Search for dissertations about: "Improve the conceptual thinking"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Improve the conceptual thinking.

  1. 1. Applications of Systems Thinking within the Sustainability Domain : Product Design, Product Systems and Stakeholder Perspectives

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Rafael Laurenti; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : Engineering and Technology; Teknik och teknologier; Engineering and Technology Other Engineering and Technologies; Teknik och teknologier Annan teknik; Social Sciences Other Social Sciences Social Sciences Interdisciplinary; Samhällsvetenskap Annan samhällsvetenskap Tvärvetenskapliga studier; Systems Thinking; Sustainability; Product Design; Product Systems; Stakeholder Perspectives; Unintended Consequences;

    Abstract : Many of the sustainability challenges our society currently face have arisen as unanticipated side effects of our own modern developments. This thesis investigates if unintended consequences and perspectives are fully addressed by traditional methods for providing decision-making support within the sustainability domain. READ MORE

  2. 2. Empowering Women in the Middle East by Psychosocial Interventions : Can provision of learning spaces in individual and group sessions and teaching of coping strategies improve women’s quality of life?

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Hamideh Addelyan Rasi; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : Medical and Health Sciences; Medicin och hälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Background: This study set out to construct a conceptual framework that can be used in social work with women in the Middle East and other settings where women have limited access to resources, which, as a result, limits their decision-making capacity. The framework has both an empirical and a theoretical base. READ MORE

  3. 3. Modelling of Care Processes. The use of Simulation Models for the Design of Health Care Environments

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Marie Elf; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Arkitektur; Architecture; Planning and construction process; health care; modelling and simulation; system dynamics; group modelling; care planning; stroke care process;

    Abstract : The necessity to improve the building design process is stressed in many studies. Communication in the early stages of the process is particularly important and it is suggested that this influences the quality of the whole process. READ MORE

  4. 4. Modeling of Care Processes. The use of Simulation Models for the Design of Health Care Environments

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Chalmers Tekniska Högskola

    Author : Marie Elf; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2006]
    Keywords : Planning and construction process; health care; modelling and simulation; system dynamics; group modelling; care planning; stroke care process;

    Abstract : The necessity to improve the building design process is stressed in many studies. Communication in the early stages of the process is particularly important and it is suggested that this influences the quality of the whole process. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cognitive and motor dysfunction in the early phase of Parkinson's disease

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Magdalena Eriksson Domellöf; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : Medical and Health Sciences Clinical Medicine Neurology; Medicin och hälsovetenskap Klinisk medicin Neurologi; Parkinson s disease; Mild Cognitive Impairment; Dementia; population based; prospective; newly diagnosed; Neurology; neurologi;

    Abstract : Background: Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic and progressive neurodegenerative disease. The diagnosis is based on a combination of the motor signs: tremor, bradykinesia, rigidity and postural abnormalities. Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) is common early in the disease and a large proportion of patients with PD develop dementia (PDD). READ MORE