : Background: The understanding of the inefficiencies that the road haulages suffer from is more important than ever, specifically in today's society where the environmental problems and technological development are rapidly increasing. The perception of the inefficiencies could support road haulage firms to improve their operations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Too Hot to Handle? : Performance of large-scale infrastructure projects in a Swedish district heating company

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Emma Fält; Julia Gunnarsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Project; Project performance; Large-scale infrastructure; District heating; Energy sector; Projekt; Projektutförande; Projektgenomförande; Storskalig infrastruktur; Fjärrvärme; Energisektorn;

    Abstract : Large-scale infrastructure projects are risky ventures, often subjected to poor performance. Time and cost are often escalating beyond estimation while quality and benefits remain unchanged. READ MORE

  4. 4. Manufacturing in Europe Vs. North America : A case study of a global manufacturer

    University essay from Jönköping University/JTH, Logistik och verksamhetsledning

    Author : Oskar Högklint; Oscar Bergstrand; [2022]
    Keywords : Supply chain; Logistics; ABC-calculations; Transportation calculations; risks;

    Abstract : Abstract  Purpose – The purpose of this study is to investigate if it is more efficient and effective to manufacture in North America or supply from Europe. This will be calculated with the help of a tool created by the two authors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Manufacturing Reshoring among Swedish Firms

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Industriell teknik

    Author : Negar Ghasemi Rad; [2022]
    Keywords : reshoring; manufacturing; reshoring drivers and barriers; reshoring trend in Sweden; Swedish firms’ expectations; offshoring; location advantages;

    Abstract : Due to the global nature of business, the dispersion of international geographical activities has increased and location decision-making has become a critical strategic decision for companies. Recent research, on the other hand, has begun to report on an opposite movement. READ MORE