Author Archives: Florian Lüdeke-Freund

Papers in Brief (XXX): Bohnsack, Ciulli & Kolk (2020): The role of business models in firm internationalization – An exploration of European electricity firms in the context of the energy transition

What is the role of business models in firm internationalization in the context of the energy transition? A new study presents a novel framework.

Can Sustainability-Driven Business Model Design Support the Transition to a More Resilient and Sustainable Post-Crisis Economy? New White Paper

Business model innovation and business model patterns, combined with sustainability paradigms such as degrowth, are introduced as promising contributions to a toolbox for a post-crisis economy.

Open Position: Associate/Assistant Professor in Sustainability Management, ESCP Business School, Paris Campus, Deadline January 31, 2021

ESCP Business School’s Paris campus is looking for a candidate with a genuine interest and track record in Sustainability Management who will actively contribute to teaching and research in this area.

The show goes on: Be prepared for the 6th International Conference on New Business Models!

After a very successful 5th International Conference on New Business Models, we are happy to announce that NBM Conferences will continue in 2021 and beyond.

Special Issue Workshop – Organization & Environment – “The Organizational Dynamics of Business Models for Sustainability”

Submit your manuscripts to our online special issue workshop on “The Organizational Dynamics of Business Models for Sustainability”. Deadline for workshop submissions is 13th November 2020.

Call for Papers: “The Organizational Dynamics of Business Models for Sustainability” – Special Issue of Organization & Environment – Deadline April 15, 2021

We invite scholars to draw on insights from organization theory to examine how and under what conditions the development and implementation of BMfS are related to organizational change, and to what effect.

DEADLINE EXTENSION – CfP on “Managing Values for Innovation” (IJIM) – Submit until 31st October 2020

Innovation research increasingly attends to the role that values and normative orientations play for innovation. We invite empirical and theoretical studies as well as insights about research and innovation facilitation methods for values-based innovation.

Two Open PhD Positions in Circular Economy at University of Graz (Deadline: 14th August 2020)

The “Christian Doppler Laboratory for Sustainable Product Management enabling a Circular Economy” offers two PhD positions that might be of interest for young researchers. 

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.