Search for dissertations about: "tender"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 swedish dissertations containing the word tender.

  1. 1. Efficient Winter Road Maintenance : A Study of Technical and Contractual Issues

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Adel Abdi; Hans Lind; Björn Birgisson; Lars Silver; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; climate; road climate and weather; road surface roughness; road friction; winter tyre; winter maintenance tools; RWIS; weather station; winter maintenance; contract type; road maintenance contract; winter maintenance contract; partnering; strategic alliance; public procurement; tender; incentives; bundling services; payment mechanism; remuneration models; Civil and Architectural Engineering; Byggvetenskap;

    Abstract : Since ancient times, roads have tied people and cultures together. Roads have been createdwith the aim of facilitating trade and cultural exchange among different regions in the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. Public Procurement at the Local Government Level Actor roles, discretion and constraints in the implementation of public transport goals

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Lisa Hansson; Jenny Palm; Stig Montin; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Tender; Contract; Decision process; Administration; Planning; Public transport; Local authority; Public procurement; Competitive tendering; Local government; Implementation; Public transport; Principal–Agent theory; Discretion; Public administration; Offentlig upphandling; Implementering; Kollektivtrafik; Principal-Agent teori; Handlingsutrymme; Lokal nivå; Offentlig förvaltning; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Railway: Economics; Railway: Economics; Road: Economics; Road: Economics;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to gain further knowledge of how the Swedish local government level is affected by requirements to use public procurement through competitive tendering and, more specifically, understand the actions taken by included actors when public procurement is required in implementation of public transport goals. Through case study method, an in specific process tracing, various implementation processes have been examined. READ MORE

  3. 3. Competition in Public Transport Essays on competitive tendering and open-access competition in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Andreas Vigren; Svante Mandell; Jan-Eric Nilsson; Nash Nash; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Public transport; Contract; Tender; Bus; Economic efficiency; Competition; Location; Transport operator; Depot transp ; Impact study; Railway; Line transp ; 02 Road: Economics; 02 Road: Economics; 111 Road: Public transport; 111 Road: Public transport; J13 Railway: Economics; J13 Railway: Economics;

    Abstract : The results of this work show that the cost efficiency of tendered bus services is similar across all Swedish counties, except for the more high-density counties where efficiency is lower. Considerably lower efficiency is also found for contracts with services run in-house by the Public Transport Authority (PTA), compared to when the same service is run by a private actor. READ MORE

  4. 4. Acupuncture in Obstetrics and Anaesthesia

    University dissertation from Nina Kvorning, Dep of Anaestesia and Intensive Care, Hospital of Helsingborg, Sweden

    Author : Nina Kvorning; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anestesiologi; intensivvård; auditory evoked potentials; intensive care; Anaesthesiology; sevoflurane; surgery; minimal alveolar concentration; inhalation; electric stimulation; obstetrics; delivery; childbirth; tender points; maternaty care; anesthesia; analgesia; labor; pregnancy; acupuncture; pain;

    Abstract : The aims of the present thesis (I-V) were to evaluate the analgesic and adverse effects of manual acupuncture for low-back and pelvic pain during pregnancy (I) and for labour pain (II-III), and also to study the effects of low-frequency electro acupuncture (EA) on clinical physiological responses to skin incision in anaesthetized patients (IV-V). Acupuncture in obstetric patients (I-III) Manual acupuncture in obstetric patients was found to relieve pain in one prospective randomised (I) and two retrospective (II-III) studies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aspects of work and health in women with fibromyalgia

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Annie Palstam; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; fibromyalgia; chronic pain; pain; tender points; work; work ability; health; women; physical; physical capacity; physical workload; resistance exercise; focus groups;

    Abstract : Fibromyalgia (FM) is characterized by persistent widespread pain, increased pain sensitivity and tenderness. FM is also associated with fatigue, psychological distress, impaired physical capacity, activity limitations and impacts the ability to work. READ MORE