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From the concept to the measurement of sustainable competitiveness: social and environmental aspects

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Show simple item record Doyle, Eleanor Perez-Alaniz, Mauricio 2018-02-07T12:05:27Z 2018-02-07T12:05:27Z 2017
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Objective: This article offers an extensive review of Sustainable Competitiveness as an integrating concept bridging current understandings around sustainable development and encompassing the aspects of economic, social and environmental sustainability. Research Design & Methods: Concepts related to sustainable development are reviewed and their relationships to Sustainable Competitiveness are considered. The concept of Sustainable Competitiveness is related to a set of effective metrics. Findings: The Sustainability Adjusted Global Competitiveness Index (SGCI), which comprehensively measures cross-country sustainable competitiveness, is identified as a credible synthetic metric for measuring separate aspects of sustainable development across a range of countries. Implications & Recommendations: The approach enables disaggregation between three separate elements which have an impact on sustainable competitiveness, namely Basic Conditions, Efficiency Enhancers and Innovation Conditions. It is concluded that extending the measurement from GCI to SGCI offers a potential for considering internationalcompetitiveness performance from the environmental and social sustainability perspectives. Extensions to SGCI are also proposed. Contribution & Value Added: The conceptual discussion indicates that the main features relevant to sustainable development appear in the concept and the measure of sustainable competitiveness. The application of the measure to a time-series of data would permit an analysis of the relationships between economic, social and environmental aspects (separately) with measured sustainable competitiveness. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Centre for Strategic and International Entrepreneurship – Krakow, Poland en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries EBER Entrepreneurial Business and Economics Review;5 (4)
dc.subject sustainable development en_US
dc.subject economic en_US
dc.subject social and environmental sustainability en_US
dc.title From the concept to the measurement of sustainable competitiveness: social and environmental aspects en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.15678/EBER.2017.050402
dc.contributor.sponsor EPA en_US
dc.relation.projectid 2015-SE-DS-2 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US

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