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Prasad, Rahul (author)
Twenty years ago, American-style shareholder capitalism, with its focus on maximising shareholders’ value (MSV), was widening its lead (in terms of economic growth) over European-style stakeholder capitalism. Nevertheless, the U.S. economy runs large trade deficits, inequality in income and wealth has risen, and there is a growing disappointment...
master thesis 2018
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Cozijn, J. (author)
voestalpine Polynorm Plastics recently developed a new material, EASI. They furthermore are very dependent from the automotive industry and want to become less dependent from this industry. Therefore, new applications for EASI in industrial markets are searched in this graduation project. This is done by five creative sessions. Out of the...
master thesis 2009
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van Eck, Jasper (author)
Agile methods seem to be the answer for today’s turbulent industries, and with it roots in software development, coincides neatly with the increasingly digital world we live in. ABN AMRO also decided to implement a large scale agile framework tailored to their company. Agile methodologies are known to work well at small scale and in an IT...
master thesis 2018
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Brink, Alex (author)
This thesis researches the development of the new biocomposite RECURF. It aims to shorten the gestation period of this new innovative material by designing a material driven demonstrator project which acts as the matchmaking system between material developers and industry designers and engineers.
master thesis 2018
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Baldini, L. (author)
In the past decades, universities’ involvement in socio-economic development, which goes along with their teaching and researching activities, has defined a new role for them in society’s ecosystem. This new role is often referred with the term of “entrepreneurial” university, whose objectives are positive societal, economic and environmental...
master thesis 2017
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Schwarze, Ruben (author)
master thesis 2018
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Beekers, A.J.C. (author)
master thesis 2012
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Roorda, Folkert (author)
The main research question that this research seeks to answer is: What are the factors that are perceived to be important for the performance of venturing units at Dutch distribution network operators? Factors found in the literature that impact the performance of this venturing units can be divided into three parts: factors from an...
master thesis 2017
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Mynett, L.S. (author)
If we look at the energy consumption of a household we see transport is number one. Open areas in a downtown area are not easy to find, which explains the long travel distance people make. Old harbors are located in the center of a city on the other hand are mostly wasteland. The rea- son is that the area has a high flood risk because it is...
master thesis 2015
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Deurvorst, Taco (author)

This thesis studies the strategic motivations for large firms to engage in partnerships with young ventures, and aims to design a service model for an intermediary that puts the needs of the large firm at the core. This project was commissioned by, and executed in collaboration with Venture IQ, an innovation scouting company founded in...
master thesis 2017
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Effendi, Izma (author)
More than ever, there is a growing importance of renewable energy technology (RET) as a part of the global energy source. With the increasing need of a cleaner energy and abundance incentives from the government, the evolution of innovating firms who are developing radical innovations related to RET products has been expanding, especially in the...
master thesis 2018
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Van Hoogdalem, T.J. (author)
This master thesis describes the development of a brand and product strategy for Alpine Hearing Protection. Alpine Hearing Protection has been active on the filtered generic earplug market for more than ten years with a wide range of hearing protection products for different target groups. Its main product focus is on umbrella shaped filtered...
master thesis 2013
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Sosinowska, A. (author)
For almost all companies it is very obvious that in order to survive and grow they need to innovate, whether the innovation concerns their product, market or the way they do things. The paradox of innovation is that on one hand the companies want to innovate (since they know it is necessary) on the other they want to do things they are used to...
master thesis 2012
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Hassan, Hoda (author)
‘Real estate is the largest asset class in the world’ as stated by Harvard business school Professor Arthur Segel. It is also unbeatable driver of individual wealth and overall economy. But on the other hand, it is one of the most imperfect markets, due to the lack of accessibility to valuable information in the limited time of decision making...
master thesis 2018
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Promediaz, Adrian (author)
How can a project manager adapt the project plan for an innovation project to the context? This question leads to other matters, such as why is it important for a project leader to adapt the project plan to the context? Firstly, suppose a firm in a market and the executives of the company plan to grow the organization through innovation projects...
master thesis 2017
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Hutter, Arne (author)
This report comprises a strategical design graduation assignment, drafted for the Strategic Product Design master at the Delft University of Technology. The project is commissioned by boardsport lifestyle brand Brunotti.

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The many differences between Brunotti’s two product collections (boardsport hardware and...
master thesis 2018
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Kuipéri, Julie (author)
Union is one of the oldest Dutch bicycle manufacturers, and is connected to the large conglomerate Pon Holding. They offer simple but stylish bicycles with a focus on the urban area, for the consumer market. Recently they have linked their brand to the Food & Beverages domain, and are keen to collaborate with businesses in this sector.The...
master thesis 2017
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Loef, Audrey (author)
The monument ‘Katoenveem’ used to be part of the industrial harbour of Rotterdam as warehouse. It was specifically constructed for the operational purpose of loading and storing goods: bales of cotton. Strategically situated along the water, it translated itself to an early 20th century functional architecture with advanced mechanics. The cotton...
master thesis 2018
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Frielingsdorf, Jan (author)
What if drones could be a tool for enhancing or enabling (new) sports and how could Sony play a role?
As odd as this question might sound at first, future technological advancement will likely make it possible. Drones are fast, agile flying robots, that are increasingly learning to understand their environment and interact autonomously with...
master thesis 2018
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Klitsie, Barend (author)
In today’s turbulent economic and technological environment, it is difficult for large enterprises to survive. To do so, innovation is needed. Firms that have perfected the exploitation of their current portfolio now need to focus more on exploring new business opportunities.

Innovation Booster (IB) helps large enterprises to create new...
master thesis 2017
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