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Sustainability

David M. Wasieleski
Duquesne University, USA

James Weber
Duquesne University, USA


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Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781838673741
Published:
15 Jun 2020
Publisher:
Emerald Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
282 pages - 152 x 229mm
Series:
Business and Society 360

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The Business and Society (BAS) 360 book series is an annual publication targeting cutting-edge developments in the broad business and society field, such as stakeholder management, corporate social responsibility and citizenship, business ethics, sustainability, social entrepreneurship and others. Each volume will feature a comprehensive discussion and review of the current “state” of the research and theoretical developments in a specific business and society area. 

 Volume Four focuses on research drawn from work grounded in “Sustainability.” Scholars known in this discipline contribute to a 360-degree evaluation of the theory, including cross-discipline research, empirical explorations, cross-cultural studies, literature critiques, and meta-analysis projects. Sustainability should appeal to wide range of readers – from emerging and senior business school educators researching and teaching in the business and society field to doctoral and masters level students across the business, social sciences and natural sciences seeking to learn about this multi-discipline and sustained field of management study.
Chapter 1. Business and Society in the Anthropocene, Paul Shrivastava and Laszlo Zsolnai 
Chapter 2.Advancing a Multi-Level Sustainability Management Theory, Mark Starik and Patricia Kanashiro 
Chapter 3. A Strategy to Support Transformation towards Sustainability Globally: The SDG Transformation Forum, Steve Waddell and Sandra Waddock 
Chapter 4. Global Wisdom and the Audacity of Hope: Designing Global Networks in a World of Complexity, Nancy Adler
Chapter 5: Sustainability and Implicit Contracts, Nicola Misani 
Chapter 6. Enabling an Intrinsic Perspective towards Approaching Tensions in CS Decisions through Moral Imagination: A Conceptual Framework, S. Ramya Muruganantham, Fong Keng-Highberger, and Rupashree Baral
Chapter 7. Business Collective Action for Corporate Sustainability , Natalia Vidal and Harry Van Buren 
Chapter 8. Sustainable Real Estate: Transitioning beyond Cost Savings, Thomas Walker and Sherif Goubran 
Chapter 9. Making the Intangible Tangible: Integrated Management and the Social Cost of Carbon,  Robert Sroufe
Chapter 10. The Case for the Plastic Tax: A Review of its Benefits and Disadvantages within a Circular Economy, Thomas Walker, Dieter Gramlich, and Adele Dumont-Bergeron 
Chapter 11. The Sustainability and Popularity Paradoxes of SIM Scholarship,  Sandra Waddock and Jegoo Lee
David M. Wasieleski is the Albert Paul Viragh Professor of Business Ethics at Duquesne University and Affiliate Research Professor at the ICN Business School in Nancy, France. He is currently the Executive Director of the Albert P. Viragh Institute for Ethics in Business at Duquesne.

 James Weber is a Professor of Business Ethics and Management and is the Managing Director of the Albert P. Viragh Institute of Ethics in Business at Duquesne University. He received the Sumner Marcus Award for outstanding contribution of service to the field in 2013 from the Academy of Management’s SIM Division.
'An important and insightful collection on the social and ecological sustainability of business. World-class experts lead us through the last three decades of research, and then challenge and inspire us to transform both our thinking and action on sustainable business.' - Professor Frances Bowen, Pro Vice Chancellor for Social Sciences, University of East Anglia (UEA), UK

'Enabling people to make a difference within the constructs of a sustainable operating model is crucial for our future. This book addresses sustainability in a new and enlightening way relevant to all leaders.' - Stephan Schenk, EVP, TD Bank

'This book is a must-read for any sustainability scholar or manager wanting to understand the depth of issues confronting business. I am impressed by the esteemed group of scholars contributing to this volume who have deep knowledge of the field.' - Dr. Pratima (Tima) Bansal, Canada Research Chair in Business Sustainability, Ivey Business School.

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