A Decision Making Analyzing Mode for Opportunity Factors from Major Environmental Risks in an Enterprise’s Sustainable Innovation Process

  • Yujiao Shi
  • Yunlong Duan
  • Gang Xiang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 242)


Based on the opportunistic characteristic of major environmental risks in an enterprise’s sustainable innovation (ESI) process, this paper makes an effort to establish a decision making analyzing mode for opportunity factors derived from ESI major environmental risks. System identification, experts evaluation, dual-criteria assessment matrix and lattice fuzzy nearness method, are used for the identification, assessment and judgment of opportunity factors of ESI major environmental risks. This decision making analyzing mode has been applied to identifying, assessing, and judging opportunity factors of major environmental risk in XX Bio-tech Company’s ESI process. Responding suggestions are proposed to XX Bio-tech Company according to the model’s analysis results.


Decision making Analyzing mode Enterprise’s sustainable innovation (ESI) Environmental risk Opportunity factor 


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We are grateful for CEO, CFO and other top managers from XX Bio-tech Company providing plentiful materials for our case study. Acknowledgement is made to National Natural Science Foundation of China (grants No.70862002 and No. 71262016) for support of this research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Management and EconomicsKunming University of Science and TechnologyKunmingPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.International Business SchoolYunnan University of Finance and EconomicsKunmingPeople’s Republic of China

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