Search for dissertations about: "Susanne Engström"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Susanne Engström.

  1. 1. Managing information to unblock supplier-led innovation in construction : barriers to client decision-making on industrialized building in Sweden

    Author : Susanne Engström; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Träbyggnad; Timber Structures;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to further the understanding of the role of the construction client as a decision-maker on supplier-led innovation. The analysis targets the ability of Swedish professional building clients to manage information about innovations extending beyond their current frames of reference. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Unemployment Insurance Design

    Author : Susanne Ek; Bertil Holmlund; Per Engström; Knut Røed; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1: This paper adds to the literature on the effects of unemployment insurance (UI) on post-unemployment outcomes. A vast literature has established a relationship between the generosity of UI and unemployment duration. However, little is known about the impact of UI benefits on subsequent labor market outcomes. READ MORE

  3. 3. A systemic stigmatization of fat people

    Author : Susanne Brandheim; Clary Krekula; Arja Tyrkkö; Lars-Gunnar Engström; Martin Börjeson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; obesity; fatness; systemic; stigmatization; medicalization; transformative; second-order reality; Socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : The aim of this work was to develop knowledge about and awareness of fatness stigmatization from a systemic perspective. The stigmatization of fat people was located as a social problem in a second-order reality in which human fatness is observed and responded to, in turn providing it with negative meaning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards Understanding Productivity in On-Site Housebuilding

    Author : Alexander Jimenez; Susanne Engström; Lars Stehn; Martin Rudberg; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; productivity; construction; housebuilding; performance; productivity measurement; Byggproduktion och teknik; Construction Management and Building Technology;

    Abstract : Global reports over the years indicate that productivity development in construction  is  poor  if  compared  to  other  industries,  even  negative  in  some countries, calling for a change to increase productivity. However, the  construction  industry  has  a  problem  of  defining,  measuring  and  using  productivity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding development of dynamic capabilities in industrialized house building : A case study

    Author : Petri Uusitalo; Lars Stehn; Susanne Engström; Micael Thunberg; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industrialized house building; Dynamic capability; Case study; Byggproduktion och teknik; Construction Management and Building Technology;

    Abstract : Industrialized house building of multi-storey residential buildings is not only gaining practical importance in Sweden but is also emphasized as a way for companies to address the demands for lower and more predictable production costs, shorter delivery times and higher product quality. However, to be competitive on the market, IHB companies need to protect and capitalize their specific investments into platforms and organizations. READ MORE