Search for dissertations about: "Adaptability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 132 swedish dissertations containing the word Adaptability.

  1. 1. Challenging Adaptability : Analysing the Governance of Reindeer Husbandry in Sweden

    Author : Annette Löf; Camilla Sandström; Susan Baker; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; adaptability; adaptation; climate change; governance; Indigenous; interactive governance; reindeer herding; reindeer husbandry; Sami; transformation; statskunskap; political science;

    Abstract : We live in a complex, interconnected and constantly changing world. Human driven global climate change is now a local reality that reinforces the inherent need for adaptability in human systems. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adaptability or Efficiency : Towards a theory of institutional development in organizations

    Author : Mikael Klingvall; Göran Ahrne; Fredrik Liljeros; Felix Reed-Tsochas; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; organizational development; social influence; organizational culture; institutional development; adaptability; agent-based model; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Organizations, once established, tend not to change, typically going obsolete as society continues to evolve. This makes adaptability an important issue. Organizational members must make sense to each other, or coordination suffers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dwelling in time: Studies on life course spatial adaptability

    Author : Anna Braide; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; spatial adaptability; adaptable apartments; residential resilience; living process; life course; dwelling; social sustainability.;

    Abstract : The ongoing demographic transformation entails profound changes in population structures and implies constantly renewed needs and requests for different apartment space configurations. This challenges the field of design and calls for more adequate apartment solutions for a sustainable urban future. READ MORE

  4. 4. Domestication effects on foraging behaviour : consequences for adaptability in chickens

    Author : Christina Lindqvist; Per Jensen; Björn Forkman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Etologi; chicken; domestication effects; behaviour; red jungle fowl RJF ; contrafreeloading CFL ; egg production; Ethnology; Etnologi;

    Abstract : The main aim of this thesis was to study domestication effects on foraging behaviour in chickens and to investigate whether and how domestication and selection for high production have influenced adaptability in chickens. Two domestic strains of chickens (egg layers and meat type chickens) and their wild ancestor, the red jungle fowl (RJF) were compared in different test situations with respect to foraging behaviour and adaptability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Residential usability and social sustainability, Towards a paradigm shift within housing design?

    Author : Anna Braide; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; alterability; residential usability; residential design; adaptability; residential process; demographic transformation; user participation; flexibility; social sustainability;

    Abstract : ABSTRACTThe ongoing demographic transformation poses challenges for the field of residential design. Meanwhile rules and regulations maintain a conventional approach to the subject. The housing market is considering the home as a commercialized lifestyle question, not focusing on the long-term residential resilience of the housing stock. READ MORE