Strategic Management of Sustainable Manufacturing Operations

Strategic Management of Sustainable Manufacturing Operations

Rameshwar Dubey (Symbiosis International University, India) and Angappa Gunasekaran (University of Massachuesetts, Dartmouth, USA)
Release Date: May, 2016|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 419
ISBN13: 9781522503507|ISBN10: 1522503501|EISBN13: 9781522503514|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0350-7

Description

As companies and organizations continue to grow economically, it has become pertinent to also implement business and management practices that help relieve environmental and social stressors created by manufacturing processes.

Strategic Management of Sustainable Manufacturing Operations features an inclusive overview of various management practices that contribute to the sustainability efforts of an organization. Highlighting successful techniques being implemented and utilized by different companies, this publication is an essential reference source for researchers, academics, consultants, policy makers, and practitioners interested in sustainable performance measurement, supply chain design, and operations management.

Topics Covered

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

  • Ecological Modernization Theory
  • Employee Retention
  • Environmental Accounting
  • Global Supply Chain
  • Green Supply Chain
  • Social Sustainability
  • Sustainable Procurement

Reviews and Testimonials

This work unites international contributors (many affiliated with the Symbiosis International University in India) working in fields including information technology, applied statistics, industrial engineering, and marketing management. They review the latest work from India and Asia on strategic management of sustainable manufacturing operations. Much of the book’s focus is on green and sustainable supply chain management (SSCM). Some specific topics investigated include environmental accounting for industrial growth and sustainable development, green supply chain management in the South African mining industry, supply chain social sustainability and manufacturing, and sustainable non-traditional manufacturing processes.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Rameshwar Dubey is currently working as an Associate Professor with Symbiosis International University and Visiting Professor & Research Fellow with South University of Science and Technology of China. He is also associated with various institutions of repute as a visiting scholar which includes institutes of national importance and some global universities like DePaul University, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Anhui University of Economics and Finance, China and South University of Science and Technology, China. Beside teaching he is currently serving as an Associate Editor of Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management (Springer) and International Journal of Innovation Science (Emerald) and edited over seven special issues with reputable publishing house like Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, Springer and Inderscience. He has over 66 papers indexed in Scopus,SCI/SSCI and over 220 citations.
Angappa Gunasekaran is a Professor and Dean at the Charlton College of Business, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. Dr. Gunasekaran has held academic positions in UK, Australia, Finland, India and Canada. He has over 250 articles published in peer-reviewed journals. He has presented about 50 papers and published 50 articles in conferences and given a number of invited talks in many countries. He is on the Editorial Board of several journals. He has organized several international workshops and conferences in the emerging areas of operations management and information systems. He is currently interested in researching logistics and supply chain management. Dr. Gunasekaran has been the founding Director of Business Innovation Research Center (BIRC) since 2006.