For those developing and delivering sustainability classes in 2021, consider using Integrated Management: How Sustainability Creates Value for Any Business , from Emerald Press.
A resource for Business School Sustainability Courses and curriculum. Recipient of the 2020 Responsible Research for Business Management book award. Endorsed by the CEO of Unilever Paul Polman, John Elkington, Scholars from Harvard, MIT, Boston College, American University, The Aspen Institute, The Living Futures Institute and industry consultants.
This book is an evidence based how-to resource.
Chapters include action learning activities and integration exercises for material practices, while showcasing best practices by top ranked companies. It shows how sustainability is part of the decisions that are made every day and how it cuts across business functions, systems, and supply chains. The information within this book includes the application of systems thinking to complex problems, development of a vision and action plan, your own research, and action learning activities are all designed to accelerate management action, value creation, and the goal of a sustainable future.
Each chapter includes applied learning, what's your Integrated Enterprise (IntEnt) questions, along with templates for a customizable integrated management strategy statement; strategic sustainability assessment; use of the social cost of carbon dioxide in financial decision analysis; and the creation of a vision and action plan.
Table of ContentS
A DYNAMIC PERFORMANCE FRONTIER – BEYOND SUSTAINABILITY
Chapter 1 The Integration Opportunity
Chapter 2 Critical Dimensions of Integration – Enablers
Chapter 3 A Customized Approach for Any Enterprise
BUILD SHARED UNDERSTANDING
Chapter 4 Integration Across Disciplines
Chapter 5 Value Creation for Stakeholders and Shareholders
ASSESSING THE CURRENT REALITY (As Is)
Chapter 6 Design Thinking – Life Cycle Assessment
Chapter 7 Enterprise Systems – Operational & Strategic Assessment
BRAINSTORMING ACTIONS TO CLOSE THE GAP (To Be)
Chapter 8 The Changing Performance Frontier – Evolution & Trends
Chapter 9 Crossing the Chasm – Evidence & Opportunity
Chapter 10 Propositions – Integration and Innovation
PRIORITIZATION – ACTION
Chapter 11 The Strategic Integrated Enterprises We Have Been Waiting For
Chapter 12 The Future – What Could Be (Beyond Sustainability)?
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