Increasing the market penetration of manufactured green buildings: A research proposal
Manley, Karen, Rose, Timothy M., & Bildsten, Louise (2016) Increasing the market penetration of manufactured green buildings: A research proposal. In Saari, Arto & Huovinen, Pekka (Eds.) WBC16 Proceedings: Volume III - Building Up Business Operations and Their Logic Shaping Materials and Technologies, Tampere University of Technology. Department of Civil Engineering, Tampere, Finland, pp. 177-188.
This conceptual paper provides a desk-top study of secondary sources to outline a robust program of research to increase the market penetration of high quality green buildings produced in advanced manufacturing facilities. The environmental benefits of such buildings are investigated, a theoretical approach to understanding the drivers of best practice is outlined and a field work method is proposed to understand the dynamic capabilities that support leading manufacturers. An extended sociotechnical systems view of the firm is developed to guide a program of international case studies. This paper makes a theoretical contribution to the understanding of firm performance in an important empirical setting. Future research by the author will involve execution of the described research program. A limitation of the paper is that the effectiveness of the proposed theory and methods is yet to be tested empirically.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Sustainability, Buildings, Off-site, Socio-technical systems, Australia|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||2016 Tampere University of Technology|
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|Deposited On:||01 Aug 2016 22:16|
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