Search for dissertations about: "the building industry"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 299 swedish dissertations containing the words the building industry.

  1. 1. Communicating the environmental characteristics of products: the use of environmental product declarations in the building, energy and automotive industries

    Author : Karin Jönsson; Internationella miljöinstitutet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Energy industry; Environmental product information; Environmental communication; Automobile industry; Building industry;

    Abstract : Environmental policy is shifting the focus from production processes to product-related issues. The provision and use of environmental information is generally considered an essential element in addressing the environmental impacts associated with the life cycle of products. READ MORE

  2. 2. Brand building in the business-to-business context : The brand equity perspective

    Author : Galina Biedenbach; Maria Bengtsson; Peter Hultén; Joakim Wincent; George Christodoulides; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Brand building; brand equity; brand management; business-to-business; customer experience; organizational buying behavior; professional services; rapport; role behavior; företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this doctoral dissertation is to investigate factors affecting B2B brand building by applying the brand equity perspective in the professional services context. Three peer-reviewed and published articles and one book chapter examine different aspects related to the enhancement of brand equity and brand building in the B2B context. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prefabrication strategies in the timber housing industry : a comparison of Swedish and Austrian markets

    Author : Tomas Nord; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Träbyggnad; Timber Structures;

    Abstract : The functional-based building regulations issued in 1994/95, made it possible to once again build higher buildings with timber structures in Sweden. At the same time there was a need to make the traditional project- oriented construction process more efficient, with prefabricated building systems and products as one possible solution. READ MORE

  4. 4. Labour Productivity in the Building Industry – Studies of Uganda

    Author : Henry Mwanaki Alinaitwe; Byggproduktion; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Uganda; Building industry; Labour Productivity;

    Abstract : Research has been pointing out that productivity in the building industry is stagnant and in some cases declining. Poor productivity of craftsmen is one of the causes of cost and time overruns on building projects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ride The Wind : Symbiotic Business Model Innovation for the Chinese Wind Power Industry

    Author : Lihua Liu; Mike Danilovic; Maya Hoveskog; Susan Lijiang Sun; Bingwen Yan; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Symbiotic Business Model; Business Model Innovation; Wind Power Innovation; China; Goldwind; 共生的商业模式,商业模式创新,中国,风电行业创新,金风科技;

    Abstract : China has become one of the world’s leading countries in renewable energy, particularly in wind power. Goldwind Science and Technology has become not only the largest wind turbine manufacturer in China, but also one of the largest in the world. READ MORE