Search for dissertations about: "active management strategies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 76 swedish dissertations containing the words active management strategies.

  1. 1. One-piece fashion : Demand driven supply chain management

    Author : Jonas Larsson; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; fashion logistics; mass customisation; supply chain management; knitwear; agility; demand chain management; Fashion Management;

    Abstract : The fashion market is characterised by short life cycles, low predictability, and high impulse purchasing. In order to respond to these characteristics, companies are constantly introducing new collections and models. READ MORE

  2. 2. Unravelling Sustainability : The complex dynamics of emergent environmental governance and management systems at multiple scales

    Author : Lucas Dawson; Ingrid Stjernquist; Marine Elbakidze; Raimonds Ernsteins; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Integrated adaptive environmental governance and management; Social-ecological system dynamics; Complex systems; Sustainability transitions; Sustainability strategies; Multi-level governance; Causal loop diagrams; Green Infrastructure; Landscape restoration; Habitat restoration; Biodiversity conservation; Comprehensive planning; Stakeholder participation; System thinking; Water Framework Directive; Sustainable water governance; Collaborative learning; Communities of practice; Knowledge management; naturgeografi; Physical Geography;

    Abstract : This thesis adopts a complex systems approach to investigate the dynamic emergence of sustainable environmental governance and management systems in multiple contexts in Europe. Accelerating rates of environmental degradation across the world have called the legitimacy of previous environmental governance and management arrangements into question. READ MORE

  3. 3. Construction client collaboration for inter-organizational innovation : do too many cooks really spoil the broth?

    Author : Susanna Hedborg Bengtsson; Tina Karrbom Gustavsson; Stefan Olander; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction industry; client; inter-organizational innovation; multi-project context; client collaboration; receptive context; Fastigheter och byggande; Real Estate and Construction Management;

    Abstract : Our built environment has the power to influence where we live and work, how we transport ourselves, how and what we consume and many other behaviors in our everyday lives, in other words, it has a significant impact on our global environment and economy. Given the notable need for more sustainable development of both the global environment and economy, sustainability has become a critical factor also in the area of urban development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Prospects for the Development of a One-Stop-Shop Business Model for Energy-Efficiency Renovations of Detached Houses in Sweden

    Author : Georgios Pardalis; Krushna Mahapatra; Brijesh Mainali; Giangiacomo Bravo; Henk Visscher; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Detached houses; Energy-efficiency renovations; Homeowners; Onestop-shop; Policy instruments; Renovation decisions; Supply-side actors; Transaction costs; Småhus; Energirenoveringar; Husägare; One-stop-shop; Policyinstrument; Renoveringsbeslut; Aktörer på utbudssidan; Transaktionskostnader; Byggteknik; Civil engineering; Sustainable Built Environment; Hållbar byggd miljö;

    Abstract : The building sector is the biggest energy user in the European Union (EU) and therefore, has an important role to play in meeting the energy and climate goals ofEU. In Sweden, more than 80% of the two million detached houses are more than 35 years of age. Energy efficiency renovation of those old houses can reduce primaryenergy use by 65% to 90%. READ MORE

  5. 5. From Passive to Active Electric Distribution Networks

    Author : Javier Campillo; Erik Dahlquist; Wu Jianzhong; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Active distribution networks; smart grids; smart Meters; real-time pricing; demand-side management; electric vehicles; power systems; Energy- and Environmental Engineering; energi- och miljöteknik;

    Abstract : Large penetration of distributed generation from variable renewable energy sources, increased consumption flexibility on the demand side and the electrification of transportation pose great challenges to existing and future electric distribution networks. This thesis studies the roles of several actors involved in electric distribution systems through electricity consumption data analysis and simulation models. READ MORE