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Environmental Initiative Prioritization with a Delphi Approach: A Case Study

2001 Environmental Management  
The Delphi technique was used to prioritize specific needs and articulate a sustainable urban improvement strategy for the city of Mumbai (formerly Bombay).  ...  Mumbai has several indigenous environmental groups that were tapped for activists and leaders; the study was conducted using ten environmentalists.  ...  Semlak in developing the proposal and conducting this study. Literature Cited Agarwal, A. 1997. Environmental pollution due to urbanization in developing countries. New Scientist 154 (4)  ... 
doi:10.1007/s002670010217 pmid:11443383 fatcat:urzbbue4izdc7c4ka2dmbkzymm

Multi-Dimensional Cost-Effectiveness Analysis for Prioritizing Railway Station Investments: A General Framework with an Application to the Italian Case Study

Pierluigi Coppola, Diego Deponte, Alessandro Vacca, Federico Messa, Fulvio Silvestri
2022 Sustainability  
The proposed method has already been applied for the project appraisals of five railway stations in Italy; this paper presents the application to a case study representing the typical configuration of  ...  Results have shown that the proposed approach is a valid tool for both designers and infrastructure managers for prioritizing railway station investments in the presence of multiple strategic objectives  ...  In this research, a specific method-based on CEA-is proposed to explore and identify a multi-dimensional set of key performance indicators (KPIs) for prioritizing investments, using a large set of data  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14094906 fatcat:w7mvalbtt5boxphjnr3l4bbthq

Demand Aggregation as a Strategy for Untapping Buildings' Energy Renovation Potential: Diagnosis and Prioritization Methodology and Case Study from the Basque Country

Olatz Nicolas, Patricia Molina-Costa
2021 Sustainability  
First, the methodology sets the universe of analysis; second, based on indicators, it provides comparative information within the municipality, which leads to a prioritization of areas for building renovations  ...  The methodology presented in this paper aims to support local authorities by providing a tool for the diagnosis and prioritization of homogeneous groups of residential buildings to address their renovation  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su132413881 fatcat:xye4uijmp5fvppicdbqiy3mgia

The prioritization and categorization method (PCM) process evaluation at Ericsson: a case study

Jens Ohlsson, Shengnan Han, Harry Bouwman
2017 Business Process Management Journal  
Design/methodology/approach -The PCM is examined based on a case study at Ericsson.  ...  The results show that, to realize seamless end-to-end processes in the eight assessed processes, Ericsson has to make a greater effort to improve its process structures, governance and culture for fulfilling  ...  Case study research is a common method for evaluating designed artefacts (Hevner et al., 2004) . The case is a unique case.  ... 
doi:10.1108/bpmj-07-2016-0136 fatcat:5psqrzmwc5fonpvy3eg53kch2e

A prioritization approach based on VFT and AHP for group decision making: a case study in the military operations

Ygor Logullo, Vinícius Bigogno-Costa, Amanda Cecília Simões da Silva, Mischel Carmen Belderrain
2022 Production  
One of them, responsible for performing AVAOPs, is the Institute of Operational Applications, based at Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo state.  ...  This affirmation drives to constant development and improvement of all the readiness structures.  ...  Divergent phase The first task in this phase is to identify the key stakeholders. Three key stakeholders were chosen for this intervention. They were two majors and one colonel.  ... 
doi:10.1590/0103-6513.20210059 fatcat:zvbekhnr3zeujambxnlaxq2tcu

Prioritization methodology for the decommissioning of nuclear facilities: a study case on the Iraq former nuclear complex

Adnan Jarjies, Mohammed Abbas, Horst Monken Fernandes, Melanie Wong, Roger Coates
2013 Journal of Environmental Radioactivity  
Therefore, a prioritization methodology has been developed in order to aid the decision-making process.  ...  The methodology comprises three principal stages of assessment: i) a quantitative surrogate risk assessment ii) a range of sensitivity analyses and iii) the inclusion of qualitative modifying factors.  ...  , et al., Prioritization methodology for the decommissioning of nuclear facilities: a study case on the Iraq former nuclear complex, Journal of Environmental Radioactivity (2012), doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2012.01.001 pmid:22321251 fatcat:yy22rzs6cncipfflrmz6rkej5e

Systematic Literature Review on Test Case Selection and Prioritization: A Tertiary Study

Shweta Singhal, Nishtha Jatana, Bharti Suri, Sanjay Misra, Luis Fernandez-Sanz
2021 Applied Sciences  
The existing literature presents a large amount of relevant knowledge about the types of techniques and approaches used in regression test case selection and prioritization (TCS&P), comparisons of techniques  ...  ; (8) common gaps and limitations of the studies; and (9) the probable prospects for research in the field of TCS&P.  ...  A novel approach for test case prioritization.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app112412121 fatcat:xjycotueenatxfmtdbzvcjgoeq

Eliciting and prioritizing quality requirements supported by ontologies: a case study using the ElicitO framework and tool

Taiseera Hazeem Al Balushi, Pedro R. Falcone Sampaio, Pericles Loucopoulos
2012 Expert systems  
We empirically validate how the framework and tool can be used to effectively support the requirements elicitation and prioritization activities through a case study addressing the development of an intranet  ...  Whilst there is a wealth of modelling techniques and tools for functional requirements, there is very limited support for quality requirements in requirements engineering.  ...  In this paper we have focussed on the elicitation and prioritization/negotiation activities for a University Intranet Portal case study.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1468-0394.2012.00625.x fatcat:hju3kwdzdzgghphetkohwpidjq

A predictive data-driven framework for endocrine prioritization: a triazole fungicide case study

Katie Paul Friedman, Sabitha Papineni, M. Sue Marty, Kun Don Yi, Amber K. Goetz, Reza J. Rasoulpour, Pat Kwiatkowski, Douglas C. Wolf, Ann M. Blacker, Richard C. Peffer
2016 Critical Reviews in Toxicology  
Comparison with the mammalian toxicology database indicated that this HTS-based prioritization would have been protective for any potential in vivo effects that form the basis of current risk assessment  ...  The US Environmental Protection Agency Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP) is a tiered screening approach to determine the potential for a chemical to interact with estrogen, androgen, or thyroid  ...  In the current manuscript, interpretations of EDSP Tier 1 studies, OSRI (including published results), and 40 CFR Part 158 guideline studies are based on the data as presented, and as interpreted by the  ... 
doi:10.1080/10408444.2016.1193722 pmid:27347635 pmcid:PMC5044773 fatcat:tzxaj43skbhqlihyfaov2fepfu

Expert Assessment of Prioritized Determinants For a Smarter Grid Through The Lens of Residential Demand Response: The Case Study of Ontario, Canada

Iliopoulos Nikolaos, The University of Tokyo, Onuki Motoharu, Nistor Ioan, Esteban Miguel
2021 International Journal of Sustainable Future for Human Security  
The findings indicate that a consensus was reached, in that smart grids pave the way for increased demand flexibility and loss reductions, though these are contingent on measures being implemented regarding  ...  Through expert interviews that were conducted in Ontario, Canada, this study provides insights into which smart grid factors are considered as most important for its development, and also what are the  ...  review-based comprehensive framework,” resources: A case study on the Japanese market,” Energy Renew.  ... 
doi:10.24910/jsustain/8/3346 fatcat:7hdey4z42nbotnvy53z4lfmwiu

Construction Safety Success Factors: A Taiwanese Case Study

Wei Tong Chen, I-Chen Tsai, Hew Cameron Merrett, Shih Tong Lu, Yu-I Lee, Ji-Kai You, Leonard Mortis
2020 Sustainability  
The results of this study indicate that there are moderate correlations present between the selected SFs for SSM.  ...  Management behaviors, a safe work environment and safety resources, the safety behaviors of workers, and prevention and remedial actions were found to be the major influencers for SSM performance.  ...  By using a case study method and targeting the construction site safety management personnel, Omran et al.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12166326 fatcat:tv2iwvwsojem3dtyut5g3rnmwm

A Resilience-based Method for Prioritizing Post-event Building Inspections [article]

Ali Lenjani, Ilias Bilionis, Shirley Dyke, Chul Min Yeum, Ricardo Monteiro
2019 arXiv   pre-print
For an event with a given seismic intensity, the probability of each building reaching a particular damage state is determined, and is used to predict the actual building states and priorities for inspection  ...  The method uses the basic characteristics of the building stock in a community (floor area, number of stories, type of construction and configuration) to assign structure-specific fragility functions to  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to acknowledge partial support from Purdue Center for Resilient Infrastructures, Systems, and Processes (CRISP) and National Science Foundation under Grant No.  ... 
arXiv:1906.12319v2 fatcat:vdyi5du635azhamk5am4g5s75y


Cristiane Alves Anacleto, Crishna Irion, Edson Pacheco Paladini
2014 Independent Journal of Management & Production  
Technical procedures used were the case study and literature review.  ...  This work aims to propose an action plan for the conduct of cultural change in the IT department of a company in the telecommunications industry.  ...  For future work is suggested to conduct the same methodology used to conduct a case study in another company in the telecommunication sector, in order to validate the action plan.  ... 
doi:10.14807/ijmp.v5i3.177 fatcat:vr2qz47yhbclphmrftqdfpfkvi

Identifying and Prioritizing Ecodesign Key Factors for the Automotive Industry [chapter]

Miriam Borchardt, Miguel Afonso, Giancarlo Medeiros, Leonel Augusto Calliari Poltosi, Luciana Paulo
2011 New Trends and Developments in Automotive Industry  
Research methodology for the 1 st part of the research The research discussed in this part of the chapter involved a case study of an automotive supplier.  ...  The key performance indicators could be related to items included in ecodesign practice with a greater degree of importance.  ... 
doi:10.5772/10506 fatcat:sig75axjrfh23f27tsii36yehi

Using Risk Analysis to Prioritize Intelligent Transport Systems

Kath Johnston, Luis Ferreira, Jonathan Bunker
2006 Transportation Research Record  
In the presented framework and case study, safety, efficiency, reliability, and environmental effects are quantified by using an economic risk management approach to determine an overall risk score.  ...  This is especially true for intelligent transport systems (ITS) and, in particular, variable message signs (VMSs), a key component of incident management services.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This research was conducted under a memorandum of understanding between the Queensland Department of Main Roads and the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0361198106195900104 fatcat:4ghkz3bwrfe4zld2coavoyeg2m
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