Search for dissertations about: "curtailment behaviors"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words curtailment behaviors.

  1. 1. Car(ing) for our environment? : Consumer eco-innovation adoption and curtailment behaviors: The case of the alternative fuel vehicle

    Author : Johan Jansson; Agneta Marell; Annika Nordlund; John Thøgersen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Diffusion of innovations DOI ; value-belief-norm VBN theory; alternative fuel vehicles AFV ; eco-innovation; early adoption; curtailment behaviors; proenvironmental attitudes; innovation characteristics; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : Determinants influencing consumer eco-innovation adoption and green curtailment behaviors in a travel context are at the center of this thesis. Previous research on green consumer behavior has uncovered that internalized personal attitudinal factors such as values, beliefs, and norms are influential in determining mainly non-consumption and post-purchase behaviors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Falls, fear of falling and falls self-efficacy among adults with multiple sclerosis

    Author : Elizabeth Peterson; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Occupational therapy; multiple sclerosis; falls; fear of falling; falls self-efficacy; injury prevention;

    Abstract : Although falls are a major cause of morbidity and mortality among older adults and increasingly recognized as threat to the wellbeing of people living with chronic neurological conditions, fall prevention research involving people with multiple sclerosis (MS) is just emerging. The overall aim of this thesis was to generate new knowledge about fear of falling (FoF), fall-related injuries, and falls self-efficacy among middle aged and older adults with MS to inform development of occupational therapy interventions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Indirect Exploitation of Intellectual Property Rights By Corporations and Investors: IP Privateering & Modern Letters of Marque & Reprisal

    Author : Thomas Ewing; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; equity; non-practicing entity NPE ; innovation system; unclean hands; indirect exploitation; Intellectual property IP ; patent troll; patent misuse; privateer; intellectual property right IPR ; patent; operating company; tortious interference; corporate formalism; antitrust; investor; competition;

    Abstract : Competitive pressures and rent-seeking behaviors have motivated companies and investors to develop indirect techniques for beneficially exploiting third-party intellectual property rights (IPRs) that qualitatively depart from the slate of direct exploitation tools whose usage has been honed during the past 30 years of the pro-patent era. Companies have increasingly realized that they do not need to create IPRs themselves to exploit them beneficially, which has been the conventional usage pattern. READ MORE