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Strategic management for the plastics industry : dealing with globalization and sustainability

Author: Roger F Jones
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, ©2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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Any general management book can give you the basics of quality assurance, strategic planning, logistics, and more. But how do you apply that knowledge to a company that requires not only sound business practices but also sound science to succeed? And how do you deal with the impact of globalized competition, a fluctuating world economy, and growing pressure from environmental groups and government regulators?  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Jones, Roger F.
Strategic management for the plastics industry.
(DLC) 2013025833
(OCoLC)756596324
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger F Jones
ISBN: 9781466505872 1466505877
OCLC Number: 853454297
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 157 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Foundations of the industry's segments --
3. Technologies and markets shape a company's business --
4. Company culture, organization, and direction --
5. Managing for success --
6. Managing globally and sustainably --
7. Staffing for success --
8. Tools for management --
9. The role of acquisitions, joint ventures, and divestitures --
10. Case studies --
11. Summary.
Responsibility: Roger F. Jones.

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Any general management book can give you the basics of quality assurance, strategic planning, logistics, and more. But how do you apply that knowledge to a company that requires not only sound business practices but also sound science to succeed? And how do you deal with the impact of globalized competition, a fluctuating world economy, and growing pressure from environmental groups and government regulators? Revised and updated throughout, Strategic Management for the Plastics Industry: Dealing with Globalization and Sustainability, Second Edition continues to combine coverage of management b.

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