Search for dissertations about: "path development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 326 swedish dissertations containing the words path development.

  1. 1. Strength grading of structural timber and EWP laminations of Norway spruce : Development potentials

    Author : Jan Oscarsson; Anders Olsson; Marie Johansson; Mikael Perstorper; SP Sveriges Tekniska Forskningsinstitut; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; bending strength; fibre angle; grain angle; knots; laser scanning; machine strength grading; modulus of elasticity; strain measurement; structural timber; tensile strength; wood; böjhållfasthet; draghållfasthet; elasticitetsmodul; fibervinkel; konstruktionsvirke; kvistar; laserskanning; maskinell hållfasthetssortering; trä; töjningsmätning; Byggteknik; Civil engineering;

    Abstract : Strength grading of structural timber is a process by which value is added to sawn products. It is to the greater part carried out using machine grading based on statistical relationships between so called indicating properties and bending strength. READ MORE

  2. 2. Organising Regional Innovation Support : Sweden's Industrial Development Centres as Regional Development Coalitions

    Author : Marie-Louise Eriksson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; lnnovation support organisations; lnnovation policy; Learning organisations; Development coalitions; Partnership; Organisationai capabilities; Economic geography of innovation; Learning regions; Socio-cultural and institutional context; Path-dependency; Sweden; Finspång; Gnosjö; Tekniska innovationer; regional utveckling; regionalpolitik; innovation; Sverige; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This PhD dissertation examines the issues of institutional and policy learning often referred to in discussions about innovation policy in the literature on economic geography of innovation, systems of innovation, and learning regions. A central argument is that in order to enhance OUTknowledge of this learning dimension in innovation policy we need to focus on the level at which much innovation policy is organised and implemented, i. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing R&D Processes - Focusing on Technology Development, Product Development, and their Interplay

    Author : Dennis Nobelius; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; organizational interfaces; integration; project scope; product development; research and development; management issues; technology development;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns management of research and development (R&D) processes, with an emphasis on technology development and product development and their interplay. The aim is to assist companies in leveraging their R&D efforts and to improve the understanding of R&D management. READ MORE

  4. 4. Path Dependence and Path Shaping : Unearthing institutional dynamics in large-scale project organizing

    Author : Ermal Hetemi; Cali Nuur; Anna Jerbrant; Sofia Pemsel; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Large-scale project organizing; complexity; Organizational Project Management; Institutional theory; Path Dependence; Path creation; Process studies; Industrial Economics and Management; Industriell ekonomi och organisation;

    Abstract : Over the last two decades, large-scale project endeavors or major programs that typically deliver a substantial physical infrastructure or a complex product with a lifetime that can extend for decades and across industries have become the norm for many utility sectors, such as transport, energy, water, or food. The allure of ever-larger projects shows no sign of fading away in the face of sustainable development and grand societal challenges – quite the contrary. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tourism Development in Resource Peripheries : conflicting and Unifying Spaces in Northern Sweden

    Author : Joakim Byström; Dieter K. Müller; Rikard Eriksson; Anna Dóra Sæþórsdóttir; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Tourism development; labor market transformation; related diversification; path dependence; resource periphery; pleasure periphery; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The northern Swedish inland is a sparsely populated area with a historical dependence upon natural-resource extraction. Therefore, this region has traditionally been defined as a resource periphery for extractive purposes. However, the rise of tourism challenges this narrative by producing a pleasure periphery for touristic purposes. READ MORE