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The Sustainable MBA : A Business Guide to Sustainability

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Whether you are an employee, a manager, an entrepreneur or a CEO, The Sustainable MBA Second Edition provides the knowledge and tools to help you green your job and organization, to turn sustainability talk into action for the benefit of your bottom line and society as a whole. Based on more than 150 interviews with experts in business, international organizations, NGOs and universities from around the world, this book brings together all the pieces of the business and sustainability puzzle including: * What sustainability is, why you should be interested, how to get started, and what a sustainable organization looks like. * A wide range of tools, guidelines, techniques and concepts that you can use to implement sustainability practices. * Information on how to be a sustainability champion or intrapraneur in your organization including how to sell these ideas to your team and how to incorporate them into any job. * A survey of the exciting trends in sustainable business happening around the world. * A wealth of links to interesting resources for more information.The Sustainable MBA Second Edition is organized like a business school course, allowing you easy access to the relevant information you need about sustainability as it relates to Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Ethics, Finance, Marketing, Organizational Behavior and HR, Operations and Strategy. The Sustainable MBA Second Edition has been updated to reflect global developments in this evolving field to remain the definitive guide to sustainable business. Additional resources to accompany the book are available at www.thesustainablemba.com.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 478 pages
  • 160 x 230 x 34mm | 839.99g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • black & white illustrations, figures
  • 1118760638
  • 9781118760635
  • 679,421

About Giselle Weybrecht

Giselle Weybrecht is determined to make sustainability everybody s business. Her work is focused on how to inspire and engage the next generation of business leaders to not only understand sustainability, but to put it into practice in ways that make sense for the environment, society and business. She has 15 years of experience working in sustainability in particular with the United Nations but also with governments, universities, NGOs, businesses and entrepreneurs. Giselle has a MBA from London Business School and is a frequent lecturer at universities around the world.show more

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Whether you are an employee, a manager, an entrepreneur or a CEO, The Sustainable MBA Second Edition provides the knowledge and tools to help you 'green' your job and organization, to turn sustainability talk into action for the benefit of your bottom line and society as a whole. Based on more than 150 interviews with experts in business, international organizations, NGOs and universities from around the world, this book brings together all the pieces of the business and sustainability puzzle including: What sustainability is, why you should be interested, how to get started, and what a sustainable organization looks like. A wide range of tools, guidelines, techniques and concepts that you can use to implement sustainability practices. Information on how to be a sustainability champion or intrapraneur in your organization including how to sell these ideas to your team and how to incorporate them into any job. A survey of the exciting trends in sustainable business happening around the world. A wealth of links to interesting resources for more information. The Sustainable MBA Second Edition is organized like a business school course, allowing you easy access to the relevant information you need about sustainability as it relates to Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Ethics, Finance, Marketing, Organizational Behaviour and HR, Operations and Strategy. The Sustainable MBA Second Edition has been updated to reflect global developments in this evolving field to remain the definitive guide to sustainable business. Additional resources to accompany the book are available at www.thesustainablemba.com.show more

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'Read it. Re-read it. Imbibe it. And make it a core part of the way you do business.' (Elite Business, December 2013) packed with facts, examples and tools for turning good intentions on sustainability into action. (The CA, January 2014) It is heartily recommended The information contained herein is invaluable to managers, analysts, commentators, academics and consumers alike. (Cambridge Business, March 2014) The Sustainable MBA is a reference manual to have always near, an amazing catalogue of ideas to be developed by everyone interested in sustainability (CSR International, April 2014)show more

Table of contents

Preface xv Acknowledgments xix PART I: SETTING THE SCENE 1 Chapter 1: About this Book 3 Chapter 2: What is Sustainability? 13 Chapter 3: What does this Mean for Business? 23 Chapter 4: The Sustainability Journey 33 Chapter 5: Getting Started 41 PART II: THE CORE TOPICS 51 Chapter 6: Accounting 55 Chapter 7: Economics 85 Chapter 8: Entrepreneurship 123 Chapter 9: Ethics and Corporate Governance 153 Chapter 10: Finance 183 Chapter 11: Marketing 217 Chapter 12: Operations 255 Chapter 13: HR and Organizational Behavior 295 Chapter 14: Strategy 323 PART III: TOOLS 361 Chapter 15: Tools for Monitoring, Managing, and Improving Performance 363 Chapter 16: Tools for Greening Offices and Buildings 377 PART IV: WRAPPING IT ALL UP 399 Chapter 17: What Can I Do? 401 Chapter 18: What will the Future Bring? 409 Endnotes 435 Index 439show more

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