Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-04-15
Received: 1 September 2018
Accepted: 21 March 2019
First Online: 15 April 2019
: Dr. Savindi Caldera: Savindi Caldera is a Research Fellow at the Cities, Research Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. Savindi completed her PhD on lean and green manufacturing at Queensland University of Technology, Australia in May 2018. She has been working with colleagues to build capacity for lean and green thinking, resource efficiency and sustainable business practice, to foster a resilient natural and built environments. Her research focuses on developing pragmatic approaches to increase SMEs’ contribution towards sustainable development. She has industrial experience as a sustainability specialist in the manufacturing industry in Australia and overseas.Associate Professor Cheryl Desha: Cheryl Desha is an Associate Professor and Head of Civil Engineering at Griffith University Brisbane, Australia (Adjunct Associate Professor at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane) responsible for designing and delivering an unprecedented ‘twenty-first Century’ civil engineering curriculum and has been working to build capacity for sustainable development. She has co-authored more than 119 publications including 7 books, 2 of which have been listed in the top 40 publications by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.Professor Les Dawes: Les Dawes is a Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Civil Engineering and Built Environment School Queensland University of Technology. He is also Discipline Leader for Environmental Systems and Editor in Chief for the Australasian Journal of Engineering Education. Prof Dawes’ research has focused on developing a better understanding of natural systems, both land and water related. His research is application based and grounded in finding solutions to complex environmental problems.
: All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards. Formal ethical clearance (QUT Ethics Approval Number: 1500000783) was obtained from the QUT human research ethics committee to undertake the interviews supporting the multiple case study.
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