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Going in circles: new business models for efficiency and value

Ana Beatriz Lopes de Sousa Jabbour (Montpellier Business School, Montpellier, France)

Journal of Business Strategy

ISSN: 0275-6668

Publication date: 11 July 2019

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to explain what managers will want to know about the circular economy by covering some of the key issues and discussing an approach which may help organisations to move towards the circular economy.

Design/methodology/approach

This is a conceptual paper, which blends theory and hard facts to achieve its aims.

Findings

This paper presents a framework which uses multiple levels of analysis to explain how organisations can prepare for and implement circular economy practices.

Originality/value

This paper makes relevant contributions for both academics and practitioners by providing essential practical guidance on the “what”, “how” and “why” of the circular economy, which can help managers to plan and implement a convincing business case for this sustainable approach.

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Citation

Lopes de Sousa Jabbour, A.B. (2019), "Going in circles: new business models for efficiency and value", Journal of Business Strategy, Vol. 40 No. 4, pp. 36-43. https://doi.org/10.1108/JBS-05-2018-0092

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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