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    • Exhaust Particle Numbers of High- and Medium-Speed Diesel Engines with Renewable and Recycled Fuels 

      Ovaska, Teemu (30.10.2020)
      The number of exhaust particles emitted from non-road diesel engines is regulated worldwide. This dissertation aimed to evaluate how different alternative fuels affect the exhaust particle number in high- and medium-speed ...
    • Ecological governance in rural areas : Finnish approaches and practices 

      Jiang, Li; He, Xianglin; Hiltunen, Erkki (Academic Journals, 15.08.2014)
      Along with the development of rural areas, rural ecological issues caused by inappropriate anthropogenic activities have not been drowned in the contexts of global environmental problems. The acceleration of rural development ...
    • Corporate Ethical Values, Group Creativity, Job Commitment and Performance : The Effect on Work Response of Work Context 

      Iqbal, Nadia; Bhatti, Waheed Akbar; Zaheer, Arshad (Editura Economică, 2013)
      A business culture supported by positive practices and strong ethical values will produce productive employee work response. Positive work environment encourages ethical decision making and employees feel comfortable in ...
    • Understanding The Impact Of ‘Hard’ And ‘Soft’ Elements Of TQM In South-East European Firms 

      Imeri, Shpend; Kekäle, Tauno; Takala, Josu; Liu, Yang (De GruyterPolish Association for Production ManagementProduction Engineering Committee, 09 / 2014)
      The study emphasizes on the understanding of the impact of ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ elements of TQM in South-Eastern European (SEE) firms in Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Greece, Macedonia, Montenegr, Serbia and Romania. ...
    • Seasonal temperature variation in heat collection liquid used in renewable, carbon-free heat production from urban and rural water areas 

      Hiltunen, E.; Martinkauppi, J.B.; Mäkiranta, A.; Rinta-Luoma, J.; Syrjälä, T. (Estonian University of Life Sciences, 2015)
      A renewable energy source called sediment energy is based on heat collection with tubes similar to those used in ground energy and is installed inside a sediment layer under water body. In this paper, an investigation of ...
    • Lebesgue type decompositions for nonnegative forms 

      Hassi, Seppo; Sebestyén, Zoltán; de Snoo, Henk (ElsevierAcademic Press, 15.12.2009)
      A nonnegative form t on a complex linear space is decomposed with respect to another nonnegative form w: it has a Lebesgue decomposition into an almost dominated form and a singular form. The part which is almost dominated ...
    • Infinite-dimensional perturbations, maximally nondensely defined symmetric operators, and some matrix representations 

      Hassi, Seppo; de Snoo, H.S.V.; Szafraniec, F.H. (ElsevierRoyal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), 12 / 2012)
      The notion of a maximally nondensely defined symmetric operator or relation is introduced and characterized. The selfadjoint extensions (including the generalized Friedrichs extension) of a class of maximally nondensely ...
    • Thermal Response of Multiple Pipes and Fluids Using COMSOL for Geothermal Energy System Application 

      Haq, Hafiz M.K.U.; Martinkauppi, Birgitta; Hiltunen, Erkki (NAUN, 2014)
      A geothermal system is modeled using COMSOL. The purpose is to study and evaluate the thermal response of the pipes and the fluids. The model is designed for a low energy network. A part of this network is used to collect ...
    • SME managers' causal beliefs on HRM as success factor of the firm 

      Viitala, Riitta; Vesalainen, Jukka; Uotila, Timo-Pekka (Taylor and FrancisInternational Council for Small Business, 11.08.2020)
      Normative human resource management (HRM) literature offers an abundant and sophisticated picture on the ideal HRM practices leading to certain positive HRM outcomes. Explanatory empirical research has also confirmed ...
    • Ensuring corporate travel compliance : Control vs. commitment strategies 

      Huhta, Anne-Maria; Bask, Anu; Kauppi, Katri (Elsevier, 12 / 2015)
      Business travel has increased substantially during the past few decades. Business travel costs are one of the main controllable costs in international corporations, and thus companies are imposing stricter policies on ...
    • Interpersonal interaction in business triads : Case studies in corporate travel purchasing 

      Holma, Anne-Maria (Elsevier, 06 / 2012)
      This study applies a triadic perspective to business triads of an industrial buyer, its service supplier and intermediary partners. The focus is on the structural, relational and cognitive features of interpersonal ...
    • Sustainable operative housing by dynamic renting 

      Forss, Teppo; Takala, Josu; Korpi, Heli; Golovko, Ivan (Polish Association for Production ManagementDe Gruyter, 09 / 2012)
      This study demonstrates utilization of Sense and Respond method for developing operations within housing markets by Critical Factor Index (CFI) having influence even on the strategic business performance. CFIs of knowledge ...
    • Framework for Random Power Allocation of Wireless Sensor Networks in Fading Channels 

      Elmusrati, Mohammed; Tarhuni, Naser; Jäntti, Riku (Scientific Research Pub., 2012)
      In naturally deaf wireless sensor networks or generally when there is no feedback channel, the fixed-level transmit power of all nodes is the conventional and practical power allocation method. Using random power allocation ...
    • Partnership and Capacity Building of Local Governance 

      Asaduzzaman, Mohammed; Virtanen, Petri; Leal Filho, Walter; Azul, Anabela Marisa; Brandli, Luciana; Salvia, Amanda Lange; Wall, Tony (Springer, 01.10.2020)
      Partnership is about sharing of power, responsibility and achievements. According to the World Bank Public Private Partnership (PPP) promoting group, ―partnership refer to informal and shortterm engagements of non-governmental ...
    • Collective Impact Partnership and Backbone Organizations as Enablers of Children’s Well-Being 

      Virtanen, Petri; Ristikari, Tiina; Niemelä, Mika; Leal Filho, Walter; Azul, Anabela Marisa; Brandli, Luciana; Salvia, Amanda Lange; Wall, Tony (Springer, 28.08.2020)
      In this article, the question of partnership is approached from a perspective centred around the creation of a common agenda based on trust and from the children´s point of view. Partnership and collaboration have traditionally ...
    • Cryptomarkets Gamified : What Can We Learn by Playing CryptoKitties? 

      Serada, Alesja (Digra, 2020)
      This paper presents an analysis of CryptoKitties (Axiom Zen 2017) as an educational tool for blockchain adoption. The focus is placed on the official agenda of the game, presented in its white paper (“White Pa-Purr”) and ...
    • Role of lubricating oil properties in exhaust particle emissions of an off-road diesel engine 

      Ovaska, Teemu; Niemi, Seppo; Sirviö, Katriina; Nilsson, Olav; Karjalainen, Panu; Rönkkö, Topi; Kulmala, Kari; Keskinen, Jorma (SAE International, 14.04.2020)
      Particle number emissions from an off-road diesel engine without exhaust after-treatment were studied by using five different heavyduty lubricating oils in the engine. The study extends understanding on how the properties ...
    • Information processing perspective on organisational innovation adoption process 

      Makkonen, Hannu (Routledge, 15.10.2020)
      For a long time, the literature on organisational innovation adoption has focused largely on the adoption choice and defined the adopter organisation as a passive information receiver. To portray a more realistic picture ...
    • The Effectiveness of Conflict of Interest Policies in the EU-Member States 

      Demmke, Christoph; Paulini, Maros; Autioniemi, Jari; Lenner, Florian (European Union, 10 / 2020)
      This comparative study - commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs - analyses the effectiveness of relevant rules, policies and practices within Member ...
    • A comprehensive linear model for demand response optimization problem 

      Heydarian-Forushani, Ehsan; Golshan, Mohamad Esmail Hamedani; Shafie-khah, Miadreza; Catalão, João P.S. (Elsevier, 15.10.2020)
      Demand Response (DR) is known as an effective solution for many power grid problems such as high operating cost as well as high peak demand. In order to achieve full potential of DR programs, DR must be implemented optimally. ...