Types of industrial ecology: The problem of coordination
1997 (English)In: Journal of Cleaner Production, ISSN 0959-6526, Vol. 5, no 1-2, 79-86 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Industrial ecology initiatives have in common the fact that they cross company boundaries, necessitating the coordination of the activities of several economic actors. This article focusses on this coordination problem. Based on organizational sociological concepts, four types ofindustrial ecology activities are distinguished. Each has its own characteristic coordination problem. From this typology, conclusions are drawn concerning the way in which industrial ecology initiatives can, and should, be stimulated.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
1997. Vol. 5, no 1-2, 79-86 p.
industrial ecology, organizational sociology, interorganizational relations
National CategoryEngineering and Technology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-77572DOI: 10.1016/S0959-6526(97)00007-3OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-77572DiVA: diva2:527955