Essays about: "engineering resilience"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 essays containing the words engineering resilience.

  1. 1. Emerging Principles in Obstetric Teamwork

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Christopher Neuhaus; Dag Erik Lutnaes; [2019]
    Keywords : teamwork; obstetrics; resilience; cognitive systems engineering; patient safety; FLMU06; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : There is widespread consensus that teamwork constitutes one of the key requirements in today’s multidisciplinary and highly complex system of delivering care. In recent years, increasing attention has been given to questions of how to define, teach, measure, and improve teamwork in healthcare. READ MORE

  2. 2. Climate Smart Risk Reduction in Urban Areas: A Review of factors for integrating Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation within the context of urban Resilience

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Fariba Toufani; [2019]
    Keywords : Disaster Risk Reduction; Climate Change Adaptation; Integration; Urban Resilience; 100 Resilient Cities; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In recent years, the drawbacks of parallel systems in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) have been acknowledged in professional and academic communities, where the need for integration of the two fields in connection to development has been stressed. In this regard, the concept of resilience as an antithesis of risks has also been considered. READ MORE

  3. 3. Interorganizational Learning & Resilience: A Case Study of the Swedish Pharmaceuticals Supply Chain, under Normal Circumstances and in a Crisis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Emelie Craft; Elin Håkansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Interorganizational Learning; Resilience; Critical Infrastructure; Swedish Pharmaceutical Supply Chain; Supply Disruptions; Crisis Management; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Background: Increasing dependencies between Swedish societal sectors and the critical infrastructures upon which they depend as well as institutional fragmentation within the societal sectors, have caused a need to map the critical infrastructures in Sweden. The descriptive research aiming to map and understand the Swedish pharmaceuticals supply chain is to a high degree missing today. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Snapshot of Climate Change Adaptation Efforts in American Urban Planning & Development

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Eliisa Carter; [2019]
    Keywords : climate change adaptation; urban development; urban planning; land use planning; United States of America; risk reduction; sustainable design; hazard mitigation; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : To understand how American cities “walk the talk” regarding climate change adaptation, the question “What effect do American city-wide adaptation efforts have on urban development trends?” is posed. The method covers the breadth and depth of the subject by studying the overall national climate discourse and utilizing three major American cities as case studies. READ MORE

  5. 5. How is development affecting sustainable livelihoods and disaster risk: A case study of a coastal community in Fiji

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Jennifer Gustavsson; Malin Wiskman; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable livelihood; Disaster risk; Fiji; Risk management; Development; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate how development have affected access to sustainable livelihood capitals and how the perceived access to these capitals have changed in the past decades in Dravuwalu, a coastal society in Fiji. A case-study was conducted in the village of Drawuvalu. READ MORE