Search for dissertations about: "Sustainable innovation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 109 swedish dissertations containing the words Sustainable innovation.

  1. 1. Innovation and Efficiency : a Knowledge-Based Approach to Organizing Industrial Firms

    University dissertation from Gothenburg, Sweden : Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Mats Magnusson; [2000]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; innovation; efficiency; knowledge; organizing; knowledge creation; knowledge exploitation;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the organizing of industrial firms that face the challenge of achieving high levels of both innovation and efficiency, taking a knowledge-based approach to this classical trade-off. With a constructionist perspective as a point of departure, knowledge, which contains tacit and explicit components, is seen to exist at both the individual and the organizational level. READ MORE

  2. 2. Integrating a Strategic Sustainable Development Perspective in Product-Service System Innovation

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Anthony Thompson; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Sustainable product innovation; Sustainable product development; Strategic sustainable development; Product-service systems PSS ; Life cycle management; Set-based product development;

    Abstract : There is an intersection of challenges where society’s social and ecological problems coincide with the industrial firm’s challenge to maintain profitability in a globalizing world. Products connect these challenges. READ MORE

  3. 3. Business Model Design for Strategic Sustainable Development

    University dissertation from Karlskrona, Sweden : Blekinge Tekniska Högskola

    Author : César Levy França; Göran Broman; Karl-Henrik Robèrt; Louise Trygg; Cecilia Mark-Herbert; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business Model Innovation and Design; Strategic Sustainable Development; Sustainability; Sustainable Development; Sustainable Product-Service Systems; Value Network.;

    Abstract : Humanity confronts an existential threat without historic precedent. Environmental pressures have reached such intensity and pace of change that the earth system may be irreversibly tipped into a new and unpredictable state. The emerging global reality is, in turn, redefining overall conditions for business success. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards Sustainability-driven Innovation through Product Service Systems

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Anthony Thompson; ; [2010]
    Keywords : sustainable product innovation; sustainable product development; strategic sustainable development; product-service systems PSS ; decision support tools; life cycle management;

    Abstract : Increasing awareness of anthropogenic impacts on the planet has lead to efforts to reduce negative environmental impacts in product development for several decades. Benefits to companies who focus on sustainability initiatives have been put forth more recently, leading to many efforts to incorporate sustainability considerations in their product innovation processes. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Conceptual Framework for Production Innovation

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå University of Technology

    Author : Lisa Larsson; Anna Öhrwall Rönnbäck; Minna Lanz; [2020]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; production innovation; production development; conceptual framework; Produktinnovation; Product Innovation;

    Abstract : Production plays a central role in the global sustainability challenge the world is facing. Rising population numbers and increased middle class lead to even higher consumption and production of goods. READ MORE