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Title Hybrid organizations : new business models for environmental leadership / Brewster Boyd [and 4 others] ; with a foreword by Andrew Hoffman.

Publication Info. Sheffield, UK : Greenleaf Publishing, [2009]
©2009

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 170 pages) : illustrations, portraits
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 154-159) and index.
Contents Why hybrid organizations? -- The hybrid landscape -- Uncovering the layers -- Hybrid trends and lessons -- Case study: SUN OVENS International, a patient dealmaker -- Case study: Guayaki, creating an entirely new value chain -- Case study: Eden Foods, lasting leadership and the risks of succession -- Case study: Maggie's Organics, connecting producers and consumers to the cause -- Case study: PAX Scientific, learning to run -- Business lessons for hybrid organizations -- Reflecting back, looking forward.
Summary This book offers a glimpse into the future. The companies it describes are pioneers, the first-movers in market shifts that will eventually become mainstream. These "hybrid organizations"--Or what others call "values-driven" or "mission-driven" organizations -- operate in the blurry space between the for-profit and non-profit worlds. They are redefining their supply chains, their sources of capital, their very purpose for being; and in the process they are changing the market for others. Using a combination of high-level survey analysis and, more importantly, in-depth executive interviews, the book helps fill the present gap in literature on environmentally focused and financially driven for-profit businesses. Moreover, it highlights key trends and critical themes that enable this new wave of socially conscious and fiscally minded enterprises to be successful in meeting both sets of goals.
Note Print version record.
Subject Industrial management -- Environmental aspects.
Industrial management -- Environmental aspects -- Case studies.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Sustainable Development.
Industrial management -- Environmental aspects. (OCoLC)fst00971283
Corporate social responsibility.
Unternehmensethik.
Geschäftsmodell.
USA.
industry.
management.
environmental factors.
organizations.
Företagsledning -- miljöaspekter.
Företagens samhällsansvar.
Indexed Term Fallstudiensammlung
Industrial management Environmental aspects
Industrial management Environmental aspects Case studies
Management
Nachhaltigkeit
Umweltschutz
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Electronic book.
Added Author Boyd, Brewster, author.
Added Title New business models for environmental leadership
Other Form: Print version: Hybrid organizations. Sheffield, UK : Greenleaf Publishing, ©2009 9781906093273 (OCoLC)320497285
ISBN 9780955450570 (electronic book)
0955450578 (electronic book)
9781907643125 (electronic book)
1907643125 (electronic book)
9781906093273 (paperback)
190609327X (paperback)
Standard No. AU@ 000053261954
AU@ 000058046211
AU@ 000062620898
DEBBG BV042963078
DEBSZ 410563188
DEBSZ 423744682
DEBSZ 493114521
NZ1 16047604

 
    
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