Building Sustainability Into Your Organization (Collection)

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FT Press, Aug 1, 2012 - Business & Economics - 1289 pages
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A brand new collection of state-of-the-art techniques for building more sustainable, higher-performing organizations… now in a convenient e-format, at a great price!

 

Three 100% practical primers help you drive competitive advantage by optimizing sustainability and operational performance

 

To compete in today’s extraordinarily competitive global environment, organizations need to achieve new levels of sustainability and operational performance. This brand-new package brings together three practical, state-of-the-art primers for doing just that. Robert Palevich’s The Lean Sustainable Supply Chain offers start-to-finish guidance for redesigning company infrastructure and technologies to achieve the powerful benefits that come with integrating "lean" and "green." and benefits. Palevich introduces core concepts of lean green supply chain management, illuminating them with a comprehensive case study showing how to manage change, innovation, talent, execution, inventory, warehousing, and transportation. He demonstrates how to integrate supply chain sustainability into business scorecards; use 3PLs more effectively; drive more value from information, and systematically address every relevant technical issue. Next, in Creating a Sustainable Organization, Peter A. Soyka presents today’s most complete and actionable guide to improving business performance through sustainable practices. Soyka bridges the disparate worlds of the EHS/sustainability professional and the investor/analyst, outlining today’s best evidence about linkages between sustainability and value, discussing key stakeholder relationships, and introducing new practices for managing and measuring sustainability throughout the business. Finally, Arthur V. Hill’s The Encyclopedia of Operations Management is today’s most convenient and useful supply chain/operations management "field manual." Bringing together nearly 1,500 well-organized definitions, it helps you quickly map all areas of these fields, from accounting and distribution through quality management, strategy, transportation, and warehousing. Throughout, Hill offers a shared language and realistic insights for improving any process and supporting any training program.

 

From world-renowned supply chain and operations experts Robert Palevich, Peter A. Soyka, and Arthur V. Hill

 

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Contents

Preface
Warehouse Management System WMS
Solutions Association to the Industry
Transportation Management System TMS
Savings of B2B Ecommerce
The Introduction of Enterprise Resource Programs
Supply Chain Management SCM Features
ThirdParty Provider
Different Organizations Green Supply Chain
Sweetwater Sound
Behavioral Health
Index
Approaches
Introduction
Background and Context
ESG Issues and How They Affect the Business

Promotional Forecast System
An Introduction to Distribution Resource
Joint Order Allocation
Variable or Fixed Reorder Periods
Technical Sections
Furthering Collaboration with Suppliers CPFR
Material Handling Technology Voice Pick
Introduction to an Application of Lean Green Supply
Master Data Alignment and Item Synchronization
Introduction to an Application of Lean Green Supply
The Characteristics Needed in a Forecast Program
Stakeholder Interests and Influences and the Social
Managing ESG Issues Within the Organization
Investors and the Power of Markets
The Financial Impact of Effective or Ineffective
Defining Measuring and Reporting ESG
Making It Happen in Your Organization
References
Index
A Field
Inventory Control
Copyright

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Robert Palevich is Director of the Business Enterprise System and Technology (BEST) Center at IPFW School of Business Management, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne. He holds an MBA from Indiana University. Peter A. Soyka is founder and President of Soyka+Company, LLC, a consultancy focused on illuminating and resolving issues limiting sustainable business success. With 25 years of environmental management experience, he has served private and public-sector clients focusing on improved, cost-effective environmental and sustainability performance. Arthur V. Hill is John and Nancy Lindahl Professor for Excellence in Business Education at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management. He served as Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Operations Management, the field's leading academic journal; is a Fellow of the American Production Inventory Control Society; and wrote APICS' CPIM and CIRM certification exams.

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