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Orij, Lonneke (author)
This thesis delves into the existing relationship dynamics between SMEs and ING, an incumbent Dutch bank and global financial services provider. In collaboration with ING, the study aims to illuminate the nuances of this ING – SME relationship. Despite ING’s overarching mission to empower individuals and businesses, a noticeable gap persists...
master thesis 2024
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Kerckhoff, Fin (author)
Emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, big data analytics, blockchain, and the internet of things offer interesting opportunities to automate business processes. With the potential to streamline operations like claims management, underwriting, and customer service, these advancements appear to be especially promising for insurance...
master thesis 2024
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Janissen, Jeroen (author)
Climate change poses a significant threat to global lifestyles, necessitating urgent action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). The Netherlands, committed to the Paris Climate Agreement, faces the challenge of meeting ambitious emission reduction targets set by the European Union's Fit for 55 initiative. However, the integration of...
master thesis 2024
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Sancheti, Avi (author)
This master's thesis examines the effects of business model innovation and competitive strategies on the success of high-tech startups in the Netherlands. Understanding how high-tech startups can improve their performance and compete successfully is of utmost relevance given the increasing importance of technology entrepreneurship and the...
master thesis 2024
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Yang, Han (author)
Marriott Metropolitan is a chain hotel segment that entices business travelers to extend their journey. It is part of The Hotel, a collective project that studies the hotel, both as a building type and as a place of hospitality, through a collection of fourteen individual contributions inside one skyscraper. The project...
master thesis 2024
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Elgendy, R. (author), Mlecnik, E. (author)
The need for energy efficient buildings has become increasingly important in climate change mitigation. Almost 75% of the building stock in Europe is energy inefficient. Residential buildings are responsible for 27% of the total energy consumption in Europe. Integrated home renovation services (IHRS) have emerged as a potential solution to...
report 2024
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Ooms, Simone (author), Röggla, Thomas (author), Cesar, Pablo (author), El Ali, Abdallah (author)
Within our Distributed and Interactive Systems research group, we focus on affective haptics, where we design and develop systems that can enhance human emotional states through the sense of touch. Such artificial haptic sensations can potentially augment and enhance our mind, body, and (virtual) social connections. In three works—voice...
journal article 2024
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Zografou, I. (author), Galanaki, E. (author), Pachos-Fokialis, N. (author), Deligianni, I. (author)
Purpose: Previous literature has identified human resources as a key source of competitive advantage in organizations of all sizes. However, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) face difficulty in comprehensively implementing all recommended Human Resource Management (HRM) functions. In this study, we shed light on the field of HRM in...
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Xevgenos, Dimitris (author), Tourkodimitri, K. Panteleaki (author), Mortou, M. (author), Mitko, K. (author), Sapoutzi, D. (author), Stroutza, D.E. (author), Turek, M. (author), van Loosdrecht, Mark C.M. (author)
Circular economy has become a popular subject, attracting attention from academics, practitioners, and policy-makers alike. However, despite the excitement surrounding it, the concept of circular economy has been criticized for being vague and having multiple interpretations from different fields. As a result, there is a lack of evidence and...
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Baldassarre, B.R. (author), Calabretta, G. (author), Karpen, Ingo Oswald (author), Bocken, Nancy (author), Hultink, H.J. (author)
In the 1960s, influential thinkers defined design as a rational problem-solving approach to deal with the challenges of sustainable human development. In 2009, a design consultant and a business academic selected some of these ideas and successfully branded them with the term “design thinking.” As a result, design thinking has developed into...
review 2024
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Haase, Matthias (author), Konstantinou, T. (author)
Roughly 97% of the European Union (EU) building stock is not considered energy efficient, and 75–85% of it will still be in use in 2050 (Artola et al., Boosting building renovation: What potential and value for Europe? 2016). Residential buildings account for around two thirds of final energy consumption in European buildings. The rate at...
conference paper 2024
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The book is organized into three distinct parts. The first part focuses on data-driven digital technologies and delves into how their capabilities can facilitate the transition to a circular built environment. Essential aspects such as building information modeling (BIM), digital twins, geographical information systems (GIS), scanning...
book 2024
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Konietzko, Jan (author), Baldassarre, B.R. (author), Bocken, Nancy (author), Ritala, Paavo (author)
To achieve a transformation toward the circular economy, organizations need to take an ecosystem perspective and consider multiple complementary actors that are needed to deliver circularity as a collective outcome. However, practitioners and scholars lack an understanding of the initial phases of ecosystem creation, in terms of how to get...
book chapter 2024
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Vogelaar, Esmee (author)
Business parks are marked as key areas in sustainable transitions, including the energy transition and transition to a circular economy. This thesis analysis what the current practices and developments in sustainable and circular business parks in Zuid-Holland, the Netherlands are in their contribution to local, regional and national circular...
master thesis 2023
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van Esch, Pip (author)
The Netherlands is confronted with a formidable challenge in the transition away from natural gas in the built environment. In this challenging landscape installation companies have an opportunity since they are often perceived as natural points of contact by residents to further aid the acceleration of the energy transition. However,...
master thesis 2023
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Patro, Ankit (author)
This thesis explores the transformation of the global transportation and energy sectors through the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs). EVs have emerged as a crucial solution to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote sustainable energy sources. The associated charging infrastructure poses challenges and opportunities for Charge Point...
master thesis 2023
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Poduri, Sanjeev (author)
This research investigates the relationship between niche strategies and business models, with a focus on tech-based startups/companies. The research makes use of historical cases to identify the relationship. Historical cases are studied by applying the TIS framework to past cases of new technology that achieved technology diffusion. Upon...
master thesis 2023
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Frens, Joline (author)
Due to the ecological consequences and increased resource insecurity caused by the depletion of natural resources of the incumbent linear economy, the Netherlands aims for a fully circular economy in 2050. To guide this transition from a linear to circular economy, strategies need to be made. An approach which enables actors to create these...
master thesis 2023
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Aardoom, Koen (author)
To stick to climate change targets and reduce global carbon emissions, the building sector needs to adopt a circular economy. In the steel sector, reuse or elements can reduce carbon emissions which are created in today's steel scrap recycling practices. This thesis contributes to closing the knowledge gap on design, costs, and environmental...
master thesis 2023
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Lin, Chia Yu (author)
Local energy cooperatives are pivotal in decentralizing and democratizing the energy system. This research aims to provide a roadmap for creating energy cooperatives that address energy poverty in the Netherlands, emphasizing the potential for a just energy transition. <br/><br/>This project bridges the realms of theory and empirical research in...
master thesis 2023
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