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Altwassi, Esraa J. (author), Aysu, Emre (author), Ercoskun, Kerem (author), Abu-Raed, A.S.I. (author)
The importance of Building Information Modelling (BIM) in construction and facility operation is unquestionable, but there is a clear discrepancy between the data included in as-built BIM models and the expected use specified by customers. This disparity presents significant obstacles in properly using BIM for facility management and operational...
journal article 2024
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van de Voort, Iris (author), Grossmann, I. (author), Leistikow, Ian (author), Weenink, Jan Willem (author)
Background: Physicians have complex and demanding jobs that may negatively affect their sustainable employability (SE) and quality of care. Despite its societal and occupational relevance, empirical research on physicians’ SE is scarce. To further advance our understanding of physicians’ SE, this study explores how physicians perceive their...
journal article 2024
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Castellano, Vincenzo (author)
The increasing use of robots in the workplace presents a valuable opportunity to diversify the workforce by including underrepresented groups such as ethnic minorities and the elder population. However, high unemployment among these social groups shows that the opportunity to boost inclusivity and diversity is not grasped. Seizing this...
master thesis 2023
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Van Houdenhoven, Robyn (author)
The intellectual disability population increased from 65.545 people in 2011 to 116.200 people in 2020. In other words, the population almost doubled in less than ten years' time. Interventions are required to be able to make sure everyone receives the needed care. Therefore, the causes for the growth should be further examined before any...
master thesis 2023
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Nefs, Merten (author), van Haaren, Jeroen (author), van Oort, Frank (author)
In the Netherlands, a shift occurred over the last two decades from positively framed spatial-economic policies promoting the development of extra-large distribution centres (DCs) and their claimed positive employment benefits towards a critical stance questioning the benefits of such policies, fuelled by the connected debate regarding the...
journal article 2023
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Bai, Jingyuan (author)
With the trend of work-from-home and flexible working arising from the Covid-19 virus pandemic becoming increasingly popular, personal branding will play a growing role in the workplace. Practitioners in a few industries, such as public relations, have been at the forefront of personal branding and will continue to attract people from other...
master thesis 2022
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Leandro Cruz, M. (author), Saunders-Smits, Gillian (author)
To assist in resolving the perceived lack of transversal competencies (TCs) of engineering graduates by industry, this study investigates the characteristics of transforming an existing industry TC instrument for use in engineering education. The instrument consists of 36 nuanced sub-competencies with the corresponding definitions and...
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Dencher, Eleonoor (author)
Inter IKEA Systems B.V. (also known as Core Business Franchise or CBF) is the franchisor and the owner of the IKEA Concept. By means of this franchising system, IKEA’s vision of creating a better everyday life for the many people is upheld through the collaboration, feedback, sharing and joint development between the franchisor (CBF) and the...
master thesis 2021
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Willis, Ashok (author)
This dissertation aims to contribute towards the research on just transitions by providing insight into the extent of the employment impacts caused by a potential energy transition in South Africa. South Africa is in the process of transforming its electricity mix. The majority of electricity is currently sourced from coal-fired power plants....
master thesis 2021
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Sarti, Gabriele (author)
The thesis studied the employer branding process as a way to increase start-ups attractiveness for potential employees. Start-ups, unlike larger and more established corporations, face challenges when it comes to recruiting talented personnel. Employer branding concerns the different strategies that a company can employ to increase the employer...
master thesis 2021
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Saunders-Smits, Gillian (author), Craps, Sofie (author), Carthy, Darren (author), Langie, Greet (author)
Recent research by KU Leuven showed that 33% of the engineering graduates in Flanders changed jobs in the first year, with 60% of those citing job content as a reason. Also, industry often reports that recent graduate hires lack the right skills for the job. It appears that students seem to enter the labour market less prepared both in...
journal article 2021
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Peters, kARLIJN (author)
Technological developments in the medical world introduce a shift in responsibilities of the surgical team members which might result in waste of talent and skills. The latter might result in disengagement and decreased productivity and thus in illness-related absenteeism. The people pillar of sustainability aims to create a healthy workplace...
master thesis 2020
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Temizel, Irem Naz (author)
This study defines who is at risk of automation and discusses policies to ensure the vulnerable groups are seen. The study of Nedelkoska and Quintini (2018) is taken as the role model: The risk of automation for individuals across OECD countries is calculated by associating the expert assessment conducted by Frey and Osborne (2013) with...
master thesis 2020
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de Vos, D.W. (author), Lindgren, Urban (author), van Ham, M. (author), Meijers, E.J. (author)
Borrowed size refers to the idea that small cities near larger metropolitan centres can reap the advantages of large agglomerations, but without the costs of agglomeration. The study explores whether broadband internet helps such smaller cities to enjoy the labour market benefits of a larger city. Using Swedish micro-data from 2007 to 2015,...
journal article 2020
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Pliakis, Alexandros (author)
Pushed by technology and international regulations the world of identities is rapidly changing. Among others, the Dutch government is obliged to keep up. In line with these developments, a special facility for execution of identification processes for crime and migration purposes was nationally commissioned in 2015, called the ‘’Basisvoorziening...
master thesis 2019
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Ingwersen, Mylène (author)
This thesis investigates the effect of technological progress on the Dutch labour market. For this, a replication of the Frey and Osborne (2013) study on Dutch data is conducted. The application of the FO model has shown that approximately 12\% of the Dutch workers are at high risk of being replaced due to technological developments. Moreover,...
master thesis 2019
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Montella Lavin, Andrea (author)
The current thesis explores the impact that the use of visual contracts has from the fairness perspective. The project developed in collaboration with the company Visual Contracts, a start-up specialized in Legal Design Thinking, aims to provide an added value and evidence that supports the relevance of their activity. A design process that...
master thesis 2019
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Lucas, Charlotte (author)
This research examined the effect of an improved road network on the factors economic growth, road safety, emissions, education, health, employment and tourism in developing countries. A case study is conducted on the country Namibia in Southern Africa. A System Dynamics (SD) model is developed to assess the effects of future scenarios in terms...
master thesis 2019
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Wang, Z. (author), Pashaei Kamali, F. (author), Osseweijer, P. (author), Posada Duque, J.A. (author)
Derived from renewable feedstocks, aviation biofuel is generally perceived as inherently sustainable. However, its production involves a wide range of sectors and interacts with different actors in society. It is therefore important to understand and evaluate not only the environmental impacts of that process, but also its socioeconomic...
journal article 2019
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Cousijn, Jorien (author)
In this project, the design of a contemporary version of the historic khan for new arrivals in present-day Istanbul is explored through architectural research. The research for this project focused on three aspects: (1) Istanbul, a tumultuous city between the east and west as the context. (2) The migrant trying to make his way in the city as the...
master thesis 2018
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