Search for dissertations about: "system transformation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 514 swedish dissertations containing the words system transformation.

  1. 1. Digital transformation the material roles of IT resources and their political uses

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Viktor Arvidsson; Jonny Holmström; Malin Rönnblom; Suprateek Sarker; [2015]

    Abstract : As IT became ubiquitous, we recognized that IT was everywhere but in our theories. Despite significant efforts, Information System (IS) research is still in desperate search for the IT artifact. Recent reviews show that IS research first and foremost considers IT resources as a socio-technical and managerial concern. READ MORE

  2. 2. Resource mobilisation for energy system transformation

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Kersti Karltorp; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Resource mobilisation; Biorefineries; Energy system transformation; Offshore wind power; Incumbent firms; Competences;

    Abstract : A transition to a sustainable path of development will require that fossil fuels are replaced with renewable energy sources and involve, therefore, a large-scale transformation of the energy system. In the EU, offshore wind power and biorefineries have the potential to play an important role in this transformation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Making transformation happen : Institutional entrepreneurship and boundary management in the Coral Triangle

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University

    Author : Franciska Rosen; Per Olsson; [2011]

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis sets out to investigate the dynamics of transformative change in social-ecological systems. That is, how large-scale sustainability transitions can be initiated and purposefully navigated. READ MORE

  4. 4. Watt’s next? On socio-technical transitions towards future electricity system architectures

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University

    Author : Kristina Hojcková; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; electricity system; transition pathways; innovation system context; technological innovation system; future configurations; entrepreneurial activities; socio-technical transition;

    Abstract : In the effort to fight climate change, the electricity systems around the world are undergoing a transformation towards being based on renewable sources of energy.  The criterion of one hundred per cent renewables can, however, be satisfied in several radically different ways, varying from global or continental super grids via local smart-grids to self-sufficient off-grid communities and households of electricity prosumers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Meeting-places of Transformation Urban Identity, Spatial Representations and Local Politics in St Petersburg, Russia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Thomas Borén; Bo Lenntorp; Thomas Lundén; Jussi Jauhiainen; [2005]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Time-space; lifeworld; Hägerstrand; Habermas; Lotman; participant observation; post-Soviet transformation; time-geography; cultural geography; cultural semiotics; urban studies; everyday life; Soviet cartography; local self-government; Ligovo; Uritsk; Krasnosel skii raion.; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences Other earth sciences; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap Övrig geovetenskap;

    Abstract : This study develops a model for understanding spatial change and the construction of space as a meeting-place, and then employs it in order to show an otherwise little-known picture of (sub-)urban Russia and its transformation from Soviet times to today. The model is based on time-geographic ideas of time-space as a limited resource in which forces of various kinds struggle for access and form space in interaction with each other. READ MORE