Studies on Innovative Practices
Edited by Mattias Elg, Per- Erik Ellström, Magnus Klofsten and Malin Tillmar
An increasingly competitive environment can lead to considerable problems for many organizations as they struggle to adapt to change. As a result, they fail to create the conditions that can lead to sustainable development over the long term, thus affecting the capabilities of employees. This book provides a fresh perspective on sustainable change and development in organizations, as well as a critical perspective on lean implementation, work environment and sustainability.
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- Sustainable Development in Organizations
- Chapter 1: Sustainable development in organizations
- Chapter 2: Subsidiarity in the organization – a key issue to prevent psychosocial risks
- Chapter 3: Lean implementation, work environment and sustainability
- Chapter 4: Conditions for presenteeism and production in changing organizations
- Chapter 5: Towards the collaborative hospital – harnessing the potential of enabling care processes and structures
- Chapter 6: Program steering by learning
- Chapter 7: The role of customers in the development of public organizations
- Chapter 8: Developing knowledgeable practice at work
- Chapter 9: Trajectories of learning in practice-based innovation – organizational roles at play in sustainable innovation management
- Chapter 10: Exploring evidence-based practice in practice – the case of social work
- Chapter 11: New forms of organization – new ways to organize
- Chapter 12: Women small-business owners challenge regional gender contracts?
- Chapter 13: Organizational formalization in new high-tech ventures – a dual-actor process
- Chapter 14: The Nordic model in a global company situated in Norway – challenging institutional orders?
- Chapter 15: The permeable university – a study of PhD student mobility and academic entrepreneurship intentions
- Chapter 16: Understanding cluster initiatives in Europe – uniqueness and contextuality
- Chapter 17: Theory-based evaluation – a range of approaches to assess impact
- Chapter 18: Three approaches to impact evaluation of regional development
- Chapter 19: Interactive research and ongoing evaluation as joint learning processes
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