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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...
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Chen, Yilin (author)
Enhancing supply chain resilience is of vital importance in today’s business to manage and mitigate the risks, especially in the semiconductor industry challenged with long cycle times and short product life-cycles. Transferring production from a primary site to an alternative site after a disaster is one of the strategies to ensure resilience...
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Günther, Agnes (author)
The study presented in this work investigates the impact of forms of logical reasoning on company performance. Under changing market conditions and uncertainty, executives too often fail to foresee strategic options that lead to superior company performance. One reason for this is that executives tend to rely on deductive/inductive logic in...
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van der Togt, Edmée (author)
Years after the peak of the Global Financial Crisis, Europe as a theatre of business remains exposed to considerable pressures from uncertainties in the development of national economies. One key element to sustainable success in corporate venturing is the capacity of enterprises to sense and seize an opportunity to grow value through investment...
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Boerboom, Menno (author)
Ghana as a developing country has some challenges for the future. These challenges include an energy crisis, a high dependence on firewood and high levels of poverty. Biogas technology has the potential to make a contribution in solving these challenges, but is not yet widely implemented in Ghana. For this reason, the aim of this thesis was to...
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van Engelenburg, S.H. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Klievink, A.J. (author)
Toensurepublicsafetyandsecurity,itisvitallyimportantforgovernmentstocol- lect information from businesses and analyse it. Such information can be used to determine whether transported goods might be suspicious and therefore require physical inspection. Although businesses are obliged to report some information, they are reluctant to share addi-...
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Gout, Bart (author)
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Mundkur, Malvika (author)
Cities are the backbone of the economy in most countries, serving the corporations they house and enjoying the benefits of their business. They are also a beacon for many who flock to these urban areas in the hope of better employment opportunities and quality of life. Cities are thus constantly growing and evolving in an effort to create a...
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Anantapantula, Alekhya (author)
Companies and governments use information technology standards to conduct data exchange, the concept being called Business to Government (B2G) data exchange. Companies use these standards to report their financial and business data to the government and governments collect these data for regulatory purposes. This research analyses two such...
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Wang, K. (author), Vanassche, S. (author), Ribeiro, A. (author), Peters, M. (author), Oseyran, J. (author)
One of the expected key outcomes of the Horizon 2020 BAMB (Buildings As Material Banks) project is new business models for material circularity. The team has interviewed four “frontrunner” cases which have pioneered in incorporating elements of building circularity. The study included well-known cases such as the new Venlo city hall (the...
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Slot, E. (author)
Double degree of Master of Science in Science Communication & Systems Engineering, Policy Analysis, and Management / SEPAM: Technology Policy and Management / Department: Engineering, Systems and Services + SEC: Applied Physics / Department: Science Communication - In the era of digital communication, the relationship between businesses and...
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Villacis Morales, J.D. (author)
The European Union has set its goal to produce at least 20 percent of the gross final consumption of energy from renewable energy sources by the year 2020. This ambitious measurement was taken to reduce the anthropogenic GHG emissions in order to mitigate the consequences of climate change. The economic and technical oriented strategies to...
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du Toit, K. (author)
Under NPG, public managers have been commissioned to seek out new imaginative ways of creating public value. One such new perspective is the business model concept, which has become a useful stepping stone towards building new strategic tools for public entrepreneurship. The problem is that the business model concept needs to be adapted to...
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Haaker, T.I. (author), Bouwman, W.A.G.A. (author), Janssen, W (author), de Reuver, G.A. (author)
Business models and business model innovation are increasingly gaining attention in practice as well as in academic literature. However, the robustness of business models (BM) is seldom tested vis-à-vis the fast and unpredictable changes in digital technologies, regulation and markets. The evaluation of the robustness of a BM raises several...
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Bos-de Vos, Marina (author), Lieftink, Bente (author), Wamelink, J.W.F. (author), Kraaijeveld, Jasper (author)
Recent studies have shown that professionals in the built environment need new or improved business strategies to survive in increasingly dynamic and competitive environments. To gain insight into how professional businesses can be successfully reshaped, a profound understanding of their business models is necessary. So far, business model...
conference paper 2017
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Steinfort, M.C.J.A. (author)
Due to the popularity and complexity of Big Data Analytics (BDA), numerous articles have been published about embedding BDA in business operations. What they have in common is that they use the Resource Based View to assess where a firm need to be capable of to achieve this. However, in practice, capabilities for BDA can conflict with each other...
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Leising, R.M. (author)
The main purpose of this study is to make the circular economy principles applicable for the company Klöckner Metales ODS Nederland (ODS NL). This manifests in an extensive literature study on the CE and an analysis of the company, followed by design suggestions for improvements of their current Jansen VISS steel curtail wall system. The second...
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Solaimani, Sam (author), Heikkilä, Marikka (author), Bouwman, W.A.G.A. (author)
In many entrepreneurial projects, the concept of the business model (BM) is used to describe a business idea at a high-level and in a holistic way. However, existing literature pays less attention to implementation (or execution) of BM. Implementation becomes more complex when a BM is proposed by or requires a network of collaborating...
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Prendeville, S.M. (author), Bocken, N.M.P. (author)
In the face of growing sustainability challenges, pressure on businesses to decouple environmental impacts from growth is mounting. New sustainable business models can be a systemic driver for change in industry and the wider business innovation literature suggests that strategic design approaches can be at the heart of business model innovation...
journal article 2017
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