Search for dissertations about: "drivers of change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 161 swedish dissertations containing the words drivers of change.

  1. 1. Drivers of Climate Change? Political and Economic Explanations of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Author : Ole Martin Laegreid; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Greenhouse gas; Climate change; Environmental Kuznets curve; Political institutions;

    Abstract : This PhD dissertation examines if social scientific theories can explain historical trajectories of greenhouse gas emissions. The manuscript includes an introductory chapter and four articles that consider annual emissions in countries across the world, during the time-period 1960-2014. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Reluctant Change Agent - Change, Chance and Choice among Teachers, Educational Change in the City

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Pernille Berg; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Educational change; innovation; globalisation; change agent; competence development; drivers of change; sociological study and qualitative reserach methods.;

    Abstract : This dissertation critically analyses the discourse on educational change. By placing educational change in the context of globalisation and innovation the author argues that the current discourse on educational change is un-nuanced and omits the important perspectives on change. READ MORE

  3. 3. Processes and factors governing benthic community dynamics—environmental change in the Baltic Sea

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Christian Sommer; Sara Sjöling; Patrik Dinnétz; Inger Porsch Hällström; Alexander Eiler; [2019]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Benthic communities; Baltic Sea; biodiversity; community composition; environmental change; environmental genomics; microbial ecology; Major Baltic Inflow; meta-population; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : As drivers of biogeochemical cycles and nutrient recycling, such as carbon turnover, the microbial community is essential in sustaining functioning ecosystems. Together with the metazoan community, the microbial community constitute the majority of all life in the benthos. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dynamics of corporate strategy from a value chain perspective A study of the Swedish telecom and construction industries during the 90’s

    University dissertation from Ekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Andes de Paula; Staffan Brege; Øivind Revang; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; telecommunication; construction; modularization; systemization; industry; systems sales; inside-out; outside-in; corporate; SBU; functional; strategy; context of strategy; strategic change; content of strategy; process of strategy; value chain; value constellation; bundling; unbundling; outsourcing; merger and acquisitions; M A; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi;

    Abstract : Changes in sectors and industries have brought new challenges to corporations as well as been important driving forces for the dynamics in strategy at the corporate level. With the dramatic developments of the 1990’s in mind, such as multilateral free-trade agreements, liberalization, privatization, sharp industry growth/decline, increased competition and globalization, in particular within the telecom and the construction industry, this study contributes to describing and understanding strategic change at the corporate level as well as changes in the division of work within value chains. READ MORE

  5. 5. Model for change in production systems triggered by environmental requirements considerations, drivers, key factors

    University dissertation from Ekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Sannö; Mats Deleryd; Mats Winroth; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; change management; environment; sustainable development; Innovation and Design; innovation och design;

    Abstract : Industry is a key player in the transition to a sustainable society where manufacturing companies need to respond to the challenges of environmental concerns in several ways. Still, even if several efforts have been made in practise and academia, more research within operations management is addressed in relation to implementing sustainable solutions. READ MORE