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Franzen, Sjoerd (author)
Up until now, global mining companies have failed to create a fatality free environment for their employees, whether it be through increasingly difficult conditions or inadequate safety management approaches. Desiring to maintain the social license to operate, these companies are now looking into alternate ways of safety management with the aim...
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Koenders, Jan (author)
In 2016 Livework Studio—a service design consultancy, on whosebehalf this report has been written—witnessed that the customersof Vorwerk—one of Livework’s clients—started performing all kindsof roles for Vorwerk. The customers performed sales, customerservice, marketing and other roles and did so purely based on theirown enthusiasm, not because...
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Hoogewerf, Liselotte (author)
Context - After the recession of 2008, the real estate market is picking up again. Amongst others due to the urbanisation and the increasing world population the real estate demand is growing. However, the current scarcity of workforce in the construction industry might become a huge issue in the future. In order to deal with the future real...
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van de Poel, I.R. (author), Asveld, L. (author), Flipse, S.M. (author), Klaassen, Pim (author), Scholten, V.E. (author), Yaghmaei, E. (author)
Responsible research and innovation (RRI) has become an important topic in the academic community and in policy circles, but it has not yet been systematically included in the innovation process of companies. We discuss how companies can integrate RRI into their corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies and business strategy. To this end...
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Welle Donker, F.M. (author), Crompvoets, J (author), van Loenen, B. (author)
Since 2009, Open Government Data initiatives have been launched worldwide and the concept of open data is gaining momentum. Open data are often associated with realizing ambitions, such as a more transparent and efficient government, solving societal problems and increased economic value. There has been ample literature describing the (potential...
report 2017
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Dwi Sasetyaningtyas, Tyas (author)
The electrification ratio of Sumba Island has been increased in the past five years from about 24.5% in 2010 to about 43% 2015 in which 55% of the share supplied by renewable energy resources (Hivos, 2015). Despite the progress on electrification ratio, there are still about 238 out of 433 villages which do not have electricity access (PLN, 2017...
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Apeldoorn, Jessica (author)
This project represents the graduation project of the MSc Strategic Product Design of the Industrial Design Faculty at the Delft University of Technology, carried out in collaboration with the consultancy company Accenture and its client Essent which is the main stakeholder of the project. The project is conducted from May to October 2017.
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Bonifacius Adrianto, Bonifacius Adri (author)
There is nowadays an increased use of data, reaching 2.5 exabytes globally, and is expected to double every two years (Morvan, 2016). An enormous amount of data can now be generated, ranging from smartphones to sensors in machineries. However, most organizations are reported to be able to only create and store data, and creating added value from...
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Burger, Steven (author)
This project’s research question is: How is society able to organize a mental healthcare system, that serves people’s individual care needs and is collectively economically viable? This research question regards a business model on a system level and the hybridity is reflected in the tension between the individual interest of fulfilling a care...
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HU, Aoge (author)
In 2016, Ford revealed its innovative concept 'Autolivery'. Nevertheless, the exact deployment conditions for the 'Autolivery' are not yet in place. In order to inhibit the collision space towards future implementation, a 'mobile locker' concept will come first, as seen in a roadmap. In this report, the potential of the 'mobile locker' service...
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Driessen, Rick (author)
In recent years, the Netherlands Ministry of Defence (MoD) modelled, standardized, and digitally secured many of its organization-broad business processes. However, MoD experiences great difficulty in gaining insights in these processes and steering them productively. The novel business process analyses method Process Mining appeared to be a...
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Cligge, Martijn (author)
Although aligning business models with enterprise architecture concepts can provide insights into business model implementation aspects, current approaches that facilitate business model enterprise architecture have several limitations: they often lack a network perspective, facilitate one level analysis of the business model implementation, are...
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Bas, G. (author)
Industrial systems increasingly need to become more resilient to developments in their environment. To take the right decisions and improve their resilience, those companies need insight into the effects of resilience-enhancing actions. A substantial part of those actions' effects follow from the adaptation of the focal company's environment in...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Cha, Yewon (author)
The appearance of circular economy has been raised as a solution to rapidly diminishing resources and waste issues that constant economic growth entail. The transition from the current linear economy in which we take, make, use, and dispose of resources to a circular economy in which waste becomes raw material is expected to close material loop....
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Geelhoed, Anne (author)
The environmental awareness in business practices has grown to be a central issue in corporate social responsibility for many multinational companies. Unfortunately, it remains a way of brand management for many companies, rather than a drive for structural change in business practices.Business models should therefore be reshaped, to deliver...
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Šalehar, Darija (author)
As blockchain technology became more established in the financial arena, federal health IT officials, vendors and developers started looking at its potential and its use in the healthcare sector. Lately, there has been a major hype around the potential of the technology. It is described as a disruptive technology that could enable business model...
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Roosendaal, Jasper (author)
In order to limit the impacts of climate change, there is a pressing need to accelerate the development and implementation of sustainable transport technologies and to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This research provides an in-depth investigation into the impact of zero-emission vehicles on freight transport flows in terms of the...
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Ramadhan, Hakim Agung (author)
In a traditional view, innovation is seen as a silver bullet to bring well-being to society. However, various reports seem to prove that this assumption is no longer valid. Almost always, the adverse impacts of innovation endorse that innovation is no longer a sole province of innovators. In many areas, innovations interact with stakeholders...
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Manchanda, Gaurav (author)
300 million people in India do not have access to electricity and are suffering from a multitude of socio-economic problems which include poverty, weak education, poor health and low spending incomes. One of the most efficient and feasible electricity solutions is via solar energy. Multiple companies are offering such off-grid solutions in India...
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Voets, Amber (author)
Today’s energy system has originally been developed based on central energy production and a passive consumer, whose interests have to be represented by the energy suppliers and distribution system operators. However, the industry is quickly changing. The share of renewable energy is growing, and consumers are increasingly involved in the...
master thesis 2017
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