Sökning: "Planning and Decision Analysis"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 265 avhandlingar innehållade orden Planning and Decision Analysis.
1. Handling severe uncertainty in strategic project appraisal : Methods and applications of context analysis
Sammanfattning : The long-term success or failure of a strategic project is largely shaped by its context. Therefore, the assessment of the external factors influencing the fulfilment of project long-term goals is vital for the effective project appraisal and planning. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : "Democracy" is a frequently used concept in the Western planning field. Scholars, practitioners, and citizens alike regularly deploy it to both explain and contest the nature and legitimacy of urban governance. And yet, in the planning literature, the concept of democracy itself is rarely explained or debated. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This doctoral thesis analyses the concept of risk and how it functions as an organizing principle of discourse, paying close attention to actual linguistic practice. Article 1 analyses the concepts of risk, safety and security and their relations based on corpus data (the Corpus of Contemporary American English). LÄS MER
4. Enabling socio-technical transitions – electric vehicles and high voltage electricity grids as focal points of low emission futures
Sammanfattning : Today humankind is facing numerous sustainability challenges that require us to question CO2 intensive practices like those present in the transport and energy sector. To meet those challenges, many countries have adopted ambitious climate targets. Achieving such targets requires an understanding of the wider socio-technical context of transitions. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The purpose of the thesis is to investigate planning processes for academic library buildings and the outcomes of such processes. This is accomplished through a case study utilising discourse analysis. LÄS MER