Changing topics in the following subject areas:
(KS) Environmental and quality management
(SE) Research Seminar Sustainability
Andres Alcayaga, MSc
Ferdinand Revellio, MSc
JKU regular students must have completed the course Sustainability Management Fundamentals and the module “Sustainability Transition and Management Control” or “Sustainability Management and Organization”.
We combine theoretical inputs, group work and feedback-based teaching accompanied by reflections and discussions on the selected challenges.
Assessment and Grading
Bachelor’s Thesis (old Curriculum Bachelor Wirtschaftswissenschaften)
Students pursuing the old curriculum can write a single / double (1 / 2 persons) Bachelor’s Thesis advancing the topic selected during the course (as formerly carried out at the modules “SE Umwelt- und Qualitätsmanagement” and “SE Umwelt- und Ressourcenmanagement”).
The Bachelor's Thesis will be only accepted in English language.
Alcayaga, A., Wiener, M., & Hansen, E. G. (2019). Towards a framework of smart-circular systems: An integrative literature review. Journal of Cleaner Production, 221, 622-634. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.02.085.
Hansen, E. G., & Revellio, F. (2020). Circular value creation architectures: Make, ally, buy, or laissez‐faire. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 24 (6), 1250–1273. DOI: 10.1111/jiec.13016.
Hansen, E. G., Revellio, F., Schmitt, J., Schrack, D., Alcayaga, A, Dick, A. (November 2020). Successfully implementing a circular economy: the role of innovation, quality standards & digitalization. White paper. Quality Austria - Trainings, Zertifizierungs und Begutachtungs GmbH, Vienna, Austria.
Hansen, E. G., & Schmitt, J. (2020). Orchestrating cradle‐to‐cradle innovation across the value chain: Overcoming barriers through innovation communities, collaboration mechanisms, and intermediation. Journal of Industrial Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/jiec.13081.