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Introduction to Green Supply Chain Management

Introduction to Green Supply Chain Management
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ISBN: 978-87-403-0825-9
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Pages : 80
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About the book

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  4. About the Author

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Adjacent Linda ★★★★★

The book is valuable considering the degree at which the environment is being poluted. There need to know what individuals or companies should do to reduce pollution.

Description

Green supply chain management is an introductory book that will give the readers a glimpse about environmental aspects in supply chains. Regulatory and competitive pressures are making it inevitable for companies to adopt a green supply chain management framework. The book covers various aspects of green supply chain management highlighting the challenges faced by companies and solutions that can be looked at. There are a number of real life examples in the book that readers can draw inferences from. Findings from academic research have been distilled and presented in a simple manner to lend a profound perspective on green supply chain management. What will be of interest to the readers is the unique facet of integration of different approaches and philosophies like ISO 14000, TQM, 5S, Lean manufacturing with the green agenda of an organisation. The book also attempts to clear the myth that green efforts only result in greater costs for the business without any tactical impact on improving a company’s bottom line.

Content

  1. Introduction
    1. What is Green Supply Chain Management?
    2. Why Green Supply Chain Management?
    3. The Negative Influence of Waste
    4. An overview of research on green supply chain
    5. Strategies for a Green Supply Chain
    6. Role of Green supply chains in making a business future ready
    7. References
  2. Benefits of Green Supply Chain Management
    1. Sustainable supply chain management
    2. Sustainability as a central theme in Supply Chain Management
    3. Benefits of implementing green supply chains
    4. Leveraging benefits of green supply chains for strategic competitive advantage
    5. References
  3. Challenges in implementation of Green Supply Chain Management
    1. Challenges and complexities in supply chain management
    2. Evolution of green practices – adding to the complexity
    3. Challenges in implementation of green supply chains
    4. Recommendations to overcome the challenges
    5. References
  4. Measuring The Performance Of Green Supply Chains
    1. Introduction
    2. Literature Review
    3. Challenges in measuring the performance of green supply chains
    4. Summary
    5. References
  5. Green Design & Selection Of Green Technology
    1. Green Design/ Technology
    2. Closed loop manufacturing
    3. Product Stewardship & green design
    4. Benefits of green design
    5. Growing importance of green design
    6. Summary
    7. References
  6. Green Purchasing
    1. Green Purchasing and Supplier Relationships
    2. References
  7. Green Logistics
    1. Growing importance of logistics
    2. Reason for interest in green logistics
    3. A broad overview of literature in green logistics
    4. Future of Green Logistics
    5. References
  8. The Conflict between Lean and Green
    1. Introduction
    2. Five principles of Lean thinking
    3. Improving Lean efforts – A few guidelines
    4. To summarise
    5. References
  9. GSCM: Links to Quality standards, TQM and CRM
    1. Introduction
    2. TQM, CRM, ISO standards
    3. Summary
  10. Examples of Green Supply Chains
    1. Introduction
    2. Case Study: Thermax India
    3. References
  11. The Future of Green Supply Chains
    1. References

About the Author

Venkatesh Ganapathy presently works as Associate Professor, Presidency School of Business, Bangalore. He teaches subjects in the domain of marketing, operations and general management. Venkatesh has graduated in oil technology from University Department of Chemical Technology, Mumbai and has earned his management degree from Southern New Hampshire University. He is presently a doctoral research scholar at Alliance University, Bangalore. His interests are in the area of supply chain management, services marketing and retail management. He has published more than 15 research papers so far. Venkatesh is also an avid blogger. Venkatesh has a corporate experience of two decades in organisations like BP- Castrol and Panasonic- Firepro Systems. He has also been a visiting faculty at S P Jain Global Management Institute at their Singapore campus.

Author website: https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=20365684

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