Search for dissertations about: "Development Issues"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1296 swedish dissertations containing the words Development Issues.

  1. 1. Managing R&D Processes - Focusing on Technology Development, Product Development, and their Interplay

    Author : Dennis Nobelius; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; organizational interfaces; integration; project scope; product development; research and development; management issues; technology development;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns management of research and development (R&D) processes, with an emphasis on technology development and product development and their interplay. The aim is to assist companies in leveraging their R&D efforts and to improve the understanding of R&D management. READ MORE

  2. 2. Development and Autonomy : Conceptualising teachers’ continuing professional development in different national contexts

    Author : Wieland Wermke; Viveca Lindberg; Tore West; Karin Rönnerman; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Teachers continuing professional development; CPD; Teacher autonomy; Teacher professionalism; Comparative education; Germany; Sweden; didaktik; Didactics;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates teachers’ perceptions of continuing professional development (CPD) in Germany and Sweden with a questionnaire study comprising a total of 711 mainly lower secondary teachers. Three conceptual terms are elaborated and explained. READ MORE

  3. 3. Indicators in Action : Development, Use and Consequences

    Author : Sofi Ersson; Jan-Erik Gröjer; Cecilia Lindholm; Ulf Johanson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Business studies; Performance measurements; non-financial; human resources; development; use; consequences; public sector; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The increased attention to performance measurements is evident in both private and public sector organizations and among both academics and practitioners. Although there is a strong belief in the possibilities of using measurements for managing organizations, both academics and practitioners have questioned measurements potential. READ MORE

  4. 4. Wireless Sensor Networks for Development : Potentials and Open Issues

    Author : Marco Zennaro; Björn Pehrson; Andreas Kassler; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Telecommunication; Telekommunikation;

    Abstract : Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) provide a way to bridge the gap between the physical and the virtual worlds. They promise unprecedented abilities to observe and understand large-scale, real-world phenomena at a fine spatial-temporal resolution. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards sustainable development : Indicators as a tool of local governance

    Author : Eva Mineur; Katarina Eckerberg; Neil Carter; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sustainability indicators; policy discourse; sustainable development; public participation; institutional arrangements; indicator design; local governance; Swedish environmental politics; implementation; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Beginning in the 1990s, sustainability indicators have rapidly been developed in different political contexts to measure progress towards reaching sustainable development. Previous research has largely focused on developing models and criteria for defining indicators in order to identify scientifically sound systems. READ MORE