Special Issue "Sustainable Business Models"
A special issue of Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050). This special issue belongs to the section "Economic, Business and Management Aspects of Sustainability".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2015)
Prof. Adam Jabłoński
Institute of Management, WSB University Poznań, Faculty in Chorzów, 41-506 Poznań, Poland
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Interests: trust management; networks; intellectual capital; public management; sustainable business; sustainable business models; business models; performance management; corporate social responsibility; value-based management
The dynamically changing world economy, in an era of intensive development and globalization, creates new needs in both the theoretical models of management and in the practical discussion related to the perception of business. Because of new economic phenomena related to the crisis, there is a need for the design and operationalization of innovative business models for companies. Due to the fact that in times of crisis, the principles of strategic balance are particularly important, these business models can be sustainable business models. Moreover, it is essential to skillfully use different methods and concepts of management to ensure the continuity of business. It seems that sustainable business models, in their essence, can support companies' effectiveness and contribute to their stable, sustainable functioning in the difficult, ever-changing market.
This Special Issue aims to discuss the key mechanisms concerning the design and operationalization of sustainable business models, from a strategic perspective. We invite you to contribute to this issue by submitting comprehensive reviews, case studies or research articles. Papers selected for this Special Issue are subject to a rigorous peer review procedure, with the aim of rapid and wide dissemination of research results, developments, and applications.
Dr. Adam Jabłoński
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- sustainable business models
- green business models
- sustainable strategy
- corporate social responsibility vs. value-based management
- sustainable performance management
- business continuity
- sustainable value
- innovation management