Environmental sustainability in industrial manufacturing

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Rajala, Risto
dc.contributor.author Westerlund, Mika
dc.contributor.author Lampikoski, Tommi
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-28T12:11:49Z
dc.date.available 2017-03-28T12:11:49Z
dc.date.issued 2016-03-01
dc.identifier.citation Rajala , R , Westerlund , M & Lampikoski , T 2016 , ' Environmental sustainability in industrial manufacturing : Re-examining the greening of Interface's business model ' JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION , vol 115 , no. 1 March , pp. 52-61 . DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.12.057 en
dc.identifier.issn 0959-6526
dc.identifier.issn 1879-1786
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dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/24998
dc.description.abstract In the face of mounting public environmental and societal concerns, firms are incorporating sustainability into their business models. However, previous research has paid little attention to how companies can renew their business model to take better account of environmental sustainability at the organizational level in their business ecosystems. This study fills this gap in the literature through a longitudinal case study of the greening of the business model of the US-based carpet manufacturer Interface. The findings delineate the change in the company's business model, stressing the role of managerial agency in organizational identity formation and in making a favorable change in the ecosystem. Hence, the study examines the links between managerial agency, organizational identity, and business ecosystems with regards to business model greening, and it discusses how shifts in managerial thinking have enabled the company to build the capabilities needed for the change. The article concludes by linking the findings to the body of knowledge on strategic change and providing a new conceptualization of a company's business model greening. en
dc.format.extent 10
dc.format.extent 52-61
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartofseries JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume 115, issue 1 March en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.subject.other Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering en
dc.subject.other Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment en
dc.subject.other Environmental Science(all) en
dc.subject.other Strategy and Management en
dc.subject.other 512 Business and management en
dc.subject.other 515 Psychology en
dc.subject.other 517 Political science en
dc.subject.other 113 Computer and information sciences en
dc.subject.other 520 Other social sciences en
dc.title Environmental sustainability in industrial manufacturing en
dc.type A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.contributor.department Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
dc.subject.keyword Business ecosystem
dc.subject.keyword Business model
dc.subject.keyword Environmental sustainability
dc.subject.keyword Interface
dc.subject.keyword Organizational identity
dc.subject.keyword Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
dc.subject.keyword Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
dc.subject.keyword Environmental Science(all)
dc.subject.keyword Strategy and Management
dc.subject.keyword 512 Business and management
dc.subject.keyword 515 Psychology
dc.subject.keyword 517 Political science
dc.subject.keyword 113 Computer and information sciences
dc.subject.keyword 520 Other social sciences
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201703283237
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.12.057
dc.type.version publishedVersion


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