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Better environmental decisions : strategies for governments, businesses, and communities

Author: Ken Sexton
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©1999.
Series: Minnesota series in environmental decision making.
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"Better Environmental Decisions brings together leading scholars and practitioners from business, government, and communities to provide a comprehensive, interdisciplinary introduction to the new landscape of environmental regulation and agreements. Each chapter describes an important aspect of environmental decision making; identifies key issues, problems, and barriers; and recommends ways to improve both the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Better environmental decisions.
Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607140201
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Sexton
ISBN: 1559636130 9781559636131 1559636149 9781559636148
OCLC Number: 39458959
Description: xix, 475 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Integrating government, business, and community perspectives / Ken Sexton [and others] --
Making decisions about environmental policy / Michael E. Kraft --
Understanding individuals' environmental decisions : a decision sciences approach / Paul R. Kleindorfer --
Environmental decision making by organizations : choosing the right tools / Mary R. English --
Business decision making about the environment : the challenge of sustainability / Stuart L. Hart --
Congressional decisions about regulatory reform : the 104th and 105th Congresses / Gary Bryner --
An historical perspective on regulatory decision making : the role of economic analysis / Richard D. Morgenstern --
Guiding principles for efficient environmental policies / Kathleen Segerson --
Benefit-cost analysis and its use in regulatory decisions / K. William Easter, Nir Becker, and Sandra O. Archibald --
Contingent valuation : incorporating nonmarket values / Richard C. Bishop and Michael P. Welsh --
Setting environmental priorities : is comparative risk assessment the answer? / Ken Sexton --
Cultural structure and the challenge of sustainability / John R. Ehrenfeld --
The importance of organizational change management for environmental decision making / Andrew J. Hoffman --
Integrating environmental concerns into corporate decisions / Nigel Roome --
Environmental competence in two small firms / Alfred A. Marcus and William McEvily --
Using the court of public opinion to encourage better business decisions / Andrew King and Sara Baerwald --
Community-based environmental decisions : analyzing power and leadership / John R. Finnegan, Jr., and Ken Sexton --
Community-based environmental protection : encouraging civic environmentalism / DeWitt John and Marian Mlay --
Community-based environmental partnerships / Barbara Scott Murdock and Ken Sexton --
Using the Citizens Jury® process for environmental decision making / Ned Crosby --
The emerging role of environmental justice in decision making / Ken Sexton and Rae Zimmerman --
Conclusion : Strategies for integrated decision making / Ken Sexton [and others].
Series Title: Minnesota series in environmental decision making.
Responsibility: Ken Sexton [and others].
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