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R&D investment in green building initiatives in Western Australia

Hampson, Keith D. & Kraatz, Judy A. (2012) R&D investment in green building initiatives in Western Australia. In Morawski, Lidia & de Dear, Richard (Eds.) Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Healthy Buildings 2012, International Society for Indoor Air Quality and Climate (ISIAQ) and QUT, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, pp. 2101-2107.

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Abstract

This paper reports on a current case study of green building initiatives implemented by the Western Australian government in the past decade. The intent is to provide a qualitative understanding of past R&D investments in the Australian built environment.

The case method was selected to illustrate three sector-based investments, one of which is reported on here.

The conceptual framework underpinning interview design and data analysis uses dynamic capability, absorptive capacity and open innovation theories to better understand the organisational environment in which these initiatives were implemented. Data has been thematically coded to criteria identified from the literature to illustrate organisational characteristics which may have contributed to dissemination and impact.

The results will be combined with two further case studies (construction safety and digital modelling), to inform this research. This industry supported project will conclude by developing policy guidelines for future R&D investment in the built environment.

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ID Code: 51587
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Green buildings, R&D investment, R&D diffusion and impact, Urban infrastructure
ISBN: 9781627480758
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > OTHER BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (129900)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Research Centres > Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate (ISIAQ)
Deposited On: 16 Jul 2012 09:18
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2013 01:31

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