Search for dissertations about: "consumer research"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 345 swedish dissertations containing the words consumer research.

  1. 1. Chemicals in consumer products : Bridging the gap between academic research and chemicals regulation

    Author : Linda Molander; Christina Rudén; Magnus Breitholtz; Laura N. Vandenberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; consumer products; articles; chemicals; chemicals regulation; REACH; risk management; health risk assessment; non-standard toxicity studies; study evaluation; reporting guidance; endocrine disrupting compounds; bisphenol A; low dose effects; Applied Environmental Science; tillämpad miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : Exposure to chemicals emitting from consumer products, such as clothes, electronic devices, toys and kitchen-ware, has emerged as an issue of public health and environmental concern. The use of chemicals having endocrine disrupting properties in commercial products is receiving particular attention as low dose exposures of such chemicals have been associated with adverse effects in both human and wildlife populations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Constructing Consumer Knowledge in Market Research : An Ethnography of Epistemics

    Author : Johan Nilsson; Claes-Fredrik Helgesson; Lotta Björklund Larsen; Franck Cochoy; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; market research; commissioned knowledge production; epistemics; Sweden; marketing; ESOMAR; ethnography; epistemography; epistemic culture.; marknadsundersökningar; uppdragsbaserad kunskapsproduktion; det epistemiska; marknadsföring; ESOMAR; etnografi; epistemografi; kunskapskultur;

    Abstract : Market research pervades society. It is an endeavour that connects marketing practice with methods similar to social science. Further, market research results appear as knowledge produced to inform recipients towards making productive business decisions and as a commodity sold to commissioning clients. READ MORE

  3. 3. Capturing and Analysing Emotions to Support Organisational Learning : The Affect Based Learning Matrix

    Author : Theresia Olsson Neve; Paul Johannesson; Janis Stirna; Marite Kirikova; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Knowledge Management; Organisational Learning; Emotions; Affects; Perspective Change; Knowledge Management Systems; Web-based Knowledge Management Support; Computer and systems science; Data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the importance of managing employees’ thoughts and feelings in relation to organisational learning. To visualise and to identify affections within organisations is of major importance since most of our actions and the decisions we make are steered by our emotions rather than rational thinking. READ MORE

  4. 4. Co-creative Game Design as Participatory Alternative Media

    Author : Patrick Prax; Christian Christenen; Else Nygren; Annika Waern; Esther MacCallum-Stewart; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Co-creation; co-creative game design; game design; participation; alterna-tive media; critical media; open innovation; modding; add-ons; MMOs; MMORPG; World of Warcraft; Diablo 3; interface;

    Abstract : The possibility of co-creation exists for all media, but game design has developed a culture that is unusually open to co-creation. This dissertation investigates significant cases of co-creation in mainstream games in order to explore how games can be co-created as alternative or critical media by their players. READ MORE

  5. 5. Autonomous Lab-on-a-chip: solutions and fast prototyping tools

    Author : German Comina Bellido; Daniel Filippini; Edwin Jager; Anke Suska; Niels B. Larsen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Autonomous Lab-on-a-chip; bio-chemical sensing; sensor fabrication; biosensing cell phone; 3D printed fluidics; 3D printed optics.;

    Abstract : In this thesis, solutions for the development of autonomous Lab-on-a-chip (LOC), and 3D printing for fast prototyping of LOC devices are investigated. Lab-on-a-chip devices integrate analytical systems and conditioning processes in a compact package. READ MORE