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Ackermans, S.F. (author)
This project aimed to research the perspective of companies on the relationship between sustainability and circular business models. This was done by first looking at how literature describes the relationship between sustainability and the circular economy/circular business models. With this as a basis, thirteen different multinational companies...
master thesis 2016
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Stots, F. (author)
This graduation project is conducted for the Seeds crowdfunding platform, a project of ABN AMRO Dialogues Incubator. The platform is one of the first crowdfunding platforms for starting companies within the Netherlands. The starting companies present themselves on the online platform and interested visitors (the crowd) can become investors by...
master thesis 2011
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Meissner, C. (author)
High inefficiencies in transport networks due to low utilization of transport modes, incurring unnecessary costs and burdens on the environment, are motivating companies to increasingly cooperate in logistics with companies from the same or another value chain. Although multi-company cooperations are likely to create benefits for the cooperating...
master thesis 2015
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van Kampen, Jan (author)
master thesis 2019
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Hashemi Ahmadi, M. (author)
During the recent years, electronic payment methods have become more customary and in cases more preferable. Nevertheless, cash remains a popular form of payment due, inter alia, to its ubiquity. Large use of cash is associated with security issues, investment costs, logistics costs of transport and handling cash, personnel costs, and the like....
master thesis 2013
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Kloosterboer, A.W. (author)
Introduction - The Dutch government wants to comply with European and global climate goals. One facet of this is reducing negative effects of car use by encouraging the use of cars that are more environmentally friendly, reducing car mileage, and increasing the use of more sustainable transport modes. Dutch policies make purchasing an...
master thesis 2012
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van der Wielen, Michael (author)
In recent years the growth in the amount of available data has increased enormously. More and more companies, government organizations and citizens are becoming data dependent. Simultaneously with this growth in the availability of the amount of data, there is increasing interest in opening up this data. Open data is data that is freely...
master thesis 2019
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Kamalapurkar, A.P. (author)
We propose a new concept called the Company Innovation System in this thesis. Company Innovation System (CIS) is the network of stakeholders in a firm for the generation, adoption and use of innovation within companies. CIS is developed building on three existing state-of-the arts. Josef Schumpeter’s idea that says innovation is a process...
master thesis 2013
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Verouden, C.T.A.F. (author)
Electric driving is currently a hot item in the Netherlands. Yet, it is surrounded by uncertainty result-ing in companies adopting a wait-and-see attitude regarding the introduction of electric vehicles (EV). This paper’s aim is to study what motivates companies in the Netherlands to introduce EV in their organisations. Interviews are conducted...
master thesis 2013
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De Ruiter, M. (author)
Analyse of problem In the fall of 2008 the credit crunch started in The Netherlands. The financial sector in The Netherlands deteriorated with serious consequences for the Dutch real estate market. After years of increases in real estate investment, the investment volume in Dutch real estate decreased in the second half of 2008 (Debenham Thouard...
master thesis 2012
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Schuurman, J.J. (author)
To get insight in the expected effects of Energy Performance Contracting at an early stage.
master thesis 2015
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Hartman, M. (author)
This research focuses on collaborations between traditional energy companies and cities to increase the sustainability of cities and will be illustrated by the Vattenfall Sustainable Cities case. The environment of traditional energy companies like Vattenfall is changing. Renewable, distributed and more efficient energy generation technologies...
master thesis 2014
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van Walsum, Santino (author)
The demand for express delivery services is growing rapidly and the express delivery market is getting more competitive. To secure their competitiveness, these enterprises are pressured to invest in technologies that could sustain their future growth and keep their operating costs as low as possible. The Automated guided vehicle (AGV) technology...
master thesis 2018
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Nieuwendam, N.W.S. (author)
The topic of company competences is approached by many theories in literature, each from its own perspective. In this thesis the focus is mainly on the competence-based view. The competence-based perspective claims that core competences are the source of sustainable competitive advantage, and are the unique capabilities which span over multiple...
master thesis 2011
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Zandstra, A.W. (author)
This thesis explores the decision making process about the implementation of a new train safety system at ProRail. ProRail is responsible for the entire rail infrastructure of the Netherlands and faces tasks such as maintaining, optimising and replacing the infrastructure. One of ProRail’s current projects concerns aged train safety systems and...
master thesis 2011
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Zhang, S. (author)
The huger and huger imbalance of cargo flows between continents or between countries, such as the imbalance trade between East Asia and western world, pushes the repositioning cost of empty containers higher and higher. The problem of reducing the cost of empty repositioning becomes more and more essential in containerization. Among many...
master thesis 2011
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Gevers, L.T.M. (author)
Topology optimization is a bio-inspired optimization method based on the growth of bones. With this method, the optimal material distribution with the minimal amount of material for a product can be defined. This could help engineers to create innovative lightweight designs and get rid of benchmark and pervious design on which current designs...
master thesis 2016
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Houben, G. (author)
To avoid uncontrollable climate change, the increase of global temperature should not exceed 2 degrees Celsius. Taking this into account, not all fossil fuel reserves can be exploited, which will affect the oil & gas companies and their assets. This not only poses a risk on companies operating in the fossil fuel sector, but also on the financial...
master thesis 2017
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Bagu Casas, A. (author)
Companies have started using Social Media, but in many cases without knowing its benefits and what kind of commitment it requires from them. As a consequence, in many cases, businesses are not dealing with their Social Media presence in a structured way. So despite the availability of all kind of communication tools and applications, a structure...
master thesis 2010
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Van Dijk, J. (author)
Within horticulture, Priva is serving the top of the market with high quality, reliable, but also expensive solutions for process automation. Below this top of the pyramid, there is a big market that has a lot of potential. It is called the mid segment and requires cheaper and more basic solutions for automation. It has a lot of opportunities...
master thesis 2012
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