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Investigating open innovation strategic alignment for sustainable competitive advantage in the automotive supply chain in South Africa

Arthur M. Gonyora, Stephen Migiro, Bongani Ngwenya, Pfano Mashau
2021 Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management  
Hence, in order to survive, management has realigned its operational strategies to the open innovation archetype to stimulate sustainable competitive advantage.Objectives: This study investigates how an  ...  operational levels of the employees in an organisation.Conclusion: This study provides a further academic understanding of the open innovation strategic alignment imperatives and assists management to  ...  Funding information This research study was funded by the researcher fund maintained by the University of KwaZulu-Natal.  ... 
doi:10.4102/jtscm.v15i0.554 fatcat:ofokcuxvw5en5edshbnhpcahiq

Using Simulation as a Learning Strategy in Peri-Operative Nursing Education: Exploratory Descriptive Study

Bishoy Awadalla, Liliane Narouz, José Amendoeira, Marianne Pitkäjärvi
2018 International Journal of Innovative Research & Development  
Methodology Aim of the Study To explore the effect of using simulation as a learning strategy in perioperative education on the nursing self-confidence, technical skills (TSs) and non-technical skills  ...  The study offers the opportunity for nursing students to practice skills, techniques, communication, problem solving and critical thinking in a safe environment; it offers innovative ways of teaching students  ... 
doi:10.24940/ijird/2018/v7/i5/may18003 fatcat:ioi3267pzrch5ifz2iy4vnyyna

A simulation study of the impact of the public–private partnership strategy on the performance of transport infrastructure

Zhengfeng Huang, Pengjun Zheng, Yanqiang Ma, Xuan Li, Wenjun Xu, Wanlu Zhu
2016 SpringerPlus  
Yet, few studies provide a deeper understanding of relationships between PPP strategy and the performance of such transport projects (particularly the whole transport system).  ...  With a popular PPP model, travel demand prediction method, and relevant parameters as input, agents in a simulation framework can simulate the choice of PPP freeway over time.  ...  The innovative contribution of this paper is as follows: The interaction relationship between the PPP strategy and the applied objects are taken into consideration when doing the feasibility study.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40064-016-2533-6 pmid:27386401 pmcid:PMC4930437 fatcat:dmvevyp3xjdwxpdpbbfisg2zfm

Simulation backbone for gaming simulation in railways: A case study

Dick Middelkoop, Joris Steneker, Sebastiaan Meijer, Emdzad Sehic, Maura Mazzarello
2012 Proceedings Title: Proceedings of the 2012 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC)  
The development started by coupling existing simulators using High Level Architecture. It should lead to a flexible and scalable backbone to support the gaming and simulation approach.  ...  To reduce this uncertainty, ProRail, the Dutch rail infrastructure manager, has introduced a combined gaming and simulating approach, called the Railway Gaming Suite.  ...  To efficiently produce useful results, a simulation study needs a clear approach.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2012.6465195 dblp:conf/wsc/MiddelkoopMSSM12 fatcat:bgslw3oxqjdgthllnulrx3dfmi

Evaluating the science-technology interaction in nanotechnology: A simulation-based study

Nuha Zamzami, Andrea Schiffauerova
2015 2015 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC)  
The scientific and technological networks can be formed separately in a social context and the linkages from the scientific to the technological network can be established through authors-inventors who  ...  Our concern is to study the network at individual level to investigate the role of author-inventors, who act as gatekeepers, and their collaborations in enhancing the innovative and research performance  ...  Figure 2 : 2 Flowchart of the developed simulation model. Table 1 : 1 Simulation results for the impact of loyalty. Collaboration Strategy Ave. Betweenness Centrality Ave.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2015.7408168 dblp:conf/wsc/ZamzamiS15 fatcat:shle44sjircoxgqvn6a7danonq

Simulation as a Service - A Case Study of Provisioning Scientific Simulation Software via a Cloud Service

Morgan Eldred, Alice Good, Carl Adams
2015 Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Emerging Software as a Service and Analytics  
., Good A. and Adams C.. Simulation as a Service -A Case Study of Provisioning Scientific Simulation Software via a Cloud Service.  ...  The study aimed to explore the challenges and practicalities of initiating and evaluating simulation as a cloud service.  ...  This paper outlines the overview, key issues and themes that emerged in a study of a large scale project within a mid-sized multinational company that ran a pilot to provision a scientific simulation software  ... 
doi:10.5220/0005539100370044 dblp:conf/closer/EldredGA15 fatcat:hnwc5ynr7fcffbml2krwotjnru

Dietary sodium and iodine in remote Indigenous Australian communities: will salt-reduction strategies increase risk of iodine deficiency? A cross-sectional analysis and simulation study

Emma McMahon, Jacqui Webster, Kerin O'Dea, Julie Brimblecombe
2015 BMC Public Health  
Excess salt intake is a global issue. Effective salt-reduction strategies are needed, however, as salt is a vehicle for iodine fortification, these strategies may also reduce iodine intake.  ...  This study examines the case of the remote Indigenous Australian population; we employed an innovative, objective method to assess sodium and iodine intakes against requirements and modelled the potential  ...  Acknowledgements We are grateful to Anthony Gunther, Robyn Liddle, Clare Brown and Rachael Jaenke at Menzies School of Health Research; to SHOP@RIC investigators, project staff and research collaborative  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12889-015-2686-1 pmid:26714467 pmcid:PMC4696303 fatcat:3z5c35i4b5dorjstlzv3nrb4de

Markets in equilibrium with firms out of equilibrium: A simulation study

Marco Casari
2008 Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization  
In the context of a Cournot oligopoly with a unique and symmetric Nash equilibrium, firms are modeled as adaptive economic agents through a genetic algorithm.  ...  Acknowledgments A previous version of the paper circulated under the title "Can bounded rationality explain experimental anomalies? A study with genetic algorithms."  ...  To investigate the functioning of the election operator better, simulations were run varying the innovation rate, as has been done with the Fresh score GA design (Fig. 1 ).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jebo.2006.01.003 fatcat:e4o7qtdjuzhhhcycxkxicroble

How clinicians experience a simulated antiretroviral therapy adherence exercise: A qualitative study

Justin G Engelbrecht, Fidele K Mukinda, Beryl Green, Donald Skinner
2018 African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine  
The study was conducted at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, and a guesthouse in Cape Town.  ...  Three thematic clusters emerged, namely, experiences of the simulated exercise, patient-provider relationships and adherence strategies.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the healthcare providers who participated in this study, Mr Albert Africa who transcribed the interviews and Prof Mark Cotton (Principal Investigator for  ... 
pmid:30456973 pmcid:PMC6244187 fatcat:kemgxnilajethpu6dtuo4es36e

How clinicians experience a simulated antiretroviral therapy adherence exercise: A qualitative study

Justin G. Engelbrecht, Fidele K. Mukinda, Beryl Green, Donald Skinner
2018 African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine  
of the simulated exercise, patient–provider relationships and adherence strategies.  ...  paediatric adherence practices.Aim: The aim of this study was to describe the experience of clinicians completing the simulation exercise and to assess whether enhancing their empathy with patients and  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the healthcare providers who participated in this study, Mr Albert Africa who transcribed the interviews and Prof Mark Cotton (Principal Investigator for  ... 
doi:10.4102/phcfm.v10i1.1836 fatcat:pqgdqaeuebfr7m2fuskp3j3r7a

Simulation study for natural ventilation retrofitting techniques in educational classrooms – A case study

Shouib Nouh Ma'bdeh, Amani Al-Zghoul, Tamer Alradaideh, Asma Bataineh, Saba Ahmad
2020 Heliyon  
Simulation results were compared with those obtained in the base case to determine the most efficient natural ventilation retrofitting technique.  ...  Computer simulations were used to analyze the ventilation rate, indoor operative temperature, relative humidity, and CO2 concentration in the base Case classroom and after the implementation of the proposed  ...  Case study In this research, the computer simulation results of the IAQ for a typical classroom located at JUST are presented.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e05171 pmid:33083619 pmcid:PMC7553987 fatcat:q7ztkrbob5cupa65ty3fh3hsnq

Evaluating the implications of Brexit for research collaboration and policy: a network analysis and simulation study

George Garas, Isabella Cingolani, Vanash M Patel, Pietro Panzarasa, Ara Darzi, Thanos Athanasiou
2019 BMJ Open  
ObjectiveTo evaluate the role of the European Union (EU) as a research collaborator in the UK's success as a global leader in healthcare research and innovation and quantify the impact that Brexit may  ...  In the longer term, strategic relationships with research powerhouses, including the USA, China and India, are likely to be crucial for the UK to remain a global innovation leader.  ...  These simulations involved the severance of UK-EU27 collaborations and their subsequent replacement with collaborations with different geographical clusters, with a view to investigating how the UK's performance  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025025 pmid:31506256 pmcid:PMC6747879 fatcat:v3mu3tytg5hfxesxilmkwqqyd4

Contribution of Modeling and Simulation Studies in the Regulatory Review: A European Regulatory Perspective [chapter]

Siv Jönsson, Anja Henningsson, Monica Edholm, Tomas Salmonson
2010 Clinical Trial Simulations  
to support informed decision making, e.g., regarding future study designs and dosing strategies in subpopulations.  ...  The availability of European guidelines related to modeling and simulation is discussed and some insight is provided into the types of recommendations given, together with a few examples.  ...  Because investigating all interactions in vivo is not feasible, the applicant developed a strategy to screen for the interaction potential.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-7415-0_2 fatcat:kjjpfrjyozcwdbaed2vsojzu4u

Analysis of Patent #US2014/0319274A1: a Case Study of Simulations for New Designs Review

J. L. Roca-Gonzalez, J. A. Vera-Lopez, G. Rodriguez-Bermudez
2018 International Journal of Simulation Modelling  
This paper focuses on a case study for patent analysis, applied to a revolutionary new concept in aircraft design: Patent #US2014/0319274A1 "Aircraft including a passenger cabin extending around a space  ...  The computer simulations were performed first by a low computational software, "FlowDesign" (Autodesk), and afterwards, by a professional tool "3DWind tunnel" (MicroCFD).  ...  However, the strategy of using simulation results to contrast model variances allows validating results when expressed as a percentage of an increasing or decreasing value of one model in relation to another  ... 
doi:10.2507/ijsimm17(3)433 fatcat:hzc2eddrxvfnrjapma6fpnfcj4

Does interprofessional simulation increase self-efficacy: a comparative study

C. Watters, G. Reedy, A. Ross, N. J. Morgan, R. Handslip, P. Jaye
2015 BMJ Open  
BMJ Open 2015;5:e005472.  ...  Conclusions: This study provides evidence that simulation training enhances participants' self-efficacy in clinical situations.  ...  Dr Beth Thomas, Dr James Brewin and Dr Sanjeevan Aiyathurai all provided a significant teaching commitment as faculty.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005472 pmid:25586366 pmcid:PMC4298099 fatcat:t3i2xawcfbacri5snhq7inpjre
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