Search for dissertations about: "Postponement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 swedish dissertations containing the word Postponement.

  1. 1. Waiting For Heart Surgery

    Author : Bodil Ivarsson; Thoraxkirurgi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; orthopaedics; Surgery; Kardiovaskulära systemet; Cardiovascular system; waiting-time; support; postponement; patient; next of kin; information; experience; complications; cancellation; cardiac surgery; ortopedi; traumatologi; Kirurgi; traumatology;

    Abstract : Patients waiting for cardiac surgery often consider the period from the decision for surgery to the time for the operation as long, heavy and dreary. Therefore, it is important that patients are supplied with structured oral and written information regarding their disease and its treatment, so that they are able to understand and discuss the forthcoming operation, the risk of complications and the possibility that surgery may be delayed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Strategies for demand-driven supply chains : A decoupling thinking perspective

    Author : Fredrik Tiedemann; Joakim Wikner; Eva Johansson; Jenny Bäckstrand; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; demand driven; decoupling points; decoupling thinking; lead time; supply chain management; operations management; market segmentation; leagility; mass customization; supply chain visibility; postponement; financial performance; efterfrågedrivet; frikopplingspunkter; frikopplingstänkandet; ledtid; logistik; verksamhetsledning; segmentering; leagility; kundanpassning; transparens; senareläggning; räntabilitet;

    Abstract : In environments where customer requirements are constantly changing, such as for demand-driven manufacturing companies, the competition involves the ability to act and adapt to customer needs, sometimes even based on commitment from actual customer orders. In this context it is perhaps even more challenging to balance supply and demand. READ MORE

  3. 3. Packaging Design and Development for Supply Chain Efficiency and Effectiveness

    Author : Vahid Sohrabpour; Förpackningslogistik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Life Cycle; Development; Design; Product; Packaging; Supply chain; Postponement; Strategy; Software; Models;

    Abstract : In the supply chain interactions with product and packaging systems, actors place various needs on packaging. Satisfying these needs eventually increases the supply chain efficiency and effectiveness. READ MORE

  4. 4. Postponement and Logistics Flexibility in Retailing

    Author : Hamid Jafari; Susanne Hertz; Jens Hultman; Anna Nyberg; Mats Abrahamsson; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This dissertation addresses several general logistics problems in retailing regarding meeting a variety of customer demand and availability, efficiency and effectiveness in carrying inventory, and increased logistics flexibility. It builds upon the well-established supply chain principle of postponement, and argues for the benefits associated with it in tackling certain logistics challenges. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards Horizontal Environmental Assessment for Supply Chain and Logistics Management

    Author : Sajed Abukhader; Förpackningslogistik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Electronic Commerce; Life Cycle Assessment; Horizontal Assessment; Operations Management; Supply Chain Management; Mechanical engineering; Environmental Management; vibration and acoustic engineering; vacuum technology; Maskinteknik; hydraulics; vakuumteknik; vibrationer; akustik; hydraulik; Logistics Management;

    Abstract : Electronic commerce (E-commerce) is one of the issues that are expected to influence the various logistics and supply chain processes/operations including: production, packaging, warehousing, transportation, etc. Consequently, the environmental implications of E-commerce are of concern and interest. READ MORE