Search for dissertations about: "performance indicators"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 254 swedish dissertations containing the words performance indicators.

  1. 1. Performance-based costing as decision support for development of discrete part production : Linking performance, production costs and sustainability

    Author : Christina Windmark; Industriell Produktion; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Production cost; PERFORMANCE; decision support; manufacturing; production development; performance-based costing; sustainability; organizational learning; Production cost; Performance; Decision support; Manufacturing; Production development; performance-based costing; Sustainability; Organizational learning;

    Abstract : In today’s global market, the industry is struggling every day to make the “correct decisions”. Decisions concerning production can range from smaller improvements to choice tool or equipment investments to relocation of entire production facilities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Disaster medicine- performance indicators, information support and documentation : A study of an evaluation tool

    Author : Anders Rüter; Thore Wikström; Maaret Castrén; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; disaster medicine; performance indicators; evaluation; information system; documentation; staff skills; command and control; management; Diasaster medicine; Katastrofmedicin;

    Abstract : The science of disaster medicine is more a descriptive than analytical type. Research, in most instances, has not employed quantitative methods and there is very sparse knowledge based on analytical statistics. One consequence of this is that similar mistakes are repeated over and over. Lessons that should be learned are merely observed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Indicators in Action : Development, Use and Consequences

    Author : Sofi Ersson; Jan-Erik Gröjer; Cecilia Lindholm; Ulf Johanson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Business studies; Performance measurements; non-financial; human resources; development; use; consequences; public sector; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The increased attention to performance measurements is evident in both private and public sector organizations and among both academics and practitioners. Although there is a strong belief in the possibilities of using measurements for managing organizations, both academics and practitioners have questioned measurements potential. READ MORE

  4. 4. Indicators and predictors of sleepiness

    Author : Johannes van den Berg; Ulf Landström; Gregory Neely; Anders Knutsson; Palle Ørbæk; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; Sleep Scale KSS ; Category-Ratio Scale CR-10 ; sleepiness; sleep; driving; indicator; sleep debt; heart rate variability; electroencephalography EEG ; head movements; performance; truck drivers; sleep habits; predictor; Folkhälsomedicin; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden;

    Abstract : Sleep is a basic need as important as physical fitness and good nutrition. Without enough sleep, we will create a sleep debt and experience sleepiness. Sleepiness can be defined as the inability to stay awake, a condition that has become a health problem in our 24-hour-7-day-a-week society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Responsible resource management in hotels : attitudes, indicators, tools and strategies

    Author : Paulina Bohdanowicz; Björn Palm; Ivo Martinac; Walter Jamieson; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; hotels; energy and water management; energy and water conservation; environmental awareness; environmental reporting; performance indicators; consumption modelling; benchmarking; Mechanical energy engineering; Mekanisk energiteknik;

    Abstract : Hotels constitute one of the main, and still expanding, pillars of the tourism sector and are highly unique among other commercial buildings. Resource intensive and frequently inefficient systems and operational routines applied in the sector, result in considerable environmental impact and indicate an urgent need for more environmentally sound practices and products in the hotel industry. READ MORE