Sökning: "performance dimensions"

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  1. 1. Sustainability-, Buildability- and Performance-driven Structural Design

    Författare :Alexandre Mathern; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; material developments; performance; requirements; constructability; sustainability; buildability; integrated design; structural engineering; structural developments; design method; bridges; finite element analysis; concrete structures; civil engineering; construction technology;

    Sammanfattning : The construction, maintenance and operation of infrastructure networks represent substantial impacts, both positive and negative, in all three dimensions of sustainability: economic, social and environmental. The greatest possibility to reduce the negative impacts and increase the positive ones is at the early design stage of construction projects. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Enabling the performance of nurses in rural Guatemala : the role of relationships

    Författare :Alison Hernández; Miguel San Sebástian; Kjerstin Dahlblom; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Bart Criel; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health workers; nurses; performance; health services management; health systems research; people-centered health systems; work environment; Guatemala; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Sammanfattning : Background: Enhancing the performance of front-line health workers serving vulnerable populations is crucial for redressing inequities. Traditional approaches have focused on introducing technical solutions, such as guidelines and incentives, to modify performance outcomes. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Relatedness put in place : on the effects of proximity on firm performance

    Författare :Lisa Östbring; Urban Lindgren; Rikard Eriksson; Thomas Brenner; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cognitive proximity; labor mobility; knowledge; plant performance; relatedness; proximity dimensions; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis contributes to recent theorizations in economic geography on the effects of proximity on firm competitiveness. One of the great challenge in the contemporary economy is for firms to remain competitive. Their innovative ability is highly dependent on the knowledge they possess and their ability to acquire new knowledge. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Manufacturing Strategy, Capabilities and Performance

    Författare :Mattias Hallgren; Jan Olhager; Terence Hill; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Manufacturing Strategy; Manufacturing Capabilities; Operational Performance; Empirical Research; Contingency Factors; Manufacturing engineering and work sciences; Produktion och arbetsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation addresses the topic of manufacturing strategy, especially the manufacturing capabilities and operational performance of manufacturing plants. Manufacturing strategy research aims at providing a structured decision making approach to improve the economics of manufacturing and to make companies more competitive. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Political institutions and government performance : Central and Eastern Europe in a comparative perspective

    Författare :Sebastian Stålfors; Sten Berglund; Torbjörn Bergman; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political institutions; institutional arrangements; government performance; political system; majoritarian democracy; consensus democracy; quality of democracy; macroeconomic management; kinder and gentler democracy; Central and Eastern Europe; post-communist countries.; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Sammanfattning : Central and Eastern Europe was strongly affected by the most recent wave of democratisation. Here, successful transition to democracy and market economy was sometimes perceived as a matter of choosing the ‘right’ institutional framework, presumably institutions employed in mature democracies. LÄS MER