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Sustainability Essentials for Business

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ISBN-10: 1412982847

ISBN-13: 9781412982849

Edition: 2013

Authors: Scott T. Young, Kanwalroop Kathy Dhanda

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Sustainability: Essentials for Business is a text designed to give students a thorough understanding of the complex interplay between the needs of society versus ecological limits on natural resources. The purpose of this book is to provide a comprehensive treatment of the relationship between business and sustainability. The opening chapters of this book address the major issues confronting our natural resources. It is important to get a grounded perspective on these critical issues before addressing the strategic issues of the firm. Businesses must have a clear understanding of the consequences of wasted resources and polluted environments. Hence the book starts with the Renewable…    
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Book details

List price: $151.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/5/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Scott T. Young is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Management, Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University. Previously, he was Associate Dean for Academic Programs (1997-1999) at the University of Utah. Awards and honors he has won include the Doctoral Faculty Teaching Award, 1994; Outstanding Teacher, U of Utah College of Business, 1988; and Joseph Rosenblatt Award for Innovative Education, U. of Utah, 1988. Professor Young has published numerous articles in journals such as the International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Review of Business, International Journal of Production Research, Journal of Operations Management, Journal of World…    

Kanwalroop Kathy Dhanda is Associate Professor in the Department of Management, Dreihaus College of Business at DePaul University. Previously, Kathy was an Assistant Professor in the School of Business Administration at the University of Portland, Oregon where she was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Professor Award and the Pamplin Fellow Award. She is also an invited professor at AUT University in New Zealand, American University in Paris, and the Aalto University, Finland.Kathy's academic scholarship focuses on sustainability issues with a primary emphasis in the areas of environmental modelling, carbon markets, emissions trading, corporate social responsibility and reverse logistics. She…