Integrating Sustainability into Business and Management Practice
The UN Global Compact is the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, with a major influence on business practice. This book is the first to examine head-on the challenges that businesses face in living up to the UNGC’s Ten Principles in both their overall strategy, and day-to-day practice.
5 Pillars of Organizational Quality and Global Sustainability
Offers a coherent model based on 5 pillars to develop resilient and agile work environments: human capital; disruption resilience; talent management; agility; and sustainable quality standards.
Principles and Practice
This textbook is a comprehensive business student’s guide to sustainable management. Aimed at undergraduates, this fully updated second edition offers a full introduction to sustainable management from a business perspective. Covers subjects such as: sustainable marketing; accounting and reporting; economics; sustainable operations management.
This book is the Chinese edition of Product-Service System Design for Sustainability. It is a state-of-the-art examination of the theory and practice of system innovation, through Product Service System (PSS) design for sustainability from a trans-cultural viewpoint. Based on a European and Asian research project, it provides case studies, background, advice and tools for designers interested in sustainable PSSs.
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Today's Shamans as Difference Makers
This book is an accessible follow up to "Intellectual Shamans". It takes shamanistic teachings and uses them to outline the ways in which individuals can find meaning in their work, no matter what their occupation or set of interests.
Designing Business for a Crowded Planet
"Frugal Value" contests the notion that the answer to our socio-economic and environmental crises lies in existing “sustainable business” practices, which too-often mean business-as-usual. This book re-thinks the fundamental purpose and role of business to understand how commercial firms might help address the great challenges of our time.
Using evidence from neuroscience and business research, this book demonstrates how meditative practice can transform businesses into sustainable and flourishing enterprises. It also challenges many pre-conceived ideas about what a sustainably successful organization is and how it should be run.
Reframing Governance for Directors and Politicians
This book continues and widens the debate generated by Garratt’s long-selling success, The Fish Rots from the Head. It suggests, at the corporate and national level, how our concepts of leadership and governance can be reframed, developed and improved.
A Compass for Sustainable Innovation
This book breaks down the factors that are currently constraining society’s ability to function more sustainably. It also provides guidance to help leaders reduce the risk that is commonly associated with deploying more sustainable innovations.
Sense Making, Calling and Meaning within Organizations
This book addresses important issues such as: finding meaning in life and work; how to develop a sense of calling; how to maximize your true potential; and how to have a great impact in wider communities by becoming service leaders.
Countervailing Power and the Global Mining Industry
This book explores how mining companies strategize, operationalize and relate to the problems of social responsibility and the connected challenges. With analysis informed by observance of the industry over many years, it will be valuable to practitioners and academics.