Tag Archives: Scientific Articles

Special Issue “Business Models for Sustainability” – First Articles Available

Organization & Environment has started to publish some of the articles that will be contained in the Special Issue on “Business Models for Sustainability: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Transformation” (Schaltegger, Hansen & Lüdeke-Freund) as online-first versions. The following articles are already available. A full introduction to the Special Issue will follow, once it is complete; two […]

Business Models for Sustainable Innovation – JCP Article Currently with Open Access

The Journal of Cleaner Production (JCP) currently offers open access to our article “Business Models for Sustainable Innovation: State of the Art and Steps towards a Research Agenda“. If you don’t have access to JCP, e.g. via your university, this might be an opportunity to get a copy for free. We are not sure how […]

New Journal: Open Journal of Business Model Innovation

Some of you might already now the open access outlet Journal of Business Models, published since 2013 in close association with the Business Model Community. A new business model-focused journal has just been launched: the Open Journal of Business Model Innovation. Interestingly, the first (and so far only) paper available deals with business models for […]

Papers in Brief (I): Hansen et al. (2009): Sustainability Innovation Cube – A Framework to Evaluate Sustainability-Oriented Innovations

[Note: This post is the first in our new “Papers in Brief” series. Posts published in this series provide a special service as they explain the core ideas of chosen research papers in a nutshell.] Papers in Brief (I) by Erik Hansen Hansen, E.; Große-Dunker, F. & Reichwald, R. (2009): Sustainability Innovation Cube – A […]

New SBM PhD thesis on “Business Models for Sustainability Innovation”

On Friday, 13th December, SBM blogger Florian Lüdeke-Freund defended his cumulative PhD thesis “Business Models for Sustainability Innovation – Conceptual Foundations and the Case of Solar Energy”. Below you find a brief summary, an overview of the articles included in the thesis, and the defence presentation. The PhD thesis can be downloaded here: http://opus.uni-lueneburg.de/opus/volltexte/2014/14286/ Summary […]

Call for Papers for a Special Issue on “Business Models for Sustainability: Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Transformation”

Today, Organization & Environment (O&E), a leading international sustainability journal with an emphasis on the connection between the management of organizations and environment, published a Call for Papers for a Special Issue on “Business Models for Sustainability: Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Transformation”. O&E is published in association with Group of Research on Organizations and Natural Environment (GRONEN). ————————————————————————- Call […]

The relevance of SBM research: Highly commended and top-ranked articles

The SBM community knows well that research on sustainable business models is urgently needed. But how about the broader community of sustainability (and mainstream) scholars? Common forms of acknowledging the quality and relevance of research are public recommendations and rankings. To my knowledge, five articles and one individual research project included in the open reference […]

How to use the Business Model Canvas in a scientific article

Literature reviews show that increasing numbers of scientific research and publications are using, or are even completely inspired by, Osterwalder’s Business Model Canvas (BMC, Osterwalder & Pigneur, 2010). There is no doubt that the BMC is one of the management tools of our time. However, when writing a scientific article, e.g. a conceptual piece about […]