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BEKAR, Ogan (author)
The twenty-first-century complex technology and innovation systems require firms to adopt untraditional organizational structures, in which the value chains are broken, and non-linear flows of tangible and intangible resources are capitalized. The literature on innovation management and network economics also recognizes that firms’ innovation...
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Xu, Jie (author)
An explosion event, having a low probability of occurrence but severe consequences, due to a possible structural collapse, is a so-called "Low Probability and High Consequences (LP-HC)" event[13]. Due to the severe consequences, blast puts a great threat to public security. Thus, civil engineers should take these extreme cases into consideration...
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Haak, Daan (author)
An increasingly dynamic and competitive market forces MRO businesses to improve on efficiency and sustainability of remanufacturing processes. Present research focus on current process states and recovery, improvement and control of process phases beyond initial design without inclusion of return quality. This research addresses a method for...
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Soni, Gaurav (author)
This thesis report helps to identify which business strategies can make product-service systems a feasible business model for cradle-to-cradle certified products. Cradle-to-cradle is a product certification that highlights the material re-utilization and material health of any products. Product-service systems are the business models that...
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Bautista Gauna, Paola Montserrat (author)
This report is the result of a graduation project in the domain of the Africa Market Entry for a Trypanosomiasis Diagnostic Device. The project aims to find promising ways to bring to the market a portable diagnostic device for Trypanosomiasis, developed by the company Aidx Medical BV. The context of T. African Animal Trypanosomiasis (AAT) is a...
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Swart, Freek (author)
Binding climate agreements and the necessity to lower greenhouse gas emission levels requires increasing implementation of carbon abatement options and supporting policies on a global level. Due to the wide range of possible strategies, policymakers experience problems in choosing the right carbon<br/>abatement strategy. This challenge has led...
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Spittka, Rubin (author)
Philippine low-income housing is uncomfortable since it is not built to deal with the hot and humid climate in a passive way. Since local vernacular architecture is known to have a good climatic responsive performance, the aim of this research is to learn how Philippine vernacular design strategies can improve thermal comfort for low-lying, sub...
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de Groot, Marie (author)
A strategy for Quooker to change its business model from offering a product to offering an outcome.
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Evers, Willem (author)
The aim of this thesis is to increase retention for Picnic by creating a habit-forming store. Currently, conversion rates are suboptimal. In areas where Picnic is active roughly half of all households downloads the app and registers. However, the conversion of this group to active customers is sub-optimal, meaning that not...
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van der Heijden, Omar (author)
This report is the result of a self-initiated design graduation project that regarded positive design in a strategic design context. The goal of the project was to design and develop a tool or method that integrates positive design knowledge into strategic design processes. To get to the bottom of this, desk research and user research into the...
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Prajapati, Ranjan (author)
This paper analyzes how specific aspects of design and governance of platform explain complementors participation in the video game console industry. This study introduces a new dimension to measure platform openness and suggest that by opening the platform vertically to different markets, platform firms can smoothen complementors competition...
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Scharfenberg, Felix (author)
Context: SMEs make up the major share of the manufacturing and trading industry in Hong Kong. Recently, the industry is faced with growing environmental uncertainty that may result in new challenges, consequently giving rise to a different set of needs concerning B2B relationships. These needs may present opportunities for alternative B2B...
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de Jong, Yannic (author)
Our contemporary society faces serious social and environmental challenges due to the increasing usage of automobiles. However, researchers have suggested that stimulating the acceptance of car sharing is a promising solution for dealing with these issues. Therefore, the goal of this graduation project was to support the car sharing company...
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Barnsteiner, Max (author)
Ortovox, a mountain sports brand, existing for almost 40 years, is undergoing a rapid change. Through substantial growth, the organization has been pushed into a new position. The niche market was given up for a place among the leading brands in the outdoor industry. The new situation results in fundamentally different market requirements and...
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Hakenberg, Nienke (author)
Municipalities are aware that professionalizing their real estate management is necessary to become CO2 neutral before 2050 and that it even can create cost reduction and can add value in the long term. Many municipalities are now working on a specified portfolio identification while maintaining this portfolio. Some municipalities are ready to...
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de Jong, Ilse (author)
In recent years the redevelopment of railway station areas has had an important role in urban planning and governmental politics. As most of the central stations have been improved focus of municipalities and the Dutch national government have shifted to the smaller, peri-urban stations. When researching these peri-urban stations it became clear...
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Seppen, Thijs (author)
The current sourcing strategy of a company which relies on the backhauls of third party logistic providers for transportation currently does not take the availability of backhauls into account. Therefore, there is uncertainty in the number of trucks that are available for transporting freight from a supplier to a customer. This uncertainty can...
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Kroese, Lieke (author)
The Dutch national spatial planning system is increasingly dealing with wicked multi-layered spatial challenges, also known as integral challenges. This development has led to a transition in the current national spatial planning system by means of the new Environment and Planning Act, which aims to work in a multi-level governance manner. One...
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Rodríguez Salcedo, Cristian (author)
Climate change is creating alterations and increasing risks to both nature and our built environment. One of the most evident risks is sea level rise. We need to reconsider the way we have been preparing cities to face the climate change related issues. The hard infrastructure that has been used in the past to deal with these issues requires...
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Waldherr, Gabriela (author)
The Alps, also called the ‘water tower’ of Europe, are one of the biggest freshwater reserves of the continent, extending over seven countries. However, due to climate change, resulting in melting glaciers and more frequent dry periods, the availability of fresh water is seasonally changing and overall, decreasing in the future. This conflicts...
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