Essays about: "systems thinking"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 161 essays containing the words systems thinking.

  1. 1. Thinking Outside the Lootbox : Balancing on the Scale of Gacha

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Högskolan på Gotland/Institutionen för speldesign; Uppsala universitet/Högskolan på Gotland/Institutionen för speldesign

    Author : Kevin Alonso; Erik Jigvall; [2018]
    Keywords : dark game design patterns; Gacha; Gachapon; Gasha; gambling; game industry; Lootboxes; Lootcrates; video games; virtual economies.;

    Abstract : Lootboxes currently cause a frequent debate in the games industry where the discussion is often focused on the connection to gambling. In this thesis an addition to this debate is made by taking a closer look at Gacha design – a way to design games around monetization – through theory and player opinions. READ MORE

  2. 2. An Exploration of Strategic Sustainable Development (SSD) Complemented Transformative Social Innovation (TSI) Tools

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling

    Author : Adriana Colquechambi; Gül Ulu; Mari Nakamura; Xiaohui Yu; [2018]
    Keywords : Framework for Strategic Sustainable Development; Transformative Social Innovation; TRANSIT Project; TSI Tools;

    Abstract : The human social system is facing complex social issues and (new) initiatives coming from different social actors are born to try to tackle these complex social issues. Social innovation is the field where these initiatives function, so it is also a complex field to identify and frame. READ MORE

  3. 3. Electronic Water Heater

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Halmstad Embedded and Intelligent Systems Research (EIS)

    Author : Rincy Valsalan; [2018]
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    Abstract : The main aim of my project is to develop a hardware implementation of the electronic waterheater by choosing different components and minimize the errors in the same. I have consideredseveral options depending on the availability of components, cost, reliability, implementation,financial budget, specification and thinking about the professional technical skills required. READ MORE

  4. 4. Planting Seeds for the Future: Sustainability, Theory U, and Youth

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling

    Author : Sara Hoy; Christina Swarna Sarker; Eike Niclas Schmidt; [2018]
    Keywords : Theory U; youth; sustainability; systems thinking; personal development; youth leadership;

    Abstract : Youth will be dealing with the global sustainability challenge that our world is currently facing. They are considered to play a crucial role as future leaders in the transition towards a more sustainable society. These leaders need an inherent understanding of the sustainability challenge that they are confronted with. READ MORE

  5. 5. Looking in The Mirror - Social Labs and Evaluation in Complexity

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling

    Author : Trang Nguyen; Robin Dirks; Robin Woolner; [2018]
    Keywords : social labs; evaluation in complexity; adaptive capacity; sustainability principles; backcasting; prototyping; social innovation;

    Abstract : Social Innovation Laboratories, or short, social labs, represent an emerging field of lab-based inquiry to sustainability transitions, which emphasize learning through experimentation to find new ways of addressing highly complex challenges. Yet, a key challenge for these initiatives is on one hand to know whether they are “on track”, on the other hand, to evaluate their contribution to addressing a complex challenge. READ MORE