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Sustainable Product-Service Systems

Between Strategic Design and Transition Studies

Authors: Ceschin, Fabrizio

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  • Combines and integrates two different research streams: the product-service system innovation and the transition studies
  • Helps to clarify how socio-technical experiments should be designed in order to trigger the societal embedding of sustainable product-service systems
  • Uses several cases from industry to exemplify and enrich the text
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This book investigates the potential contribution that a strategic design approach can make to stimulating and supporting the societal embedding of sustainable PSSs (product-service systems). A new strategic design role thus emerges; a role in which the ideation and development of sustainable PSS concepts is coupled with the designing of appropriate transition paths (sequence of socio-technical experiments) to gradually incubate, introduce and diffuse these concepts. The book also outlines the new design approach and capabilities needed by strategic designers, project managers and consultants to operate at such a strategic level. On a more operational point of view, the work presents a practical “how to do” design process and associated guidelines to support practitioners in designing and managing the societal embedding process of sustainable PSS innovations.  

Table of contents (5 chapters)

Table of contents (5 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook 46,00 €
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Softcover 57,19 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sustainable Product-Service Systems
Book Subtitle
Between Strategic Design and Transition Studies
Authors
Series Title
PoliMI SpringerBriefs
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-03795-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-03795-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-03794-3
Series ISSN
2282-2577
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 122
Number of Illustrations
21 b/w illustrations
Topics