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By Koos van Dijken,Yvonne Prince,T.J. Wolters,Marco Frey,Giuliano Mussati,Paul Kalff,Ole Hansen,Søren Kerndrup,Bent Søndergård,Eduardo Lopes Rodrigues,Sandra Meredith

How do small and medium sized firms (SMEs) undertake environmental ideas? have they got the mandatory inner competence? Is any help provided through exterior events (i.e. community involvement)? What are the coverage implications? This e-book is predicated on broad fieldwork, performed in 4 conventional business sectors: offset printing, electroplating, cloth completing, and business portray. The paintings was once performed in Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and the united kingdom. Twenty company-based case reviews have been analyzed and a mobilephone survey used to be carried out between 527 businesses. hence, the Innovation Triangle got here to be formulated, that is provided right here, defining and mixing the determinants of SME innovativeness. The Innovation Triangle distinguishes 3 significant determinants of innovativeness: company competence, environmental orientation, and community involvement. The Innovation Triangle permits one to diagnose present environmental and innovation guidelines, indicating which coverage measures will be powerful in expanding the adoption of environmentally pleasant applied sciences, permitting environmental pursuits to be achieved.

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Adoption of Environmental Innovations: The Dynamics of Innovation as Interplay between Business Competence, Environmental Orientation and Network Involvement (Eco-Efficiency in Industry and Science) by Koos van Dijken,Yvonne Prince,T.J. Wolters,Marco Frey,Giuliano Mussati,Paul Kalff,Ole Hansen,Søren Kerndrup,Bent Søndergård,Eduardo Lopes Rodrigues,Sandra Meredith


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