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McMahon, K.S. (author), Mugge, R. (author), Hultink, H.J. (author)
Circularity-conscious management of information and communications technology (ICT) owned by organizations is important to achieving a circular economy. However, changes in organizational management toward circularity has been met with multiple challenges. This study uses 11 semi-structured interviews with on-the-ground ICT decision-makers in...
journal article 2024
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Fliervoet, Lies (author)
Within the Dutch Ministries, implementing agencies receive the request to execute specific policies. To do this, they often need a (technical) product/service/platform which enables them to fulfill their job. With new types of technology coming to the market, the implementing agencies explore these new options to see if and how they can add...
master thesis 2023
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Nevostrueva, Anna (author)
People are the main asset of a consultancy firm, and a Project Manager is a key figure in the delivery of projects. Change Management theories suggest that the success of change efforts relies on three components: Leadership, Project Management and Change Management. Therefore, successful sustainability implementation depends significantly on...
master thesis 2023
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Lukin Ragni, Natalia (author)
Nowadays, construction projects face cost overruns and delays on a regular basis, not being able to achieve the success standards expected. This is widely attributed to the fast changing and dynamic environment of construction projects. It is argued that the project management mostly used has a traditional and conservative approach which is...
master thesis 2022
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van Ham, Sebastiaan (author)
The purpose of this research was contributing to better understand the drivers of public authorities in the Dutch infrastructure sector to change their contract strategy. In the awareness of the complex multi-layered phenomena of change in the public sector, this deductive research adopted the theory of Kuipers et al. (2014) and implemented it...
master thesis 2021
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Aukes, Regina (author)
This graduation project explores the barriers to the implementation of change in the municipality of Amsterdam. The change initiative is a new contract for the public procurement, named the collaboration agreement, after one of the two main criteria, collaboration and innovation. As a result of this thesis the 'detection, action, reflection'...
master thesis 2021
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loddo, M. (author), Rosetti, I. (author), McGhie, Henry (author), Pedersoli, Jr., José Luiz (author)
Collections-based organizations (CBOs) can play a crucial role in addressing sustainable development (SD), but their aspiration to become more sustainable, as seen in policies and guidelines, is confronted with several challenges in practice. To facilitate a sustainability transition, this process of change needs to be managed and adequate tools...
journal article 2021
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Karantani, Chrysa Nefeli (author)
Construction projects deal with a lot of uncertainties in the design stage and therefore, changes in the design are sometimes unavoidable. There are various factors leading to design changes, however, the most frequent factor is the client. Clients often produce vague design briefs and as a result, design changes are expected at a later stage,...
master thesis 2020
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Smith, K.L. (author)
Due to globalisation and technological advancements, the world is becoming increasingly complex. Volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) environments have called for organisations to become more agile in order to survive and compete in such changing environments. Large organisations are at particular risk for becoming stagnant due to...
master thesis 2020
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Lambermon, Valery (author)
BIM implementation is one of many developments in the building industry that is hindered by a resistance to change. Studies have shown that project managers are among the key players in BIM implementation. Especially when there is no clear vision on BIM, implementation is highly dependent on the project manager of a specific project. This...
master thesis 2020
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Kuijpers, Martha (author)
The goal of this thesis is to create a shared vision and change strategy for the merging neonatology departments of Amsterdam University Medical Centres (Amsterdam UMC). The Amsterdam UMC currently exists out of the two hospitals VUmc and AMC merging to become one hospital. The neonatology department is one of the first departments that will...
master thesis 2020
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Raguraman, Sushmitha (author)
The concept of business model innovation (BMI) has taken off significantly over the last decade in the academic as well as the business environment. It is seen as an important source of competitive advantage and is increasingly being used to achieve superior firm performance. Nevertheless, the field is yet to embrace the organizational dimension...
master thesis 2019
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Ganapathi Shanbhag, Avin (author)
<b>Problem:</b> Lack of Water Sanitation is a global problem due to the experiment-based research required in its field, hindering scientific progress. Commercializing breakthrough technologies in Water Sanitation into the market is uncertain and there comes a requirement to design to appropriate business models. The emergence of Big Data has...
master thesis 2019
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van Beek, Suzanne (author)
Change can be defined as deliberate activities that move an organisation from its present state to a desired future state (Harigopal, 2016). A form of facilitating change is to organise a creative session, which is a group process of applied creativity with the ultimate goal to create a product. The product is the desired future state of a...
master thesis 2019
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Bukvić, Uros (author)
Current linear economic model entails coupling of economic growth with resource constraints and degradation of the Earth. In order to combat these negative aspects and to ensure prosperous and sustainable future, a new economic approach is emerging - Circular Economy. Besides neutralizing threats of the linear model, it also promises additional...
master thesis 2018
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Daanen, Emma (author)
Business is becoming increasingly competitive as companies aim to deliver superior product experiences to their customers. To establish innovative results and compete with smaller, more flexible companies, corporates look for new ways to organize themselves. In the light of these developments, design is moving beyond approach to improve...
master thesis 2018
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Mattaar, Julia (author)
This report describes the research towards and the design of a tool for informing and involving employees during organisational change. More than half of the change programs that are started are not completed successfully. One of the most influential factors to this low success rate is the resistance of employees. Informing and involving them in...
master thesis 2018
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Ruiz Pion, Joan (author)
DESIGN THINKING:<br/>Design thinking is an ambiguous term regarding its meaning. It can be seen as an approach that opts to define and solve problems by incorporating designers’ approaches, methods and tools to problem solving. As it is believed that all managers already do think like a designer, it is questioned how design thinking is...
master thesis 2018
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Diaz Chicaiza, Ricardo (author)
The fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) is in full swing and organisations across the world pour efforts into the digitisation of manufacturing operations and services. The working practice changes and entails an increasing interaction of humans with technology. At the same time, from across society actors exert growing pressure on...
master thesis 2017
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Kaland, L.P. (author)
A new breed of creative agencies in the Netherlands have emerged in the past decade. These agencies use visual thinking skills and methods to advice in (re)designing services and strategies of other organizations. One of these creative agencies is Ink Strategy. Doing new projects for organizations in Singapore has opened the opportunity to...
master thesis 2017
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