Exploring organizational antecedents for sustainable product development for international tour operating businesses

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Exploring organizational antecedents for sustainable product development for international tour operating businesses

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dc.contributor.author Budeanu, Adriana
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-22
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-22T13:40:17Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-22T13:40:17Z
dc.date.issued 2012-10-22
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/8544
dc.description.abstract The development of sustainable products or services is defined by Maxwell as the process of making products or services in a more sustainable way (production) throughout their entire life cycle, from conception to the end-of-life (Maxwell & van der Vorst, 2003). Essentially, sustainable products or services are alternatives to existing ones, but of a superior quality, providing the same function to the customer, being more cost-effective, while also generating less harm on the surrounding environments or societies. The emphasis is on securing the efficiency of inputs and outputs is all actions along the life cycle of the product or service, from raw materials to discharged waste, so that unnecessary consumption of resources and generation of wastes are avoided. More advanced concepts such as product-service systems and needs-oriented-service systems aim to reduce impacts from the production and the use phase, or even at the end-of-life phase of a product (Mont, 2002; Roy, 2000). New and under development, the area of product-service systems is increasingly gaining acceptance from companies (Manzini & Jégou, 2003). en_US
dc.format.extent 24 en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries CLCS Working Paper Series;
dc.title Exploring organizational antecedents for sustainable product development for international tour operating businesses en_US
dc.type wp en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt12okt22 lbjl en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for International Økonomi og Virksomhedsledelse en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort INT en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of International Economics and Management en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort INT en_US
dc.publisher.city Frederiksberg en_US
dc.publisher.year 2012 en_US


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