Search for dissertations about: "the capabilities approach"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 406 swedish dissertations containing the words the capabilities approach.

  1. 1. Exploring construction challenges of the public client: a dynamic capabilities approach

    Author : Abderisak Adam; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; construction challenges; dynamic capabilities; case study; client organization; capabilities; construction industry;

    Abstract : Construction clients in the public sector face a large number of challenges in designing, procuring and managing construction projects in a manner that is conducive to the organization’s overall goals. In particular, clients have faced challenges in delivering projects that satisfied the projects’ goals with respect to cost and time overruns. READ MORE

  2. 2. A technological capabilities perspective on catching up : the case of the Chinese information and communications technology industry

    Author : Vicky Long; Staffan Laestadius; Edward Steinmueller; KTH; []
    Keywords : catching up; learning; capabilities; modularity in design; upgrading; appropriate technology; knowledge bases; patent thicket; appropriability; china; ICT; Industriell ekonomi och organisation; Industrial Engineering and Management;

    Abstract : This dissertation provides a capability creation perspective on the story of China’s technological catching up, or resurgence, if viewed from a broader historical perspective.Since the first Asian tigers caught up to modern technological standards (e.g. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing construction challenges: Viability of a dynamic capabilities approach for the public client

    Author : Abderisak Adam; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; case study; construction challenges; construction industry; capabilities; client organization; dynamic capabilities;

    Abstract : Construction clients in the public sector face a large number of challenges in designing, procuring and managing construction projects in a manner that is conducive to the organization’s overall goals. In particular, clients have faced challenges in delivering projects that satisfied the projects’ goals with respect to cost overruns, delays and sustainable construction. READ MORE

  4. 4. Family, Neighborhoods, and Health : Conditions for the Development of Human Capabilities

    Author : Evelina Björkegren; Helena Svaleryd; Hans Grönqvist; Erik Plug; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health; Inequality; Mortality; Intergenerational Mobility; Birth-order; Neighborhoods; Birth; Childhood; Youth; Capabilities; Education; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1: We use data from a large sample of adoptees born in Sweden to decompose the intergenerational persistence in health inequality across generations into one pre-birth component, measured by the biological parents’ longevity, and one post-birth component, measured by the adopting parents’ longevity. We find that most of the health inequality is transmitted via pre-birth factors. 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