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This collection of cases illustrates the use of system dynamics in consulting projects in: chemicals, criminal justice, defense and aerospace, economics and finance, education, energy and environment, engineering and construction, health care, production management, multisector planning, public health, technology, transportation, and urban plann

Overview of several high profile system dynamics model-based applications, selected to show what such models look like, how they emerged (often in multidisciplinary interventions), and how they were used successfully to influence strategy, policy, and decision making.

Provides a generic model incorporating business growth, personnel transfers, resignations and retirements to calculate training days for different personnel groups. Training includes both new skills and skills maintenance.

This video describes how transdisciplinary research contributes to sustainability through a case study of five projects in Gothenburg, Sweden. It assesses a common assumption that transdisciplinary research is more able to contribute to societal problem solving than traditional forms of research.

"Health social science synthesizes a wide range of knowledge in order to understand and solve complex health problems. This volume presents ten case studies that illustrate some of the best practice in health social science in developing countries.

This handbook describes 21 cases organised using the three phases of a transdisciplinary research project: 1) problem structuring, 2) problem investigation and 3) bringing results to fruition.

Presents cases developed in a transdisciplinary case study course for undergraduates and postgraduates that has run at the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology since 2002. Students explore sustainable solutions for a particular complex real-world problem.

The TdLab provides two online repositories dealing with challenges in sustainable development. The first involves completed transdisciplinary case studies undertaken by postgraduate students from 1994 onwards.

This book presents three case studies on, respectively, health of resettled refugees, "street health" and safety. It also covers a range of topics, including benefits and challenges of transdisciplinary research, the research process, training and funding.

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