Management Systems for Sustainability: How to Connect Strategy and Action, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Management Systems for Sustainability

How to Connect Strategy and Action, 1st Edition

By Phil Cumming

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100 pages

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pub: 2013-11-22
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Description

To deliver on your sustainability ambitions, you need an effective management system. Delivery and results, after all, are what sets leading sustainable businesses apart.

Supplementing your existing management arrangements with a management systems approach can play a crucial part in helping to implement more sustainable ways of working. It will help your colleagues understand what sustainability means and how it applies to their role. It will strengthen the link between strategy and action and provide the framework for the various elements of your sustainability strategy to happen.

In this short guide, Phil Cumming introduces you to management systems thinking and concepts and sets out clear and practical steps to help you be more formalized and systematic about how and when you do things. This book will help you deliver on your sustainability ambitions – without needing to follow a single management system standard!

Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. The ‘Brilliant Basics’3. All in the Planning4. Walking the Talk5. Is Everything up to Scratch?6. Practice Makes Perfect7. Conclusion and Final Thoughts

About the Series

DoShorts

DōShorts are a collection of concise, high-quality books for professionals, including a guide to the circular economy, the use of digital media in brand-builidng, integrated reporting, and how-to guides on producing a sustainability report, measuring a building's energy use, and valuing natural and social capital. They address one sustainability challenge at a time and can be read in 90 minutes. We aim to make those 90 minutes deliver value on a par with an expert seminar or master class.

The collection includes practical how-to guides as well as framework pieces and business briefings that give an expert overview of cutting edge developments in a wide range of fields.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS008000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Ethics
BUS046000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Motivational
BUS071000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Leadership
BUS072000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Sustainable Development
BUS094000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Green Business