Essays about: "resource monitoring"

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  1. 1. Needs and requirements for the development and application of safe and cost-efficientmedical technology in low resource settings

    University essay from KTH/Medicinteknik och hälsosystem

    Author : Linda Maria Nummisalo; [2020]
    Keywords : Bangladesh; Medical Devices; Health Care;

    Abstract : Growing populations and especially the growing proportion of elderly in the developing countries in South Asia pose an increasingly higher pressure on the health care systems in these countries. For example, in Bangladesh, a part of the pressure is currently eased by the unofficial health care workers called village doctors but with the cost of wrong diagnoses and unnecessary medications leading to excess use of e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Business Model Innovations and Sustainability Transitions : The Case of Circular Business Models in the Fashion Industry

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

    Author : Riku Salmi; [2020]
    Keywords : Circular Economy; Business Model; Innovation; Fashion; Multi-Level Perspective; Clothing Resale;

    Abstract : The concept of circular economy has gained a lot of interest among both researchers and practitioners. Moving from the traditional linear “take, make, disposal” resource management approach towards circular economy principles that aim to keep resources in a loop of usage is considered to be a possible way for material-intensive industries to decouple economic growth from environmental constraints. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Business Case for Board Gender Diversity: Evidence from Swedish Firms

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jesper Salomonson; Eric Engerby Jönsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Board gender diversity; Innovation; Financial performance; Mediation; Panel data; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Gender diversity has gained a lot of attention in the corporate governance literature, reaching conflicting results whether board gender diversity has an impact on financial performance. As a consequence, we set out to investigate how board gender diversity affects financial performance through innovation using a mediation technique. READ MORE

  4. 4. Development and Assessment of Re-Fleet Assignment Model under Environmental Considerations

    University essay from KTH/Optimeringslära och systemteori

    Author : Prashant Prashant; [2020]
    Keywords : Aviation; Fleet Assignment; Greenhouse Gases; Linear Optimization; Resource Management; Applied Mathematics; Mathematical Modelling; Flygindustrin; Tillämpad Matematik; Linjär Optimering; Fleet Assignment; matematisk modellering;

    Abstract : The imminent threat of global catastrophe due to climate change gets more real by each passing year. The Aviation trade association, IATA, claims that Aviation accounts for approximately 2% of the Greenhouse Gases (GHG) caused by human activities, and 3.5% of the total Radiative Forcing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainability risks in multi-tier supply chains. A dynamic capabilities perspective on integrating remote sensing technology into sustainable sourcing to manage sustainability risks in upstream supply chains.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Lisa Marie Heldt; [2020]
    Keywords : sustainable supply chain management; supply chain risk; remote sensing technology; deforestation; multi-tier supply chains; resilience; dynamic capabilities; Social Sciences; Business and Economics; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The raw material tier in companies’ supply chains can be a hotspot for sustainability issues like deforestation and resulting legal, reputational, financial and operational risks – yet companies’ supply chain management efforts as well as research on sustainable supply chain management still focus on direct suppliers due to poor upstream transparency. With technical progress, remote sensing and satellite technology now allow companies to gain systematic, direct oversight of deforestation and related environmental change on the ground. READ MORE