Search for dissertations about: "risk control"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2474 swedish dissertations containing the words risk control.

  1. 1. Nonlinear Identification and Control with Solar Energy Applications

    Author : Linda Brus; Bengt Carlsson; Torbjörn Wigren; Graham C. Goodwin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; feedforward control; model predictive control; nonlinear control; nonlinear systems; recursive identification; solar power; system identification; time delay systems; Automatic control; Reglerteknik; Reglerteknik; Automatic Control;

    Abstract : Nonlinear systems occur in industrial processes, economical systems, biotechnology and in many other areas. The thesis treats methods for system identification and control of such nonlinear systems, and applies the proposed methods to a solar heating/cooling plant. READ MORE

  2. 2. Risk and Rationality : Effects of contextual risk and cognitive dissonance on (sexual) incentives

    Author : Andréa Mannberg; Karl-Gustaf Löfgren; Magnus Johannesson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HIV AIDS; Health risk; Uncertainty; Risk aversion; Self-Control; Time-inconsistency; Cognitive dissonance; Regret; Norms; Social identity; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Paper [I] theoretically analyzes how the level and uncertainty of future prospects affect incentives to abstain from sexual risk taking in the presence of HIV. The results suggest that, for individuals with limited access to HIV treatment, uncertainty of future health may be an important factor driving unsafe sex practices and support the empirical finding of a weak link between sexual behavior, HIV prevalence, and HIV knowledge in poor countries; therefore suggesting that AIDS policy needs to be calibrated in order to fit within different social contexts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Shaping Risk Management in Banks

    Author : Vikash Kumar Sinha; Mats Engwall; Håkan Kullvén; Torkel Strömsten; Marika Arena; Andrea Mennicken; KTH; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; internal audit; risk management; risk culture; Basel models; operational risk; liquidity risk; internrevision; riskhantering; riskkultur; Baselmodellerna; operativ risk; likviditetsrisk; Industriell ekonomi och organisation; Industrial Economics and Management; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The recent financial crisis of 2007-08 was a watershed moment in the history of banking. The unprecedented event led to severe scrutiny by standard setters and regulators on how the business of banking is run. As a result of this strict scrutiny, a wide variety of reforms aimed at the second line of defense (risk management) ensued globally. READ MORE

  4. 4. HEALTH AND SAFETY RISK MANAGEMENT ON BUILDING CONSTUCTION SITES IN TANZANIA: The Practice of Risk Assessment, Communication and Control

    Author : Sarah Phoya; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Risk control; and Process; Practice; Risk Management; Risk Communication; Health and safety risk; Construction Sites;

    Abstract : The construction industry is an important part of the economy in many countries and is often seen as a driver of economic growth especially in developing countries. Owing to its relatively labour intensive nature, construction works provide opportunities for employment for a wide range of people skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled. READ MORE

  5. 5. Internal Control : A study of concept and themes

    Author : Olof Arwinge; Fredrik Nilsson; Nils-Göran Olve; Stuart Turley; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Internal control; Intern styrning och kontroll; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The concept of internal control has developed along with audit practice. As demands have been made for greater accountability in corporate governance, the significance of internal control systems in companies has increased. READ MORE