Essays about: "system thinking"

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  1. 1. GREEN CITY ZONE A Case-Study in a Multi-Stakeholder Initiative within a Smart City

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Florin Gabriel Dascalu; Nicole Dawn DiNatali; [2023-02-01]
    Keywords : net-zero emissions; multiple stakeholder management; construal level; temporal distance; system thinking; sociotechnical system theory; project management; smart city;

    Abstract : As climate change concerns have taken a central spot in mainstream discourse, there has been an emergence of green smart city projects, resulting in an increased demand for research in these areas. As the EU has pledged a reduction of emissions, various projects have arisen, such as Climate Contract 2030, Move21, and this thesis’ subject – the Gothenburg Green City Zone. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Is it a sin against God to be poor?” : Marxist and Pedagogical Perspectives on Oppressive Ideologies in Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower and its Potential for Teaching Critical Thinking.

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Sofia Schalander; [2022]
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    Abstract : In this essay, I have analysed the novel Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler through a Marxist lens to investigate how ideological oppression is depicted through Capitalism and religion. To examine these ideologies, I analysed Lauren Olamina, the first-person narrator and her half-brother, Keith. READ MORE

  3. 3. The role of alternative food networks in times of crises : A case study about the effects of covid 19 on the REKO network in Sweden

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Nora Giertz; [2022]
    Keywords : food systems; sustainability transformation; social-ecological resilience; crisis-landscape; covid 19;

    Abstract : The food we consume and how it is produced constitutes a significant driver of environmental change, degrading the ecological base on which life depends. Moreover, the food system is highly globalized and geographically scattered, connected by global value chains. This creates potential vulnerabilities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Usability of a subscription-based book service : - How can a web application for a subscription-based book service be designed to reduce the number of clicks and improve subjective user experiences for given tasks in the aspect of usability?

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Elvira Amolegbe; Jakob Berggren; Frans Burman; Axel Falk; Philip Folkunger; Lars Nyreröd Granath; Alice Waller; Max Wallhem; Daniel Åström; [2022]
    Keywords : usability; navigability; user experience; number of clicks; subscription-based; web application;

    Abstract : To increase the number of customers buying from a web application, theory states that the application needs to be easy to use. In this study, navigability and usability will be investigated and tested on a web-based book-subscription service. READ MORE

  5. 5. Concept Design and Prototyping of a Test Rig for In Vitro Hemolysis Assessment of Pulsatile Blood Pumps : A design with an Improved Blood Filling and De-airing Interface

    University essay from KTH/Medicinteknik och hälsosystem

    Author : Yun-Ting Lee; [2022]
    Keywords : Hemolysis assessment; test rig design; mock loop; pulsatile flow blood pumps; blood filling and de-airing processes; Hemolysbedömning; testriggdesign; mock loop; pulserande blodpumpar; blodfyllning och avluftningsprocesser;

    Abstract : Hemolysis assessment of heart pumps is necessary to be carried out before progressing to clinical trials. Blood pump hemolysis assessment standards, such as ASTM F1830 and F1841, were initially based on continuous flow pumps and included the pulsatile flow pumps later in 2019. READ MORE