Search for dissertations about: "sustainable business practices"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the words sustainable business practices.

  1. 1. Corporate Social Responsibility for Sustainable Service Dominant Logic

    Author : Samuel Petros Sebhatu; Bo Enquist; Hilde Ibsen; Mikael Johnson; Evert Gummesson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Corporate Social Responsibility CSR ; Service-Dominant Logic S-D logic ; Service Quality SQ ; Business Case; Non-Governmental Organizations NGOs ; Sustainable Service-Dominant Logic SSDL ; Business Administration; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The process of globalization over the past five decades has given impetus to drivensustainability and related thinking in business. It is also observed that there areunprecedented trends in corporate strategy towards sustainable thinking - the emergenceof sustainability as corporate strategy and the concern of business for ecology and society. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Role of Top Management in Supply Chain Management Practices

    Author : Erik Sandberg; Mats Abrahamsson; Håkan Aronsson; Per Åman; Jari Juga; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Logistics; Supply Chain Management; Strategy; Top management; Collaboration; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Supply chain management (SCM) has been discussed by researchers as well as business practitioners for more than two decades now, but still surprisingly little of this philosophy can be seen in today’s business practices. One important enabler for taking the SCM philosophy from theory into practice that is often mentioned, but not investigated in-depth, is top management support. READ MORE

  3. 3. Building Sustainability : Studies on incentives in construction and management of real estate

    Author : Lovisa Högberg; Hans Lind; Tina Karrbom Gustavsson; Marja Elsinga; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; sustainability; sustainable buildings; sustainable renovation; sustainable construction; sustainable management; housing; sustainable building certification; energy efficiency; incentives; Fastigheter och byggande; Real Estate and Construction Management;

    Abstract : This thesis summarizes the results from several studies with connection to sustainability in construction and management of real estate. Here, the concept sustainability includes environmental, social and economic dimensions and focus is on the actors with the best possibilities to impact real estate, namely the real estate owners and the developers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards a framework for product-service system business model implementation

    Author : Wiebke Reim; Vinit Parida; David Sjödin; Christian Kowalkowski; Luleå tekniska universitet; []

    Abstract : Manufacturing companies are increasingly focused on service-led growth to gain new revenue streams and achieve sustainable competitive advantages. In this regard, offering product-service systems (PSS) is proposed as an attractive solution for manufacturing companies to achieve economic, environmental, and social benefits. READ MORE

  5. 5. Organizational approaches to greening : technocentrism and beyond

    Author : Johan Sandström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; organizational greening; organizational approach; technocentrism; ecocentrism; anthropocentrism; reflexivity; postmodernism; environmental management; sustainable development; symbolic agora satisfiers;

    Abstract : How and why do organizations approach greening? How can we conceptualize approaches and how can we encourage reflexive dialogues on them? These are the main questions addressed in this qualitative study on organizational greening. The study sets off by discussing matters of research philosophy, arguing that our trust in science ought to be revised and that a more postmodern and constructionist philosophy might be a way to go. READ MORE