Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Stead, W. Edward.

Title Management for a small planet : strategic decision making and the environment / W. Edward Stead, Jean Garner Stead
Published Newberry Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, [1992]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  333.7 Ste/Mfa  AVAILABLE
 MELB  333.7 Ste/Mfa  AVAILABLE
 MELB  333.7 Ste/Mfa  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 212 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. 1. Introduction to a Small Planet. 1. It's Time for a Change. Purpose of the Book. A Basic Model of Business and the Ecosystem. The Earth Is a Small Planet. The Need for a New Economic Paradigm. Influencing Strategic Decision Makers. The Plan of the Book. 2. The Issue Wheel. Population and the Growth Mentality at the Hub. Resource Depletion and Pollution Radiating From the Hub. The Wheel of Misfortune. Conclusions -- Pt. 2. Framework for a Small Planet. 3. Management Happens on Earth. The Earth Is a Living System. Thermodynamics and Economic Activity. Energy and Industry. Conclusions. 4. We Are What We Value. Perceptions, Values, and Strategic Decision Making. Valuing the Commons in Strategic Decisions. Conclusions. 5. Economics As If the Planet Mattered. Current Economic Assumptions: Shoes That Don't Fit. Why Don't the Shoes Fit? Misplaced Concreteness. New Economic Models. Conclusions -- Pt. 3. Managing on a Small Planet. 6. Toward the New Management
The Emerging Management Paradigm. Including the Earth in the New Paradigm. Conclusions. 7. Values for a Small Planet. The Manager's Divergent Dilemma. Sustainability: The Transcendent Core Value. Instrumental Values for Achieving Sustainability. Conclusions. 8. The Green Stakeholders. What Do We Mean by "Green"? The Greening of the Immediate Business Environment. Conclusions. 9. Strategic Management for a Small Planet. Strategic Management and Sustainability. Sustainability Via Total Quality Management. Barriers to Implementing Sustainability Strategies. Toward the Future
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 192-201) and indexes
Subject Economic development -- Environmental aspects.
Industrial management -- Environmental aspects.
Natural resources -- Management.
Strategic planning.
Author Stead, Jean Garner.
LC no. 92002644
ISBN 0803946341
080394635X (paperback)