Search for dissertations about: "construction industry"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 244 swedish dissertations containing the words construction industry.

  1. 16. Safety leadership in the construction industry Managing safety at Swedish and Danish construction sites

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Martin Grill; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; occupational safety; safety leadership; construction manager; participative leadership; rule-oriented leadership; transformational leadership; transactional leadership; passive leadership; safety climate;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to identify and describe essential components of safety leadership behavior in the construction industry in Sweden and Denmark. The methods used were semi-structured interviews, cross-sectional and longitudinal questionnaire studies, and behavioral observations. READ MORE

  2. 17. Construction site productivity measurements selection, application and evaluation of methods and measures

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Jan Jonsson; [1996]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction Engineering and Management; Byggproduktion;

    Abstract : A construction company consists of a number of different sites where the physical production is taking place. This production is not always performed in the best possible way. There are numerous things such as organisation, logistics, co-ordination, technique, quality and others that can be improved. READ MORE

  3. 18. Developing A Proactive Safety Performance Measurement Tool (SPMT) For Construction Sites

    University dissertation from Loughborough University

    Author : Radhlinah Aulin; [2000]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; construction industry; safety performance measurement tool; safety;

    Abstract : ‘Safety pays’ is a phrase commonly used. But, when it comes to putting that concept into practice, very few are actually successful at it. Reasons given include: it is costly or it is a waste of time or it is not the main cause of failure. READ MORE

  4. 19. Integrated structural and construction engineering – A study of project team performance in Swedish bridge design

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Daniel P T Ekström; [2019]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; constructability; project competence; integrated project teams; conceptual design; sustainability; interprofessional dialogue; project culture; collaboration in construction; bridges; integration in construction; concrete structures; integrated design; pre-construction indicators; performance; structural design; inter-disciplinary; buildability;

    Abstract : The Swedish Transport Administration (STA) ambitiously strives to increase the level of productivity and innovation within its operations while meeting and surpassing national sustainability objectives. In this effort, the STA has concluded that climate gas emissions from construction, operation, and maintenance of the infrastructure must be reduced for Sweden to maintain its position as a pioneer and to reach both national and global climate goals. READ MORE

  5. 20. Managing radical innovation in the Swedish infrastructure sector A study of industrialized construction

    University dissertation from Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Johan Larsson; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction Engineering and Management; Byggproduktion;

    Abstract : Industrialized construction has been a key enabler for managing increasing customer demands and addressing low productivity problems in the house building industry. It has also been proposed as a solution for low productivity in the infrastructure construction sector, but diffusion has been slow. READ MORE