Business Management and the Natural Environment: Cases and Text

Business Management and the Natural Environment: Cases and Text

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Business Management and the Natural Environment: Cases and Text

Business Management and the Natural Environment presents the new set of managerial and strategic challenges posed by environmental questions. By drawing from concepts throughout the traditional business management curriculum and applying them to this new set of managerial challenges, the authors demonstrate the impact of environmental problems on every functional area: marketing, production, finance, control and strategy.

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ISBN-13: 9780538843287
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 08/28/1995

Table of Contents


Part 1: Business Management and the Natural Environment

Case 1. Du Pont Freon Products Division (A).

Pinchot, Excerpts From The Fight For Conservation

Leapold, Excerpts From A Sand County Almanac.

Environmental Management: A Framework for Business Strategy.

Coase, RThe Problem of Social Cost.S

Part 2: Market Failures and Regulatory Pressures

Case 2. Hydro-Qu bec: Developing Grande-Baleine.

Case 3. Champion International Corporation: Timber, Trade and the Northern Spotted Owl.

Case 4. Ocean Spray Cranberries: Environmental Risk Management. Case 5. Acid Rain: Burlington Northern, Inc. (A).

Case 6. Acid Rain: The Southern Company (A).

Case 7. Acid Rain: The Southern Company (B).

Case 8. Note on the U.S. Hazardous Waste Management Industry.

Case 9. Laidlaw Environmental Services.

Case 10. Allied Signal: Managing the Hazardous Waste Liability

Case 11. Note on Contingent Environmental Liabilities.

Part 3: Market Opportunities and Competitive Pressures

Solow, The Economics of Resources or the Resources of Economies. Case 12. Renewable Energy in the United States.

Case 13. Honeywell's Tushino Project.

Case 14. Reading Energy.

Case 15. McDonald's Corporation 1992 Operations, Flexibility and the Environment.

Case 16. Starkist (A).

Case 17. Xerox: Design for the Environment.

Case 18. Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries, Inc.

Case 19. Aracruz Celulose S.A.

Part 4: International Institutions

Case 20. Environment and International Trade.

Case 21. Forest Policy in Malaysia.

Case 22. Global Climate Change.

Case 23. China (C): Energy and the Environment.

Part 5: Environmental Values

Case 24. Montana Land Reliance.

Case 25. Environmental Defense Fund.

Case 26. Brazilian Foundation for Sustainable Development.

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