Managerial Strategies and Green Solutions for Project Sustainability

Managerial Strategies and Green Solutions for Project Sustainability

Gilman C.K. Tam (Independent Researcher, China)
Release Date: February, 2017|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 255
ISBN13: 9781522523710|ISBN10: 1522523715|EISBN13: 9781522523727|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2371-0

Description

Sustainability has become an increasingly vital topic of discussion in modern society. Various businesses and their professionals have begun adopting environmentally friendly practices and continue to search for new ways to incorporate sustainability into their protocol.

Managerial Strategies and Green Solutions for Project Sustainability is an essential reference source for the latest scholarly research on core concepts of project sustainability and its applications. Featuring extensive coverage on a broad range of topics and perspectives, such as energy systems, climate change, and human capital, this publication is ideally designed for managers, researchers, and students seeking current information on structured managerial strategies for planning, executing, and assessing project sustainability performance.

Topics Covered

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

  • Business Ethics
  • Climate Change
  • Ecological Diversity
  • Energy Systems
  • Greenhouse Gas Emission
  • Human Capital
  • Recycling
  • Water Pollution

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Gilman Tam is a Project Management Professional (PMP) with over 30 years’ experience in the power plant business, covering project development, plant construction, commissioning, operation, and maintenance. Recently, Gilman has worked on power assets portfolio management in China and South East Asia, which lead projects in energy saving, sustainability, and management enhancement. With background in electrical engineering specializing in power generation, Gilman holds the MSc degree with distinction in Energy from the Heriot-Watt University, UK, and an MBA degree from the Newport University, U.S. He is a doctoral candidate researching project sustainability at the London South Bank University, UK. Gilman is a member of The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) in the UK; a member of The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE); and a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) in the U.S. Gilman is an independent researcher with interest in energy, project success, and project sustainability. He has published articles in academic and professional journals, book chapters, and conference papers. Gilman has focused extensively on sustainability in both academic research and managerial practice. He has developed practical sustainability tools for project managers and promoted awareness of managing project sustainability in the project management community.