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Verheij, A. (author)
master thesis 2010
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De Gans, M. (author)
Large infrastructure projects in the Netherlands are often subject to discussion due to large time and cost overruns. Project management instruments are developed by the projects for the efficient management of time, cost and scope. These collections of methods, tools and approaches are often modified and further developed when projects face...
master thesis 2010
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Van Nistelrooij, P.G.A. (author)
There is a growing desire for sustainable design, both with firms and their clients in the built environment. However sustainability is not always integrated into designs in the same uniform manner, or at the same level. Barriers and carriers exist that influence the design and its level of sustainability for consulting engineering firms....
master thesis 2011
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Orjuela Alvarez, L.A. (author)
Starting with the research question -Why are individuals at professional services firms motivated or inhibited to share knowledge? This case study gives an elaborate picture of the knowledge sharing behaviors and the motivations of a group of technology consultants. The insights obtained from this research reveal valuable lessons to increase the...
master thesis 2012
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Anninos, P. (author)
In the contemporary business world, more and more organizations especially in the engineering domain structure their working processes around projects. These organizations are called project-based-organizations (PBOs) and have established distinct work processes to successfully execute the projects that they undertake. The working processes in...
master thesis 2012
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Vereecke, B.S.J. (author)
Flying has always spoken to people’s imagination, though nothing fundamental has changed in the passenger experience on board of an airliner in the last decades. Flying has become a commodity but the same kind of base products is still used, and innovation mainly occurs in technical fields such as lightweight materials and cost-effective...
master thesis 2013
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Das, V.L. (author)
The pharmaceutical industry has been spending an increasing amount of money on R&D over the years. However, fewer drugs have been approved by the FDA and the EMA recently. This lack in innovation performance is a problem which needs to be solved in order to continue finding medicines for cureless diseases. Innovation lies at the heart of the...
master thesis 2014
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Jarabo, O. (author)
Purpose This study aims to explore approaches to stimulate innovation at the case company via current knowledge processes analysis to provide best-fit recommendations. Design/Methodology/Approach The study develops a theoretical overview based on the growing stream on knowledge processes in relation to innovation. The research features a case...
master thesis 2014
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Gemke, Pascal (author)
Police organisations wordwide struggle with the implementation of intelligence-led policing (ILP). This research aims to identify organisational factors that affect the state of implementation of ILP in the Dutch police force. From a multiple-case study research multiple factors have been identified that affect the functioning of ILP. These...
master thesis 2017
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Carvajal Rodriguez, Juan (author)
Costa Rica’s electric grid is dominated by renewable sources, mostly by hydropower 74% and with geothermal 12.4% and wind 10.6%. Hence, in dry season when the water levels drop significantly, there are difficulties to supply the national electricity demand (CENCE, 2016). Despite this and the added fact that the country’s has enormous solar...
master thesis 2017
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de Vries, Rinze (author)
Flood risk is increasing due to climate change and the growth of the potential consequences of flooding. Analysing how flood-proof the spatial plan is, therefore becomes more important. Since most spatial planners have limited knowledge concerning flood risk, the Netherlands’ Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management commissioned...
master thesis 2018
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Beijers, Rolien (author)
Background: There is an increasing need for structured methods that encourage effective knowledge sharing and collaborations at the working floor to implement innovation strategies, especially in case of employer - employee relationships. <br/><br/>Objective: This research (master thesis) focused on knowledge sharing on the work floor during...
master thesis 2018
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Angeletti, Rachele (author)
The extensive amount of knowledge possessed by an organization represents one of its most valuable resources. Nonetheless, it is not always easy to pinpoint, arrange and reuse such knowledge in an effective and productive manner. Moreover, in the last two decades companies have been increasingly using serious games and simulations for the most...
master thesis 2018
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Pagnan, Riccardo (author)
In today’s interconnected and dynamic world, sharing knowledge within a company and streamlining its workflow can be a significant source of competitive advantage. As a matter of fact, the literature consistently shows that firms which invest in Enterprise Systems tend to perform better financially and have better retention rates. However,...
master thesis 2020
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Cruz Grimaldos, Andres (author)
As we live in a competitive world, companies need to update their value proposition constantly. When it comes to consultancies, they need to be innovative and improve their service in terms of efficiency, effectiveness and wow-factor in order to be chosen by clients. The service can be innovated in different ways, such as improving the service...
master thesis 2020
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Christodoulou, Vaso (author)
Risk management, a process aiming to decrease or eliminate the likelihood and impact of unwanted effects on a project during its lifecycle, has become highly significant due to complexity, uncertainties and high competition. Numerous tools and techniques have been developed for successfully implementing risk management. However, risk is...
master thesis 2021
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Vivian Maretina, Vivian (author)
The building construction industry is generally known as a procedural project with linear workflow and a traditional mindset. When a disruptive technology arises, the clients and partners face the challenge to understand the technology. In addition, their willingness to change is low. PHYSEE, a technology company that offers smart engineering...
master thesis 2021
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Heesakkers, Yannic (author)
This graduation report presents a new mold making approach for Royal<br/>Delft. The traditional production trajectory starts with a positive model and<br/>pouring plaster mold parts onto it one by one, producing a negative casting<br/>mold for one shape. This new proposal takes the plaster mold parts as a<br/>starting point, combining them into...
master thesis 2021
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