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Sustainable Innovation: The Organisational, Human and Knowledge Dimension
HOW SUSTAINABLE IS INNOVATION? Problematically, most contemporary patterns of innovation in human social systems and organisations are not sustainable. This prevents people from learning effectively, from recognising and solving their problems, and from operating in sustainable ways. It is arguably why societies, businesses and industries around the world are so unsustainable. Sustainable innovation is a pattern of social learning and problem-solving that is, itself, sustainable. The sustainability of innovation, moreover, is linked to the sustainability of its outcomes, which manifest themselves in what people produce and do in the world. As challenges such as demographic pressures, ethnic tensions, terrorism, global poverty, pandemics and abrupt climate change force their way into mainstream politics and business, so we see growing interest in innovation, entrepreneurial solutions and, critically, issues such as how to ensure successful solutions replicate and scale. Sustainable Innovation aims to illustrate that shift..

Publisher: Greenleaf Publishing in association with GSE Research

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Sustainability: From environment and technology to people and organisations
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Authors: Jorna, René J.; Faber, Niels R.

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Organisation: Artefact and principle
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Knowledge as a basis for innovation: Management and Creation
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Author: Jorna, René J.

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Knowledge systems and reasoning with cases (and rules)
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Authors: Hadders, Henk; Jorna, René J.

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Authors: Smit, Floortje; Faber, Niels R.

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Grontmij: Co-operation in the light of sustainability
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Authors: Vos, Janita F.J.; Rommes, Nico J.

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Author: Jorna, René J.

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Business practice: Recurring themes in and around knowledge
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Authors: Jorna, René J.; Hadders, Henk

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Further steps towards a systematic perspective on sustainability
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Authors: Faber, Niels R.; Jorna, René J.; van Engelen, Jo

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