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Fielbaum, Andres (author), Tirachini, Alejandro (author)
Ride-hailing (ridesourcing) companies such as Uber, Lyft, and Didi Chuxing have been a disruptive force in the urban mobility landscape around the world during the past decade. In this paper, we analyse the working conditions, earnings, and job satisfaction of ride-hailing drivers. We begin by discussing the regulatory, labour, financial, and...
journal article 2020
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Zhang, Jiayun (author), Chen, Y. (author), Gong, Qingyuan (author), Ding, Aaron Yi (author), Xiao, Yu (author), Wang, Xin (author), Hui, Pan (author)
We perform an initial study on the working time of software developers in IT companies across China and the United States by investigating the timestamps of commit activities on GitHub. We identify three temporal patterns shown in commit activities among these companies. We find that Chinese companies are more likely to follow long working...
journal article 2020
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Kovalenko, V.V. (author), Tintarev, N. (author), Pasynkov, Evgeny (author), Bird, Christian (author), Bacchelli, A. (author)
Selecting reviewers for code changes is a critical step for an efficient code review process. Recent studies propose automated reviewer recommendation algorithms to support developers in this task. However, the evaluation of recommendation algorithms, when done apart from their target systems and users (i.e. code review tools and change...
journal article 2019
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Zeng, Q. (author), Beelaerts van Blokland, W.W.A. (author)
This paper aims to develop a quantitative model of company performance from an inventory perspective for truck manufacturers. With the inventory performance as a new dimension, fourteen indicators are identified to form a conceptual framework for truck manufacturers to measure their company performance. Accordingly, techniques of the fuzzy logic...
journal article 2018
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Steenhuisen, B.M. (author), de Bruijne, M.L.C. (author)
Network companies fulfill a critical role in the energy transition. The is article provides an empirical study of this role of a Dutch national gas network company connecting a biogas producer. This project requires choices about many intertwined technical and institutional variables. Choices involve multiple, potentially competing public values...
journal article 2016
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Zuiderwijk-van Eijk, A.M.G. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), van de Kaa, G. (author), Poulis, K. (author)
Creating commercial value through open data use in open data ecosystems is a wicked problem. This problem is characterized by a lack of specific formulation, complex interactions amongst a variety of stakeholders, a lack of criteria determining a satisfactory solution, including what constitutes `value', and uncertain outcomes. Wicked problems...
journal article 2016
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Steenhuisen, B.M. (author), De Bruijne, M.L.C. (author)
Background Energy network companies are commonly attributed the public task to help society in becoming greener in the domain of energy. This extra public task has high costs and comes with high uncertainties. It may also compete with existing public tasks of network companies. When network companies are involved in local green initiatives, they...
journal article 2015
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Mendez Safont, M (author), Terwel, K.C. (author)
conference paper 2012
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Van Geenhuizen, M.S. (author), Nijkamp, P. (author)
Smart high-tech companies are characterized by knowledge intensity and open innovation. Even when these companies emerge in spatial clusters or dense urban places, they may utilize knowledge networks on a global scale. However, there is not much insight into the factors that shape knowledge networks, the role of virtualization herein and the...
journal article 2011
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Van den Noort, J.A.R. (author)
Global poverty is still an ongoing problem, leading to human tragedies and various related problems. Rich nations become rich faster than the poor nations develop. As a result, despite large efforts in the development aid sector, inequality in the world has increased over the last decades and the absolute share of poor nations in a growing...
doctoral thesis 2011
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Van Houten, D. (author)
journal article 2011
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Gluch, P. (author)
Many organizations within the construction industry are currently developing standardized practices. Increased standardization involves new ways of organizing construction projects, changing interrelations between professional groups, setting a new culture, i.e. challenging the institutionalized way of being. It, for instance, leads to a...
conference paper 2011
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Thuesen, C. (author), Koch, C. (author)
By adopting a theoretical framework from strategic niche management research (SNM) this paper presents an analysis of the innovation system of the Danish Construction industry. Theories within SNM look upon innovation in a sector as a socio-technical phenomenon and identify three levels of socio-technical interaction within which sectorial...
conference paper 2011
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Grootenboers, F. (author), De Weerdt, M.M. (author), Zargayouna, M. (author)
Demand responsive transportation has the potential to provide efficient public door-to-door transport with a high quality. In currently implemented systems in the Netherlands, however, we observe a decrease in the quality of service (QoS), expressed in longer travel times for the customers. Currently, generally one transport company is...
book chapter 2010
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Schultz, I. (author), Seebacher, U. (author)
Comprehensive research is carried out on consumers with respect to their sustainable behaviour in private life. Other research focuses on employees and their sustainable behaviour in business life. This divide also characterises companiesÂ’ activities for promoting sustainable consumption and lifestyles. But how can both sides being brought...
conference paper 2010
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Ketola, T. (author)
During this decade forest companies have been diversifying their operations and product ranges from traditional forestry, timber and pulp and paper both to energy and biofuels and to RFID technologies, labels, wood and plastic composites, and biochemicals. Basic products and high tech products are developed side by side. Each company desires new...
conference paper 2010
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De Jong, B. (author)
This review focuses on the effect of global warming on droughts, rainstorms and floods and related water quality of rivers. Relations of temperature, rainstorms and river discharges with water quality variables like water temperature, chemical concentrations and microbiological activity are discussed. Examples out of literature are given, mainly...
report 2006
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Maritime Systems Technology B.V. (author)
other 1995
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