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Drivers and Barriers for a Sustainable Energy Solution

Evans, Nicholas and Möller, Clemens (2010)
Department of Business Administration
Abstract
RESEARCH QUESTION: What are the main drivers and barriers affecting the Swedish energy industry and its institutional logic? PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to examine the drivers and barriers affecting the Swedish energy sector and its institutional logic. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVE:The theories used for this paper, give the reader an overview of the subject and include: Dominant Logic, Investment Myopia, Path Dependency, Porter’s Five Forces and Governmental Intervention. METHODOLOGY: In order to complete the research a qualitative approach was used, which included interviews. To fulfil the purpose, the stated theories are used to analyse our findings. EMPIRICAL FOUNDATIONS: Interviews with numerous qualified and established persons... (More)
RESEARCH QUESTION: What are the main drivers and barriers affecting the Swedish energy industry and its institutional logic? PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to examine the drivers and barriers affecting the Swedish energy sector and its institutional logic. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVE:The theories used for this paper, give the reader an overview of the subject and include: Dominant Logic, Investment Myopia, Path Dependency, Porter’s Five Forces and Governmental Intervention. METHODOLOGY: In order to complete the research a qualitative approach was used, which included interviews. To fulfil the purpose, the stated theories are used to analyse our findings. EMPIRICAL FOUNDATIONS: Interviews with numerous qualified and established persons in the Swedish energy sector. CONCLUSIONS: The critical role politics play in encouraging and inhibiting the implementation of environmentally sustainable solutions is monumental. Politics is simultaneously the most important driver and barrier to the industry’s development, affecting; firms, consumers, research and collaborations. (Less)
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Evans, Nicholas and Möller, Clemens
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H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
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keywords
Swedish Energy Sector, drivers, barriers, renewable energy, Management of enterprises, Företagsledning, management
language
Swedish
id
1543738
date added to LUP
2010-01-15 00:00:00
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  abstract     = {RESEARCH QUESTION: What are the main drivers and barriers affecting the Swedish energy industry and its institutional logic? PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to examine the drivers and barriers affecting the Swedish energy sector and its institutional logic. THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVE:The theories used for this paper, give the reader an overview of the subject and include: Dominant Logic, Investment Myopia, Path Dependency, Porter’s Five Forces and Governmental Intervention. METHODOLOGY: In order to complete the research a qualitative approach was used, which included interviews. To fulfil the purpose, the stated theories are used to analyse our findings. EMPIRICAL FOUNDATIONS: Interviews with numerous qualified and established persons in the Swedish energy sector. CONCLUSIONS: The critical role politics play in encouraging and inhibiting the implementation of environmentally sustainable solutions is monumental. Politics is simultaneously the most important driver and barrier to the industry’s development, affecting; firms, consumers, research and collaborations.},
  author       = {Evans, Nicholas and Möller, Clemens},
  keyword      = {Swedish Energy Sector,drivers,barriers,renewable energy,Management of enterprises,Företagsledning, management},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Drivers and Barriers for a Sustainable Energy Solution},
  year         = {2010},
}