Essays about: "systems thinking"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 229 essays containing the words systems thinking.

  1. 1. Re-thinking green roof design : The prospect of a carbon sink structure investigated through a life cycle cost-benefit analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Aziliz Le Rouzo; [2020]
    Keywords : Carbon Footprint; Green Roof Design; Carbon Sink; Cost-Effectiveness; Life cycle Cost-Benefit Analysis; Green Roofs; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Green Roofs (GRs) have been used worldwide as a solution for greening cities, while providing useful services to society such as storm water management, improved air quality, energy savings, and increased biodiversity, to name a few. However, the environmental impact of their structure has been understudied, and more importantly, the carbon cost related to the use of materials that have a high carbon footprint has received little to no attention. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards Zero Defects in the Aerospace Industry through Statistical Process Control : A Case Study at GKN Aerospace Engine Systems

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Hugo Andrén; [2020]
    Keywords : Zero Defects; Statistical Process Control; Quality Management; Industry 4.0; Aerospace Industry;

    Abstract : With the ongoing transformation of modern manufacturing systems in an industry 4.0 environment, industrial actors may see great improvements with respect to quality towards a state of near zero defects. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Development of a Learning Package : From University to Upper Secondary School Adaptation and the Implementation of a Banking role

    University essay from KTH/Lärande; KTH/Lärande

    Author : Edvin Carlson; Krister Pehrsson; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In order for society to achieve its goal of a sustainable future, it is important that the school system implements education for sustainable development (ESD). In this report, a sustainable development (SD) learning package from Snowflake Education, consisting of a system thinking module (STM) and the game FishBanks, an ESD role-play game developed by Dennis Meadows, was further developed in two separate directions. READ MORE

  4. 4. The role of self-awareness for sustainability practitioners

    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 : Alessandra Zaffiro; Daniela Tablado; Fenna van der Ploeg; Roxanne Le Failler; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability; sustainability practitioners; complexity; systems thinking; participatory approaches; facilitation; inner worlds; self-awareness;

    Abstract : The complexity of the sustainability challenge calls for participatory processes to support the large-scale collaboration across sectors and disciplines that is needed. Besides tools and methodologies to design these processes, the inner world of sustainability practitioners facilitating them is a key element for their success. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainable Water Saving Intervention : A digital user experience solution of more sustainable choice in daily water-use with behavioral change

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för design (DE)

    Author : Zihan Zhang; [2020]
    Keywords : Design intervention; Digital user experience design; Sustainable behavioral change; Water usage habits; Product-service system design;

    Abstract : In recent years, sustainable thinking has been gradually recognized and accepted by more and more users, enterprises, and stakeholders. However, in daily life, there is often a gap between the value of users’ pursuit of sustainable lifestyles and their behavior habits. Also, the connection between different stakeholders is often ignored. READ MORE