Essays about: "macro environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 106 essays containing the words macro environment.

  1. 1. Homeownership, the production of urban sprawl and an unexpected Nightingale

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Marvin Sommer; [2020]
    Keywords : housing studies; path dependency; critical junctures; historical institutionalism; gradual change; urbanisation; suburbanisation; Australia; Melbourne; Nightingale Housing;

    Abstract : Homeownership and suburbanisation are two sides of the same coin in the context of Australia. This thesis explores the housing system that facilitates homeownership under a framework of institutional path dependence and how that has facilitated spatial patterns of suburbanization in contemporary Melbourne. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Activist's Strategic Toolkit : A study of environmental protesters’ responses to repressive state tactics in the Philippines

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Karoline Hermansson; [2020]
    Keywords : State repression; civil society; South-east Asia; Responses to state repression;

    Abstract : The studies on state repression on dissidents has for long puzzled researches with macro-level studies often reaching contradictory results. To that end, the following thesis aims to explore the micro-level effects of state repression on protesters strategies as a case-study on the Philippines, which was the deadliest country for environmental activists in 2018. READ MORE

  3. 3. Why do considerable number of Swedish workplaces lack daylight?  Effects of obstruction angles in achieving required daylight in Swedish workplaces.

    University essay from KTH/Ljusdesign

    Author : Barani Dharan Srinivasan; [2020]
    Keywords : Office; daylight; Work environment; Employees; Façade; windows; daylight simulation; obstruction angle; 25-degree rule of thumb; urban densification; spatial daylight autonomy; window-to-wall ratio.;

    Abstract : Contribution of daylight to employees in terms of health, productivity, and overall wellness in the office spaces are undeniable. Apart from the psychological and biological benefits of employees, embracing daylight in office spaces increases the energy-efficiency of the building which leads to the sustainable development of a city. READ MORE

  4. 4. Macroinvertebrate sampling in hydropeaking rivers : Testing Hester-Dendy samplers in a laboratory environment using different flow conditions

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Avdelningen för biologi

    Author : Mattias Hansson; [2020]
    Keywords : hydropower; bioassessment; benthic macroinvertebrates; biotic indicator; vattenkraft; biologiska bedömningsgrunder; bentiska makroevertebrater; bioindikator;

    Abstract : Degraded rivers and streams caused by disturbances have created a need for reliable tools to assess the ecological status of such ecosystems. Numerous methods and programs have been developed to assess ecological status using biological indicators, benthic macroinvertebrates are the most commonly used biotic indicator. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring how Barriers to Circular Business Models can be Overcome on a Macro and Micro Level : -a Swedish Textile Industry Perspective

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Gabriel Jonsson; Louise Fredriksson; Rebecca Lööv Miljevic; [2020]
    Keywords : circular economy; circular business models; the Swedish textile industry; barriers; drivers; enablers;

    Abstract : Background: The resource demanding textile industry has long been linked to the linear economy, an economy contributing to negative effects on the environment. However, there is an alternative to the linear economy, namely the circular economy. READ MORE