Handbook of Research on Supply Chain Management for Sustainable Development

Handbook of Research on Supply Chain Management for Sustainable Development

Ulas Akkucuk (Bogazici University, Turkey)
Release Date: May, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 439
ISBN13: 9781522557579|ISBN10: 1522557571|EISBN13: 9781522557586|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5757-9


The issue of sustainability has become a vital discussion in many industries within the public and private sectors. In the business realm, incorporating such practices allows organizations to redesign their operations more effectively.

The Handbook of Research on Supply Chain Management for Sustainable Development is a critical scholarly resource that examines academic and corporate interest in sustainability in all facets of business management. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics such as green supply chains, environmental standards, and production planning, this book is geared toward professionals, researchers, and managers seeking current and relevant research on optimizing supply chains to ensure fair labor practices, lower emissions, and a cleaner environment.

Topics Covered

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

  • Environmental Standards
  • Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing
  • Green Supply Chains
  • Life Cycle Costing
  • Multi-Criteria Decision Making
  • Production Planning
  • Renewable Energy Sources
  • Tax Efficient Supply Chains

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.