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Integrating environmental concerns into the design process: the gap between theory and practice

R.B. Handfield, S.A. Melnyk, R.J. Calantone, S. Curkovic
2001 IEEE transactions on engineering management  
This paper focuses on the product design process and the role played by environmental concerns during this critical stage.  ...  An interesting finding reported in this paper involves the existence of a strong gap between the ERM supporters and the users of ERM tools.  ...  In this stage of theory building, a key objective is to develop insights into the key processes involved in integrating environmental issues into the design process.  ... 
doi:10.1109/17.922478 fatcat:xgk4xarjebgvdmwgpsdiqxxrt4

Biometric Template Protection: Bridging the performance gap between theory and practice

Karthik Nandakumar, Anil K. Jain
2015 IEEE Signal Processing Magazine  
Further research on the above issues is required to cross the chasm between theory and practice in biometric template protection.  ...  The objective of this work is to analyze the factors contributing to this performance gap and highlight promising research directions to bridge this gap.  ...  The Gap Between Theory and Practice Most of the existing techniques do not satisfy the desired template protection requirements in practice.  ... 
doi:10.1109/msp.2015.2427849 fatcat:5st7zg5xzbhm7nfr45x2mw6nym

Manufacturing flexibility and performance: bridging the gap between theory and practice

Suzanne de Treville, Samuel Bendahan, Annelies Vanderhaeghe
2007 International journal of flexible manufacturing systems  
We argue that the use of an iterative process that involves cases and theory both stimulates creativity in integrating theory and lays an initial foundation for evidence-based practice.  ...  We extend Daft and Weick's (Acad Manage Rev 9(2):284-295, 1984) model of firms as interpretation systems into a theoretical model of flexibility performance through extended iterations between observations  ...  Grounding our theory integration with the case study made it more likely that our work would contribute to bridging the gap between theory and practice, and it also should encourage evidence-based practice  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10696-008-9040-1 fatcat:z6dnkuq5lzce7pmumzfpo335b4

Irrigation Water Pricing: The Gap Between Theory and Practice

K. Schoengold
2010 American Journal of Agricultural Economics  
during the fieldwork, data analysis and modelling.  ...  of France and the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, France.  ...  Irrigation water pricing : the gap between theory and practice / edited by François Molle and Jeremy Berkoff.  ... 
doi:10.1093/ajae/aaq095 fatcat:wnjaoxrbjvcavcedg6iyn4odgu

The Gaps between Theory and Practice in Selecting Nature Reserves

John R. Prendergast, Rachel M. Quinn, John H. Lawton
1999 Conservation Biology  
Over the last three decades a great deal of research, money, and effort have been put into the development of theory and techniques designed to make conservation more efficient.  ...  Much of the recent emphasis has been on methods to identify areas of high conservation interest and to design efficient networks of nature reserves.  ...  Holt, and B. Eversham. Literature Cited  ... 
doi:10.1046/j.1523-1739.1999.97428.x fatcat:4ihvxprnufht5g25ldf55n5u2i

Empirically studying software practitioners - bridging the gap between theory and practice

M.P. O'Brien, J. Buckley, C. Exton
2005 21st IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM'05)  
However, there is also an increasing awareness in the software engineering community that empirical studies are a vital aspect in the process of improving methods and tools, for software development and  ...  broadening the sources of data and increasing the 'body of evidence'.  ...  This work was undertaken as part of the Science Foundation Ireland Investigator Programme, B4-STEP (Building a Bi-Directional Bridge Between Software ThEory and Practice: http://www.b4step.ul.ie).  ... 
doi:10.1109/icsm.2005.44 dblp:conf/icsm/OBrienBE05 fatcat:rahl3fqhzjeb7kbn7hzq56zsx4

The Need for Bridging the Gaps Between Theory and Practice: An Authority's Perspective in Some Identified Areas

Nina Cromnier, Anja Almén, Torsten Cederlund, Peter Hofvander, Jan Johansson, Åsa Wiklund
2021 Zenodo  
The ICRP recommendations published for specific medical practices are many and valuable for practical use, but there is a gap between practice and theory.  ...  It is important to close this gap and fully integrate medical exposures into the system in order to remain relevant in this area.  ...  stochastic effects -Practical aspects, in particular with regard to implementation in regulation -Ethical aspects Conclusions Current ICRP system is in most cases fit for purpose Some gaps between theory  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5646210 fatcat:6t63rwwslbe6dfjcomtkeyet6u

Constrained Counting and Sampling: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice [article]

Kuldeep S. Meel
2018 arXiv   pre-print
By exploiting the connection between definability of formulas and variance of the distribution of solutions in a cell defined by 3-universal hash functions, we introduced an algorithmic technique, MIS,  ...  Consequently, constrained counting and sampling have been subject to intense theoretical and empirical investigations over the years.  ...  Overall, we were able to take the first step in bridging the gap between theory and practice in constrained sampling and counting.  ... 
arXiv:1806.02239v1 fatcat:3tgo2z4tkjbxjfwql6v4725d3i

What ever is happening to urban planning and urban design? Musings on the current gap between theory and practice

Pier Palermo
2014 City, Territory and Architecture  
Over the last decades, the gap between disciplinary dreams and real outcomes has been growing in the field of urban planning and urban design.  ...  This means to deal with three challenges of great importance: how to overcome the traditional divide between planning and design theory and practice; to select suitable and mutually consistent paradigms  ...  Bridging the gap between practice and theory Why are such cases as the above seen to be relatively successful?  ... 
doi:10.1186/2195-2701-1-7 fatcat:xhodiar7treyfnvgxlikfovbtm

The Gap Between Theory and Practice of Stakeholder Participation: The Case of Management of The Korle Lagoon, Ghana - Comment

Frederick Ato Armah, David Oscar Yawson & Alkan Olsson Johanna
2009 Law, Environment and Development Journal  
In theory, participation holds promise to address conflict, however in practice, a number of factors that feed into conflict characterise the process of participation in this case, such as ineffective  ...  Using direct observations and survey of stakeholder groups, the paper examines the structure and process of participation of stakeholders in Korle lagoon resource use and water policy formulation and implementation  ...  This would suggest a gap between theory and practice of stakeholder participation, one that calls for re-examination of the participatory process in this case. 54 See Rahnema, note 20 above.  ... 
doaj:1417776c388c4bd494c7689b6e9f9418 fatcat:74qpx5bk5bfircq6guvdq23v5a

Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice: Ecological Risk/Resilience Model Contributions to Special Education

Guadalupe Acle-Tomasini, Laura María Martínez-Basurto, Rosalinda Lozada-García
2016 Creative Education  
Resilience must not be regarded as an exclusive attribute of students but as the intertwined relationship between children's abilities and the abilities of individuals within their family, school and social  ...  The purpose of educational resilience is to understand why some students from adverse environmental backgrounds and communities succeed while others from equally adverse conditions do not.  ...  The general framework followed to implement 1 programs based on the ecological risk/resilience model in special education aimed at integrating theory, practice and research is illustrated in Figure 1  ... 
doi:10.4236/ce.2016.77114 fatcat:34mkx5v2pvhnxbwtydyqgznbiq

Bridging the gap between theory and practice in climate change vulnerability assessments for remote Indigenous communities in northern Australia

Donna Green, Stephanie Niall, Joe Morrison
2012 Local Environment : the International Journal of Justice and Sustainability  
Bridging the gap between theory and practice in climate change vulnerability assessments for remote Indigenous communities in northern Australia Introduction According to all the national-scale metrics  ...  between the gaps'; goals need to be defined and communities need to be engaged and actively incorporated into these processes from the outset.  ...  Encouraging restitution of environmentally beneficial relationships with the land may contribute to reducing the vast differences in social outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, and  ... 
doi:10.1080/13549839.2012.665857 fatcat:auhrh7poqfd6xpbhyyaenzlyh4

Knowledge-based land use and transport planning? Consistency and gap between "state-of-the-art" knowledge and knowledge claims in planning documents in three Scandinavian city regions

Petter Næss, Lisa Hansson, Tim Richardson, Aud Tennøy
2013 Planning Theory & Practice  
Acknowledgments: The research on which this article is based was funded by the Sweish Innovation Agency VINNOVA. The authors want to thank project team members Robert Hrejla, Enza Lissandrello,  ...  The paper concludes with some considerations on implications for planning practice and an outlook on further theory development.  ...  Although most critics do not reject the relevance of process-oriented planning theories to issues such as stakeholder involvement, citizen empowerment and the influence of power relations on what comes  ... 
doi:10.1080/14649357.2013.845682 fatcat:s2tuvbeigncfxkexc7r632iywa

Bridging the gap between science communication practice and theory: Reflecting on a decade of practitioner experience using polar outreach case studies to develop a new framework for public engagement design

Rhian A. Salmon, Heidi A. Roop
2019 Polar Record  
more strategic design process.  ...  for practical, reflexive, engagement design.  ...  The authors would like to acknowledge Joanna Goven for her collaboration and feedback, Rebecca Priestley for valuable feedback, and Max Soar for research assistance. Funding.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0032247418000608 fatcat:hjlvtwnmereizjzilrmynoz5bm

Creating an Interest in Research and Development as a Means of Reducing the Gap between Theory and Practice in Primary Care: An Interventional Study Based on Strategic Communication

Helena Morténius
2014 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The results demonstrated that the positive attitude to R&D increased over time, representing a first step towards new thinking and willingness to change work practices for the benefit of the patient.  ...  The intention to engage in R&D was measured on two occasions; at 7 and 12 years. Both descriptive statistics and bivariate analyses were employed.  ...  The author is grateful to the cohort team for valuable support during the study process. Conflicts of Interest The author declares no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph110908689 pmid:25162708 pmcid:PMC4198986 fatcat:vozrgx6vbrhi3bvbqnxqacbtxy
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