Search for dissertations about: "Uncertainty management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 237 swedish dissertations containing the words Uncertainty management.

  1. 1. Dealing with uncertainty

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Jonas Clausen Mork; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; safety factor; safety margin; uncertainty factor; uncertainty function; uncertainty; information; risk; risk assessment; risk management; epistemology; science; reasoning;

    Abstract : Uncertainty is, it seems, more or less constantly present in our lives. Even so, grasping the concept philosophically is far from trivial. In this doctoral thesis, uncertainty and its conceptual companion information are studied. Axiomatic analyses are provided and numerical measures suggested. READ MORE

  2. 2. Uncertainty in risk assessment contents and modes of communication

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Rikard Levin; KTH.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; uncertainty; scientific uncertainty; characterization of uncertainty; decision-making under uncertainty; risk assessment; risk management; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : Assessments of chemical health risks are performed by scientific experts. Their intended use is as bases for decisions. This thesis tries to answer the questions of how uncertainty is, and should be, communicated in such risk assessments. The thesis consists of two articles and an introductory essay. READ MORE

  3. 3. Container Logistics and its Management

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Lars A. R. Hultén; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [1997]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industriell teknik och ekonomi; Industrial engineering and economy; Teknisk mekanik; Engineering mechanics; container; logistics; management; fleet management; demand management; transport systems; modelling; cybernetics; decision support systems;

    Abstract : In this work research on container logistics and its management is presented. Contrary to the common approach of treating this as a mathematical problem and addressing it by operations research methods, this work regards the problem in a wider perspective. READ MORE

  4. 4. Imagination, variation, and firm behavior : observations from 3G

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Joakim Björkdahl; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2004]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; 3G; behavior; guiding action; imagination; investments; management; routine; theory of firm; uncertainty; variation;

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  5. 5. MANAGING PROJECT UNCERTAINTY BY USING AN ENHANCED RISK MANAGEMENT PROCESS

    University dissertation from Institutionen för Innovation, Design och Produktutveckling

    Author : Rolf Olsson; Mälardalens högskola.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Risk management; uncertainty; project management; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy Other industrial engineering and economics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi Övrig industriell teknik och ekonomi; Innovation och design;

    Abstract : An increasing number of companies are focusing their efforts on project management. Project management is frequently used as an enabler for meeting an uncertain and turbulent environment. Consequently, the overall effectiveness of the project management process is essential for long-term profitability. READ MORE