Ethical and Sustainable Supply Chain Management in a Global Context

Ethical and Sustainable Supply Chain Management in a Global Context

Ulas Akkucuk (Bogazici University, Turkey)
Release Date: April, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 352
ISBN13: 9781522589709|ISBN10: 1522589708|EISBN13: 9781522589716|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8970-9


The global supply chain creates environmental and social burdens during different stages of production and distribution. Ethical and sustainable practices along the supply chain seek to minimize these burdens and ensure fair labor practices, lower emissions, and a cleaner environment.

Ethical and Sustainable Supply Chain Management in a Global Context uses cases, qualitative studies, empirical results, and analyses of legal frameworks to focus on ethics and sustainability as they relate to the management of global supply chains. Featuring research on topics such as production planning, consumer awareness, and labor laws, this book is ideally designed for managers, policymakers, professionals, researchers, and students working in the field of sustainable development and related disciplines including marketing, economics, finance, operations management, supply chain management, environmental science, and waste management.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Administration
  • Consumer Awareness
  • Government Policies
  • Improving QOL
  • Labor Laws
  • Multinational
  • Private Sector
  • Production Planning
  • Sustainable Construction
  • Waste Management

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Ulas Akkucuk is an Associate Professor of Quantitative Methods at Bogazici University Department of Management, Istanbul, Turkey. Dr. Akkucuk has a BS in Industrial Engineering from Bilkent University (1997), an MBA from Bogazici University (2000), and a PhD in Management Science and Information Systems from Rutgers University (2004). His research interests focus on the methodological development of multivariate techniques such as Clustering and Multidimensional Scaling and novel applications into fields, such as global competitiveness, CRM, technology management, and sustainable development. He has taught Statistics, CRM and Data Mining, and Global Aspects of Management courses, among others, at both graduate and undergraduate levels. He is associate editor and editorial board member of International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science (IJRBS) and has been an ad hoc reviewer for journals such as Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Bogazici Journal, and International Journal of Business Economics and Management. He is a member of the Classification Society and Society for the Study of Business and Finance.