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Teaching business sustainability: from theory to practice

Author: Galea, Chris Publisher: Greenleaf Publishing, 2004.Language: EnglishDescription: 342 p. : Graphs ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1874719543Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Teaching Business Sustainability Volume 1: From Theory to Practice Contents Acknowledgements ............................................................................................................. 8 Introduction........................................................................................................................... 9 Chris Galea, Saint Francis Xavier University, Canada Part 1: Theory, critique and ideas......................................................................... 19 1. Mental models fa work: implications for teaching sustainability. ................. 20 John Adams, Saybrook Graduate School, USA 2. Teaching sustainability: a critical perspective................................................ 34 Subhabrata Bobby Banerjee, University of South Australia 3. Can publicly traded companies achieve environmentally and socially sustainable operation?...................................................................... 48 Tom P. Abeles, Sagacity Inc., USA 4. The business of development: linking profits and principles to address global development challenges .....................................................65 Pepukaye Bardouille, McKinsey and Company, Denmark 5. Is the MBA sustainable? Degrees of change ................................................... 82 Suzanne Benn and David Bubna-Litic, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia 6 Teaching Business Sustainability: Volume I 6. Integrating business and environmental education ..................................... 95 Steven R. Elliott, Raymond F. Gorman, Timothy C. Krehbiel and Orie L. Loucks, Miami University, USA; 0. Homer Erekson, University of MissouriKansas City, USA; H. Gregory Hume, TECHSOLVE, USA 7. Social sustainability............................................................................................ 107 David K. Foot, University of Toronto, Canada; Susan Ross, Golder Associates Ltd, Canada 8. An international comparison of environmental concern among business students ....................................................................................... 126 Michael Schaper, University of Newcastle, Australia Part 2: Learning from current practice.................................................................. 139 9. Sustainability education: the experience of HRH the Prince of Wales's Business and the Environment Programme............................... 140 Polly Courtice and Jonathon Porritt, Business and the Environment Programme, UK 10. Approaching sustainability through a business-science synthesis ............ 151 Steven R. Elliott, Raymond F. Gorman, Timothy C. Krehbiel, Orie L. Loucks and Allan M. Springer, Miami University, USA; 0. Homer Erekson, University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA 11. Environmental actions, attitudes and knowledge: making a difference through university education? The case of Middlesex University Business School..................................... 156 Diane Holt, Middlesex University Business School, UK 12. Mainstreaming sustainability issues in core undergraduate management education: the 'Social Context of Business' course at McGill University............................................................................... 166 Kariann Aarup, McGill University, Canada 13. The Environmental Enterprise Corps: educating MBA students about sustainability ............................................ 178 Gillian Rice, Thunderbird, The Garvin School of International Management, USA; Amy Sprague, World Resources Institute, USA 14. Partners in learning: how a business school and a company worked together to advance sustainability ................................................. 185 Thomas L. Eggert and Dan Anderson, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA; Ronald Meissen and Verie Sandborg, Baxter International Inc., USA Contents 15. Matching form to content in educating for sustainability: the Master's course in Responsibility and Business Practice.................. 196 Judi Marshall, University of Bath, UK 7 Part 3: Tools, methods and approaches ............................................................ 209 16. Making sense of corporate responsibility tools.......................................... 210 Sasha Courville, Regulatory Institutions Network, Australian National University 17. Teaching sustainability: whole-systems learning...................................... 218 Molly Brown, Intermountain Synthesis Center, USA; Joanna Macy 18. Corporate education programmes for sustainable business: communicating beyond the green wall ............................................................................... 229 Trudy Heller, Executive Education for the Environment, USA 19. The neo-Socratic dialogue: a method of teaching the ethics of sustainable development ..............................................................................................240 Beate Littig, Institute for Advanced Studies, Austria 20. Sustainability in a business context.............................................................. 253 Kathleen Wood, Maria Bobenrieth and Faye M. Yoshihara 21. Teaching sustainability in business schools: why, what and how ......... 268 Bob Willard, University of Toronto, Canada 22. Population, business and sustainability........................................................ 282 David K. Foot, University of Toronto, Canada 23. Teaching sustainability: challenges, methods and tools............................. 304 Darcy Hitchcock and Marsha Willard, AXIS Performance Advisors Inc., USA List of abbreviations ................................................................................................ 324 Author biographies .................................................................................................... 327 Index .................................................................................................................... 334

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