Search for dissertations about: "change across time"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 237 swedish dissertations containing the words change across time.

  1. 1. Continuity and Change : Essays on path-dependence in economic geography and good food

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Pepijn Olders; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; path dependence; continuity; change; expert opinion; economic geography; restaurants; low-emission vehicles; PDO PGI labels;

    Abstract : How can it be, that in our rapidly changing world certain things remain recognisably the same for such a long time? This dissertation is concerned with the economic geography of path-dependence and seeks to explain selected everyday examples of continuity and change. How can French restaurants and chefs be successful for decades despite changes in taste? Why are cars powered by fossil fuels still around while there are many novel and cleaner alternatives? What explains the re-invention of local food products in spite of the influx of many new products from around the world? These are the question this dissertation tries to explain as spatial expressions of ‘path-dependence’. READ MORE

  2. 2. SEA CHANGE Social-ecological co-evolution in Baltic Sea fisheries

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Jonas Hentati-Sundberg; Henrik Österblom; Joakim Hjelm; Trevor Branch; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; resilience; social-ecological systems; complex adaptive systems; fisheries; Baltic Sea; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Sustainable management of natural resources requires an in-depth understanding of the interplay between social and ecological change. Linked social-ecological systems (SES) have been described as complex adaptive systems (CAS), which mean that they are irreducible, exhibit nonlinear dynamics, have interactions across scales and are uncertain and unpredictable. READ MORE

  3. 3. Leading IT-Enabled Change Inside Ericsson A Transformation Into a Global Network of Shared Service Centres

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Business Studies

    Author : Einar Iveroth; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; IT-enabled change; global organisational change; ERP; shared service centre; change agent; actor; structure; practice.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore—from a managerial perspective—how IT-enabled change is designed, led, and sustained from-within an organisation. This is an issue of central concern because there is a considerable lack of research that directly incorporates IT in management and organisational change studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Corporate Brand Positioning – Case Studies across Firm Levels and Over Time

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Christian Koch; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Brand positioning; corporate branding; organizational change; strategy formation; process;

    Abstract : Positioning is a key concept in the fields of branding, marketing, and strategy. In brand management, positioning deals fundamentally with finding a balance between sameness and differentiation. Empirical research predominantly examines the effectiveness of certain strategies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Changes in the Freshwater System Distinguishing Climate and Landscape Drivers

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Physical Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Fernando Jaramillo; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Budyko; evapotranspiration; freshwater; hydrology; hydroclimatic change; landscape change; land use; observation data; runoff; separation; water partitioning; water storage change; water use; worldwide; naturgeografi; Physical Geography;

    Abstract : Freshwater is a vital resource that circulates between the atmosphere, the land and the sea. Understanding and quantifying changes to the partitioning of precipitation into evapotranspiration, runoff and water storage change in the landscape are required for assessing changes to freshwater availability. READ MORE