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The dynamic of modern software development project management and the software crisis of quality. An integrated system dynamics approach towards software quality improvement
(The University of Bergen, 2012-08-01)
The software industry is plagued by cost-overruns, delays, poor customer satisfaction and quality issues that are costing clients and customers world-wide billions of dollars each year. The phenomenon is coined The Software ...
Vindkraft og reiselivsnæring - konflikt eller samspill? en komparativ studie av reiselivsnæringen i Smøla og Frøya
(The University of Bergen, 2010-11-15)
Vindkraft er et stort konflikttema i Norge, særlig i lokalsamfunn der det planlegges en utbygging. Utgangspunktet for denne oppgaven er argumentasjonen om at vindkraft vil ødelegge for reiselivsnæringen, samtidig som ...
Using a water tank analogy to transform students’ intuitive knowledge of dynamic systems. A qualitative study of the case of motion
(The University of Bergen, 2011-12-09)
This dissertation is a study of the effects of a water tank analogy on students’ intuitive knowledge of basic dynamic systems of motion. Prior research from science education shows that student understandings of science ...
Sharecropping system in mid west Tarai. A case study of Gobardiha VDC of Dangdeukhuri district, Nepal.
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-18)
This study attempts to assess sharecropping system, its impact on farming practices and institutional impact on peasants' access to land resource in dang, west Nepal. Data have been collected using questionnaire survey, ...
Essays on commodity cycles based on expanded Cobweb experiments of electricity markets
(The University of Bergen, 2006-12-15)
This thesis studies cycles in commodity markets. Such fluctuations have significant adverse effects on consumers and producers. The properties of commodity price fluctuations are well known. However, there is considerable ...
System Dynamics Model for Integrated Environmental Assessment of Large Scale Surface Irrigation
(The University of Bergen, 2004)
Problems of irrigation systems performance and agricultural environment in large scale surface irrigation is analysed with a dynamic simulation model. Present model is a simplified and validated version of an original model ...
Omstilling og industrielle konvensjoner i Finnmark - en studie av persepsjoner og tilpasninger i en global sjømatnæring
(The University of Bergen, 2004)
Manning the rigs: a study of offshore employment in Ghana's oil industry
(The University of Bergen, 2012-05-15)
Since the discovery of oil in Ghana, expectations for the oil to stimulate economic development are high. Essential to economic development as an outcome of resource exploitation is local participation. This study ...
Pipes and Prayers. Global changes and water management in two Himalayan villages
(The University of Bergen, 2005)
Development of a system dynamics framework for analysing regional economies: The Sunshine coast case
(The University of Bergen, 2014-07-03)
Policy Makers and stakeholders of the Sunshine Coast are aware of the significance of the current juncture, in which the performance of the economy has been deteriorating over the last years. Consequently, the status ...