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Bryson, John R. (author), Andres, Lauren (author), Ersoy, A. (author), Reardon, Louise (author)
Any one shock is never isolated from other shocks and any one recovery process will be complicated by further related and unrelated shocks and their related recovery processes. This chapter highlights the interactions that occur between shocks that are experienced in parallel or simultaneously and those that occur linearly and take the form of...
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Ersoy, A. (author), Cavalcante Siebert, L. (author), Wang, T. (author), Chan, P.W.C. (author)
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become one of the most dicussed topics of today and are being used to support solving complex problems. AI has given opportunities for efficiency, control, safety while raising issues around trust, optimism and responsibility. One of the prominent features of AI resides in the digitalization of the built...
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Andres, Lauren (author), Bryson, John R. (author), Ersoy, A. (author), Reardon, Louise (author)
The nature of shocks and crisis is highly diverse; crises and shocks tend to conglomerate rather than occur as single events. People and places are affected differently and have distinct abilities and resources to respond, cope and recover. Key here are path-dependent socio-economic living conditions along with pre-existent intersectional...
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Bryson, John R. (author), Andres, Lauren (author), Ersoy, A. (author), Reardon, Louise (author)
COVID-19 initially closed universities forcing rapid adoption of online teaching. This chapter reflects on pandemic recovery in the context of higher education and explores some of the longer-term impacts that the pandemic has had on academic practice. Recovery is a complex and highly differentiated process and is founded upon resilience that is...
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Liu, Tianzhu (author), Korthals Altes, W.K. (author), Wallet, Frédéric (author), Melot, Romain (author)
This chapter discusses planning the reterritorialisation of agricultural activities as an avenue of the Covid-19 pandemic recovery. Reterritorialisation indicates local food being targeted to local inhabitants instead of the global market. We argue that the pandemic has accelerated the reterritorialisation process. Supply chain actors actively...
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Clegg, Stewart (author), Ninan, Dr Johan (author)
The concept of governmentality has proven useful to analyse how the reflexive management of people within and without the project is conducted. In this chapter we explore the organizational theory of governmentality and its importance in project settings. First, we identify the specificity of project governance and relate it to the definition...
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Sergeeva, Natalya (author), Ninan, Dr Johan (author)
Projects are peopled at all levels, and people make sense of their lives via narrative thought as the temporal and dramatic dimension of human existence is emphasized in them. Narratives organize people’s lived experiences and create order out of random incidents and events. Such an order can help them understand the passage of events and even...
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Leliveld, André (author), Bhaduri, Saradindu (author), Knorringa, Peter (author), van Beers, Cees (author)
This chapter sets the scene for the Handbook on Frugal Innovation. First, it describes the origins of the concept of frugal innovation and its emergence as an academic field of interest. Then, main drivers behind frugal innovation are explored. From the scholarly discussion on frugal innovation major themes are distilled that inform the...
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Ninan, Dr Johan (author), Krishnamurthy, Mathangi (author), Mahalingam, Ashwin (author)
This chapter considers the central role of uncertainty for cognition and action in construction project organising with a focus on how project practitioners think about the future. It takes a cognitive approach to uncertainty in the context of a broader information processing approach to decision-making in organisations. The chapter’s main...
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Knoop, V.L. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)
When do traffic jams emerge? Can we predict, given certain demand levels, when queuing will occur, how long the queues will be, how they will propagate in space and time, and how long it takes for the congestion to resolve? Why does an overloaded traffic network underperform? This chapter gives a basic introduction in traffic flow theory which...
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Clegg, Stewart (author), Ninan, Dr Johan (author)
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van Beers, Cees (author), Leliveld, André (author)
This chapter’s aims to link frugal innovation (FI) to some theoretical notions. First, it presents a brief overview of what FI is in order to identify characteristics that can be linked to theoretical notions. Second it links the concept of FI to 1) existing theoretical notions on profit-induced innovators and how these contribute to economic...
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van Wee, G.P. (author)
This chapter gives an overview of dominant analytical approaches in the field of transport and land use and how they relate to empirical research on modeling important theoretical concepts, such as induced demand and constant travel time budgets. Further, it explains the mutual relationships between these concepts and makes connections between...
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Tavasszy, Lorant (author), de Bok, M.A. (author)
This chapter introduces the topic of freight transport modelling in the urban context. Urban freight transport is typical in several aspects: the defragmentation of product flows, the use of modes, and the commodity mix. Freight traffic is also in competition for space with other traffic and users of the urban environment. Real-world...
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van Marrewijk, A.H. (author)
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Chan, P.W.C. (author)
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Correljé, A. (author)
Making progress in the energy transition requires a more concrete conceptualization of the way in which the energy system works, now and in the future. This chapter presents a fairly simple conceptual framework that will help to analyze and understand the way in which communities provide themselves (more or less effectively) with the energy they...
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Dewilde, Caroline (author), Haffner, M.E.A. (author)
The nature of housing as a service (fulfilling basic needs) and a capital-intensive commodity (houses and the ‘underlying’ land have exchange value) hampers comparative understandings of ‘housing policy’, and its relation to social policy research. On the one hand, housing is a pillar of social policy, addressing social problems in the urban...
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van Duin, Ron (author), Ploos van Amstel, Walther (author), Quak, Hans (author)
Research finds that the global market value of cargo bikes will hit 2.4 billion<br/>euros by 2031. Analysts with Future Market Insights assessing the growth<br/>of cargo bikes have placed the parcel courier industry as a key buyer of<br/>electric cargo bikes, forecasting that 43 per cent of sales could go to this industry.<br/>This growth is...
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Bryson, John R. (author), Andres, Lauren (author), Ersoy, A. (author), Reardon, Louise (author)
The catalyst for this book emerged in late 2019 with the first reports of a<br/>‘mystery pneumonia’ taking hold in the Chinese city of Wuhan (Horton,<br/>2020). This virus was confirmed by authorities as a new type of Severe Acute<br/>Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (SARS) and given the acronym COVID-19<br/>(‘co’ for corona, ‘vi’ for virus and ...
book chapter 2021
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