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Rabah, Malek (author)
Upcycling of the biomass residues and wastes is a necessary innovation within the given environmental and economic trends, policies and regulations, competition and depletion of natural resources taking place nowadays. Thus, wood pallet upcycling is chosen in this thesis to be the ambassador of biomass. <br/>Research is built upon the...
master thesis 2021
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Klitsie, J.B. (author)
Large and mature organisations, with their access to knowledge, capital and customers, are perfectly positioned to walk the road from invention to innovation; to turn promising breakthrough technologies and creative concepts into profitable and scalable business opportunities. However, these organisations rarely generate winds of creative...
doctoral thesis 2021
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Goodwill, Maya (author)
This report outlines the design process, research activities and results of a graduation thesis on power and privilege in multi-stakeholder public and social sector design processes. Due to a perceived gap in the design field, both in education and practice, the aim of this project is to support designers in becoming more aware of power dynamics...
master thesis 2020
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Athanasopoulou, A. (author), de Reuver, G.A. (author)
Business model tools are commonly used to describe and communicate business model ideas. However, studies do not sufficiently address whether and how business model tools support the early, exploratory phase in which new business models are initiated, conceptualized, assessed and planned. In this exploratory phase, offerings and addressable...
journal article 2020
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Vrijhoef, R. (author), van Dijkhuizen, M.J. (author)
Refurbishment projects notably for social housing are special kinds of project for many reasons, including inflexible existing stock, low available budgets, involvement of residents staying in their homes during construction. Lean tools could be helpful not only during construction, but also in the preparation of projects including requirements...
conference paper 2020
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Athanasopoulou, A. (author)
Opportunities such as digital technologies are fundamentally reshaping businesses. Enterprises are moving from selling physical products and services, to providing digitally enabled services. Enterprises need to rethink their business models and how to adapt them to take advantage of these opportunities. How to adapt the existing business model...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Klitsie, J.B. (author), Price, R.A. (author), de Lille, C.S.H. (author)
Companies are organised to fulfil two distinctive functions: efficient and resilient exploitation of current business and parallel exploration of new possibilities. For the latter,<br/>companies require strong organisational infrastructure such as team compositions and functional structures to ensure exploration remains effective. This paper...
conference paper 2019
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Liu, Y. (author), van Marrewijk, A.H. (author), Houwing, E.J. (author), Hertogh, M.J.C.M. (author)
There has been recent academic interest in programs as value creation processes. Scholars focus particularly on the front end of programs as opportunities for clients to create value. At the front end, client and market partners can actively co-produce value through co-creation sessions. This paper investigates what stakeholders do in co...
journal article 2019
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Charriere, M.K.M. (author)
This doctoral thesis studies the effectiveness of real-life risk communication efforts that include visuals and aim to increase the awareness of populations at risk of natural hazards. Several methods are used. To obtain a picture of the current state of research and practice, a qualitative approach is followed, including a literature review of...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Price, R.A. (author), Matthews, Judy (author), Wrigley, Cara (author)
The design-led innovation framework enables organizations to systematically develop the design capabilities they need to pursue their innovation objectives. When a design researcher works in tandem with organizational stakeholders to implement the framework, the dynamic they create is complex. This article relates our efforts to apply narratives...
journal article 2018
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Sanders, F.C. (author)
The ‘Jane Jacobs Walk’ organization as one of the Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) heritage initiative supported three Jane Jacobs Walks of certified Fred Sanders in the period 2011 - 2014 in Amsterdam neighbour-hoods. These walks helped residents to explore resident-empowered meeting-places and activities in their own housing environment for the benefit...
book chapter 2018
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Ten Brug, L.F. (author)
Double Degree: Faculty of Architecture, Urbanism and the Built Environment / Urbanism AND Faculty of Applied Sciences / Science ommunication. Obesity is appointed as a pressing 21st century public health threat by the World health organization. Current sedentary behaviour in Western society is key in fast spread of the obesity epidemic. Children...
master thesis 2017
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Khatibi, S. (author)
Running and operating an on-line social campaign in the context of authoritarian regimes is not a usual task to do. Besides motivation and courage, it requires creativity and flexibility. I have tried to explore all possible aspects of such context (from sociology and marketing to political science and design) and implement those findings into...
master thesis 2013
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Heiskanen, E. (author), Feenstra, C.F.J. (author), Johnson, M. (author)
CHANGING BEHAVIOUR is a project that aims to support change in energy use and energy services. We do so by applying social research on technological change to practical use. Our focus is on the interaction between energy experts and energy users: How can these different groups learn to understand each other better? Another focus is the role of...
conference paper 2010
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Van der Lugt, P. (author)
Materials have a considerable impact on the environmental sustainability of the products in which they are used. Due to the increasing population and consumption worldwide, more raw materials are consumed than can be produced globally, making especially resource depletion of both abiotic and biotic resources an urgent problem. Due to its good...
doctoral thesis 2008
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