Search for dissertations about: "Organisational adaptation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words Organisational adaptation.

  1. 1. Managing Urban Disaster Risk: Analysis and Adaptation Frameworks for Integrated Settlement Development Programming for the Urban Poor

    Author : Christine Wamsler; Boende och Bostadsutveckling; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; poverty reduction; urban planning; vulnerability; adaptation; settlement development planning; development assistance; disaster; social housing; disaster risk management; prevention; mainstreaming; El Salvador; mitigation; risk accumulation; risk reduction;

    Abstract : The damage caused by the dramatic worldwide increase in ‘natural’ disasters is staggering, with the poor in developing countries being most at risk. Disasters make their already precarious living conditions worse, creating a vicious circle of poverty from which they find it hard to escape. READ MORE

  2. 2. Reluctantly Virtual : Modelling Copyright Industry Dynamics

    Author : Patrik Wikström; Robert Burnett; Will Straw; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Music industry dynamics; Internet; Media; Production of culture; Qualitative system dynamics modelling; Organisational adaptation; Copyright; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Music industry dynamics; Internet; Media; System dynamics; Organisational adaptation; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : During the evolution of the music industry, developments in the media environment have required music firms to adapt in order to survive. Changes in broadcast radio programming during the 1950s; the Compact Cassette during the 1970s; and the deregulation of media ownership during the 1990s are all examples of changes which have heavily affected the music industry. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring the Interplay Between Standard Products and Customer Specific Solutions

    Author : Daniel Hjelmgren; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; relationship; product development; interaction; dependence; exploitation; organizing; network; adaptation; resource; standardisation; utilization; exploration;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with how a company may handle the interplay between the development of standard products and customer specific solutions. There are three aims of the thesis. The first aim concerns how a buyer and a supplier in interaction arrive at a solution involving a mix of standard and customer specific product features. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustaining the Usefulness of eHealth Research Software : Lessons Learned in Action Design Research

    Author : Mudassir Imran Mustafa; Jenny Eriksson Lundström; Jonas Sjöström; Owen Eriksson; Helena Grönqvist; Anders Hjalmarsson Jordanius; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; research software; eHealth; sustaining usefulness; action design research; academic research context; quality characteristics; design principles; fitness-utility; data export; technology adaptation; mobile adaptation; design science research; Information Systems; Informationssystem;

    Abstract : Research software is vital to advancement in the sciences, engineering, humanities, and all other fields. Scientific research is dependent on the quality of and accessibility to research software. READ MORE

  5. 5. An application of the decision-information-operation system model

    Author : Darek M. Eriksson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Computer and Systems Science; Data och Systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : The media provides frequent reports about organisations - both public and business - in crisis. These must re-organise themselves, often requiring the dismissal of employees in order to adapt to the emerging internal or external conditions. If they do not adapt, they do not survive. READ MORE