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Resources for Integrating Sustainability Into SCM & Ops Courses

  • 1.  Resources for Integrating Sustainability Into SCM & Ops Courses

    Posted 08-05-2020 21:25
    For those contemplating the integration of information regarding sustainable business practices into their classes, we want to make sure you are aware of the following short books as resources.

    Developing Sustainable Supply Chains to Drive Value Volume I and II published by Business Expert Press

    This two-volume set of books provides a multi-perspective approach to sustainability and value chains to allow understanding from a variety of disciplines and professional backgrounds. Some of the key features of the books include:

    • A context to bring COVID-19 and social sustainability performance into SCM discussions;
    • Short vignettes of important trends to start each chapter, along with relevant management issues;
    • Evidence-based management examples from leading multinational companies along with small and medium enterprises spanning supply chains; references to appropriate tools, emerging technology, and practices;
    • Chapter Action Items and Audit Questions for the reader to take a deeper look at integration opportunities involved in sustainability and supply chain management;
    • An action learning approach to applying concepts and tools so that readers from any functional perspective will be able to see where they are in terms of their ability to implement and manage a sustainable supply chain including guidelines on how to move forward with the first supply chain sustainability initiative.

    Robert Sroufe
    Murrin Chair of Global Competiteveness
    Duquesne University
    (412) 396-1909