Search for dissertations about: "Sustainable innovation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 128 swedish dissertations containing the words Sustainable innovation.

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

    Author : Mats Magnusson; []
    Keywords : 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. Shape it until you make it: A conceptual foundation for efforts to analyze and shape technological innovation

    Author : Johnn Andersson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : Technological innovation systems; Sociotechnical systems; Sociotechnical change; Technological innovation; Technology Assessment; Technological systems; Innovation policy; Sustainable innovation; Sustainability Transitions;

    Abstract : These are times of accelerating climate change and mass extinction of species on planet Earth. We are in the midst of an ecological crisis that will have profound consequences for human society and its natural environment. READ MORE

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

    Author : Anthony Thompson; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  4. 4. Characteristics of Production Innovation

    Author : Lisa Larsson; Anna Öhrwall Rönnbäck; Johan Stahre; Anna Karlsson; Cecilia Warrol; Nina Edh Mirzaei; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Produktinnovation; Product Innovation;

    Abstract : Today firms must maintain high levels of efficiency, quality control, customer responsiveness and speed, but even the full set of these attributes is not sufficient for sustainable competitive advantage. A further challenging requirement is to innovate successfully, not only in product development but also in production. READ MORE

  5. 5. Business Model Design for Strategic Sustainable Development

    Author : César Levy França; Göran Broman; Karl-Henrik Robèrt; Louise Trygg; Cecilia Mark-Herbert; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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