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Service Leadership

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.

 

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The Evolutionary Leap to Flourishing Individuals and Organisations

By Center for Evolutionary Learning (CEL)

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.

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CrowdRising

Building a Sustainable World through Mass Collaboration

"CrowdRising" profiles initiatives of companies, NGOs and technology providers using crowdsourcing to develop solutions to global problems. It highlights the experiences of leaders, identifies implementation guidelines, critical success factors and lessons learned, and finally projects where the field is going.

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Frugal Value

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.

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Human Centered Management

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.

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The Business Student's Guide to Sustainable Management (Second Edition)

Principles and Practice

Edited by Petra Molthan-Hill

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.

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The Interdependent Organization

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.

Digging Deeper

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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The Handbook of Carbon Accounting

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. 

Knowledge Brokerage for Sustainable Development

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. 

The Chief Value Officer

Accountants Can Save the Planet

This book firmly places the accountant in the position of changemaker. It encapsulates the essential reasons for adopting integrated reporting, explains its application and proposes the next steps of developing the role of Chief Finance Officer to Chief Value Officer.