Search for dissertations about: "management sciences thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3621 swedish dissertations containing the words management sciences thesis.

  1. 1. Sustainability of Social Housing in the Urban Tropics: A Holistic Development Process for Bamboo-Based Construction

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Corinna Salzer; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Sustainability assessment of buildings; Climate change mitigation and adaptation; Life Cycle Assessment; Philippines; Technology Development; Social housing; Disaster Risk Reduction; Bamboo;

    Abstract : This thesis is motivated by a tremendous need for more inclusive, sustainable and disaster resistant social housing in rapidly developing countries such as the Philippines. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the New Urban Agenda name the use of local raw materials as one area for action. READ MORE

  2. 2. Learning-by-modeling Novel Computational Approaches for Exploring the Dynamics of Learning and Self-governance in Social-ecological Systems

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Emilie Lindkvist; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Complex adaptive systems; Renewable resources; Adaptive management; Small-scale fisheries; Artificial intelligence; Reinforcement learning; Agent-based modeling; agent-baserade modeller; artificiell intelligens; social-ekologiska system; komplexa adaptiva system; förnyelsebara naturresurser; adaptiv förvaltning; Sustainability Science; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : As a consequence of global environmental change, sustainable management and governance of natural resources face critical challenges, such as dealing with non-linear dynamics, increased resource variability, and uncertainty. This thesis seeks to address some of these challenges by using simulation models. READ MORE

  3. 3. Participation and Planning in the Management of Coastal Resource Conflicts: Case Studies in West Swedish Municipalities

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Inst. för globala studier, avd. för humanekologi, GU

    Author : Andrea Morf; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; planning; participation; natural resource management; coastal management; conflict management; Bohuslän; Sweden;

    Abstract : There is a growing concern about sustainable management of natural resources in coasal areas, which is expressed in a worldwide debate about integrated coastal management. Physical or territorial planning as a comprehensive approach to territorial management with routine procedures for public participation seems well suited to achieve integration across any administrative sectors, to support local stakeholder participation, and to enhance conflict management in coastal areas. READ MORE

  4. 4. The nitty gritty of life cycle management: Exploring the organization of LCM

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Hanna Lindén; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; sustainability; practice; life cycle thinking LCT ; organization; life cycle management LCM ; product chain LCM; translation; management; practitioners; corporate LCM;

    Abstract : Climate change and environmental degradation threaten to cause serious effects on the planet and on society. Scientists thus advocate an urgent shift towards a more sustainable development. Herein, industry is said to play a vital role, as it could positively influence sustainable production and consumption. READ MORE

  5. 5. A knowledge management perspective on environmental life cycle management: A manufacturing company example

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Hanna Lindén; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; objectified knowledge; product chains; knowledge management; networks; Environmental life cycle management LCM ; communities of practice; situated knowing;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to broaden the understanding of environmental life cycle management (LCM). This aim has a two dimensional approach; one empirical and one theoretical. Paper I focuses on LCM in the existing literature and LCM in practice, and paper II explores the inclusion of knowledge management into LCM. READ MORE