Search for dissertations about: "Actor"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 311 swedish dissertations containing the word Actor.

  1. 1. Inducing large-scale diffusion of innovation : An integrated actor- and system-level approach

    Author : Ingrid Mignon; Anna Bergek; Johanna Nählinder; Volker Hoffmann; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Innovation; large-scale diffusion; adopters; actor; system; drivers; challenges; motives; strategies; policies; renewable electricity; technology; intermediaries;

    Abstract : In order for the innovation process to be successful, not only do innovations need to be developed and reached the market, but, once they are available for users, they have to spread on a large scale. In the innovation literature, a complete explanation is lacking of why some innovations reach a phase of large-scale diffusion faster than others, including both actor- and system-level components. READ MORE

  2. 2. Actor and Event : Military Activity in Ancient Egyptian Narrative Texts from Tuthmosis II to Merenptah

    Author : Patrik Lundh; Kim Ryholt; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Ancient Egypt; military texts; Tuthmosis III; Amenhotep II; Ramesses II; Battle of Megiddo; Battle of Kadesh; Egyptian empire; New Kingdom; Merenptah; military expeditions; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; Egyptology; egyptologi;

    Abstract : This study treats the function of the military writings of ancient Egypt, from Tuthmosis II to Merenptah (c. 1492–1203 B.C.). READ MORE

  3. 3. Entering renewable electricity production : An actor perspective

    Author : Ingrid Mignon; Anna Bergek; Gunnel Sundberg; Harlad Rohracher; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Renewable electricity production; new entrants; energy transition; energy policy; innovation; entrepreneurship; institutional theory; innovation-­adoption; implementation;

    Abstract : Although energy transition is considered one of the main challenges of our time, little attention has traditionally been paid to the actors participating in this transition, such as the producers of renewable electricity. Previous energy policy literature and policy- makers have assumed that these producers are incumbent actors of the current energy system, that is to say, large utilities producing both renewable and fossil-fueled electricity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Participation and Legitimacy : Actor Involvement for Nature Conservation

    Author : Linn Rabe; Magnus Boström; Fred Saunders; Svein Jentoft; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Participation; legitimacy; multi-level; governance; actor involvement; marine protected areas; coastal management; public consultation; locals; nature resource conflict; public-private relations; HELCOM; Baltic Sea; Sweden; Deltagande; samråd; naturvård; miljöskydd; samhällsstyrning; länsstyrelse; naturreservat; marin förvaltning; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This PhD thesis in environmental science aims to contribute to the theoretical and empirical understanding of the relation between participation and legitimacy in multi-level environmental governance.It is widely assumed that actor involvement has great potential to improve the legitimacy of nature conservation through long-term acceptance and target achievement. READ MORE

  5. 5. Capturing the life cycle environmental performance of a company’s manufacturing system

    Author : Birger Löfgren; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; actor; DES; LCA; Manufacturing decision making;

    Abstract : This research has developed methods for manufacturing decision makers to measure manufacturing environmental performance and to predict the environmental consequences of alternative manufacturing system configurations. The ideas behind the methods are based on life-cycle thinking from the perspective of an industrial actor, and its decision makers, in the value chain of a product. READ MORE