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Business catalysts for the Circular Economy innovations

28.7.2020 10:56

The circular economy (CE) has identified a potential pathway toward more environmentally sustainable economic growth: it involves innovation and technology development as well business development, as......

When institutional logics meet: Alignment and misalignment in collaboration between academia and practitioners

28.7.2020 10:49

The study examined how the different institutional logics of the cooperating actors affect the collaboration and the emergence of a common understanding, alignment and the achievement of the goal,......

Social Entrepreneurship as a Cluster Concept: Is a Cricket Farming Start-Up a social enterprise?

17.7.2020 11:23

This research examines social entrepreneurship in accelerating circular economy. The case company, Entocube, farms and develops farming technology for cricket farming. We examine the company with a......

Strategic Renewal Process Towards Sustainability – An Ecosystem Approach

17.7.2020 11:05

The objective of this study is to investigate how the process of strategic renewal towards environmental sustainability is co-evolving with its business ecosystem. To meet the research objective, a......

Finnish textile ecosystem - circular economy drivers and barriers

17.7.2020 11:03

The study explores circular economy of textiles from an ecosystem point of view, focusing on the development of the Finnish ecosystem of textile circulation. The ecosystem mapping covered aspects such......

Strategic Renewal Process towards Environmental Sustainability – A Longitudinal Case

17.7.2020 10:55

We investigated how strategic renewal processes are characterised and structured over time. The study was conducted at a technological forerunner Neste Oyj with an in-depth analysis of longitudinal......

Promoting circular economy requires cross-silo collaboration

18.3.2020 11:06

The circular economy is seen in Finland as one of the ways to respond to the challenges posed by the current climate crisis. Ministries, companies and other organizations are committed to promoting......

Regulatory barriers and solutions for business models in circular economy

18.3.2020 11:04

In the CICAT2025 research consortium, the Department of Law at the University of Eastern Finland is studying regulatory guidance that could accelerate sustainable business operations in circular......

Is circular economy the new black?

18.3.2020 11:00

The Master's Thesis of Sini-Tuulia Suokas, University of Eastern Finland, focuses on the identification of business opportunities in circular economy as a research context for construction of wooden......

Theorizing in the qualitative study of mergers & acquisitions

17.3.2020 14:51

Theorizing is an essential part of academic work and publishing. Yet, too little is known on how academics theorize. This paper focuses on theorizing in the study of mergers and acquisitions......