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    A Primer on Sustainable Business

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    Last Update: 2020

    Publisher: LibreTexts

    Language: English

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    Reviewed by Linda Matthews, Professor, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on 12/12/22

    This text offers reader with a solid overview of sustainability issues across the various aspects of business. This allows discussion to be broad across functional areas and yet specific enough to allow students with interest in specific... read more

    Reviewed by Margie Phillips, Instructor, Marshall University on 12/1/22, updated 12/6/22

    This book is a wealth of information and discusses in length how businesses should utilize sustainability methodology into a company’s daily operations. While the book describes the positives of sustainable business, the book does not discuss the... read more

    Reviewed by Erin Hopkins, Associate Professor, Virginia Tech on 12/2/21

    There is a lack of Illustrations and interactive features such as discussion questions or end of chapter questions. This would have made the textbook more interesting and active versus passive. More specific examples would have been helpful such... read more

    Reviewed by Xiangrong Liu, Associate Professor, Bridgewater State University on 6/30/20

    This book explains how sustainability impacts on all perspectives of Business, from three major functions of Business: Operations Management, Finance, Marketing, to the other areas of Business such as Human Resources, Information System and etc..... read more

    Table of Contents

    • A Background in Sustainability
    • Licensing 
    • Chapter 1: Operations Management
    • Chapter 2: Human Resources
    • Chapter 3: Finance
    • Chapter 4: Research and Development
    • Chapter 5: Marketing
    • Chapter 6: IT and MIS
    • Chapter 7: Accounting
    • Chapter 8: Next Steps: Sustainability Strategy
    • Chapter 9: Sustainable Business: Case Examples
    • Appendix: Resources for the Sustainable Business
    • Index
    • Glossary
    • Detailed Licensing

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    About the Book

    Going green, green business, and sustainable business are topics on everyone’s mind. But what does all this mean exactly? A Primer on Sustainable Business answers that question and provides an introduction to the basics you need to know.

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