Redefining Success: Integrating Sustainability into Management Education advocates incorporating sustainability concepts that go beyond the financial ‘bottom line’ into management education and business practice. Highlighting the UN Global Compact (UNGC), the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) and the Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs), it explores conceptual and practical issues, presents case studies and other empirical evidence, and offers solutions that will both encourage and assist management educators in the incorporation of sustainability into their courses and research. incorporating sustainability into their courses and research. Written by 34 individuals from 17 countries, the book addresses these topics from a variety of theoretical, disciplinary, geographic and organizational perspectives. The authors demonstrate how management educators, collaborating with business and civic organizations, can be change agents for a better world. Written for educators, scholars and business practitioners, the volume concludes with lessons learned, challenges encountered, and implications for responsible management education.
'Redefining Success is very timely as the UN Global Compact and Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) focus on implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. The book provides conceptual reasoning, innovative frameworks, practical evidence and inspirational stories on what business schools can and should do to enable new generations of managers and business leaders TO address issues of sustainability across the globe. This must-read publication builds on its sister book on integrating sustainability into business practice, Beyond the Bottom Line, and offers forward-thinking educators, practitioners and future change agents the tools to effectively redefine success in this changing environment.'
Eric Cornuel, Director General & CEO, EFMD
'The recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a comprehensive and complex framework for global and local multi-stakeholder partnerships to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all.This consecutive volume on integrating sustainability into business and management practices builds on the cross-collaboration of the PRME Working Groups on Anti-Poverty, Anti-Corruption, and Gender Equality, while including valuable inputs from the wider PRME community and beyond. By incorporating a variety of stakeholder perspectives from across the world, the book outlines some of the key voids and opportunities for preparing current and future leaders to understand and deal with pressing global challenges. By providing examples of practical case studies, theories, and innovative approaches, the book makes a strong case for educators, scholars, and practitioners to incorporate sustainability principles and goals into management education programs. In line with the vision of the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative to realize the SDGs through responsible management education, this book is a must read for individuals who are looking for inspirational examples of sustainability strategies that can be effective across a number academic institutions, businesses, and countries. The book is also a must read for individuals who are not yet clear on the importance of bringing the SDGs to every classroom and every organization.'
Jonas Haertle, Head, UN Principles for Responsible Management Education
'This volume shows how purpose drives innovation in management education. It is a valuable resource for anyone who believes, as I do, that business schools can be a powerful force for sustainable development. The authors are pioneers in the field, and draw on their experiences and research to provide useful frameworks, examples, and insights. But the book is not just for people like us—the believers. It is for any change-minded management educator looking for innovative ways to connect students to practice, engage across disciplines, prepare faculty for curriculum change, and more.'
Dan LeClair, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, AACSB International