Author Archives: Frederik Plewnia
Papers in Brief (XXVII): Ciulli & Kolk (2019): Incumbents and business model innovation for the sharing economy: Implications for sustainability
The study explores the different ways in which incumbents are changing their existing business models to join the sharing economy and their implications for environmental, social and economic value creation.
Papers in Brief (XXVI): Bocken, Boons, Baldassarre (2019): Sustainable business model experimentation by understanding ecologies of business models
The paper presents a novel framework to assist in sustainable business model design and experimentation: The Ecology of Business Models Experimentation (EBME) map.
CALL FOR PAPERS FOR SPECIAL ISSUE ON “BUSINESS EXPERIMENTATION FOR SUSTAINABILITY” – DEADLINE 31 MARCH 2019
This special issue in Journal of Cleaner Production explores ‘business experimentation for sustainability’ as an approach to accelerate sustainability transitions in business.
The TU Dresden, as one of eleven excellence universities in Germany, invites applications for the position of the Hans Carl von Carlowitz Junior Professorship (W1) in Sustainability Assessment and Policy at the earliest possible date.
Papers in Brief (XXIII): Bocken, Schuit & Kraaijenhagen (2018): Experimenting with a circular business model: Lessons from eight cases
Experimentation is an essential capability to innovate business models for sustainability. We conducted action research with eight case companies doing business experimentation and developed and applied a Circular Business Experiment Cycle.
PhD studentship at University of Exeter: “Digital technologies and business model innovations for the circular economy”
The University of Exeter is inviting applications for a fully funded PhD studentship on “Digital technologies and business model innovations for the circular economy”: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/studying/funding/award/?id=3036 This project will investigate how to use disruptive digital technologies (e.g. internet of things, artificial intelligence, big data analytics, 3D printing and cloud computing) to achieve circular economy; and which […]
Papers in Brief (XXII): Yang, Vladimirova & Evans (2017): Creating and Capturing Value through Sustainability: The Sustainable Value Analysis Tool
Based on our theoretical research on the value uncaptured perspective for sustainable business model innovation, a practical tool, the Sustainable Value Analysis Tool was developed to help firms discover opportunities to create and capture value through sustainability.
Papers in Brief (XXI): Bidmon & Knab (2017): The three roles of business models in societal transitions
This paper offers a conceptual link between business model and transition literature. It describes three distinct roles in which business models impact sustainability transitions.
Papers in Brief (XX): Plewnia & Guenther (2018): Mapping the sharing economy for sustainability research
Based on a literature review, a typology for sharing economy activities was developed. This typology can guide sustainability research and inspire business model innovation.
The i-share team is delighted to invite academics, practitioners, representatives of civil society and everyone else who is interested in research on the sharing economy to Mannheim, Germany for the 5th International Workshop on the Sharing Economy.