Essays about: "innovative thinking"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 64 essays containing the words innovative thinking.

  1. 21. Design of a family of acoustic panels that follows Kinnarps guidelines

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för ingenjörsvetenskap; Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för ingenjörsvetenskap

    Author : Gabriel Juárez Mejía; Julián Soria de la Torre; [2019]
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    Abstract : Development of a conceptual proposal of acoustic panels for the Swedish company Kinnarps. The project uses as main methodology Design Thinking with an user centred approach. Secondarily is influenced by the product development process of Ulrich & Eppinger and some IDEO method cards. READ MORE

  2. 22. The importance of defining sustainable smart cities : A field study in Sweden and South Africa

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Industriell teknik; Uppsala universitet/Industriell teknik

    Author : Tore Levehag; Emmie Lindström Leister; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change; sustainable cities; sustainable development; urbanisation;

    Abstract : Urbanization is extensive and affects urban planning all over the world. More than half of the world's population lives in urban areas and the share is expected to rise to 70% by 2050. Growing cities can create new opportunities for economic growth but can also increase social gaps and strains on ecosystems. READ MORE

  3. 23. Knowledge Management towards Innovation : How can organizations utilize knowledge management to foster innovation?

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : Alix Donata Freiin von Dörnberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Innovation Management; Knowledge Management; Spiral of Knowledge; Corporate Culture; Design Thinking; Agile Organization; Learning Organization;

    Abstract : Being innovative allows organizations to be part of the rapid competitive and environmental shifts and requires the development of knowledge as it builds the pathway of innovation. Since most companies find it troublesome to effectively utilize their existing knowledge towards innovations and literature lacks to offer solutions, this study aims to determine factors that contribute to an enhancement of the spiral of knowledge as well as to develop a concept that provides counselling for business and academia on how to overcome this issue. READ MORE

  4. 24. Morphing Structures : An exploration of the fusion between marbled coating and triaxial weave

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

    Author : Claudia-Roxana Benea; [2018]
    Keywords : Textile design; Paint; Coating; Marbling; Structure; Triaxial Weave; Organic – Geometric; Controlled – Uncontrolled; Fluid – Structured;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of a marbled coating applied on a triaxial woven structure. Although both of these techniques are traditionally used for many years, they are nowadays utilized in innovative ways, the marbling being applied on a large variety of surfaces such as wooden floors or ceramics and the triaxial weave being used as a hi-tech material for sports or in the automotive industry and having applications in diverse fields, from art to architecture. READ MORE

  5. 25. Using Social Media for Social Change: A case Study of a Digitally-based Awareness Campaign about the Israeli Prostitution Industry When He Pays/Me

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Alona Polanitzer; [2018]
    Keywords : social media; new media; Facebook; digital activism; awareness campaigns; participatory communication; human rights; prostitution; Israel;

    Abstract : The rise of social media platforms have not only allowed new opportunities for more citizen-driven initiatives, but also social change promotion in a potentially more participatory-oriented way that offers engagement with the general public and the people the change is aimed at. This has led to an increased scholarly interest in the role of these technologies in strategically promoted social change activist initiatives. READ MORE