Sensemaking of a sustainability transition by higher education institution leaders
作者: Colin BienRemmer Sassen
作者单位: 1Research Unit Sustainability and Global Change, University of Hamburg, Grindelberg 5, 20144, Hamburg, Germany
2Chair of Business Management, especially Sustainability Management and Environmental Accounting, Technical University of Dresden, Würzburger Straße 35, 01187, Dresden, Germany
刊名: Journal of Cleaner Production, 2020, Vol.256
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.120299
关键词: Sustainability transitionSensemakingPower through discoursesConceptualising sustainabilityOrganisational change management for sustainability
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)The understanding of meaning-creation processes according to sensemaking theory and its role in conceptualising sustainability in higher education institutions is limited. The idea of sustainability obliges organisations and people to rethink worldviews and justify actions. This may ultimately introduce organisational change, often associated with a redistribution of power. Its extent depends on, among other factors, the prevailing definition of sustainability within the organisation. Through a process of sensemaking and sensegiving, academic leaders impose their own understanding of science, the university and sustainability upon others, while conceptualising sustainability to maintain or increase power. A principal medium for the reproduction and maintenance of power in...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:3.398 (2012)

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  • transition 转移
  • institution 设立
  • education 培养
  • higher 培养