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Published on Jan 22, 2019in Sustainability 2.08
David M. Iwaniec11
Estimated H-index: 11
Elizabeth M. Cook7
Estimated H-index: 7
+ 1 AuthorsNancy B. Grimm64
Estimated H-index: 64
Transformational change is not always intentional. However, deliberate transformations are imperative to achieve the sustainable visions that future generations deserve. Small, unintentional tweaks will not be enough to overcome persistent and emergent urban challenges. Recent scholarship on sustainability transformations has evolved considerably, but there is no consensus on what qualifies transformational change. We describe variations in current discussions of intentional sustainability trans...
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Published on Jan 11, 2019in Sustainability 2.08
Katarína Stachová4
Estimated H-index: 4
Ján Papula2
Estimated H-index: 2
+ 1 AuthorsLucia Kohnová1
Estimated H-index: 1
The new challenges that will currently affect the existence and sustainability of businesses stem from the dramatic changes that come from the fourth industrial revolution. Based on the concept of intellectual capital management as a resource-based strategic management approach, which leads to the management of structural, human, and relational capital, sustainable human resource management underlines the involvement of partnerships and external relations in learning and personal development pro...
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Published on Feb 22, 2019in Sustainability 2.08
The objective of this work is to examine the human response to different interventions to determine its direct intervention effect and education effect on the speeding of novice drivers. Several experiments, in which participants received different interventions when they were speeding, were conducted on the simulating driving system. The direct intervention effect of different intervention methods was measured by speed reduction and the education effect of voice intervention was measured by que...
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Published on Jan 26, 2019in Sustainability 2.08
Maraja Riechers2
Estimated H-index: 2
Micha Strack14
Estimated H-index: 14
+ 1 AuthorsTeja Tscharntke92
Estimated H-index: 92
Urbanization by densification is globally increasing and endangers maintenance of urban green and associated social-ecological systems. Cultural ecosystem services play a crucial role in human well-being, especially in urban areas. We analyzed perceived importance of cultural ecosystem services provided by green space in Berlin along an urban-periurban gradient. Based on extensive pretests, we designed a standardized questionnaire and conducted 558 face-to-face interviews. B using multiple regre...
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Published on Feb 6, 2019in Sustainability 2.08
Due to the long-term nature and information asymmetry, SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) experience serious financial constraints that affect their R&D investments. This article examines the effect of trade credit maintaining sustainable R&D investment of SMEs under financial constraints. Using the panel data of Chinese SMEs from 2002–2014, it was found that although the R&D investments of SMEs are restricted by financial constraints, trade credit can maintain the sustainability of enterprises...
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Published on Feb 18, 2019in Sustainability 2.08
Kim Woo-Cheol8
Estimated H-index: 8
Soo Jeoung Han4
Estimated H-index: 4
Ji-Won Park13
Estimated H-index: 13
The current study aimed to scrutinize roles of work engagement as a mediator in the relationships between job and personal resources and employees’ outcomes, namely job performance and turnover intention, specifically focusing on testing the essentiality of work engagement. A total of 571 complete responses from full-time employees in Korean organizations were utilized for data analysis with structural equation modeling (SEM). This study analyzed two research models through the competing model a...
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Published on Feb 16, 2019in Sustainability 2.08
S. García-Ayllón7
Estimated H-index: 7
Enclosed coastal seas and wetlands are areas of high ecological value with singular faunaand flora, but several cases of environmental catastrophes in recent decades can easily be referencedin the international literature. The management of these natural territories is complex in developedcountries since they are usually subjected to intense human activity with a varied catalog ofactivities and anthropizing features that alter the balance of the ecosystem. In this article, the conceptof the Soci...
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Published on Jan 7, 2019in Sustainability 2.08
Benedetto Manganelli10
Estimated H-index: 10
Pierluigi Morano12
Estimated H-index: 12
+ 1 AuthorsFrancesca Salvo5
Estimated H-index: 5
This research tries to investigate, in the current condition of the Italian real estate market, the economic advantage of investing in energy retrofitting of existing buildings or in expenditure aimed at obtaining higher energy performances in the construction phase of new buildings. A cost-benefit analysis is developed referring to the construction industry entrepreneur. Firstly, the increase in value due to a different measurement of the energy performance of new buildings or newly redeveloped...
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Published on Jan 12, 2019in Sustainability 2.08
Personal carbon trading offers a powerful and innovative instrument with which to achieve reductions in carbon emissions. Meanwhile, residents’ personal carbon trading willingness and the factors influencing such willingness have critical effects on the acceptance of personal carbon trading. Therefore, the present research uses a questionnaire survey in metropolitan areas of Tianjin China and the results indicated that most of the interviewees (74.92%) agreed or strongly agreed that they would p...
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This study contributes to the literature by describing how crowdfunding platforms that host social entrepreneurship projects build and preserve legitimacy. We study three intermediaries, analyzing the actions they take to ensure that creators and funders perceive crowdfunding as a trustworthy form of alternative finance. This study shows that the legitimacy that funders ascribe to a project’s social and/or environmental aims is also a source of legitimacy for the intermediaries that promote soci...
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