Essays about: "systems thinking"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 221 essays containing the words systems thinking.

  1. 1. How can the CFO be a valuable ally for innovation? - A multiple-case study on what current methods CFOs are using for fostering innovation in an organisation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Ellinor Joelsson; Linnéa Ragnell; [2020-07-23]
    Keywords : Innovation; Chief Financial Officer CFO ; Innovation Management; CFO methods for innovation; Pentathlon Framework; Innovation Control Systems;

    Abstract : Globalisation, digitalisation and rapid advancements in technology are creating faster businessenvironments which demand organisations to be more innovative. At the same time, it has beenproven difficult for companies to successfully manage innovation. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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]
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    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

  5. 5. 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