Abstract

To review published pediatric trauma research from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries so as to identify research fields that need to be enhanced. A MEDLINE search for articles on pediatric trauma from GCC countries during the period 1960 to 2010 was performed. The content [...]

Abstract

Eskilstuna has introduced energy and climate policies in most sectors, enterprise and planning. It thus offers an excellent study field. "br/""br/"Energy and climate policy is divided into two policy arenas: The arena of the municipality acting as a concern and the arena of the municipality [...]

Abstract

The Estonian planning system allots the main responsibilities for planning activities to the local level, whereas the regional level (county) is rather weak. That implies a gap of cooperation on the regional level, leading to dispersed urban development in suburban municipalities [...]

Abstract

Since industrialisation, Turku has been an important industrial town in Finland and still is. Today, after considerable restructuring of the industrial sector, most jobs (79 % in the city of Turku) are within services. Besides its economic base, Turku also is experiencing a change [...]

Abstract

The volume of air traffic in the National Air Space has been growing at a very fast pace during recent years, and increasing demand for air travel in coming years is predicted. Strategic Planning is a necessary tool to guarantee a safe and efficient increase of Air Traffic. An Aggregate [...]

Abstract

To sustain the continuously increasing air traffic demand, the future air traffic management system will rely on a so-called Trajectory Based Operations (TBO) concept that will increase air traffic capacity by reducing the controller's workload. This will be achieved by transferring [...]

Abstract

When developing infrastructure, public debate is often dominated by the opposition. Frequently, the conflict escalates when a project is already planned or the construction has already started. One potential way for tackling these problems is to improve the strategic foundation of [...]

Abstract

The information age has deeply affected the way organizations are managing to cope with the abundance of information and their needs to connect and influence the networks of interests they have around them. This new scenario has questioned the traditional strategic planning methods [...]

Abstract

“Learn 2010,” the fourth strategic plan implemented by the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) libraries, outlines the libraries’ response to the new challenges facing European higher education in the coming years. Its motto for 2007-2010 is: “The UPC libraries give support [...]

Abstract

Part 4: Project Management, Engineering Management, and Quality Management; International audience; Improving the service quality in public transportation is essential for convinced users to abandon the use of private cars. However, to improve service quality, companies need to adopt [...]