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Technology as a catalyst for sustainable social business: Advancing the research agenda. Editorial introduction to the special issue

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Diana Gregory-SmithORCiD, Professor Savvas PapagiannidisORCiD



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This guest editorial presents an introduction to the topic and overview of the papers in this Special Issue of Technological Forecasting & Social Change on Technology as a Catalyst for Sustainable Social Business. In this introduction, we review the logic that underpinned our earlier call for papers and then go on to review the contents of the selected papers that comprise the current special issue. At the end, we synthesise the knowledge and contributions of the papers published as part of this Special Issue to suggest areas for further research and inform the development of a future research agenda in the area of technology and Social Business.

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Author(s): Apostolidis C, Shams R, Gregory-Smith D, Vrontis D, Bian X, Belyaeva Z, Papagiannidis S

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Technological Forecasting and Social Change

Year: 2022

Volume: 183

Print publication date: 01/10/2022

Online publication date: 17/08/2022

Acceptance date: 06/08/2022

Date deposited: 25/08/2022

ISSN (print): 0040-1625

ISSN (electronic): 1873-5509

Publisher: Elsevier Inc.


DOI: 10.1016/j.techfore.2022.121946

ePrints DOI: 10.57711/22hw-9830


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