Essays about: "related diversification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 essays containing the words related diversification.

  1. 1. The transfer of knowledge for renewable energy policy-making                   between Europe and Peru in the period 2006-2009 : Impacts in the Peruvian Solar Photovoltaic innovation system

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Aina Bruno; [2018]
    Keywords : climate policy; renewable energies; policy transfer; solar photovoltaic; innovation systems;

    Abstract : Energy generation and use is one of the main contributors to climate change, as it is responsible for two thirds of the global greenhouse gas emissions (IEA 2015). In this context, renewable energies (RE) are increasingly gaining momentum as a key driver for the transition towards a low-carbon society (REN21 2016) and a source of technological and social innovation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainable Livelihoods: Household adaptation strategies to climate change and Gender structures : - A case study in two mid-hills agrarian mountain communities of Nepal

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring; Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Jonna Elofsson Bjesse; Sara Gräntz; [2017]
    Keywords : Climate Change; Vulnerability; Adaptation; Livelihood diversification; Gender; Nepal;

    Abstract : This study aims to investigate the influence of livelihood strategies and gender structures for climate change adaptation among rural households in two mid-hills agrarian mountain communities in Nepal. The Sustainable Livelihoods (SL) framework has been used to provide a holistic and micro-level perspective of livelihood strategies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Building a Biorefinery Business - If it does not fit, make it fit - strategies for successful commercialization

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Lara Kasnitz; [2017]
    Keywords : biorefinery; technological innovation systems; strategic management; business model; case study; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Due to a combination of economic challenges as well as uncertain policy conditions in the United States and the European Union, the development of (advanced) biorefineries has been slower than anticipated. This has hampered the transition to a more sustainable and less carbon-intensive economy, namely the bioeconomy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Serving specialized patient segments in a diversified context : A knowledge perspective on the case of Karolinska University Laboratory

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Operations Management; Stockholms universitet/Operations Management

    Author : Anna Löfgren; Filippa Danared; [2017]
    Keywords : value-based healthcare; related diversification; specialization in healthcare; focus in healthcare; network theory; knowledge management; ancillary service function; integration; coordination; hospital; process orientation; healthcare management;

    Abstract : Fragmentation in healthcare has led to a desire to align and integrate care processes horizontally. The concept of value-based healthcare has been introduced, suggesting a maximized value creation to occur when optimal conditions are created for selected patient segments, integrating all activities that jointly determine the success in meeting a set of patient needs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Analysing the greening measures of CAP reform 2014-2020, through the agriculture stakeholders’ perceptions : a Swedish case study

    University essay from SLU/Department of Work Science, Business Economics, and Environmental Psychology

    Author : Swathi Chaganty; [2016]
    Keywords : CAP; greening measures; agriculture stakeholders perception; biodiversity loss; sustainability;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to understand the perceptions held by the Swedish stakeholders on the greening measures established in the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform 2014-2020. The study used the concepts of constructivism; ‘what’s the problem represented to be’, policy analysis tool as a framework; and finally viewed the greening measures and the related components of the reform from a broader perspective of agriculture sustainability discussed by Stuart Hill. READ MORE