Essays about: "Rogers’ diffusion of innovations"

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  1. 1. Innovation Adoption for Eco Materials in the Construction Industry in Sweden: How Three Players Can Actively Foster the Adoption Process - A Case Study on the Material Hempcrete with the Company House of Hemp

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Anna Marija Jefimova; Sophia Tafertshofer; [2021-07-06]
    Keywords : Swedish construction industry; innovation adoption; hempcrete; eco material;

    Abstract : The construction industry is currently experiencing environmental problems associated with greenhouse gas emissions, in particular due to the extensive use of unsustainable materials. In this regard, the industry is in need of alternative solutions, one of which is the introduction of innovative green materials. READ MORE

  2. 2. Substituting Natural Gas with Solar Energy in Industrial Heating Applications : A Multiple Case Study within Italy and Spain

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Industriell teknik

    Author : Mustafa Turk; [2021]
    Keywords : solar thermal; natural gas; diffusion; eco-innovation;

    Abstract : With the increasing awareness of global warming and the need for limiting greenhouse gas emissions, several sectors are witnessing comprehensive transformations towards sustainable generation and consumption. The European Union can be considered the home for most of these transformations given the union’s efforts to enable decarbonization through regulatory frameworks and initiatives. READ MORE

  3. 3. Going the Extra Mile : Urban Delivery of Large Goods

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Emelie Sundström; Emma Södergren; [2021]
    Keywords : Last-mile delivery; large goods; delivery of large goods; transportation; transportation innovation; PESTLE; Rogers’ diffusion of innovations;

    Abstract : In light of the growing e-commerce and rising population in cities, along with the ongoing climate crisis, the efforts to improve transportation options are intensifying. Thus, the field of last-mile delivery, i.e., the last stretch of transportation to an end customer, is becoming an increasingly researched topic. READ MORE

  4. 4. An Innovation Resistance Theory Perspective on Sustainable Fashion

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Rewan Magdy Fathy Abdelrahman Kholousy; Anthi Triantafyllidi; [2021]
    Keywords : Active Innovation Resistance barriers; Talke Heidenreich; Innovation Resistance theory; Ram Seth; Diffusion of Innovations Theory; Rogers; Socio-psychological Theories; Consumer Reluctance to Innovations; Circular Economy; Fast Fashion; Sustainable Fashion; Fashion Industry; Innovation; Innovative Products; Socio-demographic Factors; Circular Fast Fashion; Fast Fashion Market; Virgin Fashion; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore the relative importance of the eight psychological Active Innovation Resistance (AIR) barriers, from the new typology of AIR barriers developed from Talke and Heidenreich in 2014, on the consumer’s intention to adopt or buy circular fashion products. Moreover, this thesis examines whether the socio-demographic factors of age, employment status, and educational level have an influence on the adoption process. READ MORE

  5. 5. Innovation diffusion of a regulated technology - a cross-sectional study of emerging drone application on the organizational level

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Oscar Hanson; Marcus Olsson; [2020-07-23]
    Keywords : DOI; TOE; drone technology; UAS; innovation diffusion; technology adoption; innovation champion; rules and regulations; collaboration; complementary technology;

    Abstract : This study has focused on the theory of innovation diffusion in organizational contexts, using the emerging drone technology as its core product innovation in order to analyze the phenomenon. The study has been of a qualitative cross-sectional character, by which eleven different organizations in different industries using drone technology were interviewed during March 2020, from both the governmental and private sector. READ MORE