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The life cycle metaphor: its emergence, understanding, and conceptualisation in business research

Die Lebenszyklusmetapher: Entstehen, Verständnis und Konzeptualisierung in der betriebswirtschaftlichen Forschung

Ramona Rieckhof ()
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Ramona Rieckhof: Technische Universitaet Dresden, Faculty of Business and Economics

NachhaltigkeitsManagementForum | Sustainability Management Forum, 2017, vol. 25, issue 1, 91-107

Abstract: Abstract This study reviews the literature on the use of the life cycle metaphor in business research. Throughout the three considered branches, it introduces a developmental perspective to explore dynamic changes and induce creative solutions.

Keywords: Environmental management; Human-environment interaction; Life cycle; Market change; Organisational change; Umweltmanagement; Interaktion zwischen Mensch und Natur; Lebenszyklus; Marktänderungen; Organisationaler Wandel (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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