Search for dissertations about: "Jörgen Eklund"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words Jörgen Eklund.

  1. 1. Engineering Feelings of Quality

    Author : Ebru Ayas; Jörgen Eklund; Dan Högberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Product experience; Affective engineering; Kansei Engineering; Emotional design; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : There is an increasing emphasis on developing systematical research approaches for design of products that appeal to people’s emotions and values. This thesis proposes methodological developments for investigating people’s subjective emotional needs and values towards quality and explores interactions of related physical design attributes for product design. READ MORE

  2. 2. Engineering Quality Feelings : Applications in products, service environments and work systems

    Author : Ebru Ayas; Jörgen Eklund; Shigekazu Ishihara; Tom Childs; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ew product development; ergonomics evaluation design for quality; Affective Engineering; servicescape design; product experience;

    Abstract : Contemporary quality issues in product design are moving from materialistic to emotional user fulfillment; comprehensive research is needed to examine quality product feelings. This research is directed toward a deeper understanding of user and customer quality feelings for different product types, including services. READ MORE

  3. 3. Using Tentacles in Planning and Scheduling Work : Activities, Roles and Contributions

    Author : Martina Berglund; Jörgen Eklund; John Wilson; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; activity analysis; woodworking industry; work analysis; informal organization; ergonomics; human factors; Work sciences and ergonomics; Arbetsvetenskap och ergonomi;

    Abstract : Handling production scheduling is increasingly difficult for manyenterprises, and human involvement is necessary. The overall objective ofthis research was to gain further understanding of planners’ and schedulers’work within the manufacturing industry, to elucidate how their worksituation is formed, and to explain their significance to other employees’work and company activities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Occupational health services in the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders : Processes, tools and organizational aspects

    Author : Kristina Eliasson; Jörgen Eklund; Teresia Nyman; Mikael Forsman; Jens Wahlström; KTH; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Risk assessment; Ergonomists; Observation-based tools; Inter-observer reliability; Intra-observer reliability; Riskbedömning; Ergonomer; Observationsverktyg; Interbedömarreliabilitet; Intrabedömarreliabilitet; Teknik och hälsa; Technology and Health;

    Abstract : Work-related musculoskeletal disorders are associated with high costs and it is essential to prevent them. Occupational Health Services(OHS) provide expert services regarding work environment, health and rehabilitation of work related disorders. READ MORE

  5. 5. Human Lean : Combining Sense of Coherence and Lean to achieve productivity and health

    Author : Bengt Halling; Lars Bengtsson; Katarina Wijk; Jörgen Eklund; Bonnie Poksinska; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; barriers; health promotion; implementation; Lean; leadership; management; organizational change; productivity; sense of coherence; supportive factors; Teknik och hälsa; Technology and Health;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to identify barriers to and supportive factors for Lean implementation and to investigate how application of the Sense of Coherence (SOC) theory combined with Lean philosophy may affect health and productivity. The thesis is based on five studies. READ MORE