Search for dissertations about: "Best Management Practices"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 swedish dissertations containing the words Best Management Practices.

  1. 1. Advancing CSR in the mining industry : A stakeholder and management system approach

    Author : Helena Ranängen; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Miljöledning; Environmental Management;

    Abstract : The concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is often defined as the integration of social and environmental concerns in a company’s operations and in its interactions with stakeholders on a voluntary basis. It is commonly accepted that extractive industries are at the cutting edge when it comes topractising CSR and that CSR is especially important in the mining sector. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Role of Top Management in Supply Chain Management Practices

    Author : Erik Sandberg; Mats Abrahamsson; Håkan Aronsson; Per Åman; Jari Juga; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Logistics; Supply Chain Management; Strategy; Top management; Collaboration; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Supply chain management (SCM) has been discussed by researchers as well as business practitioners for more than two decades now, but still surprisingly little of this philosophy can be seen in today’s business practices. One important enabler for taking the SCM philosophy from theory into practice that is often mentioned, but not investigated in-depth, is top management support. READ MORE

  3. 3. The healthy construction workplace : best practices in the Swedish construction industry to prevent work-related musculosketal disorders among construction workers

    Author : Romuald Rwamamara; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction Engineering and Management; Byggproduktion; Industrial Work Environment; Industriell produktionsmiljö;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the reduction of work-related musculoskeletal disorders through the successful strategies contributing to a healthy construction workplace. The aim of this work is to contribute towards the understanding of a healthy construction workplace brought about by the best practices implemented by large construction sites. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Best of Both Worlds : Aspirations, Drivers and Practices of Swedish Lifestyle Movers in Malta

    Author : Ulrika Åkerlund; Dieter K. Müller; Roger Marjavaara; Linda Lundmark; Maria A Casado-Diaz; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; lifestyle mobilities; multiple dwelling; lifestyle management; transnationalism; place imaginaries; identity and belonging; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography;

    Abstract : It has often been claimed that contemporary societies are shaped by globalization; the rapid interconnections of societies, economies, markets, flows and information potentially linking all places in the world to each other. In search for experiences, variation, escape or comfort, individuals are travelling, circulating, and migrating between places, challenging the notions of ‘home’ and ‘away’, ‘everyday’ and ‘extraordinary’. READ MORE

  5. 5. The nitty gritty of life cycle management: Exploring the organization of LCM

    Author : Hanna Lindén; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sustainability; practice; life cycle thinking LCT ; organization; life cycle management LCM ; product chain LCM; translation; management; practitioners; corporate LCM;

    Abstract : Climate change and environmental degradation threaten to cause serious effects on the planet and on society. Scientists thus advocate an urgent shift towards a more sustainable development. Herein, industry is said to play a vital role, as it could positively influence sustainable production and consumption. READ MORE