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Haavik, Torgeir K. (author), Antonsen, Stian (author), Rosness, Ragnar (author), Hale, A.R. (author)
This special issue invites to a debate to elaborate on differences and similarities between the perspectives of High Reliability Organisation (HRO) and Resilience Engineering (RE). Such a debate may be conducted along both essentialistic and pragmatic lines, and we suggest that the latter approach is potentially more interesting and fruitful...
journal article 2019
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Tempels Moreno Pessoa, I. (author)
The rapid urban growth of Brazilian cities in the second half of the twentieth century produced an extremely unequal urban fabric with spatial discontinuities and left-over spaces. Spatial fragmentation in Brazilian metropolises is not only related to spatial discontinuities, but also to socioeconomic inequalities. Walls in Brazil are physical...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Smolders, A.L. (author)
Scientists say that trust in inter-organisational relationships leads to high performance, project success, and better quality in construction work. Later research shows that distrust also plays an important role in preventing excessive trust in relationships. It is better to say that a stable state of trust is the balance between trust and...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Rezvani, Z. (author)
The purpose of this study was to explore the role of middle management in safety within hazardous industries such as the oil and gas industries. In so doing, the study has answered the main research question, what are the roles and responsibilities of middle managers in risk management and safety oriented decision-making? To achieve the...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Klitsie, J.B. (author), Price, R.A. (author), de Lille, C.S.H. (author)
In large organisations, innovation activities are often located in separate departments, centres or studios. These departments aim to produce prototypes of solutions to the problems of operational business owners. However, too often these concepts remain in the prototype stage: they never cross the valley of death to become implemented.<br/>A...
conference paper 2018
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Czischke Ljubetic, D.K. (author), Huisman, C.J. (author)
Since 2015, Europe has experienced an unprecedented influx of people fleeing countries facing political turmoil. Upon receiving asylum status, refugees in the Netherlands are currently regionally dispersed and individually housed in public housing. The municipality of Amsterdam has recently adopted an alternative approach, whereby young adult...
journal article 2018
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Kuitert, L. (author), Willems, Thijs (author), Volker, L. (author), Hermans, M.H. (author), van Marrewijk, Alfons (author)
In complex product system industries such as construction, innovation and explorative intra-project learning are critical aspects for developing and delivering complex and customized products. Some research has, however, demonstrated that it is difficult to utilize learning from development projects in the permanent organisation. Hence, the...
conference paper 2018
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Bharosa, N. (author), Hietbrink, Frans (author), Mosterd, Lars (author), Van Oosterhout, Ralf (author)
Over the years, several governments around the world have introduced a version of Standard Business Reporting (SBR) for information exchange with public agencies. Their main goals are to ease the reporting burden for businesses and the regulatory burden for government agencies. This paper takes a look at the adoption numbers in the...
conference paper 2018
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Hirschhorn Zonana, F. (author), Veeneman, Wijnand (author), van de Velde, D.M. (author)
This paper contributes to the discussion on the ways organisational form of public transport systems may influence its performance. A worldwide Delphi survey with experts in the field is presented. After a three-stage iterative process interspersing questionnaires and controlled feedback the survey produces authoritative inventories and...
journal article 2018
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Czischke Ljubetic, D.K. (author)
Many European countries are experiencing a recent (re)emergence of collaborative housing, such as co-housing, housing co-operatives and other forms of collective self-organised housing. One of the less studied aspects of these housing forms is the relationship between users (i.e. residents) and institutional actors and, in particular,...
journal article 2017
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Nase, I. (author), Arkesteijn, M.H. (author)
The quote “Culture eats strategy for breakfast” was made famous by Mark Field, president at Ford, in 2006 and has, ever since, been a guiding principle in management practice of corporations operating across the globe. The general management profession has widely embraced culture as a key factor in strategy design. However, in corporate real...
journal article 2017
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Oosterholt, R.I. (author), Simonse, W.L. (author), Boess, S.U. (author), Vehmeijer, S.B.W. (author)
Introduction: Although the clinical attributes of total hip arthroplasty (THA) care pathways have been thoroughly researched, a detailed understanding of the equally important organisational attributes is still lacking. The aim of this article is to contribute with a model of the outpatient THA care pathway that depicts how the care team...
journal article 2017
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Kleinhans, R.J. (author), van Ham, M. (author)
In many European countries, community-based entrepreneurship is increasingly considered as a means to initiate small-scale urban regeneration. However, residents in deprived neighbourhoods are often viewed to lack key entrepreneurial skills. Most research on community entrepreneurship support is based on cross-sectional studies and overly...
journal article 2017
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Heurkens, E.W.T.M. (author)
The initiation of ‘pilots’ in urban development is often a result of changing contextual circumstances like economic market conditions or new planning legislation requiring other solutions. Pilots require actors to innovate in terms of designing plans, handling planning procedures, managing development processes, and constructing real estate....
abstract 2017
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Donoso-gomez, R.E. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author)
Governments in urbanising Latin America encourage low-income homeownership. In practice, this means that low-income urban families become owners of units in condominium properties. While the homeownership dream may thus be achieved, difficulties with maintenance can lead to deterioration. This paper considers condominiums as collective action...
journal article 2016
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Mehairjan, R.P.Y. (author)
Presently, maintenance management of assets in infrastructure utilities such as electricity, gas and water are widely undergoing changes towards new working environments. These are mainly driven against the background of stringent regulatory regimes, an ageing asset base, increased customer demands and constrained financial resources. Therefore,...
doctoral thesis 2016
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Kuitert, L. (author), Volker, L. (author), Hermans, M.H. (author)
In an environment with large interdependencies like the construction industry, projectbased public construction organisations are challenged to seek for 'new' ways to safeguard public values and project outcomes. Public bodies increasingly depend on private parties to achieve public values. Hence, due to the character of their tasks, they...
conference paper 2016
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Kleinhans, R.J. (author), Van Ham, M. (author)
In many European countries, community entrepreneurship is increasingly considered as a means to initiate small-scale urban regeneration. However, residents in deprived communities are often viewed to lack key entrepreneurial attributes and skills. This paper reports a unique experiment in the Netherlands with nascent community enterprises which...
journal article 2016
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Kuitert, L. (author), Volker, L. (author)
The public sector has been subject to some major movements the last 15 years. In public service delivery a trend called socialisation, leading to the displacement between public and private, is most crucial. A withdrawing government and privatization led to increased collaboration between public and private parties and made production,...
conference paper 2016
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Post, D. (author), Van der Meer, J.D. (author), Hammer, M.H.M. (author)
Start-ups and Smaller and Medium sized Enterprises are vital for national economies. The vast majority of these enterprises can be found in services industries. One of the parameters to measure performance of a company is growth. Only a very small percentage of these enterprises find ways to sustainable growth. Little is known on models for...
journal article 2015
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