Corporate Environmental Management 2: Culture and Organizations

Corporate Environmental Management 2: Culture and Organizations

by Richard Welford (Editor)

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Overview

This book addresses the fundamental role of a company's culture and organization in determining its environmental performance. Part 1 provides an introduction to organization theory and organizational behaviour. Part 2 demonstrates the linkage between environmental problems and organizational issues. Problems, challenges, contradictions and complexities are tackled in Part Three, which looks at pragmatic and practical approaches and examines ways in which proactive cultures can be introduced into business.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781844079674
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/28/2009
Series: Environmental Management Set Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Richard Welford is Professor of Business Economics at the University of Huddersfield and Director of the Centre for Corporate Environmental Management. He is the author of Corporate Environmental Management. He is the author of Corporate Environmental Management 1(Earthscan, 1996) and Hijacking Environmentalism (Earthscan, 1997) and editor of The Earthscan Reader in Business and the Environment (Earthscan, 1996)

Table of Contents

List of Acronyms and Abbreviations List of Figures, Tables and Boxes Preface About the Contributors Part 1: Introduction
1. The Ecological Challenge in Organization Theory and Organizational Behaviour—Ralph Meirna and Richard Welford Part 2: Framing the Organizational Dimensions of the Natural Environment
2. Defining the Problem: Diagnostic 'Tools' to Explore the Evolution of Unsustainable Practices in Organizations—Tony Ernerson and Richard Welford
3. The Challenge of Ecological Logic: Explaining Distinctive Organizational Phenomena in Corporate Environmental Management—Ralph Meima
4. Power, Organizational Culture and Ecological Abuse—Tony Ernerson and Richard Welford Part 3: Developing Strategies for Managerial Action
5. Developing an Environmental Culture Through Organizational Change and Learning—Minna Halrne
6. Reassessing Culture and Strategy: Environmental Improvement, Structure, Leadership and Control—John Dodge
7. Culture Change, Pluralism and Participation—David Jones and Richard Welford
8. Human Resource Management, Strategic Organizational Capabilities and Sustainable Development—Tony Ernerson, Rdph Meimu, Romney Tansley and Richard Welford References Index

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