How a Single Organizing Idea can Change Business for Good
Drawing on stories and case studies, this book examines how businesses can align operations with a core ethos, or 'Single Organizing Idea', to realise profound benefits at both a commercial and societal level.
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.
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.
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.
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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The Path to a More Sustainable Enterprise
This book demonstrates that it is possible to improve productivity AND make a shift toward sustainability for the organization, its employees and its stakeholders.
How Purpose-Driven Enterprises Create Real Value
Digging Deeper reveals an alternative to a myopic capitalism. Remarkable examples from around the world vividly demonstrate how enterprises can create real value through focusing on the 6 Ls, long-term orientation, lasting relationships, local roots, limits recognition, developing a learning community and taking leadership responsibility seriously.
Corporate Social Responsibility in the International Shipping Industry: State-of-the-art, Current Challenges and Future Directions
A special theme issue of The Journal of Sustainable Mobility (Volume 3, Issue 2)
The special issue includes five papers that analyse the potential, limitations and effects of CSR within the international shipping industry, examining what is required to promote more widespread social and environmental upgrading among shipping companies and their wider set of stakeholders.
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This book examines the various methods of carbon accounting used across the world. It aims to educate the reader on relevant concepts, as well as the historical context of the discipline. Assessing the evolution of carbon accounting since the Rio Conference in 1992 to the latest developments, this is an accessible and up-to-date guide.
This book examines the various methods of carbon accounting inventory used across the world. It aims to educate the reader on relevant concepts, as well as the historical context of the discipline. Assessing the evolution of carbon accounting since the Rio Conference in 1992 to the latest developments, this is an accessible and up-to-date guide.
Innovative Tools for Increasing Research Impact and Evidence-Based Policy-Making
This is the first study exploring how knowledge brokerage has the potential to support sustainable development across political and scientific systems. It presents a selection of innovative and practical tools to enhance the connectivity of research and policy-making.