Taina Vuorela
Oulu University of Applied Sciences
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Baltic Sea Underground Innovation Network (BSUIN) is an European Union funded project that extends capabilities of underground laboratories. The aim of the project is to join efforts in making the underground laboratories in the Baltic Sea Region’s more accessible for innovation, business development and science by improving the availability of information about the underground facilities, service offerings, user experience, safety and marketing.The development of standards for the characterizat...
#1Taina Vuorela (Oulu University of Applied Sciences)H-Index: 2
#2Sari Alatalo (Oulu University of Applied Sciences)H-Index: 3
Last. Eeva-Liisa Oikarinen (University of Oulu)H-Index: 7
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#1Panu Jalas (University of Oulu)H-Index: 3
#2Ville Isoherranen (University of Oulu)H-Index: 5
Last. A. Paat (Tallinn University of Technology)
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#1Päivi Aro (Oulu University of Applied Sciences)H-Index: 1
#2Taina Vuorela (Oulu University of Applied Sciences)H-Index: 2
Last. Helena Ahola (Oulu University of Applied Sciences)H-Index: 1
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The Baltic Sea Innovation Network (BSUIN Project) is developing the Baltic Sea region by finding new uses for underground spaces and laboratories. This involves creating an innovation platform based on the facilities and research equipment in the Underground Labs (ULs) of the universities and research institutes in the region. The platform will be jointly operated by the BSUIN network in order to offer innovative services for companies and research institutes in these unique ULs. The objective o...
#1Sari Alatalo (Oulu University of Applied Sciences)H-Index: 3
#2Eeva-Liisa Oikarinen (University of Oulu)H-Index: 7
Last. Taina Vuorela (Oulu University of Applied Sciences)H-Index: 2
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This conceptual article discusses the roles of playfulness and well-being at work in the retail sector with a specific emphasis on service encounters. The aim is to create a new conceptual framework to enhance research on how the element of playfulness can be part of an employee's working environment in the retail sector, and to discuss how playfulness could enhance employee's well-being at work. The framework identifies various interactive relationships characteristic to the retail environment....
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Last. Jaakko SinisaloH-Index: 8
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#1Helena AholaH-Index: 1
#2Päivi AroH-Index: 1
Last. Taina VuorelaH-Index: 2
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#1Päivi Aro (Oulu University of Applied Sciences)H-Index: 1
#2Mikko Heinonen (Oulu University of Applied Sciences)
Last. Taina Vuorela (Oulu University of Applied Sciences)H-Index: 2
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Smalland medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) rarely apply the methods of service design in developing their businesses. In part, this arises from the shortage of available service design expertise. Universities of applied sciences (UASs) have acknowledged the need for service design education, but do not yet have enough experience and practical knowledge to include the studies into curricula. The PALI project (Competitive Advantage through Service Design) facilitates co-learning of service design am...