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Responsible business : the textbook for management learning, competence and innovation

Author: Oliver Laasch; Roger N Conaway
Publisher: Saltaire, UK : Greenleaf Publishing, [2016] ©2016
Series: Greenleaf Publishing/PRME book series for responsibility in management education.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As sustainable development becomes an increasingly important strategic issue for all organizations, there is a growing need for management and executive education to adapt to this new reality. This textbook provides a theoretically sound and highly relevant introduction to the topic of socially and environmentally responsible business. The authors take a "competence-based approach" to responsible management  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Laasch; Roger N Conaway
ISBN: 9781783535057 1783535059 9781783534869 1783534869
OCLC Number: 962274978
Description: xvii, 428 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: A. Contextualizing. 1. The state of the planet --
2. A history of business, society and environment --
B: Conceptualizing. 3. Sustainability --
4. Responsibility --
5. Ethics --
C: Managing. 6. Responsible management process --
7. Practice norms --
D: Strategizing. 8. Envisioning responsible business --
9. Strategic management --
E: Implementing. 10. Implementation basics --
11. Main functions --
12. Business Support functions --
13. Supply chain management --
F: Communicating. 14. Communication in responsible business --
15. Communication challenges --
G: Innovating. 16. Innovation for change --
17. Individual change --
18. Organizational change --
19. Systemic change.
Series Title: Greenleaf Publishing/PRME book series for responsibility in management education.
Responsibility: Oliver Laasch and Roger Conaway.

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This textbook provides a theoretically sound, highly relevant, introduction to the topic of socially and environmentally responsible business. It takes an international perspective, has a strong  Read more...
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