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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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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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Liu, Y. (author)
Over the last decades of development of knowledge management and organizational learning, there has been an increase in learning research within and across projects. Learning from past lessons in projects and preparing for the next project management practices is very important in large infrastructure projects. The autonomy of projects brings...
doctoral thesis 2021
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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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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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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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Roungas, V. (author), Bekius, F.A. (author), Verbraeck, A. (author), Meijer, S.A. (author)
Gaming simulations (games) for policy and decision making have been the neglected “sibling” of educational and training games. The latter have experienced a widespread usage by practitioners and researchers, while the former have had limited, yet slowly increasing, adoption by organisations. As a result, various issues developing and using these...
journal article 2020
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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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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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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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Hooimeijer, F.L. (author), Maring, Linda (author)
The subsurface is a technical space, the “engine room of the city,” that incorporates the vital functions of water and energy supply, communication systems, sewers and drainage. Natural systems too – crucial for stable, dry, cool and nature inclusive cities – are also largely dependent on the quality of the subsoil. The subsurface is critical...
journal article 2018
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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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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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Buttler, T. (author)
Project-based organizations collect lessons learned in order to improve the performance of projects. They aim to repeat successes by using positive lessons learned, and to avoid repeating negative experiences by using negative lessons learned. Cooke-Davies (2002) claimed that the ability to learn from past projects for future projects is a key...
doctoral thesis 2016
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Nijhuis, S. (author), Stolk, E.H. (author), Hoekstra, M.J. (author)
The Department of Urbanism at the Faculty of Architecture and Built Environment at the Delft University of Technology has a long tradition in educating generations of internationally oriented designers, planners and researchers in urbanism. Here the domain of urbanism is defined as an interdisciplinary approach that engages in real-world...
journal article 2016
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Hoogreef, M.F.M. (author), Van Dijk, R.E.C. (author), La Rocca, G. (author), d'Ippolito, R. (author)
The Product Development Process (PDP) of manufacturing companies requires the efficient management of huge amounts of data from different sources and their integration in the sub-processes that compose the product development chain. This is a very challenging endeavor for which an integrated approach does not yet exist. The EC FP7 Project iProd...
conference paper 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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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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Trento, A. (author), Fioravanti, A. (author)
Quality, according to Pirsig’s universal statements, does not belong to the object itself, nor to the subject itself, but to both and to their interactions. In architecture it is terribly true as we have a Building Object and Users that interact with it.The problem we approach here, renouncing at the impossible task of modelling the actor’s ...
conference paper 2013
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Di Mascio, D. (author)
In this paper a methodology will be presented to investigate and document the constructive characteristics of two raw earth houses: artifacts that belong to the vernacular architecture. The comprehension, analysis and documentation of these architectures presents several problems mainly linked to the impossibility of using a predefined method,...
conference paper 2013
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