Acceptability of Operations


The book chapter explores the concept of “Acceptability of operations” drawing on previous literature. Acceptability is a value-bound social concept applied commonly when referring to societal relationships between an organization and involved groups.The acceptance is closely related to operations and procedures that interact closely with surrounding societies. The stakeholder’ acceptance is perceived relevant for the successful business operations.

Authors: Mikkilä Mirja, LUT University; Koistinen Katariina, University of Turku; Kuokkanen Anna, European Comission; Levänen, Jarkko, LUT University & Linnanen Lassi, LUT University

Published: Encyclopedia of Sustainable Management

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Katariina Koistinen
University of Turku