Responsible Business Operations: Challenges and Opportunities – eBook


  • Authors: Jayashankar M. Swaminathan, Vinayak Deshpande
  • File Size: 13 MB
  • Format: ePub (converted PDF available on request)
  • Length: 402 Pages
  • Publisher: Springer; 1st edition
  • Publication Date: February 9, 2021
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B08WCN963L
  • ISBN-10: 3030519570, 3030519562
  • ISBN-13: 9783030519575, 9783030519568
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This ebook presents state-of-the-art research on responsible operations practices. Responsible Business Operations: Challenges and Opportunities (ePub/PDF) identifies the challenges and opportunities arising from the shift towards responsible business operations and examines these issues via the lenses of operations management, stressing the supply chain transformations associated with these changes. Developing a responsible business model provides a great opportunity for firms to differentiate in the marketplace through state-of-the-art models and insights around responsible operations and supply chain management. To do so, companies in several industries are changing their practices around sourcing materials, supplier compliance around processes and labor, sustainable and scientific approaches to farming in emerging countries, managing counterfeiting risks, and public health management.

The ebook Responsible Business Operations: Challenges and Opportunities is divided into three sections. Section 1 focuses on environmental responsibility for companies. It also examines alternative energy solutions for both the developed and developing world, in addition to worldwide carbon footprint reduction efforts. Section 2 is reserved for social responsibility, with chapters covering topics including improving agricultural food chains and humanitarian challenges for businesses. Lastly, Section 3 promotes ethical responsibility, analyzing ways to enhance supplier compliance to product, process, and ethical standards.

NOTE: The product only includes the ebook, Responsible Business Operations: Challenges and Opportunities in original ePub. A converted PDF is also available on request. No access codes are included.