Sustainable Business: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, 1st Edition

  • Published By: Business Science Reference
  • ISBN-10: 152259616X
  • ISBN-13: 9781522596165
  • DDC: 658.408
  • 1962 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released November 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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In the increasingly competitive corporate sector, businesses must examine their current practices to ensure business success. By examining their social, financial, and environmental risks, obligations, and opportunities, businesses can re-design their operations more effectively to ensure prosperity. This vital reference source explores the best practices that promote business sustainability, including examining how economic, social, and environmental aspects are related to each other in the company’s management and performance. Highlighting a range of topics such as lean manufacturing, sustainable business model innovation, and ethical consumerism, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for entrepreneurs, business executives, business professionals, managers, and academics seeking current research on sustainable business practices.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Associate Editors.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
1: Fundamental Concepts and Theories.
2: An Introduction to the Business Ontology.
3: Cultural Tourism O2O Business Model Innovation: A Case Study of CTrip.
4: Enterprise Resource Planning and Lean Six Sigma.
5: In Search of Crowdfunding Business Models.
6: Lean Manufacturing to Lean IT: An Emerging Quality Assurance Methodology in IT.
7: Lean Manufacturing: Principles, Tools, and Practices.
8: Innovation Concept Challenges: Troubles on the SMEs Way to Innovate.
9: An Introduction to Sustainable Supply Chain Management and Business Implications.
10: Rediscovering Business Processes: Definitions, Patterns, and Modelling Approaches.
11: What Makes a Global Business Model?.
12: Development and Design Methodologies.
13: Agile Business Process and Practice Alignment Methodology: A Case-Study-Based Analysis.
14: An Approach to Designing IoT-Based Business Models.
15: Business Model for Mobile Payment in China.
16: Business Models for Energy Storage.
17: Business Models in Renewable Energy Industry.
18: Challenges in Modelling Healthcare Services: A Study Case of Information Architecture Perspectives.
19: Enhancing the Correctness of BPMN Models.
20: Evolving Business Models in the Renewable Energy.
21: Exploring the Systematic Business Model Innovation: Designing Architecture for a Cloud-Based Collaboration Support Environment.
22: Service Logic Business Model Canvas for Lean Development of SMEs and Start-Ups.
23: Ontology-Based Framework for Quality in Configurable Process Models.