Author Archives: Florian Lüdeke-Freund

Papers in Brief (XXIX): Bocken & Geradts (2019): Barriers and Drivers to Sustainable Business Model Innovation: Organization Design and Dynamic Capabilities

The study reveals sustainable business model innovation barriers and drivers, by drawing on 53 semi-structured interviews with top, senior and mid-level managers at AkzoNobel, Interface, Johnson & Johnson, Pearson, Philips, and Unilever, and 59 initiatives.

What Types of Sustainable Business Models Do We Already Have?

We are inviting you to join our workshops on “Sustainable Business Design with Business Model Patterns” at this year’s ISPIM and GRONEN conferences.

#NBMconference2020 GOES DIGITAL

The 5th International Conference on New Business Models, July 1&2 2020, will be turned into a fully digitally organized event with online plenary sessions, digital conference rooms, a digital hangout space etc.

Papers in Brief (XXVIII): Baldassarre et al. (2020): Addressing the design-implementation gap of sustainable business models by prototyping

This study proposes the sustainable business model pilot canvas, a tool that organizations can use to plan and execute small-scale pilots, turning sustainable business model ideas defined “on paper” into concrete action and tangible impact.

Professor (W3) for Sustainability Management (f/m/d) – ESCP Business School Berlin

ESCP is looking for a new professor with a background in responsible and sustainable business management who shows a strong desire to teach subjects related to sustainability management.

NEW PHD THESIS ON “SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MODELS FOR ADVANCING SYSTEM-LEVEL SUSTAINABILITY”

On the 13th of December 2019, Minttu Laukkanen defended her PhD thesis “Sustainable business models for advancing system-level sustainability”. The thesis can be downloaded here: http://www.urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-952-335-471-5

Call for Papers – “Managing Values for Innovation” – Special Issue of Int. Journal of Innovation Management

The International Journal of Innovation Management calls for papers on “Managing Values for Innovation”. Submission deadline is 31st August 2020.

Join us at #nbmconference2020

The 5th International Conference on New Business Models takes place 1-2 July 2020 in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Papers can now be submitted.

Free ISPIM-Webinar on Values-Based Innovation Management, 28 Oct 2019

This ISPIM Webinar introduces the basic concepts, exemplary methods and practical applications of values-based innovation management. Register for free!

New Book on “Business Models for Sustainability Transformations” – Call for Chapters – 30th Oct 2019

Title of the book: Business models for sustainability transformations Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan Editors: Annabeth Aagaard and Florian Lüdeke-Freund The objective of the book: To inspire academia, businesses and society with empirical and theory-based research, case studies and case examples of novel and innovative business models that are being radically transformed and/or that have the potential […]