Practices in Servitization

  • Marko KohtamäkiEmail author
  • Tim Baines
  • Rodrigo Rabetino
  • Ali Z. Bigdeli


This chapter introduces the book ‘Practices and Tools for Servitization: Managing Service Transition.’ In this chapter, we intend to frame servitization through a practice lens, in which servitization is viewed as-practice and in-practice. We discuss the practices in servitization and consider them as sayings and doings in a servitizing manufacturing companies. In addition, we consider related theories, frameworks and tools, as well as provide guidelines for advancing servitization in manufacturing companies.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marko Kohtamäki
    • 1
  • Tim Baines
    • 2
  • Rodrigo Rabetino
    • 1
  • Ali Z. Bigdeli
    • 2
  1. 1.University of VaasaVaasaFinland
  2. 2.Aston Business SchoolAston UniversityBirminghamUK

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