Item description for Corporate Sustainability as a Challenge for Comprehensive Management (Contributions to Management Science) by Klaus J. Zink...
Sustainability has become a topic of global relevance: Corporations and other economically acting organizations increasingly need to realize economic, environmental and social objectives in order to survive. Supplementary to "classical" environmental management, realizing corporate sustainability requires comprehensive approaches which allow the integration of social and economic aspects. Such concepts can be found e.g. in international excellence models mainly based on a TQM thinking but also in the field of human factors in organizational design and management. Understood as systems approaches, they include the interests of all relevant stakeholders with a mid- or long-term time perspective and are thus highly linked with the principles of sustainable development. In this book internationally leading scientists discuss the issue of sustainability from their perspective, resulting in an innovative view on different management approaches under the umbrella of corporate sustainability.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.25" Weight: 1.2 lbs.
Release Date May 23, 2008
Publisher Physica-Verlag Heidelberg
ISBN 3790820458 ISBN13 9783790820454
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More About Klaus J. Zink
The Editor Professor Klaus J Zink is one of Germany s leading exponents of TQM. In addition to occupying the Chair in Industrial Management at the University of Kaiserslautern, he is CEO of a successful consulting company and the author of more than 150 books or articles on management and technology. Since 1992 Professor Zink has served on the jury of the European Quality Award and he is actively involved in the TQM movement at both national and international levels.