Search for dissertations about: "actor networks"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 swedish dissertations containing the words actor networks.

  1. 1. Networks and Nodes : The Practices of Local Learning Centres

    Author : Ulrik Lögdlund; Madeleine Abrandt Dahlgren; Staffan Larsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Learning Centres; adult education; videoconference; actor-networks; actors; networks; Lärcentra; vuxenutbildning; videokonferens aktörsnätverk; aktörer; nätverk; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the practice of local learning centres in Sweden. The aim is to describe and to establish an understanding of relations and the actor-networks that surround the practice. The thesis is based on four different studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Engineered temporary networks : Effects of control and temporality on inter-organizational interaction

    Author : Carl Kronlid; Enrico Baraldi; Francesco Ciabuschi; Frida Lind; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Inter-organizational networks; inter-organizational interaction; network management; control; temporality; temporary networks; Engineering Science with specialization in industrial engineering and management; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot industriell teknik;

    Abstract : The world is facing a growing threat of antibiotic resistance. The development of new antibiotics is of utmost importance; otherwise, we go back to the pre-antibiotic era where common infections become life-threatening. Despite this need for new antibiotics, a market failure is hampering its development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Packaging Networks : a framework for integrating packaging suppliers in the demand chain

    Author : Chris Dominic; Gunilla Jönson; Lennart Hjält; Packaging Logistics Department of Design Sciences Departments at LTH LTH at Lund University Faculty of Engineering Lund University; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; packaging logistics; demand chain management; logistics; network integrator; packaging integrator;

    Abstract : The ability to understand packaging and how it contributes to the establishment of efficient logistics and the creation of individualised values for consumers is becoming increasingly important. This licentiate thesis stresses the importance of applying a holistic view of packaging in order to be able to understand how to adapt the distribution channel to meet consumer demands. READ MORE

  4. 4. Inducing large-scale diffusion of innovation : An integrated actor- and system-level approach

    Author : Ingrid Mignon; Anna Bergek; Johanna Nählinder; Volker Hoffmann; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Innovation; large-scale diffusion; adopters; actor; system; drivers; challenges; motives; strategies; policies; renewable electricity; technology; intermediaries;

    Abstract : In order for the innovation process to be successful, not only do innovations need to be developed and reached the market, but, once they are available for users, they have to spread on a large scale. In the innovation literature, a complete explanation is lacking of why some innovations reach a phase of large-scale diffusion faster than others, including both actor- and system-level components. READ MORE

  5. 5. In Rhizomia : Actors, Networks and Resilience in Urban Landscapes

    Author : Henrik Ernstson; Thomas Elmqvist; Sverker Sörlin; Erik Swyngedouw; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban ecosystem services; green space; social network analysis; social movements; actor-networks; transformation; ecosystem management; scale mismatch; co-management; governance; broker; conservation; Stockholm; Human ecology; Humanekologi; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning; Social network analysis; urban ecology; urban political ecology;

    Abstract : With accelerating urbanization it is crucial to understand how urban ecosystems play a part in generating ecosystem services for urban dwellers, such as clean water, spaces for recreation, stress relief and improved air quality. An equally important question relate to who gets to enjoy these benefits, i.e. READ MORE