Recent Submissions

  • Lean implementation in Norwegian public service sector 

    Holmemo, Marte Daae-Qvale (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2017:102, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
    Summary of the thesis Norwegian public service organizations (PSOs) are under political pressure to deliver more and better services for less cost. At a time when the public sector is open to ideas and solutions from ...
  • Selvevalueringsprosesser - Hvordan de kan bidra til organisasjonsutvikling 

    Fauchald, Mari (Master thesis, 2017)
    I denne masteroppgaven sees det nærmere på selvevaluering og selvevalueringsprosesser. Oppgaven er delt i to deler. I den første delen diskuteres teori om disse emnene. For å kunne gjøre det, presenteres også organisasjo ...
  • Learning from failure in organizational innovation activities: Easier said than done 

    Nguyen, Nhien (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2017:158, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
    Summary of the thesis This dissertation examines the topic of learning from failure in the context of organizational innovation activities. The motivation for this work comes from the observation that many firms fail ...
  • Optimization of Offshore Oil and Gas Logistics 

    Cuesta, Eirik Fernández Cuesta (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2017:103, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
    Summary of the thesis This thesis considers the logistical task of supplying offshore oil and gas platforms using methodology from the field of Operations Research (OR) and is part of the research performed by the Center ...
  • Managing innovation processes in eldercare: Lessons from Norwegian municipalities 

    Schultz, Joseph Samuel (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2017:114, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
    Summary of the thesis Eldercare policies are being dramatically reshaped due to demographic shifts worldwide. The elderly are living longer and healthier, and their infrastructural impacts on society are well known ...
  • Optimizing day-ahead bid curves in hydropower production 

    Aasgård, Ellen Krohn; Naversen, Christian Øyn; Fodstad, Marte; Skjelbred, Hans Ivar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    In deregulated electricity markets, hydropower producers must bid their production into the day-ahead market. For price-taking producers, it is optimal to offer energy according to marginal costs, which for hydropower are ...
  • Opportunity-cost-pricing of reserves for a simple hydropower system 

    Aasgård, Ellen Krohn; Roti, Pål Henrik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    This work investigates the cost of delivering different types of balancing reserves from a simple hydropower reservoir system. In addition to delivering energy, the fast ramping characteristics of hydropower units makes ...
  • Analysis of the Norwegian NFC Mobile Payment Business Ecosystem 

    Evensen, Erlend Glück; Kähler, Joachim (Master thesis, 2014)
    Near Field Communication (NFC) has for a long time been assumed to become the technology that would finally bring mobile payment services to consumers on a large scale. However, a broad adoption of such services still ...
  • Cross-Cultural Knowledge Transfer within Multinational Companies - A Case Study 

    Nerland, Kamilla (Master thesis, 2014)
    Teamwork, knowledge and globalisation are all words that have been used more and more in recent decades, in relation to how companies and organisations are managed all over the world. It is interesting to examine not only ...
  • Entry Mode Choice in Emerging Markets 

    Gundersen, Anne Kathrine Navestad (Master thesis, 2012)
    As the mature markets of developed economies have become increasingly saturated, firms are turning their attention towards emerging markets for further enterprise growth. However, these countries often present significant ...
  • A quantitative approach to asset allocation and trading 

    Bjørnsen, John Magne Skeisvoll; Heir, Håkon; Høsøien, Amund (Master thesis, 2012)
    This thesis evaluates and verifies technical trading strategies and risk management tools on the behalf of Holden Capital AS. The strategies are quantitatively formulated by constructing a complete base trading model. The ...
  • Sammenhengen mellom ferdigheter og arbeidsmarkedssituasjon for utsatte grupper 

    Barth, Erling; Jon Marius, Vaag Iversen; Schøne, Pål; von Simson, Kristine; Strøm, Bjarne (Rapport - Institutt for samfunnsforskning;, Research report, 2016)
    Betydningen av ulike typer ferdigheter for å få innpass på arbeidsmarkedet har fått økt oppmerksomhet de siste årene, både blant beslutningstakere og blant forskere. Det er også god dokumentasjon på at etterspørselen etter ...
  • Sykefravær. Kunnskapsstatus og problemstillinger 

    Ose, Solveig Osborg; Jensberg, Heidi; Reinertsen, Randi Eidsmo; Sandsund, Mariann; Dyrstad, Jan Morten (Research report, 2006)
    Vi har i dette arbeidet gått gjennom mange artikler, rapporter og noen bøker om sykefravær. Vi har sett på utvikling i sykelighet i befolkningen i forhold til sykefravær, på konjunktursvingninger og ...
  • Optimisation-Based Nurse Scheduling for Real-Life Instances 

    Beckmann, Francesco R; Klyve, Kjartan Kastet (Master thesis, 2016)
    In this master s thesis we present a planning problem at Maternity Ward West (MWW) at St. Olavs Hospital, concerning the scheduling of 69 employees for a planning horizon of 27 weeks. The scheduling problem involves covering ...
  • The role of management control systems in the performing arts 

    Knardal, Per Ståle (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2017:77, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
    Summary of the thesis Over recent decades the arts sector has faced an increased focus on economic factors. Following this, there has been an increased demand for evaluation regarding economic measures. Economic ...
  • What Characterizes the Candidate Selection Process at Venture Creation Programs 

    Norheim, Marius Meling (Master thesis, 2016)
    Abstract Purpose - There are an increasing number of entrepreneurship educations at universities and a specific type of education where the students learn entrepreneurship through actual venture creation are called venture ...
  • Examining the suitability of industrial safety management approaches for information security incident management 

    Line, Maria Bartnes; Albrechtsen, Eirik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
  • Ship routing and scheduling with speed optimization and voyage separation requirements 

    Norstad, Inge (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2017:43, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
    Summary of the thesis This PhD thesis discusses how operations research (OR) can be used to help ship operators with finding good solution for their tactical planning problems. The research has been a part of the larger ...
  • Techno-economic models in Smart Grids: Demand side flexibility optimization for bidding and scheduling problems 

    Ottesen, Stig Ødegaard (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2017:44, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
    Summary of the thesis Introduction of power-intensive appliances such as electric vehicle chargers and induction cooktops, as well as technologies for local renewable electricity generation from solar panels and wind ...
  • Mellomlederes mobilisering til endring : å stå i en endringsprosess ikledd tvangstrøye og med en begrenset verktøykasse 

    Kvernelv, Sigrid Berg (Master thesis, 2016)
    I en tid hvor endringer betraktes som normalsituasjonen og omstillinger ofte må gjøres for å være konkurransedyktig, er det hensiktsmessig å vite hva man kan gjøre for å mobilisere til endring. Teorien presenterer en ...

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