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Cross-Sector Leadership for the Green Economy

Integrating Research and Practice on Sustainable Enterprise

  • Editors
  • Alfred Marcus
  • Paul Shrivastava
  • Sanjay Sharma
  • Stefano Pogutz

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Institutions Matter

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-2
    2. Michelle Bernard, Michael Craig, Itai Sened
      Pages 3-18
    3. Jens Hamprecht, David C. Sprengel, Volker H. Hoffmann
      Pages 19-35
    4. Alfred Marcus, Susan Cohen, Kathleen Sutcliffe
      Pages 53-78
  3. Innovation Matters

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. Timo Busch, Bryan T. T. Stinchfield, Matthew S. S. Wood
      Pages 81-105
    3. Florian Lüdeke-Freund, Moritz Loock
      Pages 107-124
    4. Alfred A. A. Marcus, Shmuel Ellis, Joel Malen, Israel Drori, Itai Sened
      Pages 125-139
    5. Kim Poldner, Oana Branzei, Chris Steyaert
      Pages 157-173
  4. Global Supply Chains Matter

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Jörg H. Grimm, Joerg S. Hofstetter, Martina Müggler, Nils J. Peters
      Pages 177-193
    3. Emilio Galdeano-Gómez, Eva Carmona-Moreno, José Céspedes-Lorente
      Pages 221-240
    4. Javier Aguilera-Caracuel, M. Ángeles Escudero-Torres, Eulogio Cordón-Pozo, Nuria Esther Hurtado-Torres
      Pages 241-260
  5. New Forms of Cross-Sector Cooperation Matter

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 261-261
    2. Gurneeta Vasudeva, Hildy Teegen
      Pages 263-276
    3. Jack Hogin, Georgia Rubenstein
      Pages 277-294

About this book


Technology breakthroughs in sustainable renewable energy and energy conservation technologies require that there be a strong institutional ecosystem in place which supports innovation, but the nature of this foundation and how it works is not well-known. Becoming a leader necessitates new forms of cross-sector cooperation.


business Conservation ecosystem environment innovation

About the authors

ALFRED MARCUS teaches and conducts research in strategic management, macroeconomics, business ethics, and business and the natural environment. He has been chair of the Carlson School's Strategic Management and Organization Department, Director of the Carlson School's Strategic Management Research Center, and a Visiting Professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management and at the Norwegian School of Management.
PAUL SHRIVASTAVAcurrently the David O'Brien Distinguished Professor and Director of the David O'Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise at the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.
SANJAY SHARMADean, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Montreal, the largest English language business school in Canada.
STEFANO POGUTZTenured Researcher and Assistant Professor of Management in the Department of Management and Technology at Università Bocconi, Milan, Italy.

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Chemical Manufacturing
Consumer Packaged Goods
Materials & Steel
Finance, Business & Banking