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The interaction between network ties and business modeling: Case studies of sustainability-oriented innovations

Inge Oskam, Bart Bossink, Ard-Pieter de Man
2018 Journal of Cleaner Production  
This paper extends this stream of literature by studying two cases in which we analyze how business modeling and networking interact over time.  ...  Value shaping is particularly relevant for sustainability-oriented innovations, to help clarify all the types of financial, social and environmental value to which a business model may contribute.  ...  Natural Plastics in the Keeper system case said: "We were confounded, we'd developed a really impressive product, but why wasn't it being applied?  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.12.202 fatcat:sqo67lrqxfeo5pbhl5dtziptsq

AMPLIFICATION IN SERVICE SUPPLY CHAINS: AN EXPLORATORY CASE STUDY FROM THE TELECOM INDUSTRY

HENK AKKERMANS, BART VOS
2009 Production and operations management  
This game was developed to study decision-making in service-oriented supply chains.  ...  In our case study, the system dynamics simulation model developed was instrumental in evaluating the potential of counter-measures that had not been tested in the actual service chain yet.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1937-5956.2003.tb00501.x fatcat:xvq3w6nupjewti4i2vzgsvg7la

Why do Ministers Ask for Policy Evaluation Studies? The Case of the Flemish Government

Valérie Pattyn, Bart De Peuter, Marleen Brans
2019 Politische Vierteljahresschrift  
The Flemish public sector turns out to be a strong case where New Public Management brought policy evaluation onto the agenda, but this has not resulted in a prominent focus on accountability-oriented  ...  This article is the first to provide a diachronic study of discourse about evaluation purposes and encompass a wide range of policy fields.  ...  Is it indeed the case, that the evaluations that are learning oriented are eventually applied for these purposes? Finally, our findings apply to the Flemish case in particular.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11615-019-00211-8 fatcat:izweaccjwbhrxh4xsxpezobkxi

A process study of entrepreneurial team formation: the case of a research-based spin-off

Bart Clarysse, Nathalie Moray
2004 Journal of Business Venturing  
Adopting a prospective, qualitative approach, the basic argument of this paper is that shocks in the founding team and the position of its champion co-evolve with shocks in the development of the business  ...  Next to this, a security module would be developed and introduced in the system "on the way".  ...  Today, an intense competition has developed among universities to maximize the number of growth oriented spin-offs.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0883-9026(02)00113-1 fatcat:fs7jgjeronap5em6zvregz4cxe

How medical dominance and interprofessional conflicts undermine patient-centred care in hospitals: historical analysis and multiple embedded case study in Morocco

Zakaria Belrhiti, Sara Van Belle, Bart Criel
2021 BMJ Global Health  
Here, we explored the perspective of health workers and managers in four Moroccan hospitals.MethodsWe adopted a multiple embedded case study design and conducted 68 interviews, 8 focus group discussions  ...  For context, we used historical analysis to trace the development of medical and nursing professions during the colonial and postcolonial eras in Morocco.ResultsOur findings highlight professional hierarchies  ...  Acknowledgements We thank all participants from the four hospitals for their willingness to participate in the study. We are thankful to the anonymous reviewers for their the insightful comments.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2021-006140 fatcat:d3epyz3ynvgxrhnhxke7vwl3te

Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) Case Study Analysis Reveals the True Added Value of Early-Phase Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs)

Hilde Stevens, Geertrui Van Overwalle, Bart Van Looy, Isabelle Huys
2015 Biotechnology law report  
DISCLOSURE STATEMENT The authors declare that the qualitative empirical case studies were performed on behalf of the IMI EO under a service contract procedure, but that the research has been performed  ...  independently and cannot be perceived to influence the results and/or discussion reported in this paper.  ...  METHODS Case selection The qualitative empirical case studies were performed on behalf of the IMI EO under a service contract procedure.  ... 
doi:10.1089/blr.2015.29008.hs pmid:26396462 pmcid:PMC4574745 fatcat:m2f2wzgalrfodd3ydccmslci5y

Perceptions of Lean Six Sigma: A Multiple Case Study in the Financial Services Industry

Bart A. Lameijer, David T. J. Veen, Ronald J. M. M. Does, Jeroen De Mast
2016 Quality Management Journal  
This study was conducted in the financial services industry.  ...  A thorough qualitative multiple case study comprising five companies and 25 interviewees is seeking to answer how the attitudes toward the LSS change initiative differ per case.  ...  The authors declared no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10686967.2016.11918470 fatcat:2yoszwdkijgxpdci3o45mql6j4

How and when do purchasers successfully contribute to the implementation of circular purchasing: A comparative case-study

Petra C.M. Neessen, Marjolein C.J. Caniëls, Bart Vos, Jeroen P. de Jong
2020 Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management  
The results of the comparative case-study show that the main roles of the purchaser are those of coordinator, facilitator and advisor, and that the successful circular purchaser can best be described as  ...  The drivers that influence the success of circular purchasing can be described as creating a sense of direction and grasping the complexity of the circular economy.  ...  On the basis of a comparative case-study-design, we will develop propositions that encapsulate the complexity of the transition towards circular purchasing.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.pursup.2020.100669 fatcat:rdd52inzsrckjkqyladadgo57i

An in-depth investigation of the causes of persistent low membership of community-based health insurance: a case study of the mutual health organisation of Dar Naïm, Mauritania

Maria-Pia Waelkens, Yves Coppieters, Samia Laokri, Bart Criel
2017 BMC Health Services Research  
In this case study of the mutual health organisation of Dar Naïm in Mauritania we explore the underlying drivers that may explain why membership continued to stagnate although several plans for change  ...  Methods: We used a systems approach focussed on processes, underlying dynamics and complex interactions that produce the outcomes, to delve into 10 years of data collected between 2003 and 2012.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank all stakeholders for their unreserved willingness to explore together and get to the bottom line: interviewed MHO members and health system's officers,  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12913-017-2419-5 pmid:28784123 pmcid:PMC5545852 fatcat:lywnkxhiinc6fhzfahaxsruhgm

Describing service systems

Robert J. Glushko
2012 Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing  
University students new to service science concepts described a service system they all used-the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system.  ...  They identified and categorized the services they encountered or that were involved when they used BART and then created diagrams to depict the system.  ...  But the complex character of service systems like BART cannot be fully described using a single framework.  ... 
doi:10.1002/hfm.20514 fatcat:33akvpqhznax3gikusitncwjua

A Service-Oriented Extension of the V-Modell XT

Michael Meisinger, Ingolf H. Kruger
2007 14th Annual IEEE International Conference and Workshops on the Engineering of Computer-Based Systems (ECBS'07)  
We embed our service-oriented development approach for reactive systems into the system development process model V-Modell XT by providing a modular extension of the V-Modell XT for service-oriented development  ...  We introduce our development approach by means of a running example from the complex control systems domain, the BART traffic controller example.  ...  Following the above, we have conducted the BART case study as service-oriented V-Modell XT development project.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ecbs.2007.12 dblp:conf/ecbs/MeisingerK07 fatcat:4zu5hon2xrbntnic5jrccw4ary

Financing Transit Systems Through Value Capture

Jeffery J. Smith, Thomas A. Gihring
2006 The American journal of economics and sociology  
This paper summarizes the findings of nearly 100 studies concerning the impacts of transit service on nearby property values, and the feasibility of capturing this additional value to finance transit improvements  ...  The results indicate that proximity to transit often increases property values enough to offset some or all of transit system capital costs.  ...  This study evaluates eight case studies of smart growth projects, including transit oriented development, that provide economic development benefits, including increased employment and incomes, tax revenue  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1536-7150.2006.00474.x fatcat:uf7zoiobhzchld52yalpsnjrx4

Scientific and Methodological Support for Teachers in the Context of Gamification in Mathematics Study in the Russian System of Additional Education

Svetlana N. Dvoryatkina, Sergey V. Shcherbatykh, Arseny M. Lopukhin
2021 RUDN Journal of Psychology and Pedagogics  
and didactic technologies in mastering complex mathematical knowledge, the need to search for effective technologies to establish how they affect the development of students and the formation of a modern  ...  The results of the study allow making it possible to bring the process of teaching students and developing their personalities to a modern qualitative level using current achievements in the field of digitalized  ...  Bart weak abilities (close to failing), came to the conclusion that chess education does not play any role in cognitive development (Hong, Bart, 2007; Bart, 2014) .  ... 
doi:10.22363/2313-1683-2021-18-1-140-152 fatcat:3mdhsx76ufe3xnrcvnrwkhh4ue

Dialogue Meaning Representation for Task-Oriented Dialogue Systems [article]

Xiangkun Hu, Junqi Dai, Hang Yan, Yi Zhang, Qipeng Guo, Xipeng Qiu, Zheng Zhang
2022 arXiv   pre-print
A line of works alleviates the representation issue by introducing hierarchical structures but challenging to express complex compositional semantics, such as negation and coreference.  ...  We propose Dialogue Meaning Representation (DMR), a flexible and easily extendable representation for task-oriented dialogue.  ...  AMR Using AMR for semantic parsing has been studied from a very early time (Banarescu et al., 2013) . There are several works that apply AMR to dialogue systems.  ... 
arXiv:2204.10989v2 fatcat:4esdignyrzaebnqgreonhgxesm

Enhancement of Decision Rules to Increase Generalizability and Performance of the Rule-Based System Assessing Risk for Pressure Ulcer

H. Kim, J. Choi
2013 Applied Clinical Informatics  
Background: A rule-based system, the Braden Scale based Automated Risk Assessment Tool (BART), was developed to assess risk for pressure ulcer in a previous study.  ...  To refine the decision rules of the BART further, a survey study was conducted to ascertain the operational level of patient status description of the Braden Scale.The enhanced BART (BART2) was designed  ...  Acknowledgment This study was supported by the Partners Siemens Research Council at Partners HealthCare System (Grant number: 500215).  ... 
doi:10.4338/aci-2012-12-ra-0056 pmid:23874362 pmcid:PMC3716416 fatcat:65rpq56ncfa6nbkr6227d4qo4a
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