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Author Roobeek, Annemieke J. M., 1958- author.

Title Responsible business : making strategic decisions to benefit people, the planet and profits / Annemieke Roobeek, Jacques de Swart, Myrthe van der Plas.

Publication Info. London, United Kingdom : Kogan Page, 2018.

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Description 1 online resource
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Note Includes index.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 13, 2018).
Contents Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; About the authors; Preface; 01 Working towards responsibility in business and society; From awareness to systems change; The rise of the notion of sustainability; Sustainability reflected in the use of standards; Circular economy approach; Circular economy in business practices; The Responsible Business Simulator and the circular economy; References; 02 The Responsible Business Simulator at the heart of the strategic decision-making process; Step 1: Describing strategic challenge that requires a decision; Step 2: Defining key outputs.
Step 3: Determining decision maker's optionsStep 4: Drawing up scenarios; Step 5: Constructing simulation model; Step 6: Evaluating options by assessing strategic priorities; Step 7: Evaluating options by assessing risk appetite; References; 03 Shared value as a framework for shaping strategy; The concept of shared value; No conflict between societal and economic objectives; Opting for sustainable business practices is a strategic choice; Towards shared value; Rolling out shared value through the Responsible Business Simulator; References.
04 Innovation and sustainability as catalysts for responsible growthNo alternative to sustainability; Sustainability as an incentive for the economy; The impact of sustainability on neoclassical business models; The consequences of sustainability and innovation for a circular economy and inclusive economy; References; 05 Stakeholder management and interactivity in the decision-making process; Integrating stakeholder management into the business process; The importance of dialogue and interactivity in decision-making processes; Interactive determination of key outputs.
Complex issues require an interdisciplinary approachCollaborative research for new insights and actionable results; References; 06 Strategic decision making based on data and dialogue via the Responsible Business Simulator; Action research as method; Action research to unleash collective intelligence; Data science in strategic decision making; Avoiding the pitfalls of spreadsheet modelling; Strategic decision making based on data and dialogue via the Responsible Business Simulator; The added value of combined research methodologies; References; 07 Using the Responsible Business Simulator.
Step 1: Describing strategic challenge that requires a decisionStep 2: Determining key outputs involving stakeholders; Step 3: Determining decision maker's options; Step 4: Drawing up scenarios; Step 5: Constructing simulation model; Step 6: Evaluating options by assessing strategic priorities; Step 7: Evaluating options by assessing risk appetite; References; 08 Reducing greenhouse gas emissions; About DSM; About energy sourcing; The strategic decision-making process; Reflections; References; 09 Putting roof renovation in a strategic context; About Nemo; About renovating Nemo's roof.
Summary Make investment decisions that improve financial performance, benefit people and protect the environment with this comprehensive guide.
Subject Social responsibility of business.
Social responsibility of business -- Economic aspects.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industrial Management.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Management.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Management Science.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Organizational Behavior.
Social responsibility of business. (OCoLC)fst01122851
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Swart, Jacques de, author.
Plas, Myrthe van der, author.
Other Form: Print version: Roobeek, Annemieke J. M., 1958- Responsible business. London, United Kingdom : Kogan Page, 2018 0749480602 9780749480608 (OCoLC)1001744153
ISBN 9780749480615 (electronic bk.)
0749480610 (electronic bk.)
9780749480608
0749480602
Standard No. UKMGB 018832099

 
    
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