Search for dissertations about: "sustaining change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the words sustaining change.

  1. 1. Perspectives on Manufacturing Development - Discontinuous Change and Continuous Improvement

    Author : Anders Berger; [1996]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; change theory; performance; Continuous Improvement; large-scale renewal; practice; balance; multifunctional work groups; discontinuous change; Sweden; manufacturing development;

    Abstract : The dissertation deals with the management of planned change and development efforts in manufacturing environments. Two models for improving and sustaining operational performance (technical, economic and social) are presented: the discontinuous change model and the continuous improvement model. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Skin cancer prevention : Readiness to change sun-related behaviours

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Oncology-Pathology

    Author : Sveinbjörn Kristjánsson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Skin cancer; prevention; sun protection; sunscreen; sun exposure; stages of change; Transtheoretical Model; behavioural change.;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to collect data relevant for skin cancer prevention and to investigate the applicability of the Transtheoretical Model for sun-related behaviour. Also, to assess the readiness to change five different sun-related behaviours in the general population in Stockholm County. READ MORE

  4. 4. Restructuring and employment change in sparsely populated areas examples from Northern Sweden and Finland

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografi

    Author : Linda Lundmark; Ulf Wiberg; Bruno Jansson; Kerstin Westin; Jarkko Saarinen; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Reconstructing; sparsely populated areas; tourism employment; forest-related employment; amenities; mobility; migration; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to examine ongoing restructuring and its impacts on sparsely populated areas in Sweden and Finland. In the context of sparsely populated areas, the global processes have great local impact because of their poor capacity to adapt to rapid economic changes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustaining Authoritarianism : Clientelism and Repression in Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan and Tanzania

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Mia Orange; [2019-05-03]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Clientelism; Repression; Authorianism; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tanzania; Kenya;

    Abstract : Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan and Tanzania share a past and present as authoritarian states. Dominant parties are in power in Tanzania and Kazakhstan, while elections are competitive but not democratic in Kenya and Kyrgyzstan. READ MORE