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Sustainable business development: inventing the future through strategy, innovation and leadership

Author: Rainey, David L. Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP) 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 735 p. : Graphs ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0521862787Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Sustainable Business Development Inventing the Future through Strategy, Innovation, and Leadership Contents List of figures List of tables List of boxes List of abbreviations Acknowledgments page xii xvi xix xxi xxvi Introduction The coming of age of sustainable business development Philosophy and purpose of the book Notes References 1 1 5 8 8 Part I Enterprise thinking, the driving forces of change, and leadership Sustainable business development: overview and guiding principles Introduction The framework of the book A brief history of environmental management The underpinnings of SBD Developing an SBD program An SBD perspective on innovation management Overview of LCT and LCA Summary Supplementary material Notes References 1 13 13 18 19 28 43 51 62 64 66 67 69 Contents 2 Enterprise thinking and the strategic logic of strategic business development Introduction Enterprise thinking and management An enterprise management model The value proposition: the essence of SBD The strategic process for inventing the future The strategic logic for SBD Risk mitigation Summary Supplementary material Notes References 72 72 74 88 97 109 131 138 142 144 145 148 150 150 153 180 196 208 210 211 212 3 Crafting sustainable business strategies and solutions Introduction The linkages between analytical models and business models Determining strategies for SBD Performance evaluation system Summary Supplementary material Notes References 4 The driving forces of social-, economic-, and environmental-related change Introduction Understanding the implications of the business environment The analytical process for understanding the business environment Social, political, and regulatory milieus Primary economic considerations Environmental considerations and implications Summary Supplementary material Notes References 213 213 215 218 228 238 255 264 266 267 269 270 270 5 The driving forces of markets and stakeholders' connectedness Introduction Contents Understanding the implications of market forces Understanding stakeholder expectations Sustainable marketing and corporate reporting Connecting to supporting entities Summary Supplementary material Notes References 6 Crafting a sustainable enterprise through leadership and capabilities Introduction Leadership constructs for creating a sustainable enterprise A dynamic view of core competencies and core capabilities Managing change across the enterprise using cross-functional and cross-company integration Cultural aspects of organizational dynamics and the agile enterprise Summary Supplementary material Notes References 271 285 293 314 330 332 333 335 336 336 339 349 361 367 375 376 377 379 Part II Innovation management, life cycle considerations, and insights 7 Sustainable technology management and development Introduction Strategic technology management A generalized construct for managing technological change Technological forecasting and assessment Strategies for radical technological innovation, technological innovation, and product and process innovation Radical technological innovation Technological innovation Product and process innovation Summary Supplementary material 416 424 430 438 439 440 385 385 387 401 412 Contents Notes References 441 443 8 Crafting and implementing sustainable business development programs Introduction Selecting SBD innovation programs Managing improvement programs Development program management Summary Supplementary material Notes References 444 444 446 465 473 503 504 505 506 507 507 509 514 518 522 529 545 548 550 550 551 9 Life cycle thinking and framework Introduction Improving performance through LCT Systems integration and LCT LCT at the product delivery level Design and development principles based on LCT Creating a life cycle framework Analytical research frameworks: the precursors to LCA Summary Supplementary material Notes References 10 Formulation of life cycle assessment: initiation and inventory assessment Introduction The LCA construct The contextual implications of LCA The LCA framework The initiation Inventory assessment Deploying inventory assessment Summary Supplementary material 552 552 554 560 563 570 586 601 602 603 Contents Notes References 604 605 11 Implementation of life cycle assessment: impact and improvement assessments Introduction Impact assessment Improvement assessment LCA and program evaluation Summary Supplementary material Notes References 606 606 607 629 634 644 645 646 646 12 Inventing the future through enterprise thinking and sustainable business development Introduction Inventing the future through positive relationships Maximizing value for customers, stakeholders, and constituencies The implications of enterprise thinking and SBD Learning from leading edge, global corporations Concluding comments Notes References 647 647 649 655 670 677 680 687 688 690 718 722 Glossary Select bibliography Index

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