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Sustainable operations and closed-loop supply chains

Author: Gilvan C Souza
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Business Expert Press, 2012.
Series: Supply and operations management collection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This book is targeted to MBA students, executive MBA students, and middle to upper level managers in general (especially in executive programs). The book can be viewed as firm's journey towards sustainability, starting from zero. A firm that wants to be sustainable considers the triple bottom line when making decisions: it considers economic (profit), environmental (planet), and social (people) impacts when making  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gilvan C Souza
ISBN: 9781606493694 1606493698
OCLC Number: 810231526
Description: 146 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction to sustainability and closed-loop supply chains --
2. Take-back legislation --
3. The first step towards sustainability: lean and six-sigma --
4. Eco-efficiency and metrics --
5. Closing the loop: design for the environment (DFE) --
6. Servitization and leasing --
7. Closing the loop: remanufacturing --
8. Sustainability in the supply chain --
9. The other "P" of sustainability: people --
Notes --
References --
Index.
Series Title: Supply and operations management collection.
Responsibility: Gilvan C. Souza.

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