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A Conceptual Model of the Relationship Between Aligned Innovations and Sustainable Development for Project-Based Organizations

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Abstract

This paper is a critical review of the conceptual models that are developed in the area of finding motivators behind different parties’ alignment to implement innovation and to develop more sustainable projects. Different parties always have diversified interests. The alignment of those parties has to have drivers, but at the same time it has also challenges. Investigations of drivers and challenges will facilitate better achievement of sustainable development goals. Alignment of organizational projects creates new opportunities in the market for those projects. The second part of this research paper presents a conceptual model architecture. This model is explaining inhibitors and reinforcements for having innovative projects. The model shows that innovative projects have certain characteristics. The purpose of innovative projects in this research is alignment and resources optimization for better sustainability. The main goal of the research is providing an approach for best practice of achieving sustainability among innovative projects.

Keywords

Innovation Sustainable Development Alignment 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Higher Colleges of TechnologyBritish University in DubaiDubaiUAE
  2. 2.British University in DubaiUniversity of EdinburghEdinburghUK

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