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Wijnolst, N. (author), Van der Lugt, R. (author)
book 1993
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Crul, M.R.M. (author)
This PhD thesis describes and analyses the change process started by the Ecodesign project in Central America, executed between 1998 and 2002. The project started using the concept and praxis developed in Europe. Nine ecodesign projects were performed in industry, and ecodesign was introduced to counterpart organisations. With these first...
doctoral thesis 2003
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Dijkema, G.P.J. (author)
doctoral thesis 2004
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Poot, A.P. (author)
"It is becoming increasingly important for companies to ensure a continuing supply of new knowledge. This can be achieved in several ways; for example by collaborating with other companies and/or public research institutions such as universities".149 This PhD thesis 'Determinants of knowledge intensive research and development collaboration. An...
doctoral thesis 2004
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Poot, T. (author)
It is becoming increasingly important for companies to ensure a continuing supply of new knowledge. The development of innovative production processes and marketing strategies as well as better products and services improves the competitive position of firms on the world market. This is of special interest to Dutch firms who have only a small...
doctoral thesis 2004
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Van der Panne, G. (author), Van Beers, C. (author)
The literature is inconclusive as to whether Marshallian specialization or Jacobian diversification externalities favour regional innovativeness. The specialization argument poses that regional specialization towards a particular industry improves innovativeness in that industry. Regional specialization allows for knowledge to spill over among...
report 2006
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De Bree, M.A. (author)
This thesis answers the question how government and Dutch waste companies can interact in such a way that innovation is stimulated. The author has developed a method to determine the potential for self-regulation and self-control of a company or an industry. This method is based upon the measurement of degree to which the company has assured...
doctoral thesis 2006
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Van der Duin, P.A. (author)
This is about how commercial organisations use qualitative methods of futures research, such as scenarios, roadmapping and trend-analysis, in their innovation processes. The linkages etween innviation proceses and the methids can take place in different ways.
doctoral thesis 2006
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Meijer, B.R. (author)
"Complexity is in the eye of the beholder" is a well known quote in the research field of complexity. In the world of managers the word complex is often a synonym for difficult, complicated, involving many factors and highly uncertain. A complex business decision requires careful preparation and close attention of the managers and workers...
doctoral thesis 2006
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Hellman, H.L. (author)
doctoral thesis 2007
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Beerepoot, W.M.C. (author)
The passing by the European Parliament of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) in 2003 obliges all European member states to implement energy regulations for buildings based on the concept of energy performance by the year 2009 ultimately. Given the importance of the development of innovations in energy technology, and a...
doctoral thesis 2007
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Carbon, C.C. (author), Michael, L. (author), Leder, H. (author)
Consumer product design needs design evaluation for obtaining information about consumers’ preferences and liking to optimize market success. Such evaluations are usually conducted in simple single-shot studies where consumers only once have to evaluate, for instance, the attractiveness of a design. However, innovative designs often break common...
journal article 2008
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Steen, M.G.D. (author)
In human-centred design (HCD), researchers and designers develop products in cooperation with the potential users of these products. They attempt to give users a voice or a role in their projects, with the intention of developing products that match users' needs and preferences. This approach is especially interesting in the information and...
doctoral thesis 2008
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Van Leeuwen, G. (author)
There are still many puzzles to be solved concerning the relation between innovation and firm performance, in particular concerning the distinct roles of information and communication technology (ICT) and Research and Development (R&D) in creating new or improved products or production processes. This thesis provides evidence that both instances...
doctoral thesis 2009
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Blank, J.L.T. (author), Koolman, A.H.E. (author), Koot, P.M. (author)
In sommige delen van de overheid speelt de vraag of de verdeling van middelen binnen de overheid wel optimaal is. Investeringen in het onderwijs bijvoorbeeld leveren zowel individueel als maatschappelijk rendement op. Als een land investeert in onderwijs kan dat besparingen opleveren in de bestrijding van criminaliteit, in de uitgaven aan...
working paper 2009
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Bull, K. (author), Hull, N. (author), Peck, D.P. (author)
EADIS is a two year international initiative funded by Leonardo Da Vinci UK. It involves five European design-related educational institutions who have developed a Vehicle Telematics Road Map. The map acts as the basis for an internationally available online training programme that shares knowledge about telematics and its innovative and...
conference paper 2009
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Koerten, H. (author), Veenswijk, M. (author)
A multitude of studies has been published on how National Geo Information Infrastructures (NGII), also known as Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDI), should be designed, set up and monitored. Scientific research on day-to-day experiences, on what is really happening in NGIIprojects is hard to find. We propose a narrative approach to elicit...
conference paper 2009
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Trip, J.J. (author)
Creativity is considered a main factor of urban competitiveness nowadays. However, while local policies increasingly reflect the ideas of Richard Florida, Charles Landry and others, the influence of the creative city concept on higher level policies is not clear. The paper takes this issue to the European Union’s Lisbon strategy, intended to...
conference paper 2009
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Koerten, H. (author), Veenswijk, M. (author)
Spatial information is increasingly exchanged between organizations within a National Geo Information Infrastructure (NGII). While a lot has been written on implementation strategies, yet little is known what really goes on in concrete projects. In this paper an ethnography is presented based on a narrative approach of a Dutch project, in which...
conference paper 2010
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Crul, M.R.M. (author), Schnitzer, H. (author)
Innovation and Innovation Management are essential instruments and methodologies to manage the changes that society and its productive sector are facing in order to find the right balance between competitiveness, trade demands, social equity and sustainable development. A clear role in this can be played by the local universities and by an...
conference paper 2010
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