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    Saving the Commons: Exploring the Potential Contribution of the Furniture Industry.Elena Cavagnaro, Dieuwke Altena & Sarah Seidel - 2010 - Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 21:32-38.
    One third of all materials extracted from the Earth is used in the furniture industry. Of these, timber counts for 25%: the furniture industry is key to save one of the most important commons – our forest. Starting from the assumption that a better knowledge of consumers’ attitude and behaviour towards sustainable furniture is essential to spur the industry all along the chain to take action towards more sustainable operations, this study explores the actual offer of sustainable furniture in the (...)
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    A Framework to Introduce Leadership for Sustainability in Higher Education.Elena Cavagnaro & George H. Curiel - 2006 - Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 17:286-291.
    This article introduces a different insight on the role of leadership in the process to develop sustainability and achieve lasting improvement in quality of life. Authors bring together the societal, organizational and individual levels of sustainability in one conceptual framework and discuss the interconnectedness among these three levels. The conclusion is that an effective approach to sustainability starts from the inside, i.e. from the individual level. This implies a decisive role for personal leadership in the change path towards sustainability. It (...)
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    Sustainable Tour Operating Practices: Setting Up a Case Study of Inbound Tour Operators in Kenya.Elena Cavagnaro & Ngesa Fiona - 2011 - Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 22:202-213.
    Though research on sustainable tour operating practices is increasing, its focus is mainly on large tour operators. Moreover, most research is geographically limited to Europe. Literature on inbound tour operators (ITOs) based in destination countries such as Africa is almost non-existent. In an effort to reduce the gap on literature available on sustainable tour operating in third world destinations, this research focuses on ITOs in Kenya. Its aim is to identify gaps between attitudes, intentions and behavior towards sustainable tourism of (...)
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    On Small Steps and Big Leaps: Exploring the Perception of CSR, its Rewards and Difficulties by Micro Firms in the North Netherlands.Elena Cavagnaro & Yvonne Burema - 2009 - Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 20:89-102.
    Across Europe, micro firms (SMEs with up to 10 employees) account for the vast majority of business activities. Supporting micro firms in the transition towards sustainability is essential: many small steps will result in a big leap. To this scope knowledge is needed on the specific challenges encountered by micro firms in the region they operate in. The research presented here offers a contribution to this knowledge. It explores the perception of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), its rewards and difficulties by (...)
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    The Extreme Make Over of a Restaurant: The Change Process From Mainstream to Sustainanility at a Hotel Restaurant in the Netherlands.Elena Cavagnaro & Sjoerd Gehrels - 2008 - Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 19:372-381.
    This paper presents the design and first result of a longitudinal case study on the change process from mainstream to sustainability of a Hotel Restaurant in The Netherlands. In this paper, after a brief introduction on the Hotel Restaurant and the chosen theoretical frame, the first steps in the research process will be presented including a sketch of the situation before the new executive chef officially took the insigne of the Hotel Restaurant executive chef; the management hypothesis; the plans of (...)
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    Giovanni Reale – Abraham P. Bos, Il trattato Sul cosmo per Alessandro attribuito ad Aristotele: Monografia introduttiva, testo greco con traduzione a fronte, commentario, bibliografia ragionata e indici, Vita e Pensiero, Milano 1995, 534pp. Lit. 55.000. ISBN 88-343-0821-2. [REVIEW]Elena Cavagnaro - 1996 - Philosophia Reformata 61 (2):206-210.
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