Innovation for Sustainability: Literature Review and Bibliometric Analysis

Laura Albareda (Corresponding author), Arash Hajikhani

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Abstract

In this chapter, Albareda and Hajikhani propose a literature review and bibliometric analysis on innovation for sustainability (IfS). Applying the Network Analysis Interface for Literature Studies (NAILS) toolkit, we study the impact and dissemination of five key IfS goal-oriented discussions: strategic, operational, organizational, collaborative and systemic. The strategic and operational discussions are the most cited, including major papers on strategic concepts and the development of operational changes structuring the research. Our bibliometric analysis shows how, since 2002, IfS has expanded from business management, strategy, innovation and operations connecting to the main discussion in environmental sciences, environmental engineering and ecology. The main challenge for researchers is to build scientific knowledge that has a real impact in organizations and businesses. Managers and entrepreneurs can use these five-oriented goals of IfS to understand how to apply IfS goals into real practices.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInnovation for Sustainability
Subtitle of host publicationBusiness Transformations Towards a Better World
EditorsNancy Bocken, Paavo Ritala, Laura Albareda, Roberg Verburg
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Chapter4
Pages35-58
Number of pages23
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-97385-2
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-97384-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23 Feb 2019
MoE publication typeA3 Part of a book or another research book

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Bibliometric analysis
Literature review
Sustainability
Innovation
Toolkit
Entrepreneurs
Management strategy
Ecology
Scientific knowledge
Dissemination
Business management
Network analysis
Managers

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Albareda, L., & Hajikhani, A. (2019). Innovation for Sustainability: Literature Review and Bibliometric Analysis. In N. Bocken, P. Ritala, L. Albareda, & R. Verburg (Eds.), Innovation for Sustainability: Business Transformations Towards a Better World (pp. 35-58). Palgrave Macmillan. Palgrave Studies in Sustainable Business In Association with Future Earth https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97385-2_3
Albareda, Laura ; Hajikhani, Arash. / Innovation for Sustainability: Literature Review and Bibliometric Analysis. Innovation for Sustainability: Business Transformations Towards a Better World. editor / Nancy Bocken ; Paavo Ritala ; Laura Albareda ; Roberg Verburg. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. pp. 35-58 (Palgrave Studies in Sustainable Business In Association with Future Earth ).
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Innovation for Sustainability: Literature Review and Bibliometric Analysis. / Albareda, Laura (Corresponding author); Hajikhani, Arash.

Innovation for Sustainability: Business Transformations Towards a Better World. ed. / Nancy Bocken; Paavo Ritala; Laura Albareda; Roberg Verburg. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. p. 35-58 (Palgrave Studies in Sustainable Business In Association with Future Earth ).

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Albareda L, Hajikhani A. Innovation for Sustainability: Literature Review and Bibliometric Analysis. In Bocken N, Ritala P, Albareda L, Verburg R, editors, Innovation for Sustainability: Business Transformations Towards a Better World. Palgrave Macmillan. 2019. p. 35-58. (Palgrave Studies in Sustainable Business In Association with Future Earth ). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97385-2_3